Stories tagged:
mystery

Does Doubt Mean I Don’t Believe?

David Wallace reflects on how doubt and belief coexist and both are necessary in our journey of faith [John 20:19-29]. Reflection When has your certainty led to unforgiveness? How does trusting in God change your understanding of having faith, despite living in a world with such suffering? Resources Book: The Sin of Certainty (Peter Enns)

Moving Toward Christ

Weylin Lee reflects on our invitation to move toward Christ in this season of disruption and disconnection even in the midst of fatigue and uncertainty [Luke 5:1-11]. Reflection How are you creating space for the mystery and presence of God? What is Christ inviting you to consent to in this season? How is your calling being shaped right now? Practice […]

The Point(lessness) of Pain

Nic Acosta reflects on pain and trauma and how we’re invited to explore and engage the tension and mystery that comes with it [Job 38]. Reflection How can we bring our full selves to the table, both our joy and our pain, and still seek connection? What does it look like to lean into the mystery of Christ, leading us […]

Where is the Good News?

Jeff Chu reflects on where the Good News is as we continue to navigate difficult and disruptive transitions in our lives and those around us [Mark 6:14-29]. Reflection What are the things that, like Herod’s worldly allegiances, keep you from the allure of holy mystery? What might help you remember the heart of why Jesus’s name became known—the good news […]

Triumph

As we continue in the season of Lent and celebrate Palm Sunday, Gideon Tsang reflects on celebrating what we don’t yet understand about God and faith [John 12:12-19]. Reflection What might it look like to offer your weakness to God and others in order to be healed? How can you celebrate what you don’t yet understand about God and faith? […]

Great Questions

Gideon Tsang explores how Jesus seems to value questions more than he does answers and why questions are essential to a healthy faith [Matthew 21:23-32]. Reflection: How can you embrace your questions of Scripture and faith? How can you celebrate a mistake, wrong answer, or failure as part of your spiritual practice? Resources: Podcast: Freakonomics: That’s a Great Question Book: […]