Stories tagged:
Advent

Advent: Expectations

As we continue in the Advent season, Weylin Lee reflects on how we are invited to respond when our expectations of God don’t line up with reality [Matthew 11:2-6]. Reflection How can we practice curiosity around our unfulfilled expectations of God and our circumstances? Who and where are the margins in our life that we have overlooked? What expectations do […]

Advent: Preparing the Way for Peace

As we continue in the Advent season, Jeff Chu reflects on how we are invited to experience and practice peace in the middle of the wilderness [Matthew 3]. Reflection What in your life needs to die? What are you trying to cultivate in your life this season? Resources Book: Does Jesus Really Love Me?

Advent: Time

As we begin the Advent season, Gideon Tsang reflects on what we are invited to spend time on and what we can use this season for [Romans 13:11-14]. Reflection How can you rest in knowing that your awakening will find you in time without your own willpower? What parts of you are being made whole in this season of Advent? […]

Advent Potluck [Dec 4]

Save the date!! It’s time for our annual tradition of gathering together as a community for our Advent Potluck. We’ll be eating together on Wednesday, December 4th from 7-9pm at Vesper. Bring a dish to share with 10-15 people, a serving utensil, maybe a drink and maybe even your own reusable cup! We’ll need some help with setup and cleanup, […]

Peace of God

As we continue the Advent season, Matt Inman reflects on how the love of God brings us the peace of God [Philippians 4:4-9]. Reflection Who has loved you really well and helped you appreciate your real self? Who in your life is out beyond their comfort zone right now and needs gentleness and love? Resources Video: Humans of New York […]

Rough Ways

As we continue the Advent season, Jason Minnix reflects on the invitation to interior preparation to get ready for eventual peace and a return to who we really are [Luke 3:1-6]. Reflection What would it look like to let go of who I think I am (unworthy, selfish, controlling, etc.) and reconnect with my deep self? (loved, compassionate, curious) How […]

Attention

As we begin the Advent season, Gideon Tsang reflects on what we are paying attention to during this Advent season [Luke 21:29-36]. Reflection What would you like to pay attention to in this advent season? How can you slow and quiet down your life to experience God’s gentle nearness? Resources Video: The Secret Rhythm Behind Radiohead’s “Videotape” Book: Heart and […]