Cyclical SD Stories: Ebenezer Church

Our friends at Ebenezer Church have just been featured in a new video and article by the Presbyterian Mission Agency! In the video below, the powerful impact of Ebenezer’s ministry can be seen in the stories of local partners such as Stephanie Brown (Principal of Montgomery Middle STEAM Magnet School) and Christopher Nayve (University of…

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Our Unique Calling & Vocation: How to Find Your Voice

At Cyclical San Diego, we believe in the kind of spiritual formation that shapes leaders who can listen to, discern, and respond to God’s voice. Healthy leaders understand their calling and vocation from Christ — at their core, as beloved people of God, and lived out vocationally in numerous ways. One of the hallmarks of…

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New Awareness, New Opportunities

The following is a guest post from Jason Evans, Missioner for Missional Communities for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, and is used with permission. This article originally appeared here. On the subject of prayer, C.S. Lewis is quoted saying, “It doesn’t change God. It changes me.” Lewis knew that the regular activity of prayer changed…

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Simple Ways Established Churches Can Be a Part of Starting New Churches

As established churches, leaders, and pastors begin to catch a vision for furthering the life cycle of new churches, one of the first things they ask is, “How can I help?” Often, this is accompanied by a statement something like this, “We might not be able to contribute financially, but we’d still like to be…

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Church Buildings and New Movements

In a recent article and podcast, Carey Nieuwhof interviewed Graham Singh, Executive Director of Church Planting Canada. Although their context in Canada is different from our experience in San Diego, their discussion about the challenge and possibilities of empty church buildings is relevant to our dream of starting new churches throughout the city and county. These questions, in…

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