Tags: Circumstances

  • A Season of Advent: Joy

    A Season of Advent: Joy

    December 15, 2019  — 

    The third stop on the Advent Journey celebrates the wonder of Joy – the capacity for life as it is, on the way to Life as it will be. Joy is, unlike happiness, is not reflective of the circumstance – in fact, joy reframes our attitude towards the circumstances, allowing us to sit deeply with pain and loss without losing our way. And, as it turns out – Joy has a first Name, born in Bethlehem!

    Scripture: Isaiah 35:1-10
  • Gratitude for Grace

    Gratitude for Grace

    November 19, 2017  — 

    We show gratitude to God because He deserves it, because it is a part of our citizenship, because it is good for us, and because His grace is sufficient.

    Scripture: Ephesians 5:18-20, Colossians 3:15-17, 1 Thessalonians, Philippians 2:14-16, Philippians 4:4-9, 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Philippians 4:10-13, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10