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Rootedness: Intimacy

Jason Minnix continues our vision series on Rootedness by exploring how being rooted in community changes our relationship with God over time [John 15:9-14]. Reflection How is God inviting the mess of who I am into love? How am I being invited into the mystery of intimacy now? Resources Book: The Forgotten Desert Mothers (Laura Swan) MWG: Discussion Guide Spiritual […]

Rootedness: Forming Roots

Gideon Tsang continues our vision series on Rootedness by considering why we should be rooted with Christ and each other [John 15:4-8]. Reflection How is Christ inviting the disappointment of our exterior lives to deepen into our interior lives? What does it look like to root together with the Vox community this season? Resources Podcast: On Being (Kevin Kelly) MWG: […]

Rootedness: The Vine

Jason Minix starts our vision series on Rootedness by reflecting on what it means to become more rooted to God and a spiritual community  [John 15:1-4]. Reflection How am I being invited into rootedness now? What surfaces for healing in me now as I consider rooting? Resources MWG: Discussion Guide Spiritual Practice Vine Inventory.  What vines am I attached to […]

Provision

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)

Transforming Problems

Chris Morton reflects on how we navigate problems in our lives and how it is connected with our worship and community [John 4:1-26, 39-42]. Reflection Do I know what I have and don’t have to give to God? Does my worship bring life or death to myself and others?

A Call of Love

Matt Inman reflects on the love we have been given and are called to live from [Ephesians 4:1-16]. Reflection What barriers to love exist in your life currently? Who in your life is helping you grow in love? Resources Video: Missouri vs Kansas Football Video: TED Talk – Play is Fundamental (Stuart Brown) Spiritual Practice Does gentleness, humility or patience […]

To The Ecotone of Authenticity

Marlon Hall facilitates an ecological conversation about diversity and reflects on the invitation towards cross-pollination and authenticity [Genesis 1:1-3]. Reflection -What if the gritty spaces we are socially and racially in are an invitation to grow a new culture? -Is diversity an end or a means to the end of a new cultural authenticity? Resources Folklore Films Spiritual Practice -Meet […]