Lenten Book Studies: Intergenerational

The joy of books (one of many joys) is that even browsing their spines helps my brain wander & imagine & reconsider. New ideas come to mind, or I find a word that I’ve been missing. So it’s no surprise that I was browsing my bookshelves and started...

Lenten Book Studies: Writing to God

For many years, I’ve written prayers as an occasional faith exercise, but prayer-writing as a spiritual practice really took on rhythm for me in a small group setting one Lenten season almost a decade ago. The intentional time in community — writing,...

Lenten Book Studies: Streams Run Uphill

For congregations that are serious about responding to the headlines of #MeToo and racialized violence, I highly recommend Streams Run Uphill: Conversations with Young Clergywomen of Color for an adult Lenten book study. I often hear white adults and predominantly...

Lenten Book Studies: The Mystic in You

I love the opportunity that Lent offers for intentional spiritual growth in & through community, which can be especially meaningful in a small group setting. Choosing a book to study as a small group can provide focus and ready-to-go content that is engaging while...

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