What does it look like to walk in the way of Jesus as a family? How can we create a sense of home that honors the best of where we come from and embraces the emerging challenges and opportunities of life in the 21st century?
Rhythm and other Miami churches are excited to partner together for an incredible workshop designed specifically for families living in the greater Miami area on Saturday, April 28.
Mark and Lisa Scandrette are co-founders of ReIMAGINE: A Center for Integral Christian Practice and the authors of Belonging & Becoming: Creating a Thriving Family Culture. They lead an annual series of retreats, workshops, and projects designed to help participants apply spiritual wisdom to everyday life. For twenty-five years they have devoted themselves to creates community, offering hospitality, and inviting transformation in at-risk neighborhoods. They live in the Mission District of San Francisco and have three young adult children. Mark is also the author of Practicing the Way of Jesus and together they are coauthors of the book, FREE: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most.
It’s easy to get stuck reacting to the unhelpful patterns in family life. And it’s tempting to mirror the default values of safety, security, self-focus, and material success that have characterized our culture. We know that simplistic, rule-based, and one-sized fits all approaches won’t work. Now more than ever, we need a vision for family that is creative, intentional, soulful, and globally aware.
Families come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you have children, hope to have children, parent solo or with a partner, your household can be a place of belonging and becoming, where each person feels safe, cared for and loved, and is supported to develop who they are for the good of the world.