Journal

Category: Contemplative Life

Science vs. Faith?

Science vs. Faith?

Part of the focus in our “Doubt, Deconstruction & Redemption” Series this year has been to make space for faithful Christians to ask hard questions that deserve to be asked and thoughtfully answered.  Two big types of questions both Christians and non-Christians...
Above the Cries of the Crowd

Above the Cries of the Crowd

Did Jesus “hear God” during his last days on Earth?  There are only two times in the synoptic Gospels when the audible voice of God is heard and recorded—Jesus’ Baptism and the Mount of Transfiguration.  It is worth noting that both times the Father’s voice says...
Jesus & The Major Religions

Jesus & The Major Religions

Part of the focus in our “Doubt, Deconstruction & Redemption” Series this year has been to make space for faithful Christians to ask hard questions that deserve to be asked and thoughtfully answered.  Two big types of questions both Christians and non-Christians...
“The Lamb is My Shepherd” a Poem

“The Lamb is My Shepherd” a Poem

A reflection on the fullness of Jesus as our Good Shepherd in light of  Psalm 23, John 10:1-18 , Rev. 5, and Rev. 7:17. “The Lamb is My Shepherd”The Slain-Lamb Lord is also my Good Shepherd.  What more could I want?He makes me rest in his green grass of...
SOUNDINGS: “Being Honest to God”

SOUNDINGS: “Being Honest to God”

This reflection is part of our 2022 “Doubt, Deconstruction & Redemption” Series.  You can read my original piece laying out why it is fitting for Coracle to pick up this conversation at this moment HERE.  If you are on a deconstruction journey or caring for...
Defining “Deconstruction”

Defining “Deconstruction”

This reflection is part of our 2022 “Doubt, Deconstruction & Redemption” Series.  If you are on a deconstruction journey or caring for someone who is, we hope these spaces, programs, and resources will be a blessing! “To ask hard questions about whether the...
A Tool for Discernment

A Tool for Discernment

In this “Space for God,” Rev. Bill Haley shares an illustration he developed over years of ministry to help Christians visualize the different dimensions of discerning God’s voice. The tool is called “The Discernment Daisy,” and we hope...
SOUNDINGS: “Learning to Hear God”

SOUNDINGS: “Learning to Hear God”

This reflection is part of our “Discernment: Hearing God in a Noisy World” Series.  Discerning God’s unique voice is one of the most important skills for a Christian and is absolutely crucial for our intimacy with God and our ability to follow him. ...

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