Stories tagged:
fear

Prepare

Insil Kang reflects on how our community has been and will need to prepare as we come back together physically and continue the work that God is inviting us towards collectively [Mark 4:35-41]. Reflection How have we been preparing to come back together physically, to continue this ministry at Vox? What have we seen and heard in God’s working in […]

Inhale Our Freedom Exhale Our Fear

Virginia Cumberbatch reflects on God’s invitation for us to experience both individual and collective freedom in the midst of our fears [1 John 4:17-21]. Reflection After a year of quarantine, how will you seek freedom and rest for yourself this spring? As we witness the hate and injustice of the world, how will you support the liberation of others? How […]

Peace Be With You

Weylin Lee reflects on the spaces in our lives right now where we’re invited to experience peace.  Kelly Cutbirth, John & Catie Brewster and Liz Schepel also share their reflections on this text [John 20:19-29]. Reflection How might we engage our senses in order to experience peace and extend peace to others? What are our spaces of disbelief that might […]

The Paradox of Rebirth

Gideon Tsang reflects on the paradox of rebirth on this Easter Sunday.  Matt Inman, Gena Minnix and Virginia Cumberbatch also share their reflections on this text [Matthew 28:1-10]. Reflection What have you experienced during this gestation period before an eventual rebirth? How can you hold the paradox of fear and joy this week? Spiritual Practice Create a tomb in your […]

Discerning our Relationship to Collective Fear

We know this is a time where collective fear is contagious at a much more rapid rate than any virus. So we’d like to invite you into a practice that can be of benefit during times of uncertainty. Discerning our Fear: Some are masking their fear with responsibility. We do want to be diligent in our part of not taking […]

A New Conversation

As we continue in the season of Lent, Matt Inman reflects on how our faith intersects with our belonging [Romans 4:13-17]. Reflection What parts of your story might need to be honored more for you to feel a greater sense of belonging? What kinds of new conversations do you long for?  Who in your life do you trust enough to […]

Image of God

Sarah Berson reflects on how we are invited to put on the image of God [Ephesians 6:10-17]. Reflection Where do I need support for my gut and/or strength in resisting shame? Where do I need support for my heart, and what doubts hold me back from emotional safety? What thoughts dominate my self-talk, and how can I find strength to […]

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