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Fasting

Fasting

John Chandler reflects on how the practice of fasting can actually integrate the soul and body instead of simply denying the body [Galatians 5:16-25]. Reflection What has been your understanding of the relationship between your spirit and your body? What might it look like for you to incorporate a regular practice of fasting? Resources Book: Spiritual Disciplines Handbook (Adele Ahlberg […]

Composting Life

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Gideon Tsang talks about how we can foster our deaths well in order to fully live [Philippians 3:4-14]. Reflection What are the deaths that we need to name in our lives? What would it mean for us to create space to grieve well individually and as a community? What word […]

Survival and Flourishing

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Jason Minnix talks about how our story of meaningful conversion is tied to being continually transformed over the entirety of our lives [Joshua 5:9-12]. Reflection: How do we tell a new story in the transitions of our lives? How can we trust that the desert is meaningful and what is […]

Let’s Not Perish

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Gideon Tsang talks about how we receive Christ’s invitation to not perish but live a timeless, full, and abundant life [Luke 13:1-9]. Reflection: What does it mean to repent in the context of the mystery of our faith? What are the areas we need to dig around to find life […]

Thirst

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Jason Minnix talks about how our thirst can increase our intimacy with self, God and community [Isaiah 55:1-9]. Reflection: What do we strive for in our attempt to be loveable? What image of God is no longer helpful in your connection with God? When you fast, or pull back from […]

Adventure

As we begin the season of Lent, Gena Minnix reflects on Jesus’ experiencing of fasting and speaks about how fasting impacts the needs and desires of our true self [Luke 4:1-13]. Reflection: When you consider your current level of intimacy with God and others, what feelings do you feel? If you believed you were fully loved, what would you do […]

Pause

As we approach the season of Lent, Gideon Tsang speaks about how we need to reconsider our energy and resources during this season of Lent [Luke 5:1-9]. Reflection: What are the things that keep you up at night? Does your spiritual energy go towards busyness, distraction, or restlessness? How might a spiritual pause help you properly redirect your energy and […]