21 Nov 2017

To Wait for Thee

The spiritual discipline of prayer and contemplation relies heavily on the practice of silence. One of the highlights of my life was participating in a one-day silent retreat at St.

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16 Nov 2017

Holiness Institute Teaching Video Series – Part 6

The 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers took place on September 21-24 and for the first time, we would like to share some of the teaching.  Over the last few weeks,

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14 Nov 2017

Reflections on Solitude and Silence from the Holy Land

“Immediately (Jesus) made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he

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09 Nov 2017

Holiness Institute Teaching Video Series – Part 5

The 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers took place on September 21-24 and for the first time, we would like to share some of the teaching.  Over the next few weeks,

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07 Nov 2017

Confronting Our Nothingness

(an excerpt from The Way of the Heart, by Henri Nouwen) In order to understand the meaning of solitude, we must first unmask the ways in which the idea of

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02 Nov 2017

Holiness Institute Teaching Video Series – Part 4

The 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers took place on September 21-24 and for the first time, we would like to share some of the teaching.  Over the next few weeks,

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01 Nov 2017

What does an extrovert know about silence and solitude?

When I first started out in ministry someone shared the concept of silence and solitude with me as a spiritual discipline. I was both frightened and dreading it as if

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26 Oct 2017

Holiness Institute Teaching Video Series – Part 3

The 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers took place on September 21-24 and for the first time, we would like to share some of the teaching.  Over the next few weeks,

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24 Oct 2017

Our Restless Hearts

At most of our Spiritual Life Development retreats, we will use liturgies that we’ve created as a means to guide our prayer time. These liturgies serve several purposes. They expose

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19 Oct 2017

Holiness Institute Teaching Video Series – Part 2

The 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers took place on September 21-24 and for the first time, we would like to share some of the teaching.  Over the next few weeks,

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17 Oct 2017

Alone Together

Silence and solitude is a powerful thing. When one is able to truly center down and wait on and listen to the Holy Spirit’s speaking it brings an intimacy with

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12 Oct 2017

Holiness Institute Teaching Video Series – Part 1

The 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers took place on September 21-24 and for the first time, we would like to share some of the teaching.  Over the next few weeks,

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