Fighting Spiritual Apathy

Fighting Spiritual Apathy

Fighting spiritual apathy is an important part of developing your faith. Acedia is a word that people don’t use much anymore. It’s a word that is rooted in Latin and Greek and literally means lack of care. In religious terms, it is most associated with a...
The Journey Toward Simplicity

The Journey Toward Simplicity

Simplicity is an important but potentially elusive part of a persons faith journey. When we consider simplicity, we tend to think about it as an outward reality. We think of simplifying our lives by getting rid of possessions, by eliminating unnecessary busyness, or...
Jesus Displays Truth

Jesus Displays Truth

A Pastor was once given a pie by a parishioner.  It was bad. After one taste by the family members, it was quickly tossed in the garbage.  But a few days later, as you would expect, the parishioner asked how he liked the pie. He responded, “A pie like that does not...
Cultivate Faith

Cultivate Faith

It isn’t easy to figure out how to cultivate faith. There are often many challenges that can get in the way.  When a person is just starting out on our faith journey, it can be difficult to know exactly where to begin. If a person’s faith seems like it has grown a...
Contemplative Spaces

Contemplative Spaces

If we hope to move beyond the superficialities of our culture, including our religious culture, we must be willing to go down into the recreating silences, into the inner world of contemplation. -Richard Foster Celebration of Discipline We Are Too Busy In order to...