2017 November Faithbox CONNECTION
When we think of the word Connection, our minds likely think of something like a Wifi signal. Few things are as frustrating as having a poor connection and not being able to access the content or information on the other side. It’s the world we live in. Technology has become the lens through which we view the world.
Imagine though, if that’s how frustrated we are when it comes to a poor connection with technology, how much more frustrated are we when we experience poor connections in our relationships?
God has hardwired us for us connection! We were made to know, to be known, and to cherish the bonds we create. We were made in God’s image with the need for connection and to operate in relationship others
November's 2017 Faithbox is a journey of connection, we pray that God will open up doors of opportunity in your life, soothe hurts and heal wounds, and cultivate the best possible connections you could hope for!
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What's in the 2017 November Faithbox:
Come with your brokenness, your celebration, and your worries, but most of all come and eat.
Come and Eat, Book by Bri McKoy
In today’s busy and often superficial world, we all crave something deeper and truer. Maybe it’s relationships that go beyond the surface or gatherings that allow for joy and pain. Though it may feel nearly impossible, what we desire is actually within reach! All we need is a table, open hearts, and a simple invitation: come and eat. Come and Eat offers recipes along with questions to jump start conversation, while reminding us that connection with God and others is the most cherished nourishment. When we make room for others, we make room for God, and our homes become a vibrant source of life and connection. **Purchase additional books
Spread God’s love in a creative way.
Hope Deck are inspirational cards intended to help you deepen connection by spreading God’s love in a creative way. Their positive messages, versatility, and size make them both easy and convenient to use in a variety of ways. You can send them as post cards, use them for scripture memorization, write a thoughtful note to a friend, gift a deck to someone in need of encouragement, or however else you think to use them!
Turn off the phones and gather around for a classic game!
Remember back in the day when connecting with people involved sitting around a table, or on the floor, and playing a board game or doing an activity? Those were the days before we were consumed with our mobile devices and glued to social media. For all of the good and the increased connection technology has given us, it seems like we’ve lost the art of sitting in a room playing a game, laughing, and having fun together.
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Creativity, inspiration, and connection to move you forward each day.
Faithbox Inspirational Magnets
This clever magnet bunch is intended for you to provide your own motivation and inspiration. We’ve used some of the words, themes, and scripture verses from this month’s Everyday Faith to help you focus on cultivating meaningful connections in and around your home throughout the month and beyond.
The magnets and words can be arranged and rearranged in whatever order you’d like. You can write phrases or sentences to provide encouragement for you, your family, and any guests who may see them!
As you come up with sentences and phrases, take a photo, post it on social media, and hashtag it using #FaithboxConnections to share online. **Purchase additional magnets
Tracking Your Spiritual Progress
Spiritual Inventory Card
This new resource from Faithbox is something we believe you’ll love! We wanted to develop a tool that not only helps you grow in your faith, but a tool that also helps you keep track of your growth.
As you fill out each section, really think and pray through how God is challenging you and how you are growing. This Spiritual Inventory is designed to engage you creatively, thoughtfully, and in a fun way! Be encouraged by where you feel strong, and take note of where you can grow.
Impact guide - This booklet is your guide to your monthly box. Each product is listed with details on how it relates to this month's theme and it's background story and "do good" impact it provides to our world.