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Are you ready for the adventure!

Grow closer to God and restart your journey with Jesus.
This 10 week class is perfect for anyone
interested in hearing more about being a Christian, if you have a church home but are looking for something more, or if you just feel the desire to grow closer to God this year.
Contact Wes Kendall for more information or if you have questions.

Zelda, Jesus, and How We Are Made for the Journey

I am not afraid to admit it.  God has been speaking to me through Zelda.  No, not really.  The voice in the newest version of the game is from someone else, an enchanting voice that emerges at the very beginning and will be with you the whole time.  But, I'm getting ahead of myself.  Let me start over, at the beginning.
Like all true spiritual journeys, this one begins with an awakening. 
A shimmering light appears before your eyes, and you hear someone imploring you:  "Open your eyes!"  You have been asleep for a very long time, longer than you can imagine, longer than you dare consider.  And as you emerge, you learn a few things very quickly.  
One, you are very much a novice.  You are just beginning.  You do not have much, only a few necessities.  But that is okay, for you are also being given a gift - a type of guiding presence and map.
Two, there is a dire mission before.  A grave calamity has befallen the world, and you will have a part to play in bringing light back i…

1 Timothy 4 - Questions for reflection and prayer

1.  What is your spiritual community?

Healthy spiritual communities are places that foster a deeper awareness of spiritual growth and move beyond superficial conversations to talk about what you are really experiencing.  Healthy spiritual communities support activities that allow us to experience greater grace and freedom in our lives - activities like deeply engaging worship, in discussions about spiritual direction, meditation and prayer.

Where have you experienced this type of healthy spiritual community (it doesn't necessarily have to be the church)?  Where do you feel like you can find it in Greencastle?

2.  Who is your trainer?

One of the key components of any worthwhile exercise class is often times the instructor.  He or she can help make the experience both challenging but also life-giving and rewarding.

In today's age, the beautiful thing is that you can have access to all sorts of trainers - both physical and spiritual.  With podcasts, blogs, Youtube and other resourc…