About Jamin Goggin
Jamin Goggin is a teacher and practitioner of spiritual formation. His main areas of focus are spiritual theology, historical spirituality and Christian community. He has done Masters work in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care as well as New Testament at Talbot School of Theology. Jamin lives in southern California with his wife Kristin and their two children. He has pastored in churches in southern California for the past four years. He is also a trained spiritual director. Jamin passionately seeks to implement spiritual formation in the life of the church.

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Interview with Kyle Strobel

  Kyle Strobel’s book, Formed for the Glory of God, was just¬†published by IVP. I connected with my dear friend to discuss the book. Kyle, tell me a bit why …

Advent

“The birth of Christ is the central event in the history of the earth. The very thing the whole story has been about.”-C.S. Lewis This advent season what story are …

Spiritual Formation Conference

Metamorpha friends I wanted to invite you all to join us at Saddleback Church, October 12-14 for “The Abiding Life” conference. Dr. John Coe from the Institute of Spiritual Formation …

Poetry & Prayer

For as long as I can remember I have hated poetry. It always felt so elusive, so confusing. I remember purchasing an anthology of American poetry in college thinking I …

The Wild

I recently moved my office to the retreat center where I work. It is an incredibly beautiful property, sorely out of place within the busy and cluttered environment of southern …

The Missing Ingredients of Evangelical Activism

Social justice has truly become the name of the game. Young evangelicals want to be about something, want to do something, want to make a difference… Of course, there are …

The Problem with Spiritual Formation & The Church

I have held seats on both sides of the aisle. I have been a pastor in the local church for several years, and I have lead a spiritual formation ministry …

out with the old & in with the young

The¬†suspicions have now been confirmed by hard data. For years voices within the evangelical church have argued that we are not reaching the younger generation. In fact, many have taken …
 
Formed for the Glory of God:Learning from the Spiritual Practices of Jonathan Edwards
Wisdom tells us to sit at the feet of our elders rather than the latest ministry fad. And is there a better elder to guide us than Jonathan Edwards?
Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics:A Guide for Evangelicals
Many have come to discover the wealth of spiritual insight available in the Desert Fathers and other traditions. The essays in this volume provide a guide for evangelicals to read the Christian spiritual classics.