EXPERIENCING HOW TO LIVE AND LEAD THROUGH ENGAGEMENT WITH CHRIST
DEVELOPING AND PRACTICING 12 SKILLS OF SPIRITUAL AND DIRECTION
“I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one:
I in them as you are in me." John 17:21-23
FIRST QUARTER FOCUS (January 20-22, 2019)
Becoming One With Christ: Understanding stages of Spiritual Formation and How they influence your Spiritual Direction.
Releasing From Shame and Guilt: Allowing Christ's Sacrificial offering to bring freedom from your sin by living in/with Him as a friend.
Forgiving and Being Forgiven: Experiencing relationship and spiritual freedom with God, self and others.
Introduction to Relational Disciplines:
Control of The Tongue
RETREAT QUARTER FOCUS (April 7-9, 2019)
Experiencing Relational Disciplines as nurturing a personal experiential relationship with Christ.
Abiding: Being one with Christ through active presence.
Practicing solitude, silence and meditation: Learning how to be still with Jesus to hear and experience Him.
Practicing His Presence
RETREAT QUARTER FOCUS (July 21-23, 2019)
Identifying and participating in the ministry of the Holy Spirit: Experiencing inner and outer transformation through the Holy Spirit's presence.
Developing spiritual retreat: Setting aside relational time to be with Jesus without interruption.
Learning how to actively listen.
Inner - Healing Power
RETREAT 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 readings for Year Two; select chapters to be assigned quarterly)
SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES HANDBOOK by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun
The Gospel of Matthew
Sacred Companions by David Benner
Spiritual Directions by Henri Nouwen
With Open Hands by Henri Nouwen
Sacred Rhythms by Ruth Haley Barton
The Spirit of The Disciplines by Dallas Willard
Authentic Faith by Gary Thomas
Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership by Ruth Haley Ballon