From the Center is a monthly email newsletter from The Upper Room that provides you with resources for your soul care as a spiritual leader.
The Upper Room, like the church, yearns to meet people where they are. Some of us hope there is grounding beneath all these shifting sands of our world and culture. Some of us wonder if there is a safe place to be vulnerable. Some of us want to develop the empathy that supports our call to action and justice.
The staff and community of The Upper Room are experiencing the challenges of leading in a world that no longer turns to the church as authority or guide. We are hearing a call to walk alongside those who are wounded in our world. We look forward to our journey together toward being a new kind of people.
Love Your Enemies • Priorities • Brokenness • Belovedness • Grief • Conversation • Creation • Compassion • Spiritual Autobiography
New Things • Discipleship • Wilderness • Resurrection • Injustice • Hospitality • Sabbath • Community • Soul Reset • Creativity • Gratitude • Hope
Paradox of Prayer • Prayer of the Heart • Silence • Advent
While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”