Perhaps the one of the most difficult reasons for maintaining a sustainable prayer practice and perhaps one of the most painful parts of being in relationship with a God who is so much greater than any of us. How do I respond to someone who prays for healing of a loved one and does not receive it?
One of the biggest lessons I have learned about community is showing up. Real. Ready. Raw. Authentic. Present and accounted for. It’s so hard sometimes… and I…… Read more “Show up and “show home””
I’ve really lost my appreciation for curriculum… or maybe I never really was a big fan anyway. I think there was something always that didn’t quite fit…… Read more “The Material is Just Another Tool”
My first of many writings on small group life, growth, and spirituality must foundationally be about trust. I hear so often people reflecting on the challenges that…… Read more “The Trust Factor”
The men’s group that I am a part of has recently renewed our desire to focus on spiritual disciplines as the focal point of our gathering. Our…… Read more “Practicing stillness”