Stories tagged:
Lent

Easter 2019

Easter is the celebratory end to Lent, our season of sacrifice and reflection leading to resurrection. We will celebrate the new life Jesus passes on to us with our first Easter Liturgy at Vesper on April 21st. Vesper is locatedĀ at 3106 East 14 1/2 St. [Photo by John Watson @ Flickr]

Fetching Transformation

As we continue in the season of Lent, Jason Minnix invites us to reflect on what is bringing transformation into our lives right now [Luke 19:28-40]. Reflection What is bringing my transformation now? How am I being converted into gentleness? Resources Podcast: Hidden Brain – One Head, Two Brains Podcast: On Being (Jean Vanier) MWG: Discussion Guide Spiritual Practice Godly […]

Embracing Needs

As we continue in the season of Lent, Liz Schepel invites us to explore and embrace our needs that we sometimes push aside [Psalm 63]. Reflection What emotion has been dominant in your life?  What personal need might be at the root of those feelings? What do you tend to put ahead of your own needs? In what ways can […]

Last Shall Be First

As we continue in the season of Lent, Melanie Jones reflects on the relationship between our faith and suffering and how Jesus is in it with us [Mark 10: 28-31]. Reflection How am I being invited to access salvation? What does it look like to follow Jesus in a meaningful way now? Resources MWG: Discussion Guide

Lenten Maturation

As we continue in the season of Lent, Gideon Tsang reflects on what maturation looks like for us personally and collectively [Exodus 3:1-15]. Reflection How can you sit with a part of you that might be flaring up, ready to mature? What can you do to listen to the parts of you that need healing this week? Resources Podcast: Experts […]

Hens and Chicks

As we continue in the season of Lent, Jason Minnix explores the role of permission in our journey and reflects on the ways we may have been stuck in our faith [Luke 13:31-35]. Reflection Who have I given permission to love me? Where does my trust need healing today? How am I being invited in a gathering love? Resources Video: […]

Jesus’ Vulnerability

As we enter Lent, Matt Inman explores the temptations of Jesus and what that means for how we engage our own temptations and vulnerability this season [Luke 4:1-13]. Reflection What role does shame play in your current temptation? Where might your vulnerability in life right now lead you to acts of courage and love? Resources Podcast: Inefficiency Video: SNL – […]