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Jonathan Goforth—filled with the Spirit

Jonathan Goforth was a missionary to China in the late 1800′s early 1900′s.  In Wesley Deuwel’s Heroes of a Holy Life, Deuwel records some of the words by Dr John Inkster at Goforth’s funeral. He was a God-intoxicated man—fully surrendered and consecrated. Above all, he was humble. He was baptised with the Holy Ghost and ...
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Soul Care

If you have not become familiar with Mindy Caliguire’s site on Soul Care, it is worth a look. Soul care is a more focused area of spiritual formation that examines the heath of our inner life. She explains: So what makes a soul healthy? Quite simply, a soul is healthy to the extent that it ...
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Book: The Kingdom Life

A couple of months ago, IVP published The Kingdom Life: A Practical Theology of Discipleship and Spiritual Formation (2010). This book provides a summary of 10 main concepts behind spiritual formation, with each chapter written by one of the leading thinkers in this field, including Dallas Willard, Bill Hull, and others. It’s a basic but ...
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The Mind Under Grace

The 2010 March edition of Christianity Today has some interesting articles on the relationship of doctrine to spiritual formation. In The Mind Under Grace, Darren Marks urges us to base our theology solidly on Scripture rather than the experiences of faithful people in the past, and warns against the temptation to think that what we ...
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Video: Updated Plans for citySeminary

The citySeminary is a city-based, city-focused, discipleship training concept that we are trialling in Dublin among all of our churches. It is focused around the following vision: as our greatest desire is to honour God by revealing the beauty of his character in our city… we are learning how to be ever more closely re-formed ...
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Video: House of Prayer

Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York, believes prayer is the barometer of the church’s success. It’s not how many people who show up to services that count, but how many come to pray. In this 50min video, Cymbala presents his vision of a praying church and tells the story of how ...
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