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    Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership

    Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry

    Transforming Resources

    by Ruth Haley Barton
    Foreword by Gary A. Haugen
    Afterword by Leighton Ford

    In this expanded edition of her spiritual formation classic, Ruth Haley Barton invites us to an honest exploration of what happens when spiritual leaders lose track of their souls. Weaving together contemporary illustrations with penetrating insight from the life of Moses, Barton explores topics such as facing the loneliness of leadership, leading from your authentic self, reenvisioning the promised land and more.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Pocket Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

    The IVP Pocket Reference Series

    by Don Thorsen

    This pocket dictionary is an A to Z introduction and resource for curious newcomers and novice students of spirituality. Don Thorsen charts the Christian spiritual pilgrimage through its many traditions, schools of thought, and tested practices. Among the over 300 definitions you'll find terms and ideas, traditions and movements, practices and rituals, and texts and theology.

    Introductory Introductory
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    hardcover

    The Magnificent Story

    Uncovering a Gospel of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

    Apprentice Resources

    by James Bryan Smith

    What is the story you have been told about the gospel? James Bryan Smith, author of the bestselling book The Good and Beautiful God, brings us this spiritual formation resource full of field-tested material and practices for both individuals and groups. Uncover the magnificent story of beauty, goodness, and truth that will satisfy the ultimate longings of your heart.

    Introductory Introductory
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    paperback

    Invitation to a Journey

    A Road Map for Spiritual Formation

    Transforming Resources

    by M. Robert Mulholland Jr.
    Introduction & Study Guide by Ruth Haley Barton

    M. Robert Mulholland Jr. fleshes out a carefully worded definition of spiritual formation that encompasses the dynamics of a vital Christian life and counters our culture's tendency to trivialize, methodize and privatize spirituality. Now revised and expanded by Ruth Haley Barton with a new foreword, practices and study guide.

    Introductory Introductory
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    paperback

    God-Soaked Life

    Discovering a Kingdom Spirituality

    by Chris Webb

    God's kingdom is not far away, a remote and future promise. It is here, now. In this deeply joyful book, Anglican priest and retreat director Chris Webb invites us to live in the reality of God's presence in our everyday lives and experience its freedom. Enter into community, fearless honesty, the daily experience of God, and a new life of love and service in the broken world.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Deeper Journey

    The Spirituality of Discovering Your True Self

    Transforming Resources

    by M. Robert Mulholland Jr.

    M. Robert Mulholland Jr. exposes false selves you may hide behind and helps you to instead discover the true self that comes from being hidden with Christ in God. Not only will you encounter the joy of discovering your own self, you will also find a greater love for others and compassion for the world. The expanded edition includes a study guide for individual or group use.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Wasting Time with God

    A Christian Spirituality of Friendship with God

    by Klaus Issler

    asting Time with God Klaus Issler considers seven character traits and companion disciplines to develop in light of God's friendship with us in order to help us make more room in our lives for him.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Spiritual Formation

    Ever Forming, Never Formed

    by Peter K. Nelson

    Peter K. Nelson offers a realistic vision of spiritual formation that begins with the admission that our battle with sin will always be unfinished. Here are biblical foundations and practical words of advice for the "ever forming and never formed."

    Introductory Introductory
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    Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics

    A Guide for Evangelicals

    Edited by Jamin Goggin and Kyle C. Strobel

    This new collection of essays edited by Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin offers an evangelical hermeneutic for reading the Christian spiritual classics. Addressing the why, what and how of reading these texts, these essays challenge us to find our own questions deepened by the church's long history of spiritual reflection.

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    Living into the Life of Jesus

    The Formation of Christian Character

    by Klaus Issler
    Foreword by Calvin Miller

    In this foundational work of Christian formation, Klaus Issler derives insights from the life of Jesus in the Gospels to uncover the dynamics of becoming Christlike. You will discover how you can forge much deeper connections with Jesus so that his life begins to permeate your own character.

    Introductory Introductory

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