Podcast Reflection: Adriana Gonzalez’s Testimony

This year, for the first time at the Flourish Conference, Adriana Gonzalez, cofounder of Flourish Your Faith Ministries, shared her testimony. What a moving testimony of God’s work in her… Read More

A Reflection: Fr. Mathias on Baptism in the Holy Spirit

We were blessed to have Fr. Mathias Thelen join us at Flourish this year as our keynote speaker–what a gift! He gave a moving talk on the Holy Spirit, which… Read More

Ecumenism of the Spirit

In his 1995 encyclical, Ut Unum Sint, “that they may be one” (Matt 17:21), St. Pope John Paul II asks the question, “How much further must we travel until that… Read More

The Fear of the Lord

God always wants to pour out blessing and grace upon us. The trouble is that we are not always ready to receive it. A gift can only be given if… Read More

Children of the Light: Reflecting on Going Deeper, Session 2

What percentage of our time are we casting a light with which others can see and know and understand the presence of God? Deacon Ralph Poyo asked us this question… Read More

Living in the Kingdom of God: Reflections on Going Deeper, Session 1

Do you live in the kingdom of God now, as His beloved son or daughter? Deacon Ralph Poyo urged us to consider this question during the first session of our… Read More

Freedom in Truth – Unity in Love

Love and truth have lost their true meaning today. God’s word shows us their true character and unity. By Don Schwager The Scriptures tell us that love and truth are… Read More

Go, and Do Not Sin Again

Unjust accusations against Jesus The Gospel accounts frequently describe how Jesus had to face unjust accusations made by the Pharisees, the ruling elders of Israel. They were upset with Jesus’… Read More

“In repentance and rest is your salvation.” Isaiah 30:15

Jesus and John the Baptist both begin their ministry with the same invitation, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”   Isaiah sees it as a prerequisite for our healing. … Read More

Reflection on Lent and Praying for Baby Fulton

While my family rests comfortably I pray and write when the inspiration hits me. Between the music and the notes hopefully one day my kids will enjoy going through it… Read More