DEVELOPING AND EXPERIENCING A TRUSTING INTIMATE
RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD
“For it is in Christ we live and move and have our being” Acts 17:28
FIRST QUARTER FOCUS (January 20-22, 2019)
The Father has given the Son that we might know Him and be set free. Jesus invites you to come as you are…He delights in meeting you there.
Introduction to Relational Disciplines:
SECOND QUARTER FOCUS (April 7-9, 2019)
Jesus invites you to experience knowing and being known, loving and being loved.....seeing you in His image for relationship, with Him, and then with others.
THIRD QUARTER FOCUS (July 21-23, 2019)
Jesus invites you to experience more of Him by letting go of you.....understanding the problem of self-absorption and resistance ship, with Him, and then with others.
Rule of Life
Detachment (Frugality, Simplicity)
FOURTH QUARTER FOCUS (October 20-22, 2019)
Experiencing Jesus' presence with you in and through life's struggles, trials and crisis.....how attachment to Jesus transforms your life from fear to trust.
READINGS (Required reading for Year One; select chapters to be assigned quarterly)
SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES HANDBOOK by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun
The Gospel of Luke
Hearing God by Dallas Willard
The Spirit Of The Disciplines by Dallas Willard
Sacred Rhythms by Ruth Haley Barton
Strengthening The Soul Of Your Leadership by Ruth Haley Barton
Spiritual Direction by Henri Nouwen
Sacred Companions by David Benner
Spiritual Disciplines by Adele Ahberg Calhoun
With Open Hands by Henri Nouwen