Stories tagged:
Mutuality

 Poured Out

How do we navigate the messiness of our humanity together? Kimberly Culbertson reflects on messages of codependency versus interdependency in our faith community and beyond. [2 Timothy 4] Reflection When have you been tempted to carry other people’s loads? When have you been tempted to let others carry your load? Can you make space this week to practice interdependence? To […]

Cultivating the Common Good

What is our communal interpretation and incarnation of the life of Jesus? Christopher Mack continues our series on Participation by reflecting on how we might navigate enduring hopelessness with our beloved belonging and collective creativity. [1 Corinthians 12:1-3, 27-31 and Jeremiah 32:17] Reflection Is there someplace you have been silent where you can begin praying for wisdom on how to […]

Work of the People

How does liturgy (“the work of the people”) invite us towards Christ’s embodied vision of the church community? Weylin Lee continues our series on Participation by considering collaboration that is expansive, inclusive, sustainable, and mutual. [1 Corinthians 12:12-26] Reflection What presence and voice can each of us bring to litury? What might sustainable participation look like for us in this […]

Growing Good Together

On this Good Shepherd Sunday, Christopher Mack reflects on who might be good shepherds in our lives and how we might be the same for others [Acts 9:36-42]. Reflection Does Jesus’ self-giving life as a good shepherd offer you hope, healing, rest, or reconciliation you need right now? Does someone in your life remind you of Tabitha? Is there an […]

Reimagining Service

Weylin Lee, Lena Martinez-Wolfinger, Madyson Russell and Kimberly Culbertson reflect together on how Vox is invited to reimagine service in a season of transition and change [Jeremiah 29:4-7]. Reflection What have you appreciated and valued about the Vox community? How has this pandemic created an awareness of needs that you had not noticed before? Practice What’s in the pantry? What […]

Welcome

Weylin Lee reflects on what a meaningful posture and practice of welcome might look like for us in our current season. Autumn Barker also shares her reflections on this text [Matthew 10:40-42]. Reflection How might we be able to create brave space in our practice of welcoming others? How is welcoming others inviting us into vulnerability? Resources Practice: The People’s […]