Still not sure whether or not you’ll engage in a 40-day journey during Lent?

GPC will offer this study at Wednesday night compass led by Pastor Susie. See below for something for the kids.   GPC will offer this art series for children on Wednesday nights during the Compass time. Below are some suggestions offered by ThePracticalDisciple.com. 40 days of Pure_Praise 40-days to tame_the_tongue (1) Bible’s Top 40 for Lent 40-day Five_Finger_Prayer with children …

4 Reasons You Need A Sabbath Journey for Lent

Hurry, hustle, and being characterized as harried means we are living fast, skimming the surface of things.  Making critical judgments versus living as if every moment we have breath is critical for fulfilling purpose. How might a posture of openness to Christ look like for you practically over the next 40 days? What is it that you can lay at …

How to Make Lent More than a Superficial Practice

Michelle Rabon, Feb 2020 There is a picture I have in my head of what Easter was like as a child. I grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and occasionally attended a church downtown in the heart of the city. Each Easter, all of the churches downtown would come together for Palm Sunday and walk down Tryon Street toward the …

A great prayer to start your work day…

Today’s prayer is from Wendell Berry, the American poet, novelist, and environmentalist. *** Teach me work that honors Thy work, the true economies of goods and words, to make my arts compatible with the songs of the local birds. Teach me the patience beyond work and, beyond patience, the blest Sabbath of Thy unresting love which lights all things and …

How to Have a Civil Conversation

An Interview with Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers   More than ever, modern cultural conversation seems driven by conflict and anger. People sitting together in pews every Sunday have started to feel like strangers, loved ones at the dinner table like enemies. What is the biblical way to have a civilized dialogue? Bible Gateway interviewed Sarah Stewart Holland (@bluegrassred) and Beth Silvers (@nkybeth), …