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Jun 22, 2021

The epistles are what I like to think of as “big-word books.” They teach us about abstract concepts like propitiation, redemption, atonement, and righteousness. This can be intimidating, but also enlightening.

 

Today’s spiritual practice gives us grace for when we encounter big words in Scripture or big ideas....


Apr 29, 2021

Always Growing: The Spiritual Practice of Adventure

Practices for spiritual growth – always focusing on drawing near

Greg Finke = Where are we going today, Jesus?

Joining Jesus on His mission - https://amzn.to/3u5JAcb

God wants to do daily life with us –

Name 3 places you go in your day or week that God goes...


Apr 13, 2021

Episode 16 – Always Growing: Practices for Spiritual Growth

being with God v. producing something for God

We can be doing all kinds of things for God, but very little to draw near to God.

 

Today and to come: four practices for drawing near

useful every day and especially useful for connecting to God in and around our...


Mar 23, 2021

Special guest: Rev. Michael Newman

 

Tell us about yourself and your journey with grief.

 

What aspects of grief make growth challenging?

“big” and “small” loses

Grief upon grief + grace upon grace

Lack of cultural methods for honoring grief

shame/disempowerment in loss and grief

 

 

Relational resources...


Feb 23, 2021

The research:

2017 – 3 part research project – confirmands, young adults (2000+), focus groups YA

Relationships Count available for free - https://www.cph.org/p-34106-relationships-count-engaging-retaining-millennials-ebook-edition.aspx

 

Other research available:

Fuller Youth Institute Sticky Faith Research