What stories do you tell yourself and others about the world we live in? How are you opening yourself to the ways God wants to reframe these stories? Are you choosing the Story of Light and Love?
Darkness is a reality in life. Yet it is often in the darkness where rejuvenation begins.
In the 40 days of Lent, may we each confront our own temptations to pursue comfort, security and control. May we draw on today’s scripture to deflect and transcend those temptations.
Life is a journey. All of us live in the in-between-ness of past and future.
By Bob Yoder, campus pastor WELCOME: Welcome to Goshen College’s online devotionals for the 2016 Lent season! Our theme this year, taken from Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada worship resources found in Leader magazine, is “Living Ink.” Every Monday an author will introduce the sub-theme, and on the following weekdays authors will reflect … Keep reading »
Beginning Feb. 10 (Ash Wednesday) and culminating on March 27 (Easter), Goshen College students, faculty and staff will reflect on the theme “Living Ink.” The texts for this season tell the story of an Author inviting the people of God into the grand narrative—a tale that encompasses all our struggles, pain, joys, and victories.
Often, we separate the ideas of freedom and service but juxtaposed together, the two beautifully articulate gifts presented to us through the birth and life of Christ.
Like Jesus, we have the opportunity to grow in wisdom and strength “and in divine and human favor” by making good choices.
How can you live in community and offer your presence, rather than mere presents?
In the days leading up to Christmas, may we be reminded of God’s magnificent creation and use it as a space to prepare our hearts for Christ’s coming.