Thomas Merton once said, “the rush and pressure of modern life is a pervasive form of contemporary violence.” In his book, The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry, John Mark Comer asks "Can you imagine a hurried Jesus? Hurry kills all that we hold dear: spirituality, health, marriage, family, thoughtful work, creativity, generosity…name your value. Hurry is... Continue Reading →


I often get asked during the Lenten season “Does this count?" My answer is always the same: "The spiritual life is not about counting. But if you’re counting, it doesn’t count." Jesus was not about counting. Jesus was about transformation and that is what our Lenten disciplines are designed to lead us to. The first... Continue Reading →


We believers hold a very strong conviction that God wishes to communicate with us. God wishes us to hear how much we are loved, what a good and treasured creation we are, AND to direct us to what will bring us “life to the full.” How does God speak these beautiful truths to us and... Continue Reading →

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