Posts from February 2016

Prayer Room Testimony – Mallory

Prayer Room Blog Post- Mallory One of my favorite writings about prayer is this: “Prayer in an intimate conversation with God—real, demanding, loving, and engaged conversation between a real person and the real, living God. This conversation initiates, sustains, and augments a dynamic relationship full of risk and joy. We bring to this relationship the…

Prayer Week 2016 – Emily Lewis

Prayer Room Testimony – Emily Lewis Prayer: a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or object of worship. Let’s be honest, if not all of us, some of us were taught that there was a right and a wrong way to pray. For most of us it was what I…

Think About It Thursday – Letting Go

Last night I took a small stone and passed it back and forth in my hands. Despite the almost insignificance of the stone in my hand, the weight took me by surprise. The stone began to represent my self-doubt, feeling of worth, comparing myself to others, and my shame. It was a heavy stone. There…

Think About It Thursday – Faith Through Doubt

Last night at Merge we finished off “Merge at the Movies” with the movie The Letters. This movie depicts the real life of Mother Teresa and reveals parts of her life no one encountered until after her death. Mother Teresa had been an Albanian Roman Catholic religious sister for six decades and as she visited places…