Jason Minnix reflects on how we are when it comes to loving people [Luke 10:25-37]. Reflection Where do I sense empty love in my attempts to care for others? How can I receive mercy in those places? Where am I waking up to love’s invitation now? Spiritual Practice Empty Love. Where do I sense empty love in my attempts to […]
Melanie Jones reflects on what it means for us today that the kingdom of God is here and now [Mark 1:14-15]. Reflection How do we live in the wake of freedom? How do we #staywoke and avoid daydreaming in our current season of justice-seeking?
For Family Sunday, Gideon Tsang reflects on what we can learn about God and ourselves from creation [Psalm 8]. Reflection How can your experience of being loved drown out the unlovable voices in your life What thunderstorms are you experiencing that might bring healing and new life? Resources The Observable Universe Food: Vietnamese Crawfish
For Pentecost Sunday, Weylin Lee explores why God’s spirit and presence is a meaningful gift for us [John 14:8-17]. Reflection How can you practice becoming more aware of God’s presence in your life today? What does it mean for you to embody God’s Spirit and be a gift of presence to others? Resources Book: Practicing the Presence of God (Brother […]
Jason Minnix explores how we can attune to others in life-fostering ways [John 17:20-26]. Reflection How am I being invited to resonate more with myself, other people, and/or God? What does it look like to relax this week into a deeper story? Resources Documentary: Too Funny to Fail Movie: The Biggest Little Farm Spiritual Practice Practice Resonance. What’s it like […]
Virginia Cumberbatch reflects on how God can use our anxiety to invite us into spaces of refuge, remembering and reconciliation [John 14:23-28]. Reflection Remember a time you experienced God’s comfort and care in the midst of anxiety? How might your anxiety serve as a path to spiritual formation this week? Resources Blog: Camille Styles – Advice from Women Married Over […]
Gideon Tsang reflects on how God is inviting us to clean our profane view of the other [Acts 11:1-18]. Reflection Who in your life is loving you into more expansive ways of seeing? Why do you think we are addicted to judging our distinctions? Spiritual Practice Commonality. Think of someone who you see as less worthy. What do you have […]