During doctoral study I took a class where we studied faith formation. I learned about a man named James Fowler and his stages of faith. In attacking the questions of faith, Fowler shares all the ways that faith grows and forms in us. We… Continue Reading “Formation: Looking for God”
Advent is that ‘waiting time’ when Christians make space to remember the story of God’s people waiting for God to come among them again. Nick Baines, author of freedom is coming: from advent to epiphany with the prophet isaiah No earthly season dictates when… Continue Reading “Looking for God all Year Long”
Waiting. That is one of the themes of life, yeah? I heard a wonderful teaching from Apostle Charles Moore where he described two kinds of waiting. There is circumstantial waiting, where the situation requires us to wait — like waiting in line or waiting… Continue Reading “The Big Wait”
What I appreciate most about the Advent season is two things: 1) all that is packed in it and 2) all the ways to see it and gain insights for life. What’s packed in? Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa… and more, I’m sure. Add to formal… Continue Reading “Waiting with Perspective”
What bliss you will experience when your heart is pure! For then your eyes will open to see more and more of God. Matthew 4:8 (tpt, the passion translation) When do you look for God? We talk about His presence in worship and in… Continue Reading “Advent Conditioning”
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