Posts tagged Life Equipping Community
When It "Just So Happens"

At times, Thomas and I feel the weight of the daunting task of moving to Oxford in a year. The finances needed, the work of personal development, another transition, the goodbyes. And yet meeting each weight is the sweetness of God’s faithfulness. He doesn’t eliminate the pain or the uncertainty, but he does provide comfort and clarity.

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LEC: Fall Semester 2015

One of the things that makes Life Equipping Community unique is the opportunity to have a meaningful and challenging academic experience outside of the traditional school system. Imagine regularly meeting with a cohort of emerging leaders all bringing to the table their experience, thoughts, and passions while being directed by a team of talented and successful leaders. The LEC environment is designed like an incubator: teaching, training, and transformation exist all at the same time.

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Above All, Love.

We want to fill you in on all the great things happening at LEC, especially the transformations we are already seeing among the interns. One of our struggles when we came here was that this group is younger and newer in their faith than we were expecting. We came in with hopes of more mutual collaboration and “iron sharpening iron” experiences. But out of this felt disappointment, God has been faithful to care for the desires of our heart. Here’s a little story that shows some of the ways He’s been doing that for us.

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We've arrived in Pacifica!

I am sitting here in our new backyard, of our new home, in a new city and it all feels so...new. One way I could tell that we had moved to a new house is that I woke up in the middle of the night to get some water but couldn’t find the light switches, tripped on the differently arranged furniture, and was startled by the squeaky floor before successfully filling up my cup and returning to bed. I suppose that quitting my job, signing the leasing papers, goodbye hugs, packing the U-Haul, driving up the coast and then unpacking the U-Haul also communicated that we had moved. But there is something so sure and concrete about tripping on your furniture in your home that makes you realize it is still a new home.

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