Inhaling Grace Day Retreat

Inhaling Grace Day Retreat

“The grace of God is the atmosphere of his kingdom. We live by inhaling grace.” Come to deepen your connection with God, rest from your busy life, and find refreshment to continue on with new energy. This day retreat for leaders will incorporate teaching, group...
Lent: Exhaling Hurry, Inhaling Grace

Lent: Exhaling Hurry, Inhaling Grace

Last week, I talked about a growing community of friends who will be joining Gem and me for An Unhurried Lent. We’ll begin three weeks from today on March 6, Ash Wednesday. So, again, why Lent? What’s the big deal? Some resist practices like Lent and other similar...
Practicing an Unhurried Lent

Practicing an Unhurried Lent

The practice of Lent has become a place of grace for me over the last number of years. Some feel that Lent is a failure to recognize that our salvation is rooted in grace. But Lent isn’t about earning favor. It’s actually about recognizing the habits in our lives that...
Grace Works

Grace Works

There’s an encouraging line in a psalm of Moses that connects prayer and fruitful work. I’ve prayed it often in the face of writing projects or upcoming speaking engagements. May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes,...
Silent Retreat: A Reason to be Thankful

Silent Retreat: A Reason to be Thankful

You’re likely reading this just before Thanksgiving day (since these come out on Wednesdays). I send along my prayer that God’s Spirit will open your eyes to the countless graces that fill your life. We are certainly thankful for you! I’m writing this post on a Friday...