Our burdens manifest themselves emotionally, spiritually, physically, individually, communally -- and sometimes in multiple ways all at the same time. What kinds of heaviness do we solemnly accept? What kinds do we fight as if our lives depend on it? And why?
Celebrating eight years of publishing catapult magazine with our annual issue on the gift of community.
Many folks will take at least one vacation over the summer, but vacation can be quite different from retreat. Some people rarely or never feel inclined to go on retreat, while others can’t imagine going without them on a regular basis. On the who, what, where, when, why and how of stepping away.
One of the few places adults still regularly gather after they graduate from school to listen to someone speak is in church. Admit it: your attention wanders as badly as your kids’. Or maybe you’re a note taker. Or maybe you can remember a sermon that changed something for you forever. What makes a good sermon—either from your perspective in the pews or in the pulpit?