Our ember conversation — belonging and togetherness In our little Ember-sphere, we've had some super helpful [I think they're helpful] conversations around the idea of belonging. We are all working toward the goals of the organization, which are narrow and specific, but we are also becoming good friends in the process. So, our topic of … Continue reading Some real life thoughts on belonging and togetherness.
On Knowing God - Colossians 2 - a practical and applied study of scripture
When people ask me how the financial structure of Ember works, I tell them that I raise money for the organization and then each staff member, myself included, is responsible to raise their own salary. A typical response is something like, “Wow, that sounds really hard.” And my typical response… “Yeah, it is definitely challenging … Continue reading Individual Financial Investment
What kind of a person will sign on with Ember? As we continue to build Ember I am still surprised as God brings clarity of vision and hones our purpose and direction. As things are dialing in, I’m beginning to see the kind of person who would be attracted to Ember vocationally. There are two … Continue reading Artist & Worshipper
it begins in the prayer room I have a high value for the quiet, personal place of worship, prayer, and communion with God. In my experience, knowing God deeply and intimately begins with private understanding. This idea is even mirrored in a gathering of like minded people also desiring to commune with God together — … Continue reading Ember — it’s prayer and it’s a creative company