Can We Practice Ourselves into Transformation?

That question may be a little confusing but allow me to offer some light. A few weeks ago we looked at a couple of the publications from Renovare. First, A Spiritual Formation Workbook and then Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for … Continue reading

172 – Discipline – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

For the past two weeks, first from Evelyn Underhill and then from Eugene Peterson, we have heard about a certain kind of passivity in the Christian walk.  Today, let’s listen to Dallas Willard, “[Disciplines are] activities we engage in that are within … Continue reading

82 – Spiritual Disciplines – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

The other day I was reading Invitation to the Jesus Life: Experiments in Christlikeness by Jan Johnson, and saw this – “… disciplines are ways of entering the life of Jesus.  As you practice disciplines, keep in mind that they interrupt … Continue reading

80 – Spiritual Formation – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

I decided to start this year by rereading 40 Days Living the Jesus Creed by Scot McKnight.  As I begin to read it again, I see more and more the passion McKnight has to share what he sees as foundational … Continue reading