Musical Reflections: The Stand

This post is part of a series of Lenten reflections using worship songs to engage the journey of Lent. Each reflection involves meditation on one song and a portion of scripture from the Gospel of Luke. These reflections are a part of the senior project of Southwestern College student Mallorie Coffman. Graphic design by Maggie…

Fifth Friday in Lent

For the season of Lent, we are taking a break from our usual Lingering Leaves posts in order to focus a bit more on contemplation. Each Friday we will offer a Visio Divina exploring a scripture and image that will help draw us into the Story of Christ’s Life, Death, & Resurrection. Journey with us…

Musical Reflections: Wonderful Cross

This post is part of a series of Lenten reflections using worship songs to engage the journey of Lent. Each reflection involves meditation on one song and a portion of scripture from the Gospel of Luke. These reflections are a part of the senior project of Southwestern College student Mallorie Coffman. Graphic design by Maggie…

Fourth Friday in Lent

For the season of Lent, we are taking a break from our usual Lingering Leaves posts in order to focus a bit more on contemplation. Each Friday we will offer a Visio Divina exploring a scripture and image that will help draw us into the Story of Christ’s Life, Death, & Resurrection. Journey with us…

Third Friday in Lent

For the season of Lent, we are taking a break from our usual Lingering Leaves posts in order to focus a bit more on contemplation. Each Friday we will offer a Visio Divina exploring a scripture and image that will help draw us into the Story of Christ’s Life, Death, & Resurrection. Journey with us…

Second Friday in Lent

For the season of Lent, we are taking a break from our usual Lingering Leaves posts in order to focus a bit more on contemplation. Each Friday we will offer a Visio Divina exploring a scripture and image that will help draw us into the Story of Christ’s Life, Death, & Resurrection. Journey with us…

First Friday in Lent

For the season of Lent, we are taking a break from our usual Lingering Leaves posts in order to focus a bit more on contemplation. Each Friday we will offer a Visio Divina exploring a scripture and image that will help draw us into the Story of Christ’s Life, Death, & Resurrection. Journey with us…

The Pros & Cons of Online Learning

An Interview with Sharon Conley Cottingham of the Upper Room From the Branches had the recent opportunity to talk with Sharon Conley Cottingham. Sharon has served with The Upper Room staff since 2005, working in a variety of capacities with Companions in Christ®, Weavings, Alive Now, and SOULfeast. Currently, she designs online courses for Upper Room…