FLOURISH SAN DIEGO BLOG

Reflections to help you flourish your city

Fall 2022 Collective Academy Previews

Our next round of the Collective Academy is quickly approaching and we'd love to have you join us! If you're curious about what the Academy is, we'd like to invite you to attend one of our upcoming Collective Academy Previews.  This is a great chance to meet the...

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Abiding Prayer Training

Abiding Prayer Training

Hi, Jaenee here! We recently hosted an event where we gathered to share a meal, learn, and pray together. Our good friends, Mark and Shell Cowper-Smith of Gathering Place Church, introduced us to the practice of abiding prayer.  Our time together was an eye-opener for...

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Help Ukrainian Refugees

Help Ukrainian Refugees

As the world watches the horrible and violent actions of Russia upon Ukraine, we can understand the mass migration of Ukrainians seeking safety. The vast majority are in neighboring countries, but with President Biden's pledge to accept 100,000 refugees from Ukraine,...

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Abiding Prayer – Lunch and Learn

Abiding Prayer – Lunch and Learn

For thousands of years, men and women of faith have recognized the connection between solitude and a deep abiding relationship with God. Yet in today’s hurried world, the idea of being still seems as impractical as it is impossible. Is it possible that solitude and...

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Reframe: Jesus the King

Reframe: Jesus the King

I've been doing some preparation for teaching at the next retreat of our learning community. At the next session of the Flourish Collective Academy, we'll be talking about the gospel.  And while that word brings to mind the work of Jesus on the cross, often the gospel...

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Meaningful, Meaningless, and Means

Meaningful, Meaningless, and Means

“When people focus on means, they find their lives meaningless. But to the degree that they focus on ends, they find their lives meaningful.“ - Dr. David CoreyThe quote sparked a great reflection penned by Jeff Haanen of the Denver Institute for Faith & Work. He...

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