Pray through Advent Season
December 1st, 2014

Pray through Advent Season

Join us as we pray and prepare for the birth of the Christ Child and the coming of the Messiah. In this season of Advent we are called to read Scriptures that exhort us to remain alert and faithful as we await our Lords return - Scriptures that ...

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Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?
April 18th, 2014

Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?

Maria Wolf

Editors Note: The Spiritual Exercisesdeveloped by Ignatius of Loyola were written to challenge you and me toexperience the Bible in a new way. As you contemplate a passage, use yourimagination to enter the scene as an active participant—as one of thecharacters in the story you are reading. The ...

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How Much Bible is in the Film Noah?
March 28th, 2014

How Much Bible is in the Film Noah?

Lisa Goetz

So, it’s the question everyone’s asking: Will artistic interpretationtrump biblical accuracy in Darren Aronofsky’s new film Noah ? It’s a valid question. But maybe, just maybe, we could ask abetter question: How can we interact with the story of Noah—as it’s presentedon the big screen AND in ...

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Turning Water into Wine
March 13th, 2014

Turning Water into Wine

Maria Wolf

For me, the wedding feast of Cana is a biblical narrative that launched Jesus’ public ministry. It’s a great story, but it never really hit me in the gut. Until I prayed this Scripture passage using the Spiritual Exercises. This method, begun by Ignatius of Loyola, encourages readers ...

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Mary’s Loving Ambition
January 29th, 2014

Mary’s Loving Ambition

Maria Wolf

Can anyone defend ambition? At the recent Q conference on Women and Calling, speaker Kathy Khang did. I thought it was a curious choice. I was ...

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The Case for Scripture and Grace
January 28th, 2014

The Case for Scripture and Grace

Maria Wolf

“The world breaks everyone.” —Ernest Hemingway American writer Ernest Hemingway had an uncanny ability to penetrate the truth quickly. In these four words, Hemingway gets to the heart of why we need the hope of Scripture and the grace of Jesus Christ, ...

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