Confessing Your Sins

Confessing Your Sins

As we continue in our study of Hosea, I am reminded of how important prayers of confession are. I can err on the side of cheapening grace by thinking my sin isn’t that bad, or that God already knows, so confessing is unnecessary or unimportant. Scripture highlights...
Confessing Your Sins

Intentional Discipleship

“Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.”  – Dietrich Bonhoeffer The Park Community is Ten Years old this coming January.  For a few of you, The Park turned ten this past summer when in 2009 we began to whisper about...
Missional Partner Sunday

Missional Partner Sunday

Sunday, October 27th, 2019 Best Practices for Missional Community Bible Study Facilitation As you begin each study, pray that God will speak to you through his Word.Listen attentively to other members. Encourage only Bible reading from phones during the study.Work to...
Confessing Your Sins

Cost of Discipleship

My sons are learning from me whether I like it or not. So then the question I have to answer is how intentional am I being in this process. “29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For...
Confessing Your Sins

Prayer

Prayer can be a difficult discipline and practice for us in the craziness of life. One of my favorite things to do is to meditate on and pray through scripture. A helpful structure for this practice is Lectio Divina. Lectio Divina is a traditional monastic discipline...