On 6.11.17, Jonathan Martin helped us explore the paschal mystery. How can we lean into the holy pattern of Christ's life, death, and resurrection in our own lives?
On 6.4.17 Jenna Perrine helped us lean into God with our grief and write a lament based on the nine movements of a biblical lament.
On 5.21.17, we announced the very sad news that June 25th will be the final Practice gathering.
On 5.14.17, we explored the mothering images of God in Scripture. It was a beautiful night leaning into our nurturing creator and accepting God's invitation to rest and play.
On 4.30.17, David Fitch helped us explore how walking with Jesus and participating in the Eucharist forms us to tend to Christ's presence in one another.
On 4.23.17 Sibyl Towner led us in an exercise of listening for the presence of God in our stories.
On 4.2.17, Curtis Miller helped us explore how we can turn away fear and engage the world from a place of sacrificial love, and Erin Feffer led us in the spiritual discipline, Lectio Divina.
On 3.19.17, Ashlee Eiland shared with us a framework for dying to our false selves and knowing our true selves. Listen as Ashlee teaches us to embrace knowing, inspecting, and pruning.
On 3.12.17, Frederica Mathewes-Green helped us explore an Eastern Orthodox perspective ofGod's constant presence.
On 3.5.17, Jason Feffer helped us to craft a simple rhythm of life grounded in our desires and the spiritual disciplines.
On 2.20.17, Kellye Fabian helped us understand that God's response to humanity's sinfulness is blessing. We are called to be a blessing, to see, speak well of, and sacrifice to share the love of God with the world.
On 2.12.17, Curtis Miller taught us that we were each created to demonstrate the image of our loving, triune God in community.
On 1.29.17, Shauna Niequist helped us understand that "the love of God is the purest nourishment.
On January 22nd, we offered two prayers for President Donald Trump: (1) Fr Michael Sparough, SJ, wrote and prayed a priestly prayer, (2) Claudia Heinrich wrote and prayed a prophetic prayer, and then (3) we all stood and prayed The Lord's Prayer. This very short podcast is the live recording of those prayers.
Friends, please join us as we pray...
On 1.22.17, Jonathan Martin helped us explore our images of God and left us with a provocative statement. "God is not loving; God is love."