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How to Apply Scripture

Gideon Tsang teaches through the texts that have traditionally been used to marginalize LGBTQ individuals and how they might still be applicable for us today. [Hebrews 4:12-13]. Reflection What does it look like to receive from God rather than barter with God? How can we use our power and privilege to include rather than exclude? Resources Vox’s LGBTQ Journey Description […]

Too Deep for Words

As we begin the season of Lent, Jason Minnix reflects on navigating suffering and hope in meaningful ways [Romans 8:22-28]. Reflection How can I make space to rest in God praying for me during this season of Lent? What is my small part next to God’s small part in creating goodness from the shattered bits of life? Resources Video: Kids […]

Listening

Gena Minnix talks about what gets in the way of our listening and how we might practice listening to God together as a community [Mark 9:2-8]. Reflection What small experiment around listening to God am I curious to try? What might a community practice of listening to Love look like? Resources Video: NFL 2018 A Bad Lip Reading Book: Sorry […]

Some Things

Jason Minnix explores the practice of hospitality and accommodating others [1 Corinthians 9:16-23]. Reflection Where is God inviting me to accommodate others more, or less? Where am I being invited to relax my filtering of the good or tragic and experience the good news that’s been seeking me out? Resources Video: Phantom Thread MWG: Discussion Guide

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 MWG: Discussion Guide Subscribe: Android | RSS

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 […]

Advent: Happy Gifts

As we continue in the season of Advent, Gena Minnix explores how the Christmas story might be a surprising and happy gift for us [Isaiah 61:1-3]. Reflection What practices help me feel God’s spirit? How does it feel to say, “Your will be done?” Resources Video – Puppy Surprise [Clip 1 | Clip 2] Audio – The Little Apocalypse (Nadia […]