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Join Rev. Lisa Cole Smith from Convergence for a four-part study exploring the spectacular effort of God’s chosen people in an art project of magnificent scope. It takes the entire...

Join Rev. Lisa Cole Smith from Convergence for a four-part study exploring the spectacular effort of God’s chosen people in an art project of magnificent scope. It takes the entire...

Join Rev. Lisa Cole Smith from Convergence for a four-part study exploring the spectacular effort of God’s chosen people in an art project of magnificent scope. It takes the entire...

If we live in a constant state of wishing for "do-overs" we are unlikely to turn in any kind of audience-worthy performance at all.   In this original video series from Convergence...

The mystery of God requires us to experience and trust something that needs more than intellectual understanding. Art is not luxury. Art is order. In this series, Created to Create...

Created to Create: Giving Up and Giving In. Could giving up and giving in be the key to success and happiness? In the lectionary text for this Sunday (Genesis 21:8-21 and Matthew 1...

Created To Create

The Cultural Mandate of Genesis 1 insists that we are to form a culture, not simply allow it to happen to us. Yet, without conscious attention, we are left with a serious deficit o...

What if we believed Jesus as much as we believe in Jesus? Learning to See: Fermentation In the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7), Jesus describes a process of complete transformati...

Right now, we are all left "looking up to into the sky" just like the disciples; watching and waiting. "Drowning Process" is an invitation to go with it. (Acts 1:6-14) Why not acce...

For Mature Audiences Only from VergeNow, suggests that sometimes we may be asking the right questions but, are unwilling or unable to listen for the right answers. Are we trained ...

A Surveyor's Map considers the well worn paths of our daily lives as an opportunity for reflection on memory as a composite of all that has been, is now, and that is still to come....

"Imagine the world and all that is in it as enchanted, haunted by the Holy Spirit and the presence of grace.” Andrew Greely. Explore the idea of "God's Word" as an invitation to se...

This week, Pastor and artistic director Lisa Cole Smith at Convergence leads with a mediative exercise and thoughts based upon a song written by musician/artist Sufjan Stevens. "We...

Our "Gather" series continues this week with a LIVE conversation from our Gather 2019 conference with our good friend Dr. Elise Edwards on the topics of ethics, architecture, and c...

The "Gather" series continues this week with Brian Kirby and our conversation about Taize and contemplative service gatherings.  Dr. Brian Kirby graduated from Wesley Theological S...

Gather: The Sanctuaries

Our "Gather" series continues this week with Erik Martinez Resly of The Sanctuaries DC. https://www.thesanctuaries.org Rev. Erik is a visual artist, community organizer, and ordain...

Gather: Mission Possible

"Gather" continues this week as Lisa Smith is joined by Josh Hayden and Tom Lynch of Mission Possible and First Baptist Ashland, VA  Josh Hayden, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Ash...

Lisa Smith interviews Sam Bodkin, CEO of Groupmuse on the way intimate gatherings around classical music are meeting the need for soulful community among Millennials. Sam Bodkin is...

Lisa Smith of Convergence continues our series on "Gather", a current case study on re-imagining worship and gathering well in soulful community. This week we sit down with Lindsay...

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