16 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 4)

Until… 11 Then I said, “For how long, Lord?” And he answered: “Until the cities lie ruined and without inhabitant, until the houses are left deserted and the fields ruined and

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13 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 3)

How Are You? It’s been a little over a week now. You’ve come down from the mountain. Your heart might still be in the clouds, but your feet are back

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08 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 2)

Patterns I have a bit of a pattern problem. I’m really intrigued by them. I always look for them. Most of the time it’s not even on purpose. I can

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05 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 1)

Beyond Words Overwhelming. Stupefying. Staggering. Astonishing. Compelling. Humbling. Awesome. A few words that Isaiah might have used to describe the experience of his vision. What words would you use to

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31 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 4)

From Faithful to Faithless (and back) The book of Isaiah opens with these words, “The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of

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29 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 3)

The death of Uzziah (2 Chronicles 26, Isaiah 6) Isaiah 6 opens with the words “In the year that King Uzziah died.’ In the scope of biblical history, these words

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25 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 2)

The son of Amoz. “Isaiah, son of Amoz.” Thirteen times, Isaiah is referred to specifically as “Isaiah, son of Amoz.” Isaiah is mentioned in the Old Testament a grand total

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23 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 1)

A Nation Divided For nearly 200 years (922-722 BC) the once united nation of Israel has been split into two kingdoms. While they enjoyed a short golden age of power

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22 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Intro)

If you are attending the Candidate’s Seminar in a few weeks, these are for you. God is already at work. This is important for us to note. When you were

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01 Jan 2018

A Starting Place

What is spiritual formation? The phrase spiritual formation may be unfamiliar to you. Perhaps you’re not really sure what it means. So, we thought we’d start the New Year by

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21 Dec 2017

Cultivate Cohort 5

CULTIVATE, the online spiritual formation course, will launch its 5th Cohort in February.  The Spiritual Life Development (SLD) Department is accepting applications now!!!  Learn more and find the applications below. God

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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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