My most cherished compliment I have ever received in ministry comes from a fifteen year old student who through a big smile exclaimed, "Eric, you're like a little kid who just discovered an old trunk in their grandfather's attic - and you want everyone to come around and share what's in it!"
It's with this adventurous enthusiasm I am compelled to help others create space and discover all that Christ desires to be in their lives, families, and churches. In this day and age, we have a lot of distractions and many more questions on how we create space as a family, a small group or even a church community in a way that helps quiet the distractions and captures the mystery, adventure, and enthusiasm one hopes for in a life of following Jesus. It's with this ever important journey in mind that I ask for your help.
Below you will find a number of ways you can partner with me to increase the impact of Create Space. You might not be able to attend a retreat or experience currently but through this partnership, you can know you are helping others create space for Christ's transforming presence in their lives.
As you prayerfully consider the possibilities below, please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.
Gratefully, Eric Haskins
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How funds will be used
These funds will help us continue the momentum we’ve gained this past year with Create Space to offer more and varied resources, retreats and experiences. Hearing comments such as this from a retreat participant this past October, “Eric is an energetic retreat leader, but he knows how to get out of the way and let God speak . . . ” makes us all the more eager to develop and continue this passion to benefit others.
Taking to heart a number of requests, here are a few of the new experiences we have in development for early 2017 but need your help to bring to life.
Retreats & Events
In light of 2017 being the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, I’m developing a series of experiences to engage dialogue and learning across Christian traditions.
Space Savers Video Edition
Short video based exercises challenging people to create space in the everyday moments of their lives.
90-minute gatherings for ministry leaders and others to dialogue on spiritual practices in a practical way.
Lenten Resources & Retreat
Lent is my favorite season of the church year and there’s nothing like entering into Lent with a retreat and a guided community.
We want to leverage technology to be as versatile as possible in creating opportunities for people to create space.
We’re considering the value of a desktop version vs. laptop.
Software for accounting, event planning & presentations.
Green Screen Set Up
To be used especially for our Space Savers Video Editions.