Creating Sacred Space in Our Lives (Page 5)

A weekly devotional series presented by Tripp Martin, pastor of Auburn First Baptist Church. Auburn First Baptist Church is a free and faithful congregation of Christians, and a unique place of faith, learning, and ministry. For more information, visit AuburnFBC.org.

Listening

What is it that we are listening for? Is it a voice, a whisper, or a shout? Or, more like an echo? Or, is it something more like a presence — a sense that we are not alone? Or, is it a sense of conviction — a voice that comes up from within us, where…

The Desert

It is easy for us to be occupied with what it is we are letting go of, or what it is we feel we are missing out on, which keeps us from seeing what is actually there—what it is we have to be grateful for in our life. On Wednesday, we gather to reflect on…

Our Neighbors

In the New Testament, we hear that the Word became flesh and blood, and moved into our neighborhood. On Wednesday, we gather to reflect on “Creating Sacred Space in Our Lives” — a devotional series presented by Tripp Martin, pastor of Auburn First Baptist Church. For more information, visit AuburnFBC.org.

The Practice of Empathy

Any time any of us experience the presence of God, it is just a half-step toward an empathy for those who are hurting, because that is the very character of God’s Love in this world. It is why empathy is wrapped around our faith. On Wednesday, we gather to reflect on “Creating Sacred Space in…

Sojourner and Sabbath

As we are practicing Sabbath — making room for God’s presence, creating sacred space in our lives — perhaps we see the value again of things like community, patience, kindness, service, hope, mercy, Love, justice, gentleness, and meekness. On Wednesday, we gather to reflect on “Creating Sacred Space in Our Lives” — a devotional series…

The Places of Scripture

One of the places that we might visit to give us a new perspective is that of reading Scripture. Oftentimes, we think of reading Scripture as a regular activity of learning, but perhaps it takes us on a journey to new places, as well, that creates space in our lives to see our place, our…

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