06 Mar 2019

Incarnational Evangelism

In John 17:18, Jesus said, “As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world” (NIV). The key words in this text are “sent into the

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28 Feb 2019

Kinds of Fasts

There are a number of fasts that have been inspired by scripture.  Review these choices and ask God to lead you to the fast that will best meet his purposes

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26 Feb 2019

Fasting By Scot McKnight – Book Review

“My Dear Wormwood,…At the very least, they [humans] can be persuaded that the bodily position makes no difference to their prayers; for they constantly forget, what you must constantly remember,

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22 Feb 2019

Fasting 101

See if this scenario sounds familiar….  You walk into work on Ash Wednesday to notice you have coworkers who have ashes smudged on their foreheads and realize the calendar just

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20 Feb 2019

Cultivate Cohort 6

The CULTIVATE application deadline has been extended to February 25th.  Send in your applications today! CULTIVATE, the online spiritual formation course, will launch its 6th Cohort in March.  The Spiritual Life

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20 Feb 2019

Why We Fast – The Practice of Self-Emptying

Fasting as a form of spiritual discipline is the practice that through self-denial of something, we are allowed to plead our needs before God through prayerful repentance of our sins

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15 Feb 2019

Fasting Facts Sheet

(excerpts from Spiritual Disciplines Handbook,by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun)   Dos and Don’ts Don’t fast when you are sick, traveling, pregnant or nursing. People with diabetes, gout, liver disease, kidney disease,

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14 Feb 2019

Cultive Cohort 2

CULTIVE —el curso en línea de formación espiritual—, comenzará su primer sesión en marzo. El departamento de Desarrollo de la Vida Espiritual ya está aceptando las solicitudes. Infórmese más y

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14 Feb 2019

Fasting Series – A Bit of an Introduction

“So what are you giving up for Lent?”  I hear this question every year, usually on Ash Wednesday or a day or two after.  Reality sets in and I realize

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01 Feb 2019

How It Really Ended

I wish they knew that Jesus rose from the dead! “They” being Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. I remember listening to my sister’s Jesus Christ Superstar album over and

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22 Jan 2019

An Invitation to the 2019 Holiness Institute for Soldiers

Save the dates for the 2019 Holiness Institute for Soldiers and send your people to this Spirit-filled event! We are pleased to inform you that the 2019 Holiness Institute for

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15 Nov 2018

Invitation to Retreat – A Book Review

Invitation to Retreat Author: Ruth Haley Barton Having read a number of Ruth Haley Barton’s writings as well my own personal desire for a time of retreat, when the opportunity

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