Joy is not cheap and becoming like Jesus takes time. Author and historian Diana Butler Bass talks about the "!0,000 hours of practice" concept.
Maybe suffering is what fuels forgiveness...and mercy and peacemakers and patience and love.
Are you participating in the Insurrection as a result of the Resurrection?
Are what we "believe" and what we really believe two different things?
Are you afraid of doubt?
Does your community create space for dialogue or is it driven by policy?
Is your community hearing prophetic words from unexpected verses? Pastor and author Tim Condor reflects.
The last will be first. The consumer is consumed. The power of love takes over the love of power. Life springs forth from death.
Gary Best suggests the key to revitalization may be as simple as surrendering to love.
Have we become just culture slightly baptized? John Goldingay talks about being culturally developed.
We have become "stuff focused?" In this culture how do we become an "alternative" community?
Thoughts on living from Anthea Butler.
TWOTP friend Chris Chaisson talks about surrendering. Chris was once known as the Houston Bandit and spent 20 years in prison. This is his story about raising from the dead.
Jesus prays for himself, his disciples and all believers.
My grace is enough; it's all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness.
Look! I'm making everything new. Tell everyone this is dependable and true.
Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man.
This cup is the new covenant written in my blood, poured out for you.
Have we made the gospel too safe? Walter Brueggemann discusses freedom and doubt.
Through the wounded we have honest access to our pain.
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