Stories tagged:
spiritual growth

Daring Disruption

How might we foster hope among so much grief and cyclical injustice in the world? Christopher Mack begins this season of Advent slowing down to glimpse with the prophet Isaiah, a word that might remake our world. [Isaiah 2:1-5] Reflection What ruts of routine or quicksands of status quo are constraining your life or world? How might you move in […]

Whose Apocalypse Is It Anyway?

How might I endure in the presence of fear without being overcome by it? Christopher Mack looks at an apocalyptic biblical text, and how it invites us to reflect on our own fears, challenges, tragedies, and violence in light of the Jesus Way. [Luke 21:5-8, 10-13, 17-19] Reflection How might the name of Jesus guide and ground you in chaotic […]

Recounting Goodness

As we recount God’s goodness, what are the ways we’re invited to embody that goodness for others? Weylin Lee explores how we might embody the goodness of Christ in seasons of disruption and challenge. [Psalm 145: 1-5, 17-21] Reflection In what ways are we invited to participate in restorative justice? How might we practice proximity with the most vulnerable? What […]

 Poured Out

How do we navigate the messiness of our humanity together? Kimberly Culbertson reflects on messages of codependency versus interdependency in our faith community and beyond. [2 Timothy 4] Reflection When have you been tempted to carry other people’s loads? When have you been tempted to let others carry your load? Can you make space this week to practice interdependence? To […]

Embodying an Ecology of Participation 

What is our connection to the environment, our faith, one another, and our bodies? Christopher Mack closes our series on participation by leaning into our call “to care for and serve the earth we belong to.” [Romans 8:19-23; 12:18] Reflection Where do you see creation groaning for renewal? How does the lament of creation show up in you? How might […]

Cultivating Our Soul

What is the movement that we are invited to as we cultivate our souls? Weylin Lee explores how tending our souls centers us around love, invites us into harmony with others, and forms us in humility. [Romans 12:9-16] Reflection When it comes to our participation, how are we invited to tend our soul and create space for others? How is […]

Participating in a Creative Body

What does it mean to be the body of Christ? What places inside my body are crying out? Gena St. David reflects on how we embody participation, as we continue our series. [Romans 12:1-5] Reflection How is your body unique? How is God creating transformation through our bodies? How is Vox participating in Christ’s body? Resources Vox Veniae’s Values