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Into the Wilderness with Jesus (Part 1)

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. 1,945 more words


Nickels and Noses, Butts and Bucks - What Counts?

Everyone counts something. Whether money in our bank accounts (or lack thereof), house size, kid’s school class rank, or number of grandkids (the crowd we run with these days), we all are counters! 283 more words

The Path to Peace is Unhurried

One of the best things about The Academy for Spiritual Formation is that you develop deep, abiding friendships with some great folks. One of my dearest friends is a woman who was in my Academy covenant group. 276 more words


The 12 Steps: A Tutor for Spiritual Transformation

The 12 Steps (a revised version posted below for Christian Spiritual Transformation) has been something I’ve been interested in for the last 5 years or so.   328 more words

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How to Fulfill the Great Commission & Find a Confident Faith

This week, we finished The Great Omission by Dallas Willard, the second of three books in ICSI’s 2014 Summer of Soul Book Club. I have personally been blessed to be a part of this group of people, meeting every week to sharpen one another in our thinking and devotion to God. 416 more words


More divided than ever

Several years ago I had the privilege of hearing Dallas Willard speak for a week at a local seminary. One thing he said even quite a few years ago still stands out to me today, showing how prophetic his ministry truly was in an age of bumper sticker theology. 47 more words


The Eternal Kind of Life

Hi everyone, Rob here.

Recently I’ve been enjoying re-reading Dallas Willard’s masterpiece The Divine Conspiracy: Discovering Our Hidden Life in God. He writes this in chapter 1: 708 more words