Spiritual practices foster a deeply grounded Christian faith. The Formation section on The Thread seeks to enhance a life of faith that has enough depth and substance to bear fruit in the world.
Practicing the Sabbath may seem like a challenge in today's fast-paced, high-tech world, but a Sabbath can be a healthy, biblical, spiritual practice to recenter and refocus on what really matters—God, family, and spiritual, mental, and physical health.
What would happen if we were to approach the world with the lesson found in the children’s song, “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star?” That is the wonder and curiosity with which Rev. Leslie Callahan approaches the story of Esther.
Do churches have dreams? From her early experience of church to ordained leadership and coaching, Rev. Aqueelah Ligonde’s call is to lead the Church in dreaming. In this interview, she talks about how people working together for the Church’s dreams gives her hope.
Epiphany invites us to enjoy the sacramental nature of gifts, particularly God’s self-gift in Jesus. Where we often force a choice between gifts of meaning and gifts of pleasure, Epiphany is a reminder that God chooses both.
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