Hesed is an ancient Hebrew word and key to unlocking the fifth beatitude. We often think of mercy as the withholding of punishment, but its deeper meaning goes beyond that to express the unending loyalty of God's covenant of love. God doesn't write us off.
Origin stories - Batman Begins, Solo, the Gospel of Matthew, and Genesis. In the ancient biography of Matthew's Gospel, we see a picture of a Jesus who has this way of being human that exudes life. In Matthew chapter 5 aka The Sermon on the Mount, Jesus just turns everything upside down, giving the people a true picture of what life in the kingdom is going to look like.
The church is the place - or group of people - where transformational love can be worked out, BUT so often our interactions with each other and with God become more of a transaction. Tune in to this episode to hear Sean & Savoy talk about how the incarnation showed us that God is not transactional, but loves us up close!
Painful seasons of disorder can leave us feeling abandoned by God but they often lead us to new ways of seeing. What do we do when our reality doesn't match up with our belief system? Join Sean and Savoy for Episode 10 and consider where you find yourself in the story of Jonah.
April Diaz of Ezer + Co joins us for this episode where we talk about why Biblical womanhood is more about being a strong warrior than a subservient second-in-command, why we need mothering from God, and how to honor our mothers by knowing their story.