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Thoughts on Prayer

Kelly Cutbirth reflects on what our prayers about others have to teach us about ourselves and God [Psalm 70]. Reflection What emotions or needs in my life might be trying to surface from my prayers about the other? How can I have empathy for myself in my raw, angry moments? Resources Video – The All-American Rejects – Gives You Hell […]

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

Presence

Jason Minnix reflects on some of the ways God is present with us in this journey we are on [Exodus 33:12-23]. Reflection: How can I open myself to participate in God’s presence now? Where am I being invited to play? Resources: Video: Three Year Old Arguing MWG: Discussion Guide

Great Questions

Gideon Tsang explores how Jesus seems to value questions more than he does answers and why questions are essential to a healthy faith [Matthew 21:23-32]. Reflection: How can you embrace your questions of Scripture and faith? How can you celebrate a mistake, wrong answer, or failure as part of your spiritual practice? Resources: Podcast: Freakonomics: That’s a Great Question Book: […]

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: Scripture

As we continue our fall vision series on our rhythms of liturgy, theologian James Alison considers the historical and cultural context of how we read and interpret Scripture [Mark 3:1-6]. Reflection: How can we read the Scriptures through Jesus our Rabbi? What ways can we be invited into the story of redemption this week? Resources: Website: James Alison MWG: Discussion […]

Liturgy: Confession

As we continue our fall vision series on our rhythms of liturgy, Jason Minnix explores how true confession is related to our need for healing and reconnects us with who we really are [Luke 18:9-14]. Reflection: What would it look like to confess my need for healing today? Where do I need mercy to help me reconnect with who I […]