Recent Posts by Matthew Morgan

Reflections on the Spiritual Disciplines Retreat

Two weeks ago, we had our first Spiritual Disciplines Retreat for Adults, and I want to share some of my reflections of how I saw God at work:
1) God brought together an amazing group to experience the weekend 
together. There were young and old. There were people that grew up in the church and those that...

Spiritual Discipline Retreats

Richard Beck, in his book Stranger God, writes:  
“Hearts aren’t easily changed. You can’t change hearts with pep talks, protests, podcasts, Facebook rants, tweets, or a really good sermon. Hearts require spiritual formation through habits and practices that directly address the social and psychological dynamics at work that keep us from seeing and welcoming each other…. Our...

Being Clothed in Christ

Clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. — Romans 13:14 Several weeks ago, Lauren and I took our kids to Abilene to hang out with their grandparents and we went to San Antonio, just the two of us. While there, we went to...

Pure and Undefiled Religion – Guest Post by Teresa Scott

“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” - James 1:27 We all understand that Christians should provide care for the widows and the orphans. Many of our senior partners have no remaining family. The Church...

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