Dominique DuBois Gilliard explores the history and foundation of mass incarceration. And, reflects on how Christians can pursue justice that restores and reconciles. [Acts 16:16-40] Reflection What is our relationship to the good news when it comes at a cost to our ability to offer participation? How can you take a step in using your privilege to hold systems and […]
Kelly Cutbirth reflects on how it’s easy to lose heart and our connection with who we really are, and invites us to look at what it means to turn our hearts towards God and reconnect. [Jeremiah 17] Reflection How are we hiding our hearts from ourselves, God, and each other? When was the last time your heart felt nourished by […]
Chris Morton encourages us to look at the nets we are caught in and to consider the nets we can weave together of love and abundance. [Luke 5] Reflection What net are you caught in? What net do you want to be caught up in? How can we weave a net together? Resources MWG: Discussion Guide
Jason Minnix invites us to acknowledge our need for love and how receiving it helps us to see others as they are. [1 Cor 13] Reflection What am I being invited to receive today? What younger places in me need love this week? Spiritual Practice Acknowledge our Need and Receive: Name an area where you get stuck in your thought […]
As we celebrate and give thanks for our new home, Gideon Tsang invites us to consider how we are all an indispensable part of Christ’s body, both in our strengths and weaknesses. [1 Cor 12] Reflection How can you remind yourself this week that your being is pre-approved? What does it look like to embrace your limitations in order to […]
Jason Minnix reflects on the deep and little welcome that creates spaces of belonging and hospitality [John 2:1-11]. Reflection What does receiving welcome look like for me today? How am I being invited to engage in small welcomes? Resources Video: Spider-Man Into the Spider Verse Spiritual Practice Welcome someone to Vox in the next couple weeks. Host your expectations: […]
Virginia Cumberbatch and Gideon Tsang dialogue around what it would be like to see our city of Austin as a beloved community [Luke 3:15-17, 21-22]. Reflection How can we continue to ask questions about our city with intention and humility? How can we enter spaces of discomfort to form connection?