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Kristen Rietkerk

  • Fabulous poem included in this post. Such richness of images possible in a conversation. I am wondering what that kind of generous listening posture looks like between me and God. What balloons is...

  • I love the vulnerability this post highlights.  As a church leader, I want to have the answers. And yet, humility invites an environment of inquiry, creativity and wondering. The questions you...

  • Lovely piece, Jill.  I too have a tendency to look back to understand the steps (and missteps) I've taken and sometimes this takes up space that could propel me forward in hope. This is the wisdom...

  • Are you looking for self-assessment or for church-wide assessment?

  • Appreciate your reflection, Dave. I can imagine it is quite a delight to be in a receiving posture on a regular basis. And, I believe these "A Ha" moments will be woven into the work you are doing...

  • I think the self-reflection tool included with the resource list is very helpful. I would add that this tool could be valuable as part of the discernment process for any member as she/he considers...

  • Trust in You by Lauren Daigle

    Even If, Mercy Me

  • Love this free and easy to adopt gratitude calendar.  I'm also thankful for being introduced to new writers/artists/leaders who are designing creative ways to engage faith formation for all ages...

  • Wonderful discussion about soul care.  I especially appreciate the 4 dimensions of soul care and the idea that a healthy and whole spiritual life needs regular attention in each of the dimensions...

  • Simple and succinct! A good way to live into a rhythm of formation.  And, I think it's a positive when we connect what we do as a local congregation with the global church in observing and...