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Wise Words Wednesday: Turning Toward the Good

Richard Rohr's Daily Meditations: A New Experience (The link to the original blog post can be found here.) Christianity is not a moral matter; it’s a mystical matter. Yet we turned the Gospel into “Monday washing day” and neglected the other days—e.g., “Thursday...

Monday Matters: It’s Not Over ‘Til It’s Over

By Chris North It seems we all say the same thing every year around this time. “I can’t believe it’s already December”. I don’t know about you but whenever I say that I’m not really saying I can’t believe it. Sure I can. What I’m really saying most often is more...

Friday Hot Shots: Transformation Involves Risk

"Transformation involves risk. In many ways, it is a violent process. It violates our comfort, our view of ourselves, our view of others, our view of our circumstance and ultimately, our relationship with God. It is a risk to release what is known and reach for what...

Throwback Thursday: Contemplating the Cross, Part 2

(This blog was originally written by Jean-Marie Jobs in April 2016.) The more I consider the crucifixion, as both an event and a metaphor, the more I am convinced one of Jesus’ main intentions was to communicate He’s willing to be with us where we’re at.  To the point...

Monday Matters: Thirsting for the Vision

By Wyatt Trapp I learned a great leadership lesson in the most unlikely way the other day. I was with a bunch of my guy friends and it was my job to lead us in a fun activity. I laid down a meaningful context for the game, and got the men fired up for some friendly...