Stories tagged:
Life

The Bread Come Down from Heaven

James Alison reflects on what Jesus is inviting us to when he asks us to eat the bread and drink of the life that he offers us [John 6:51-69]. Reflection What is the difference between the Manna in the desert, and what Jesus offers in the Eucharist? Do Jesus’ words scandalize you? How do you understand “coming to be persuaded” […]

Reclaiming Our Narrative

Gina Bastone reflects on how we might need to reconsider what it means to invite God to bear witness and consider the evidence of love around us [1 John 5:9-13]. Reflection Where have you seen the evidence of love recently, especially in our community? Where in your life (past wounds or experiences, current anxieties or fears) do you need God […]

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 […]

Close to Home

Gideon Tsang reflects on what we might find in God’s home, which is us [Psalm 84]. Reflection How is God inviting you into yourself this week?  Where are you in your pilgrimage to find your own strength? Spiritual Practice Reflect on how comfortable we are with ourselves.  Are you comfortable with yourself? What parts are you not comfortable with?  What […]

Growing In Substance

Weylin Lee explores what it means for us to grow in a meaningful way if the substance of our faith is Christ [Colossians 2:6-19]. Reflection How can you allow gratitude to overflow in your life? In what ways can you engage the dying process in order to experience life? In what ways is our practice of freedom moving us towards […]

Remembering

Chris Morton reflects on how we can be intentional with our memories and how remembering God’s provision is important for our growth [Deuteronomy 6:1-9]. Reflection What legacy will you chose to remember? What truths do you need reminders of? What story do you want to tell? Spiritual Practice Think of something that you can remember this week of how God […]

New Life

On this Easter Sunday, Jason Minnix reflects on the new life that is already present in ways we might not recognize [Luke 24:13-35]. Reflection What am I being invited to forgive about life? Where is new life breaking open the ordinary meaning of my journey? Resources Podcast: On Being (Brene Brown) MWG: Discussion Guide