Stories tagged:
love

Knowing

Jason Minnix talks about the invitation to knowing and being known by God [Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17]. Reflection Where do I sense meaning and connection this morning? What gift am I being invited to receive today? Resources Film: Lucky    

Growing Into Love

As we start a new year, Gideon Tsang reflects on how God invites us to continue to grow in love [Acts 10]. Reflection What does our irritation of certain people tell us about ourselves and our love? How might we grow the no-matter-whatness and no-matter-whoness of our love? Resources Video: Brigsby Bear Video: Accidental Courtesy Book: The Way to Love […]

Release

Jason Minnix talks about the ways we and others have placed spiritual burdens on people that constrict our natural movement to seek healing and growth in Christ [Matthew 23:1-12]. Reflection: What burdens am I being invited to release today? What forgiveness do I need to extend or receive today? Resources: Video: SNL – Church Lady MWG: Discussion Guide

Liturgy: Benediction

As we finish our fall vision series on our rhythms of liturgy, Weylin Lee reflects on the Benediction and the blessings that we’re still experiencing and being sent out with [Hebrews 13:20-21]. Reflection: How can we create peace one person at a time? How do we respond to the fact that who we are pleases God and that he loves […]

Liturgy: Eucharist

As we continue our fall vision series on our rhythms of liturgy, Gideon Tsang reflects on the Eucharist and how God is reconciling us to love [2 Corinthians 5:18-21]. Reflection What do we do in exchange for our worthiness? How can we be ambassadors of a God who doesn’t count sins? Resources MWG: Discussion Guide

Liturgy: Doxology

As we begin our fall vision series on our rhythms of liturgy, Gideon Tsang reflects on how we know God and why love is the deepest form of knowing [1 John 4:7-12]. Reflection: What images come to mind when you think of God? How does the act of loving help you understand God? Resources: MWG: Discussion Guide

Practicing Mercy

Weylin Lee reflects on an encounter that Jesus has with a foreign woman and how that brings awareness to what limits and facilitates mercy [Matthew 15:10-28]. Reflection: In what ways can we withhold evaluation and judgment in order to practice mercy more freely? What might be some of our cultural blindspots that hinder our ability to practice mercy? Resources: Book: […]