Transformed Lives: From Resentment to Gratitude

This week, we are exploring the movement Henri Nouwen describes from resentment to gratitude. Below are some exercises and spiritual disciplines to practice to help you join the Holy Spirit in this transforming movement. A Diagnostic Checklist for Resentment Do I feel like I should mask or hide “negative” emotions such as sadness, anger, frustration,Continue reading “Transformed Lives: From Resentment to Gratitude”

Transformed Lives: From Fear to Love

Henri Nouwen — priest, author, and professor — wrote dozens of books on the spiritual life. Even after his death in 1996, his words in books like Spiritual Formation continue to shape and influence people who desire a deeper life with Christ. Nouwen describes spiritual formation not so much in a direct linear path (i.e.,Continue reading “Transformed Lives: From Fear to Love”

Sunday School at Home: The week of 8 November 2020

As we continue to navigate pandemic and online gatherings together, we want to help our younger NextGen students feel like they’re “together” by sharing the same Bible story and craft each week. Parents, please remember to have your kids bring their Growing in God’s Love story Bible to our worship gatherings via Zoom! From weekContinue reading “Sunday School at Home: The week of 8 November 2020”

12 Months of Blessing: Pajama Drive for Cal-Safe Escondido

For the month of October, we’re partnering with Cal-Safe Escondido to do a kids’ pajama drive for 17 families in time for Thanksgiving. Please read the letter from Ann Leong below for more information: Dear Brothers and Sisters of Anchor City Church, I am so excited and thankful for the opportunity to serve The CaliforniaContinue reading “12 Months of Blessing: Pajama Drive for Cal-Safe Escondido”

12 Months of Blessing: UrbanLife and Wildfire Relief

For the month of September, we’re partnering with two ministries to address urgent local and regional needs. UrbanLife “exists to see transformed people transform our neighborhoods through Christian community development initiatives and vibrant missional communities that love God, neighbor, and ‘hood.” UL’s ministries are holistic and impactful, especially in raising up and developing youth leadership.Continue reading “12 Months of Blessing: UrbanLife and Wildfire Relief”