David Wallace reflects on how our need for belonging can lead us to experiencing being othered and how Jesus invites us to see ourselves and others [Mark 9:38-50]. Reflection Reflect on a time when you felt “othered” and a time when you “othered” someone else. What feelings come to the surface for each? Recall a moment that contributed to masking […]
Weylin Lee reflects on our practice of love in light of what is happening around us and how we’re invited to reflect the love Christ modeled for us [John 15:9-17]. Reflection How do you imagine God’s loving gaze toward you? What would it look like to lay down your ego and practice non-transactional love? How are we creating a more […]
Virginia Cumberbatch reflects on God’s invitation for us to experience both individual and collective freedom in the midst of our fears [1 John 4:17-21]. Reflection After a year of quarantine, how will you seek freedom and rest for yourself this spring? As we witness the hate and injustice of the world, how will you support the liberation of others? How […]
Sarah Bingaman talks about how identifying emotions and needs can reveal our hearts [Matthew 5:1-4]. Reflection What am I feeling or needing right now? How can I practice emotionally responding to my own feelings and the feelings of others this week?
In our attempts to follow a Rhythm of Life, we recognize how important a daily rhythm of prayer and scripture is to our spiritual formation. For those looking for helpful tools, there is an online resource at Examen.me that can help you hear God’s voice through the scriptures. We encourage you to utilize this tool daily to center our lives […]
We’re relaunching our Midweek Groups for the fall starting the week of Sept 16. As a community we’re hoping these groups will help us live the church more effectively throughout the week and to facilitate our spiritual development. A central piece of these groups will be the Rhythm of Life that we want each person in our community to incorporate […]
As a community, we’re encouraging each of us to take part in a Rhythm of Life to facilitate our spiritual formation and development both individually and as a community. In a culture that is suspicious of commitment to anyone or anything, why this Rhythm of Life? COOPERATION. We can do more together than we can alone. The rhythm of life […]