Stories tagged:
spiritual growth

Clean or Profane

Gideon Tsang reflects on how God is inviting us to clean our profane view of the other [Acts 11:1-18]. Reflection Who in your life is loving you into more expansive ways of seeing? Why do you think we are addicted to judging our distinctions? Spiritual Practice Commonality.  Think of someone who you see as less worthy.  What do you have […]

Discomfort

Weylin Lee reflects on the areas of discomfort that we are being invited to explore in our movement towards experiencing restoration and rest [Psalm 23]. Reflection How can we adopt more of a posture of willingness instead of willfulness to allow ourselves to let go of control? What patterns need to be disrupted in order for our soul to be […]

Familiar Change

Jason Minnix reflects on how we respond to change in our lives [John 21:1-14]. Reflection How can I wait in the familiar with patience and compassion? How are the fires of belonging calling me to forgive myself? Spiritual Practice Embracing the Familiar.  What do I turn to when things don’t go the way I want them to?  Wait in the […]

Forgiveness

Gena Minnix reflects on how Jesus invites us into the process of forgiveness and what that looks like to practice [John 20:19-23]. Reflection What injury is currently disturbing my peace? This week, how might I practice consenting to the Spirit’s movement toward forgiveness within me? Resources Video: SNL – Astronaut Anne McClain Video: Mariachi and Tacos Party MWG: Discussion Guide […]

Resurrection and Meaning

As we celebrate Easter, Gideon Tsang invites us to consider what resurrection means for us and why we tell this story over and over [John 20:1-18]. Reflection Awakening begins while it is still dark. How can we be present and patient with our slow awakening? What does it look like to live out of abundance this week? Resources Video: Dax […]

Fetching Transformation

As we continue in the season of Lent, Jason Minnix invites us to reflect on what is bringing transformation into our lives right now [Luke 19:28-40]. Reflection What is bringing my transformation now? How am I being converted into gentleness? Resources Podcast: Hidden Brain – One Head, Two Brains Podcast: On Being (Jean Vanier) MWG: Discussion Guide Spiritual Practice Godly […]

Embracing Needs

As we continue in the season of Lent, Liz Schepel invites us to explore and embrace our needs that we sometimes push aside [Psalm 63]. Reflection What emotion has been dominant in your life?  What personal need might be at the root of those feelings? What do you tend to put ahead of your own needs? In what ways can […]