The Individual in Formation

David Benner: Love and Fear

David Benner Love and Fear Einstein stated that one of the most important questions facing every individual is whether or not the universe is friendly. It would appear that for …

Larry Warner: A Word About Retreats

Larry Warner A Word About Retreats It seems like today more and more Christians are going away for a “retreat“. They are taking a day or even a weekend to …

John Coe: Resisting the Temptation of Moral Formation

John Coe Resisting the Temptation of Moral Formation: Opening to Spiritual Formation in the Cross and the Spirit Abstract There are many dedicated Christians who are in the grips of …

David Benner: Will and Desire

David Benner Will and Desire I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend who just finished reading my book Surrender to Love. He didn’t like it. He told me …

Bruce Demarest: Reclaiming Wisdom: A Gracious Reversal

Bruce Demarest Reclaiming Wisdom: A Gracious Reversal As my wife frowned, my mind drifted back to my youth, when I was a high school student in the New York City …

Dallas Willard: Spiritual Disciplines, Spiritual Formation, and the Restoration of the Soul

Dallas Willard Spiritual Disciplines, Spiritual Formation, and the Restoration of the Soul After clarifying background assumptions, I proceed to a description of the soul as the source and coordinating principle …

David Benner: The Heart’s Desire

David Benner The Heart’s Desire The human journey—particularly our spiritual journey—is profoundly shaped by our deepest desires. More often than we expect, we get what we most desire. This is …
 
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.