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 […]
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)
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 – […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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?