A Spiritual Formation Ministry | Onsite & Online

Increasing Excellence and Deepening Awareness of God in a Changing World


 Ashland Theological Seminary

 

Spiritual Formation Prayer

SPF 5542 (Prayer)
Online Course | 2 Credit Hours

You are invited to plumb the depth of your prayer life as this course introduces students to the varieties of prayer in the Christian tradition. It focuses on the role of prayer in the formation of believers in the image of Christ for the sake of the church and the world.

(more information available on the Upcoming Opportunities page)

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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

 

The Way of Forgiveness

coming online October 9, 2017 – November 17, 2017

Through enhanced video, and the foundation of the prayer of St. Francis, “Lord Make me an Instrument of your Peace” this class will look at personal and global current life through the lens of forgiveness.

This is an asymmetrical class, participants can log in at their convenience.

(more information available on the Upcoming Opportunities page)

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Living Streams Flowing Water is providing instruction for this event in partnership with Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary and Upper Room Books.


 

The Heartbeat of Leadership

Strengthening interior personal leadership through techniques akin to spiritual direction

A Webinar – Two days only*
October 19 & 26, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm CT
Cost: $50.00
Professional Leadership can only go as far as personal leadership allows…

(more information available on the Upcoming Opportunities page)

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Living Streams Flowing Water is providing instruction for this event in partnership with UMC CyberCampus.

 


 

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

 

Desert Spirituality II – Going Deeper

The Seeker and The Saint

Six-Week Online Course  |  April 9, 2018 – May 18, 2018

During this six-week class you will have the opportunity to “get to know” some of these ancient sages of Christian wisdom; hear their stories of God’s miraculous presence in life and contemplate their wisdom sayings.  Each week you will experience a prayer practice from St. Benedict’s tradition of Desert Wisdom.

(more information available on the Upcoming Opportunities page)

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Living Streams Flowing Water is providing instruction for this event in partnership with Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary.


Living Streams Flowing Water

Online Formational Experience

With bi-weekly spiritual direction

The Ignatian Spiritual Exercise

A 39-week process of deepening relationship with Jesus
Beginning September 11, 2017 – May 2018

 

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Water Heart

Spiritual Direction and Leadership Coaching

Professional Leadership is only as strong as personal core leadership.

Increase excellence and expand awareness of God in our ever-changing world and personal relationships through coaching and spiritual direction. Brenda provides spiritual direction and coaching through video conferencing, on the phone and in person. Don’t let geography inhibit your next steps into the dance of God’s unfolding possibilities.

Please use the contact form to schedule your first free conversation.

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Center Quest Lifelong Learning Community

 

Contemplative Prayer 2: A Way of Listening

March 26, 2018 – April 21, 2018

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Habits of the Heart

Fall 2018


UMC Certified Lay Ministry Training

The Art of Mediation

March 17, 2018

 


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The Advent of God’s Word is a perfect resource for individual or small group use
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Finding a New Pace for Life

Stressed-Anxious-Worried

Traveling at “Warp Speed” individual life and communities are overloaded, bursting with expectation of performance. Downsizing, restructuring, seeking greater return and productivity; has left folks working multiple roles at the work site and on the home front. Parents, grandparents, and care givers balance career, family and bills which create a condition I read about in a John Ortberg book that has stuck with me. That condition named as “hurried sickness”. With everything marked “urgent,” “necessary,” “imperative,” “priority,” literally this fast pace of life is choking the human spirit. [Read More]

The Heart of the Matter

Water Heart

Ican picture the scene within my mind’s eye. “The 12”, disciples that is, gathered around for casual conversation with Jesus. So at least it looked to the unsuspecting eye, that this was an unplanned casual conversation. But I wonder: Did “The 12” have a plan? Had they already decided after following Jesus so closely over the past years, what they truly desired to ask of Jesus? Or was it a spur of the moment idea inspired by the Holy Spirit? Either way the request was powerful. [read more]

Excellence through Spiritual Formation

Meditate

Since we are created in the image of God with a God shaped emptiness within us that only God can fill (Blaisé Pascal) and affirming that a communicative relationship with God through prayer shapes our hearts divinely into the virtues and characteristics of God; then how does quenching the thirsting of our soul increase excellence for personal and professional leadership? [read more]

Just A Heart Click Away | Unleashing Possibility