Gather: The Heart of Bethlehem Tuesdays: December 3, 10, and 17 12:00 p.m at Picture This! 111 E. Commerce St, Jacksonville, TX As we journey through the holiday season we are setting aside time to consider the heart of the Christmas. We'll be using our very own Carol B. Weaver's devotional guide The Heart of … Continue reading Gather: The Heart of Bethlehem
Part of prayerful meditation of Scripture is to listen for the questions which come up in your spirit. But don’t swat them away or stuff them down. Embrace them. Turn them into a prayer. Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash
When you ask God a question, expect His Spirit to respond to your heart. Be careful not to rush it or to manufacture an answer. Don’t turn the Bible into a reference book or spiritual encyclopedia. Just pose the question to God, and wait on Him. --Pat Layton, Surrendering the Secret Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash
At the heart of lectio divina is a willingness to create margin in your life to hear God’s Spirit speak to you through His Word. Photo by Eric Muhr on Unsplash
Welcome back! We are excited you've joined us for our second session of Gather. As we gather at our table with food and friends, we hope you will do the same. There is nothing more powerful than authentic community when it comes to our spiritual health and growth. It is never too late to ask … Continue reading Gather: Lectio Divina
Basically there are four components that make up lectio: reading, thinking, praying, and living. --David Crowder, Praise Habit *Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash
At the heart of lectio divina is a willingness to create margin in your life to hear God’s Spirit speak to you through His Word.
We'll share a meal, fellowship, and living God's Word out in our lives.
Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved. Acts 2:46-47 With great joy we invite you to Gather beginning August … Continue reading An Invitation to Gather