Seek to integrate all aspects of life under the lordship of Christ

According to author Robert Mulholland, the goal of spiritual formation is to be conformed to the image of Christ for the sake of others.  Many folks think that when we are conformed to Christ, we act, look, and talk differently.  In many cases this is true, especially after a conversion experience. For others, being conformedContinue reading “Seek to integrate all aspects of life under the lordship of Christ”

Give it a Rest: Sabbaticals as a Spiritual Discipline

Last week, I was greeted by some raised eyebrows when I announced at church that I was taking a mini-Sabbatical during the month of November.  The idea of a Sabbatical is a bit foreign in Baptist life, so I understand my congregation’s concern; however, taking a Sabbatical is an important part of a minister’s spiritualContinue reading “Give it a Rest: Sabbaticals as a Spiritual Discipline”