Stories

The Human Encounter

This week’s post comes from one of our summer interns, Kirstin Yu. Kirstin is a gifted writer who has spent the summer sharing her beautiful gift with several of our teams. Today, Kirstin is reflecting on a portion of this past Sunday’s sermon. Enjoy! *** Since childhood, I’ve found Jesus to be a rather murky… Read More The Human Encounter

Bible+Theology, Culture, Relationships

A Word to the Wise: About Friendship

Many of us tend to use the term “friend” loosely, applying the label to co-workers, classmates, and acquaintances. Often, our friends are simply people we feel comfortable around. Surrounded by our ultra-friendly Midwestern culture, we can sometimes lose sight of the importance of deep friendships and the ways in which God works through our friends… Read More A Word to the Wise: About Friendship

Relationships, Spiritual Practices

Community

“Christian community exists when believers connect with each other in authentic and loving ways that encourage growth in Christ. They engage in transparent relationships that cultivate, celebrate and make evident Christ’s love for all the world.” – Adele Calhoun (Spiritual Disciplines Handbook) Here are some suggestions for practicing community this week: Plan to host a… Read More Community