How can we cultivate belonging in the time of COVID-19 when we are distancing ourselves from the very people and places that oftentimes give us a sense of belonging? To wrestle with this question, we must confront our cultural realities of social isolation, loneliness, and fragmented personas.
“Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives.” Bessel van der Kolk in his book, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
8 lessons “On the Basis of Sex” and the Boston Women’s March taught me about building the future of the Church
The season of the first ripe grapes is here!
Our exploration of the land ought to be an imagination of the possibilities.
How could the Israelites possibly penetrate the fortified walls to possess God’s promises?
To possess the promises of God, we must dispossess the obstacles to the promises.
Sometimes making the decision to do something – even when that something is the last thing you want to do – is the best way to stay tenacious in the tension.
We start all of our Sundays with Prayer and Prep at 11:15AM. It’s the most important moment we get as a team to center ourselves as one body, one family, and one movement before we start to serve God’s vision for Radical Culture. But Sunday, November 13 (the Sunday after the elections), God was upContinue reading “Fatherly Affirmations, Fire Alarms, and Fruit Roll-Up Hugs”
This is the third and final lesson that I learned about the tension from rock climbing. I challenge you to reflect on how God is training you in this season of your life for His calling and vision for your life. Lesson #3: Go through the uncertainty While our whole team was still in the sectionContinue reading “Go – Lesson #3”
God is training you for your God-design in the midst of your everyday normal life. Can you see His hand? Can you hear His voice? Can you understand His ways? These three lessons I learned about the tension through rock climbing are an example of how. You can read more about Lesson #1 here. ButContinue reading “Go – Lesson #2”