How do I know if I’m really hearing God?
Did you know that in ancient Hebrew, listening and doing are two sides of the same coin; there’s no separate word for “Obey!” Real listening takes real effort and action.
I’m tired of “them” should I cut “them” off?
The language used in Matthew 18:17 is less harsh than we initially assume since Jesus (and his community) is accused of befriending the “undesirables” like tax collectors and Gentiles. Held in tension with 1Corinthians 5, we’re glad to know God is concerned with reconciliation.
Although fear is an emotion we may prefer to dissociate with, we have to remember fear tells us something. It alerts us to the presence of danger and lets us know that we may need to take action. In this video, Pastor Dele discusses the practical and spiritual aspects of fear as it relates to Covid.
Can I trust God’s leading is good?
Proverbs 3:5 is a famous passage in the Christian bible that teaches us to trust in God's leading but the question that often comes up is–– Can I really trust that God's path is good. The reality is, following the Lord isn't always as simple as a straight path. But as we follow, we know that we can trust that his way is good. Learn what it means for the Lord to guide your paths.
Be brave enough to rest
What makes a space sacred?
What if we could find God's presence wherever we are? In this week's devotional, pastoral resident Rae Harris talks about sacred spaces and how they rarely look how we think they should. Because the reality is, accessing God's presence in everyday things may be easier than we think.