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So why are we praying this way?

So why are we praying this way?

The approach we're taking this year to the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity might raise a strong objection. Aren't we supposed to mourn our disunity, not celebrate it?[...]
Surprised by Ecumenism

Surprised by Ecumenism

I'm a Southern Baptist and work on staff for a majority-Catholic community in Jacksonville, Florida called 'Spirit of Christ'.[...]
Struggling Towards Unity

Struggling Towards Unity

I struggled my way through by attending services at different Churches until, one day I felt the Lord speaking to me while listening to a talk[...]
Drawing on the Riches of our Traditions

Drawing on the Riches of our Traditions

How can we better appreciate the riches of grace found in other Christian traditions? And how can we (and do we) draw upon those riches in our Sword of the Spirit communities?[...]
Nobody Checked With Me! - Masiel Garcia

Nobody Checked With Me! - Masiel Garcia

Many of us came to community life without anyone “checking with” us, we simply were born or grew up here. Masiel Garcia shares her experience.[...]
Nativity Sermon

Nativity Sermon

Bethlehem this day resembles heaven: hearing from the stars the singing of angelic voices and enfolding within itself the Sun of Righteousness. And ask not how; for where God wills, the order of nature yields.[...]
The Real Meaning of Christmas

The Real Meaning of Christmas

Every year as the Christmas season comes around, we hear a great deal about the real meaning of Christmas. But it is not always clear just what that real meaning is.[...]
When Heaven Explodes With Color

When Heaven Explodes With Color

Advent is the season in which the Christian people focus on the return of the Messiah and the day he comes again in glory. This is the day when the “age to come” will finally[...]
Pilgrims, Travelers and Citizens

Pilgrims, Travelers and Citizens

We have no permanent citizenship in this world. Though I hold an official passport  that declares me a citizen of the United States, the reality is that, as a Christian, my citizenship is in heaven.[...]
Being Pruned and Bearing Fruit

Being Pruned and Bearing Fruit

Are you ready to live a lifetime of pruning so you will continually bear fruit? He will not finish pruning you until you are like Christ’s image – that is God’s goal in you.[...]
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