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The Paradox of Rebirth

Gideon Tsang reflects on the paradox of rebirth on this Easter Sunday.  Matt Inman, Gena Minnix and Virginia Cumberbatch also share their reflections on this text [Matthew 28:1-10]. Reflection What have you experienced during this gestation period before an eventual rebirth? How can you hold the paradox of fear and joy this week? Spiritual Practice Create a tomb in your […]

Place of Thirst

As we observe Palm Sunday and experience our first online liturgy, Jason Minnix reflects on our places of thirst during this global pandemic and season of physical separation. Claudia Harding and Brittany Acosta also share their reflections on this text [Exodus 17:1-7]. Reflection What are my places of thirst today? If I had permission to complain, what would I say during […]

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 […]

Remember Mercy

As we enter the season of Lent, Gideon Tsang reflects on what we need to remember about God’s goodness [Psalm 103:1-6]. Reflection What does it look like to bring your shame into the magnitude of mercy this week? How does it make you feel knowing God wants to satisfy your needs with goodness as long as you live? Spiritual Practice […]

Facing Our Fear

Gena Minnix reflects on the Transfiguration and what it means to allow Jesus to come alongside us in our fear and to trust enough to take a small leap towards authentic love [Matthew 17:1-8]. Reflection How is fear shrinking my perspective on God, myself, others, or what’s possible? What would happen if I allowed Jesus to come alongside me and […]

Growing In Maturity

Weylin Lee reflects on our spiritual growth and how we can tell if our faith is maturing or not [1 Corinthians 3:1-9]. Reflection What life-giving rhythms are we feeding ourselves to experience growth? Who do we view through a lens of rivalry and how can we look for the movement of God that’s stirring in us and them? Spiritual Practice […]

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 […]