Invitations to Listen

Invitations to Listen

“God comes to you. God comes to you disguised. God comes to you disguised as your own life.” – Paula D’Arcy I love this quote, and it reflects in many ways my own personal spiritual journey this past year.  I think I sometimes miss the presence of...
Questioning God

Questioning God

As long as I can remember, I’ve been a curious person; wanting to know why things are the way they are, or how things came to be that way. However, as I grew up, I came to understand that there were some things that you just didn’t ask questions about. One of those...
How the Physical Affects the Spiritual

How the Physical Affects the Spiritual

Have you ever felt too tired to pray?  I remember reading a book on spiritual growth by John Ortberg and he said, “Sleeping can be one of the most spiritual things you can do.”  It’s a quote that’s stuck with me throughout my ministry years that highlights an...
Afraid of the Dark or Afraid of the Light?

Afraid of the Dark or Afraid of the Light?

 If you’ve been following our Soul Care  teaching series, you will have heard us use the phrase, “Nothing hidden can be healed.”  We believe, by hiding, that we are protecting ourselves, when in reality we are only holding ourselves back from experiencing the...
Bible Reading In The New Year

Bible Reading In The New Year

In c. 1722, Jonathan Edwards, the celebrated American Puritan preacher and  author, began a list of resolutions. Among his list of 70 resolutions was one that  reads as follows: “[I resolve] to study the Scriptures so steadily, constantly and frequently, as  that I...