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Welcoming Discomfort

During this season of Lent, Weylin Lee reflects on how we are invited to welcome discomfort as we reflect on Jesus’ journey towards death [John 12:1-11]. Reflection How are you invited into the vulnerability of practicing or receiving extravagant love? What is your invitation to practice sabbatical year rhythms that center around the poor? Practice Be vulnerable in extravagant love. […]

Why Do We Leave Home?

During this season of Lent, David Wallace reflects on our journey of wanting to be on our own and how God continually invites us back home [Luke 15:11-32]. Reflection Where are we being lured in our lives by Henri Nouwen’s “three human lies” (I am what I have, I am what I do, I am what other people say or […]

Breaking Awe

During this season of Lent, Christopher Mack invites us to reflect on and consider awe and wonder as our guide towards the divine [Genesis 15:1-6]. Reflection Where in your life have you experienced awe? Would you like to see awe open up some part of your life to more hope? How might you look to awe to guide and energize […]

Solidarity with the Powerless

During this season of Lent, Weylin Lee reflects on how we are invited to embody Jesus’ solidarity with the powerless [Luke 4:1-11]. Reflection What is our relationship with power and powerlessness in our lives? How are we invited to embody powerlessness or be in solidarity with those without power? Practice Solidarity with the hungry. Find ways to use our surplus […]

Where are Miracles When You Need Them?

David Wallace reflects on our invitation to perceive the miracles in our lives that aren’t possible from a human perspective [Luke 9:28-43]. Reflection What are “old stories” in your lives that you’re holding on to? What would new versions of these stories look like if you could perceive them differently?

When God Leans Towards Us

Gena St. David reflects on how God is leaning toward the ones in need and suffering rather than the powerful [Luke 6:20-22]. Reflection What mistaken notions of God might we have inherited? Who are we being called to lean toward? What does a Christ-like response to violence look like? Resources Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

All Rise

Christopher Mack reflects on how resurrection hope invites us towards the redemption of our world and partnership with God through an embodied life [1 Corinthians 15:12-20]. Reflection How have you been longing for transformation or groaning against injustice this week? How does Jesus’ embodied life challenge you to see the image of God anew in creation, community, or in your […]