The Living God
The way, the truth, the life. Lord of heaven and earth. Maker of all things visible and invisible. Join with us today in a bit of breathless wonder at the glory of our living God. Richella Parham shares an excerpt from a letter by George Fox that captures this sense of awe in a powerful way.
Germination of the Soul
Mimi Dixon leads us into Holy Week by sharing an extended meditation on seeds, souls, and the hope of resurrection. When our seed coats—having been nourished in good soil—finally crack, we cannot imagine what will blossom, but our King has promised it will “take our breath away.”
The Christian Response (to the Problem of Pain and Evil)
Mimi Dixon joins us to introduce a piece by Dallas Willard that digs deeply into the problem of pain and evil’s coexistence with the uncompromising goodness of God. It is a very Lenten thing to remember that “God is always where the suffering is” and that there is “something beyond the pain.”
What has Cost God Much Cannot be Cheap for Us
In exploring discipleship through spending time with our Master, this powerful excerpt from Dietrich Bonhoeffer offers clues. To follow Christ, to truly be with him, is to die a death to ourselves. But, because it is with him and for him, this death is grace itself. Bonhoeffer explains.