If you have ever wondered what a Renovaré Institute residency might be like—or even if you just enjoy hearing accounts of Kingdom living here and now—we invite you in today to glimpse the first gathering of the Boston cohort of RI with some student responses from their week in Santa Barbara.
Rolling as a Mighty Ocean
Zane Creamer offers us a personal account of fighting both for and against life. She reflects upon the “power, vastness, and mysterious depths” of the ocean that demand respect of swimmer and sailor alike, and considers how those same qualities are found in the love of Jesus.
Welcoming Jane Willard to the Ministry Team
We are delighted to announce the addition of Jane Willard to our Ministry Team. Our board chair, Jon Bailey, shares with us a little of her story, while Director of Community Life, Nathan Foster, chimes in with his approbation. Jane offers a few comments of her own. Welcome, Jane!
The Tarnished Image-Bearers
Chris Hall explores the “devastating results of humanity’s defection from obedience to God.” In this sobering piece, he offers an unswerving look at the attendant tarnishing, crippling, and corruption of this separation. As bad as it is, hope is never absent, for “God has not left us to ourselves.”