Archives For Spiritual Practices

 

 This is an important book on spiritual practices (and one unlike any other book on spiritual practices!)

 

*** Watch for an interview
with co-author Grace Ji-Sun Kim in our
Fall 2018 magazine issue!

 

We’re giving away FIVE copies
of this brand new book:

Healing Our Broken Humanity:
Practices for Revitalizing the Church
and Renewing the World
Grace Ji-Sun Kim /
Graham Hill

Paperback: IVP Books

 
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Today is the birthday of Richard Foster, the noted author and teacher on spiritual disciplines…

In honor of the occasion, we offer this series of brief video clips that introduce his work.

If you want to read his work, we recommend
starting with  Celebration of Discipline

[ Other Books by Richard Foster ]

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Compassionate Presence
 
A Review of

Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life
Joyce Rupp

Paperback: Sorin Books, 2018.
Buy Now: [ Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]

 
Reviewed by June Mears Driedger

 

Soon after a close friend’s death, Joyce Rupp had a life-changing experience which she describes in her new book, Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life (Sorin Books). As she stood at her patio door:

I was trying to absorb this enormous loss when a hummingbird fluttered in front of my face, just a few inches outside the glass. It hovered there, facing me for several minutes, enough time to convince me that my friend—who treasured those little creatures—was assuring me all would be well. As the tiny bird departed, an inner knowing swept through my being: ‘Love is all that counts.’ Since that moment I have never been the same. (2-3)

Rupp attributes this “showing” by her friend as a compassionate presence, convinced that the message was for her. “I turned from the patio door determined to give the rest of my life to living in such a way that compassion would be the most essential focus.” (2-3)

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