Tag: pray

“I Didn’t Know I Needed This”

I noticed something at this year’s Extravaganza. All of the themes for the different “main stage” sessions were really well received. But there was one that stood out: “Holding Grief.” The live chat during all of the sessions was very busy. But when this session started, and the speakers started doing their work to unpack ...

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Our Hearts Break for Houston

Every time an image of the flooding comes across my newsfeed, or my TV screen, my heart breaks a little bit.  The images of the interstates completely submerged…of homes deep in water…and of people awaiting rescue takes my breath away. And like many of you, my mind turns immediately to friends who live and work ...

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Prayers for Travel

And today they come.  Yesterday, about half of the Extravaganza planning team came in to the Hyatt in Anaheim, along with those leading the Practice Discipleship Initiative, to start the preparation.  There were also a few random folks who came in early just to enjoy California.  (And in the mid 70’s a beautiful, what’s not to ...