Tag Archives: spiritual formation

Don’t Miss List: Paula White Twists Scripture, Spiritual Growth, Embryo Adoption and a Book Review

Christian Post Reports Paula White’s Easter Sermon Offered ‘Resurrection’ for $$$$ I was not shocked, but I was absolutely infuriated to hear that this Easter Pastrix Paula White “offered her followers an Easter Sunday deliverance from a spiritual death sentence … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List 6.1.13

I have another list for all of you today. The Gift of Siblings Frank Bruni’s column in The New York Times last week about his brother and his other siblings was beautiful. I was so touched. It makes me want … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List – 5.24.13

I’m starting a new feature called the Don’t Miss List. I haven’t decided how often to have it, possibly weekly, perhaps on an as needed basis. Anyway, here are the things I’ve found this week that I recommend you don’t … Continue reading

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Pastor James Murphy on Mysticism and Experientialism

Many of you have already listened to First Baptist church of Johnson City, Pastor James Murphy’s sermon that I shared the other day. If you haven’t, I hope that you will because it is the most encouraging thing I’ve heard … Continue reading

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A book warning from Lighthouse Trails

Lighthouse Trails Publishing had a new book warning on their research blog July 2 that I think is important to share, particularly due to the high-profile promoters of the author. From LT: “Spiritual Disciplines Handbook” – Christian Organizations, Seminaries, and … Continue reading

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Pastor Gilley: Differences between Contemplative Prayer and Biblical Prayer

This may be the best explanation of the differences between contemplative prayer (one of the “disciplines” of spiritual formation) and biblical prayer I’ve read. It isn’t brief, but it is well worth the read. (from Pastor Gary Gilley at Southern … Continue reading

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Discernment Reading

Since I can’t write much I wanted to share a few things from around the internet. From Lighthouse Trails: The Roots of Spiritual Formation. You NEED to read this. I cannot stress the importance of understanding where “spiritual formation” comes … Continue reading

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