The Holy Spirit Has a History
“And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever” (John 14:16). But many have believed that God went silent for hundreds of years after the 1st century. Not so. Tom Oden could trace God’s hand throughout history, and he showed Chris Hall how.
Every Sentence a Work of Art
Not only did Tom Oden let Chris Hall collaborate on an article for Christianity Today in 1989, he also guided Chris through the craft of composition, encouraging him not to shy away from revisions, until “every sentence [became] a work of art.” Chris shares the story with us.
The Boston Cohort's Second Residency
The Renovaré Institute’s Boston Cohort gathered for Residency 2 in frozen, snowy Attleboro, MA. The weather outside was frightful, but the growing friendships inside were delightful! Here’s a taste of what happened. (Interested in the Institute? Apply for the 2017-19 cohort by April 1!)
Richard Foster's Birthday ... and You!
As Richard Foster approaches a milestone birthday (the three-quarters of a century mark), he has just one request: “If we’re going to celebrate my birthday—if you want to—find $75 and give it to the poor.” If you’d like to mark his birthday in this way, please share your story at 1-844-RENEW88.
Struggling with Everydayness
Tish Harrison Warren’s book, Liturgy of the Ordinary, is the third book in the 2016-17 Renovaré Book Club season. Here, she gives us a sneak peek into some of the themes of her book in a piece about learning to accept a “radical ordinariness” in living this Christian life.
We Live by Rhythms
Patterns, structures, traditions, and rituals make up our daily rhythms. What if we could learn to shape these rhythms to make us more aware of the Holy Spirit, more intentional in our apprenticeship to Christ? Chris Webb gives the whys for crafting a Rule of Life in this helpful introduction.