Every day, up to eight times a day, I silently perform a 1-3 minute spiritual ritual that is – quite literally – changing me. It’s called the Daily Examen.
Every other ministry of the church can (and should) grow from the soil of spiritual formation.
Of all the many people involved in various kinds of ministry, we church planters need to lift our gaze and see the unseen.
We’ve often said that discipleship is best accomplished face-to-face and life-on-life. Yet, in our current culture we have so many helpful digital tools for spiritual growth.
The Enneagram is a personality typing system that suggests there are nine major ways of seeing the world. With uncanny accuracy, it describes how human beings are wired both positively and negatively.
Spiritual formation: We were not created to be “always on.” Creation works best in rhythms of work and rest, engagement and disengagement, being “on” and being “off.”