Recommended Resources

Many respected authors have written on the topic of spiritual formation and Christian growth. These resources are representative of our approach to relational spirituality, and we recommend them for your personal growth and further study.

The Divine Conspiracy

The Divine Conspiracy is a moving and penetrating exploration of human existance and human nature. It considers in a fresh way the abiding truths of judgement and grace and what he memorably calls ‘theologies of sin management’. All this is set against a backdrop of modern materialism.

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The Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care

Peer-reviewed and published twice a year, the Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care is advancing the discussion of the theory and practice of Christian formation and soul care for the sake of the educational ministries of the church, Christian education, and other para-church organizations.

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Conversations Journal

The purpose of Conversations is to provide spiritual accompaniment and honest dialogue for those who long for radical transformation in Christ. It stimulates hunger and illuminates the path by drawing on classical wisdom and practice, exploring the vital role of community, and illustrating the journey with realism and hope.

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Listen To My Life Map Portfolio

A unique visual tool that helps you invite God into the process of reviewing your past, assessing your present and continuing to walk with God into your future. It helps you to explore the implications of the truth that God creates you for a purpose and your life is most fully and joyfully lived under God’s direction and guidance.

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“Sanctification in a New Key”

This article is meant to be an apologetic for spiritual formation to those within the evangelical tradition who find themselves concerned about its emphases. Eight common objections to spiritual formation are presented with the twofold aim of recognizing any needed corrective and defusing the objection. While more must be said in response to each of these objections, it is hoped that enough will be said here to relieve much of the anxiety surrounding spiritual formation.

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