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Holy Moments and Sacred Ground

There are moments where the Spirit shows up in my life to refresh me. I love those moments especially when I don’t realize how much I need it. 296 more words

Spiritual Formation

“In 1937 Dietrich Bonhoeffer gave the world his book The Cost of Discipleship. It was a masterful attack on ‘easy Christianity’ or ‘cheap grace,’ but it did not set aside—perhaps it even enforced—the view of discipleship as a costly spiritual excess, and only for those especially driven or called to it.

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Choosing Favorites

I’m not terrific at choosing a favorite, well, anything.

Rarely do I have an easy answer for questions like What’s your favorite song? … 1,133 more words

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The VIM of Retreats

I have said before that I believe spiritual retreats are a foundational discipline–not of greater value than other disciplines, but foundational in the sense of… 469 more words


The Spirit of the Disciplines, by Dallas Willard

It is my opinion that The Spirit of the Disciplines is the definitive work on spiritual disciplines. While Richard Foster’s Celebration of Discipline gave us a great overview of the spiritual disciplines, Willard’s book goes into the meat of the disciplines, discussing history, why we need them, and what the long-term effects are. 629 more words


The JOY of preaching the Word of God

One of my great joys came when I got up from a chair to walk to the podium and the Lord said to me, “Now remember, it’s what I do with the word between your lips and their hearts that matters.” That is a tremendous lesson. 76 more words

Dallas Willard