Stories tagged:
Vulnerability

Welcoming Discomfort

During this season of Lent, Weylin Lee reflects on how we are invited to welcome discomfort as we reflect on Jesus’ journey towards death [John 12:1-11]. Reflection How are you invited into the vulnerability of practicing or receiving extravagant love? What is your invitation to practice sabbatical year rhythms that center around the poor? Practice Be vulnerable in extravagant love. […]

All Saints

On All Saints Day, Scott Erickson reflects on how we connect to God through our vulnerabilities and the shame we house in our bodies [Luke 7:36-39, 44-50]. Reflection In what ways do you feel on the outside of a religious gathering? In what ways are you “seen” by Jesus? Resources Book: Honest Advent

How Do You Know Me?

Scott Erickson reflects on how not having it together allows us to connect with God and God’s grace [John 1:43-51]. Reflection What activities in your life seem to draw you to God? What activities in your life seem to pull you away from God? When or where are you most likely to be aware of God’s presence?  When or where […]

The Desire To Grow

Jason Minnix reflects on our desire for growth and how healing is integrated into that process [Luke 17:11-19]. Reflection What is it like to be accepted in my moving towards and away from healing? Where do I sense healing in proximity to threats in my life today? What am I grateful for this morning? Spiritual Practice Call out for mercy.  […]

Jesus’ Vulnerability

As we enter Lent, Matt Inman explores the temptations of Jesus and what that means for how we engage our own temptations and vulnerability this season [Luke 4:1-13]. Reflection What role does shame play in your current temptation? Where might your vulnerability in life right now lead you to acts of courage and love? Resources Podcast: Inefficiency Video: SNL – […]

Place

Jason Minnix talks about how we reflect and engage the place we find ourselves and the vulnerability that it requires [Mark 9:30-37]. Reflection What or who am I struggling to accept in my journey now? How can I welcome vulnerability, both mine and those around me, this week? Resources Video: Pink Surprised MWG: Discussion Guide Spiritual Practice Disillusionment Prayer – […]