How we hear, interpret, and tell sacred stories helps us both live into and out of the narratives that shape us. This week Drew guides us on a community journey through story and gives us the opportunity to express how we experience the divine through the tales that arise within us.
Tag: new wineskins
Writing or journaling from a specific prompt is a way for communities to experience collective consciousness through a diversity of creative expression.
What does Lent look like when you move the focus away from mortality and toward resurrection?
Join us this week as we plan our Lenten season together!
If you'd rather watch the big game this week, no worries. If not, join us for some informal dialogue and brainstorming about future ideas for our community.
Ask a lot of people these days what their relationship is with the Bible, and you’ll hear, “it's complicated.” For a book that’s supposed to have all the answers, it leaves most of us with just more questions.
When we think about Spirit, is it something that simply inspires us in our private lives, through provoking certain thoughts, ideas, or actions? Or do we see Spirit as something that might move us collectively in the larger spheres of our public lives and interactions?
Many of us find ourselves in a place where we feel disenfranchised from institutional religion. A lot of us are finding that “church” in the ways we’ve always known it just isn’t working anymore. And yet, we still find Jesus compelling. We find the Gospels to tell a story within which we still want to center ourselves.
How do we view our faith traditions in light of their influence on our public lives? How can we institute practices that criticize the bad by practicing the better?
Does the Epiphany story hold any meaning for us today? Are there imperialist leaders, systems, and structures that need to hear anew the challenge of a movement of the people of Jesus to topple the powers and principalities of greed, oppression, and marginalization?