A Look Ahead at Epiphany

Hey there Shadow Rock beloveds. It’s the Monday before Christmas. As I drove from home to SR this morning, it was pretty quiet. The usual school traffic just outside my neighborhood and near Thunderbird High was gone. I pulled into the nearly empty parking lot...

Going Through the Motions

Have you ever noticed how many popular Christmas songs have the words, “once again,” or “once more?” Amy Grant’s Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas The first recorded acknowledgement of Christmas as the...

Spiritual Grounding for Advent

Advent is a season in which we crank up our usual level of intentionality around worship planning. What I mean is that we are typically intentional about worship. One of the hallmarks of our congregational culture is a sense of compassion and purpose around the...

what we’re reading around the campus

One of the surprises of this fall at Shadow Rock has been the interest and energy around Sermon Reboot. This time together is a deeper dive into the topic of Pastor Ken’s message, including personal responses to the sermon. Yesterday, we had about a dozen folks...