Sarah Berson reflects on the story of Hannah and her experience through the movements of I am nothing, I am something, and I am anything [1 Samuel 1:4-20]. Reflection What is your suffering stripping from you? What does your nothingness feel like? What belief grounds you in “I am something?” What space is created with your belief that I am […]
Gena St David reflects on where we might find comfort in the Christ story when we suffer rejection for living what God invites us into [Mark 8:31-37]. Reflection Which relationships help us endure rejection? Where might the Spirit be inviting us to risk rejection and wage “good conflict”? How might the Christ story comfort us when we suffer rejection? Practice […]
Nic Acosta reflects on what it looks like for God’s chaotic goodness to interrupt our lives in disruptive and surprising ways [Ezekiel 37:1-14]. Reflection What are some ways that God’s message of hope and redemption has come through into our lives in unexpected or surprising ways? What did we learn? What would it mean to live in such a way […]
Rachael Clinton Chen reflects on the groaning work of God as we enter Holy Week and how we’re invited to look for Jesus in our story of ache [Mark 15:25-39]. Reflection Will you let Jesus, the Messiah, enter your ache this Holy Week? Where hope feels weary or foolish, will you let God (and others) groan with you and for […]
Weylin Lee reflects on the hope of restoration as we come to the end of this heavy year through the contemplative practice of Lectio Divina [Isaiah 61:10-62:3]. Reflection In light of this past year, what are the things we hope for in this coming year? How might we be open to a new way of being? Resources Year in Photos […]
Scott Erickson reflects on hope in the midst of our current circumstances [Romans 5:1-8]. Reflection What particular conversations are happening in your life because of these current circumstances? In what ways are you fighting being a student by trying to be a teacher? MWG Discussion Questions How do we tend to respond to disappointment in our lives? What is that […]
Chris Morton reflects on the hope that God is not finished with our growth and transformation [Acts 9:32-41]. Reflection What is unfinished in your life? What would you change if you invited God into that?