Stories tagged:
prayer

Provision

Geeta Mondol shares about her recent challenges and God’s provision as she continues the work of the Ashish Centre in New Dehli, India [Luke 5:17-26]. Reflection What does our posture of faith and hope look like in uncertain situations? In what ways have you experienced healing into community? Resources Video: Become Weaker (Jean Vanier) Video: Healed into Community (Sara Miles)

Place

Jason Minnix talks about how we reflect and engage the place we find ourselves and the vulnerability that it requires [Mark 9:30-37]. Reflection What or who am I struggling to accept in my journey now? How can I welcome vulnerability, both mine and those around me, this week? Resources Video: Pink Surprised MWG: Discussion Guide Spiritual Practice Disillusionment Prayer – […]

In the Weeds

Gena Minnix reflects on the questions that we ask when we have moments and seasons where we are overwhelmed [Jonah 3:1-10]. Reflection Is there an area of life where I feel ‘in the weeds’ right now? If I were to pray a prayer ‘from the weeds’ what would it sound like? Resources Video: Japanese Slippery Stairs MWG: Discussion Guide

Thoughts on Prayer

Kelly Cutbirth reflects on what our prayers about others have to teach us about ourselves and God [Psalm 70]. Reflection What emotions or needs in my life might be trying to surface from my prayers about the other? How can I have empathy for myself in my raw, angry moments? Resources Video – The All-American Rejects – Gives You Hell […]

Liturgy: Confession

As we continue our fall vision series on our rhythms of liturgy, Jason Minnix explores how true confession is related to our need for healing and reconnects us with who we really are [Luke 18:9-14]. Reflection: What would it look like to confess my need for healing today? Where do I need mercy to help me reconnect with who I […]

Prayer as Intimacy

Jason Minnix speaks about the different portals of intimacy that allow us access with God [Luke 11:1-13]. Reflection: What are some of our habits that need to be interrupted in order for us to connect with God? How can we practice asking in an attempt to deepen intimacy? What are some experiences of contemplation that we can attempt as prayer?

A Prayer from Liturgy II: Jason Ikpatt

The following is the piece created and read by Jason Ikpatt during liturgy on June 19, 2016. To listen to the podcast of the sermon and Jason’s reading, click here rubbing salt into flesh wounds. pressing into bloodied skin with alcohol soaked rags. this is equal parts carnal flinch and spinal jolt. equal parts willful heart and trembling hand, a […]