Journal

Author: Bill Haley

Self-Care for Leaders During COVID-19

Self-Care for Leaders During COVID-19

On April 16th, 2020, I had the opportunity to share 4 pillars of self-care for Christian leaders in a crisis with members of the Accord Network, an organization dedicated to unifying God’s people to serve the world’s poor with excellence. Please feel free...
During COVID-19, Go Deeper and Bless

During COVID-19, Go Deeper and Bless

Peace be with you, friends. One of my dear mentors, Gordon Cosby, would say, “In times of crisis, go deeper…” We are in a crisis, and I’m ready to go deeper and help you go deeper too.  Last week I wrote to our staff and board, “I’m feeling energized by the...
Redeeming “Shelter in Place”

Redeeming “Shelter in Place”

In this, our first “Simple Soundings” devotional of the 2020 pandemic, Bill Haley offers a stirring call to embrace God’s invitation to us in the midst of the difficulties of adjusting to pandemic life, specifically, living “sheltered in...
Introducing the Coracle Community… Join Us!

Introducing the Coracle Community… Join Us!

Alone, none of us will follow Jesus the way we most want to.  And community forms us more deeply than most things.  And small groups of Christians can do a lot more together for others.  For all these reasons and more, I’m delighted to announce the formation of the...
Upcoming in 2020: Journey with Us!

Upcoming in 2020: Journey with Us!

Friends, there are some very exciting things coming up in 2020, and I really hope you’ll join in some of it.  I can promise you adventure, God, heartache, joy, depth, wonder, and watching God do stuff in you, around you, and through you.   Here are some highlights...
The Book of Acts in the Himalayas

The Book of Acts in the Himalayas

It didn’t take long to realize it.   It was after witnessing the prayer and fasting, and hearing story after story of the same.   And then hearing testimonies of people who had come to believe in Jesus because they saw a loved one healed after prayers in his name.  ...
SOUNDINGS – Corhaven, Space and Place, and Your Stuff

SOUNDINGS – Corhaven, Space and Place, and Your Stuff

It was surely a surprise 10 years ago when God invited us to move from the inner-city of DC to rural Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley.  It was unexpected, and unexpectedly good, a grace.  It was as if the Lord was saying to us, “Thank you for your heart and service...
The Eucharistic Life

The Eucharistic Life

I imagine that many of you, like me, did not come from a sacramental tradition. Perhaps you find yourself in one now and still have questions when it comes time on Sunday for “Communion,” “The Lord’s Supper,” “The...