Shame is a common human experience. It’s destructive forces are felt by us all. Shame can alienate us from close relationships with family, friends- even God. Is it possible to loosen shame’s grip on our lives? Shame often bursts through the doors of our soul over matters when we have done nothing wrong and there […]
What does it mean to be made in the image of God? How does this knowledge inform and shape our self image? You are fearfully and wonderfully made and are holy a dearly loved. Re-examine the Genesis story of creation and rediscover your identity as a unique creation of God.
Relationship Genesis 2:15–23 (NRSV) The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to till it and keep it. 16 And the Lord God commanded the man, “You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; 17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you […]
Reflection Genesis 1:25–28 Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps […]