Episcopal Commons: A Missional Innovative Partnership

God is love. Love as the manifestation of the wholeness or oneness of all of God’s creation.  God is mission. Mission as the manifestation of God’s love. God’s mission, as we often refer to, is to reconcile and restore all of God’s creation to wholeness. “All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself … More Episcopal Commons: A Missional Innovative Partnership

Missional Innovative Partnerships and the New ECMN Retreat Center

With the beautiful yellow, orange, and red colors bursting all around us it was abundantly clear we were transitioning to the long season of dormancy. And yet, on this day, we were all about new life…about resurrection! It began with a very imaginative conversation. Others were then invited to share their visions. This can often … More Missional Innovative Partnerships and the New ECMN Retreat Center

The Incarnational Experience of the Gospel Story of the Widow’s Mite

I walked into their sweltering hot, cinderblock home that had nothing but dirt floors. Immediately my senses were on overdrive. The large gathering of multiple generations who happily knew this as home, were laughing and talking all in rapid fire Spanish. The air was filled with this beautiful aroma of spices; it was beckoning me to … More The Incarnational Experience of the Gospel Story of the Widow’s Mite