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Advent – Chockers

Gideon continues in the Advent season from the Lectionary. [Philippians 1:9-11] Reflection: Who are the enemies in our lives that we need to love so that our love will be overflowing? Are we choosing what’s good or what’s best? Are we looking for what pleases God?

The Story of Shame

Jason Minnix shares about the story of shame and what our response should be. [Genesis 3:1-13] Reflection: How do we handle and respond to the mistakes in our lives? How can we lay down the shame in our lives?

Ordinary Weeks – God is on God’s Side

John Chandler continues in the Ordinary Weeks of the Lectionary and walks through the passages for this Sunday. [Jeremiah 11:18-20; Psalm 54; Mark 9:30-37; James 3:13-4:3, 4:7-8a] Reflection: In what ways do we demand for God to be on our side instead of realizing that God is on God’s side? How can we be less concerned with our rights and […]

Participants with God: Stalkers, Cellmates & Grain

Gideon continues a conversation on what it means to be participants of God’s work in the world. We’ll talk through the saga of Joseph, whose simultaneously dysfunctional yet redemptive life with God offers commentary in how we can be a part of what God is still doing. As you engage the conversation we hope that Vox will be a community […]

Covenant Member Stories

Listen to stories of Catie Johnston, Jon Ellison and Parker Short who have committed to being a Covenant Member with Vox. Reflection: How can you live a life of covenant and commitment in our culture today? What are some ways to partner with Vox using your gifts and abilities?

Rediscovering Evangelism – Invitation to Follow

Gideon begins a conversation on Evangelism.  John 1:35-39. Reflection: How can we point people to Jesus? What does it look like to invite our friends to transformation and healing? How can we invite others and participate in God’s story now?