Lent Day 7 Reflection

Today’s reflection about “Potatoes and Eggs” is from Monica Odle. Monica is a covenant member who leads a Life Group and loves her Navig8 kindergartners. She is a proud wife and doting mom who does freelance writing on the side. Thanks to Monica for her vulnerability, and thanks for reading and sharing your own comments.   Once when I was in college, a suitemate of mine wanted to make a midnight run to the Tex-Mex restaurant down the ...

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Lent Day 6 Reflection

Today’s reflection comes from Jared Brandt. Jared and his wife, Courtney, became covenant members last fall and have helped launch a new Life Group for young marrieds. Jared is currently pursuing a PhD in Philosophy at Baylor University. - Psalms 63:1-3 - O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly. My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Thus I have seen You ...

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Lent Day 5 Reflection

Today's reflection comes from Dave Morehead. Dave has been involved with Harris Creek in a number of capacities, including Life Group leadership and volunteering in Navig8 worship with the kindergarten group. In the community, Dave serves as Director of Investments at Baylor University. Recently, I had the good fortune and opportunity to visit a friend I hadn’t seen in three years.  While we have talked on the phone and written back and forth over this ...

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Lent Day 4 Reflection

Who may ascend to the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood and has not sworn deceitfully. - Psalm 24:3-4 - Any time I walked into a classroom knowing an exam was coming my way, I entered with little confidence. Academic preparedness was one thing, confidence in my deodorant of choice was another. ...

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Lent Day 3 Reflection

Pardon my formality for this post, but I wanted to explain what you can expect from our blog roll between now and Palm Sunday. Each day during Lent, we will be sharing a new blog post that will include a reflection on the daily readings found in “Seeking God for the City,” a devotional guide produced by Waymakers. These reflections will be a work of our people (i.e., our staff, our volunteers, our friends, ...

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Lent Day 2 Reflection

Lent is a season to be stretched in our way of thinking, our way of doing, and ultimately our way of being. Before you exercise—if you follow the advice of your P.E. teacher—you should stretch your muscles to be fully engaged for a new activity. You’re telling your tendons, “Are you ready for this? HERE. WE. GO.” For Lent, you may choose to give up something, whether it is a dietary ...

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Lenten Reflection

I don’t want to assume, but my guess is everyone knows Easter is this coming Sunday. With the coming of Easter and the celebration of the death and resurrection of Christ, we conclude the season of Lent.  I hope the last forty days of Lent have provided you with the opportunity for growth in your relationship with God. Perhaps you gave up something in your life that has allowed you ...

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Re-post: Rhythm, Depth, and the Connectedness of Life

This is a blog I wrote two years ago on my Hesed Now site. It is unreal how this happens every year. I happen to be sick again at the same time of year. I wanted to re-post the blog in its original form to show you how we carry grief with us even a decade later. Here it is: Over the last two and a half weeks I have ...

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