July Prompt: Share Your Passions!

Submission deadline: July 29th (we will be posting contributions throughout the month as we receive them) This month we’re doing something a little different with our conversation. Instead of writing on a predetermined theme or responding to a prompt, we’re asking you to share something you’re excited about with us! Whether you’re learning something new, or you recently had an experience that shifted something for … Continue reading July Prompt: Share Your Passions!

April/May Prompt 2017: Mental Health, Faith, and Stigma

Mental Health, Faith, and Stigma Submissions deadline: April 29th For most of my first year of college, I was very depressed. I was exhausted all the time, it was difficult to focus or motivate myself, I didn’t feel excited about things I usually felt excited about, I often felt numb and wanted to just not exist for a while, and when I didn’t feel numb … Continue reading April/May Prompt 2017: Mental Health, Faith, and Stigma

February/March 2017 Prompt:Faithful Resistance

REVISED DEADLINE: Submissions due on Monday March 6th by 11:59pm. Last weekend I marched with thousands of people through downtown San Francisco as we grieved for our country and reminded ourselves of our collective power. In the past few years I have become increasingly aware of the terrible oppression and stark injustices that exist in our country. My anger and concern have increased since realizing … Continue reading February/March 2017 Prompt:Faithful Resistance

Nov/Dec Prompt: Loving Across Difference

The submission deadline has been pushed back until December 28th!  We live in an incredibly diverse world filled with billions of people who each hold beautiful and complex pieces of the divine within themselves. However, historically humans don’t always have a great track record with embracing difference and diversity. If learning how to love people well means learning how to love people despite, or even … Continue reading Nov/Dec Prompt: Loving Across Difference

October Prompt, 2016: Faith and Politics

Submissions are due on Friday October 28th.  This month we thought it would be appropriate to delve into a relevant and complicated topic: faith and politics. We realize that this is a potentially charged topic, but we think that recognizing how  politics fit into our faith (and vice versa) is an important part of learning to engage with the world in a way that reflects God’s love. … Continue reading October Prompt, 2016: Faith and Politics

September 2016 Prompt: On Being Relational Beings.

Submission Deadline: Sunday, September 25th As human beings we are relational creatures. From the minute we’re born until we die we’re creating connections between ourselves and the people around us. The relationships we cultivate can feed our souls or drain our energy; they can encourage us to be our best selves, or coax our shadow selves to the forefront of our self-expression; they can make … Continue reading September 2016 Prompt: On Being Relational Beings.

August Prompt

Calling and Purpose Submission deadline: Friday, August 26th, 2016 This month we’ll be discussing ‘calling’, that illusive, divine pull towards a vocation or way of living that many of us feel or hope to feel, especially in seasons of transition and discernment. In the following paragraph our editor, Brent, shares some of his thoughts and feelings about ‘calling’: I have seen people follow what they found … Continue reading August Prompt