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07 May BOOKS—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...

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05 Feb VIDEO—New Believers

What are the important things for new believers to learn? In the video clip below, Dallas Willard suggests what spiritual disciplines to teach at the beginning of their journey to set the right direction. Best wishes for the Journey, Gavin....

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01 Feb Scougal on religion

Henry Scougal (1650-1678) wrote a book entitled, The Life of God in the Soul of Man, and it was reading this book that brought about a deep conversion in George Whitefield. At the beginning, Scougal defines religion and those that practice it as follows: They know by...

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05 Dec Lifestyle as a lid

Why do we talk about the importance of a healthy lifestyle? Because we are "bought with a price"? But is it only about honouring God--important though that is? As Adventists we are proud to say that our diet enables us to live much longer than...

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03 Dec “All men watch porn” scientists find

In today's Daily Telegraph, Jonathan Liew reports on some research at the University of Montreal on porn. As I posted about some time ago, I think such findings have serious implications for parents and poses challenges for the discipling of our church members. By Jonathan Liew Researchers were...

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05 Aug Sexual Addiction

Recently at Andrews University, we had a visit from the leading Christian writer and speaker on sexual addiction, Mark Laaser. Before his visit, I had no idea how pervasive sexual addictions are, not only within culture, but within the Christian community. If sexual addiction is as...

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