Reset & Reflect includes daily readings for Lent as we journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. Each day contains a short Scripture, a brief devotional thought, and a reflection question as we discover new rhythms for life and faith.Follow Reset & Reflect
Hi, I'm Shannon Greene.
Pastor | Writer | Speaker
I am a follower of Christ, a minister of the gospel, the wife of Randy Greene, Wesleyan in my theology, and a lover of books.
I aspire to be a Woman of Valor speaking her truth and working to build the Kingdom of God right here on Earth.
March 31, 2021
This upcoming Sunday is Easter. Last Easter looked very different for me: I was barely a month into fostering a precious, but high-needs five-year-old little girl. The day began with Easter gifts and dyeing eggs and worshipping online with our church community. It went downhill from there. The day ended with her refusing to brush…
January 4, 2021
Do You Need a Reset? An Invitation to Reset & Reflect
If like myself, you are a pastor and a liturgical nerd, you are probably already starting to think about Lent. Even though we have not yet fully turned the corner into Epiphany, Lent will be here before we know it beginning with Ash Wednesday in mid-February. I did not grow up in a church tradition…
March 20, 2020
I Became a Foster Parent During a Pandemic
Becoming a foster parent under the best circumstances is tough as it is. Becoming a foster parent during a pandemic has been one of the most difficult challenges of my life.
November 26, 2019
Starting, Stopping, and Starting Again: How I’ve Learned to Be Healthier Online
Blogging and social media were great tools that served a purpose for me at a time when I needed them and had very few other outlets and safe spaces. While I am grateful they were available, looking back on that time of my life now, I can see that these online communities often became very…
November 8, 2019
The Sacred and Holy Call of Fostering
Over the last few months when we’ve shared that we are starting this journey, we’ve often been asked, “What made you want to become foster parents?”
May 19, 2018
Division and Unity on the Day of Pentecost
Even though we share the same spiritual language, the same faith in the risen Christ, and the same creeds of our earliest brothers and sisters, we Christians have a bad habit of creating divisions among the body of Christ.
March 28, 2018
Baseball and the Kingdom of God
If Jesus could compare the Kingdom to a mustard seed, a batch of yeast, and a farmer's field, there's no reason why we can't also say, "the Kingdom of God is like a baseball game."
March 6, 2018
Not Yet Turned Into Now
A couple of years ago I wrote about my personal journey from mourning to healing. I shared about resigning my pastoral role as a youth minister in Oklahoma and moving into an administrative position with Nazarene Youth International. This change came at a time in my life when I needed to step away from parish…
December 5, 2017
What My Dog is Teaching Me About Patience this Advent
All too often I am that anxious puppy, nervously begging and impatiently waiting, forgetting all of the times God has provided for me in the past.