On the Edge of the Wilderness: Week 1

“The Israelites moved on from Succoth and then camped at Etham at the edge of the wilderness. God went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud during the day to guide them on the way, and at night in a pillar of fire to give them light.” Exodus 13:20 There they were, the people of God,…

Hosting Jesus: Why a Prayer Room?

It was 2007 and I was just starting my sophomore year in college. Through a series of unusual events, a bit of providential favor and desperate prayer I landed my own room. I closed the door behind me and began to scope out the place. The thick oak dresser, the twin mattress in the corner…

Lower and Slower: Resources for the Navah family

Lower and Slower Prayer Posture Time: 15 min Format: Group or Individual The Father’s greatest desire is to give all of himself to a people who will give all of themselves in return. This beautiful, generous exchange can only take place when the soil of our heart is free from worries and anxieties, the love…

Implications of the Incarnation

This January Joe Steinke facilitated a communion experience for our Navah family. Over the course of the morning we prayed a series of seven prayers that led us out of darkness and into the deliverance and Christ. Together we experienced the power of being reconciled back to God and to one another in peace, through…

Humility: The Heart of Unity

We’ve heard before that our generation has a culture of complaint. Rather than looking to honor one another and approach our differences with understanding, it is acceptable to compare, compete, and put each other down.  This week David Blackwell brought forth a challenge; choose to go low in humility, and look up to others with…

The Dwelling Place: Making space for God

In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.

Anticipation: Joyful expectation for our Navah spring retreat

  There is a well within each of us that was designed to be filled. For some the well is a vibrant place, a source of life whose waters refresh, brim to capacity, and spill out in abundance. For others the well can be cold, dark, and empty. The void can be noticeable, even painful…

Stewarding Dreams

“What you value you will steward well and what you steward well you will multiply. What you multiply you have authority over.”

Family Inheritance

The deepest longing of the Father is to receive us fully. He waits for, anticipates, and longs for the day when we will be wholly his.

Lavished with Grace

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. (Ephesians 1:3)

God’s Immeasurably More Story

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power which is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 This week we dove into God’s grand plan…