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Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God, by Dallas Willard

This was my first reading of this book; the first of what will probably wind up being at least three. I essentially just read through, not underlining or taking any notes, just to get a first impression. 156 more words


God Will Not Run Over Us

Monday marks the beginning of a work week.  Sometimes it becomes an overwhelming day that becomes stacked with little negotiating room. What is a priority?  How do you assimilate your day?   237 more words

Seeking God's Kingdom and Organic Decision Making

Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, Gregory of Nazianzus, Augustine, Calvin all have similar stories of becoming ministers. They all desired a contemplative and devotional life. 402 more words

Spiritual Formation

The everyday life with God

“Your problem is not the first fifteen minutes of the day (what we would want to call “devotions”). It’s the next twenty-three hours and forty-five minutes. 32 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Purpose of Preaching

I know a few people who can talk the ears off of a brass monkey. They’ll talk from one story, topic, subject, issue to another almost seamlessly and I find myself wondering if they’re actually breathing air, or if they have some other technique for making sound. 1,094 more words


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