Intimacy With God: Intentionality in Spiritual Growth
Self Leadership (Part 1)
Podcast by Andy Stanley (12 minutes) Part 1 of 2: You desire to be the best leader you can be so you can maximize your influence and success. It’s in every leader’s heart to do this. The reality, though, is that there is a gap between who you want to be and who you are. This gap shines a light on the aspects of your character that are deficient. Your need, therefore, is to grow in these areas.
Self Leadership (Part 2)
Podcast by Andy Stanley (12 minutes) Part 2 of 2: You desire to be the best leader you can be so you can maximize your influence and success. It’s in every leader’s heart to do this. The reality, though, is that there is a gap between who you want to be and who you are. This gap shines a light on the aspects of your character that are deficient. Your need, therefore, is to grow in these areas.
Grace is Not Opposed to Effort
13-minute Podcast This is a look at the theology of work in Proverbs and how grace is not opposed to hard, productive work.
11-minute Video and Assessment God doesn’t create people in cookie-cutter fashion. Each of us is unique. As a result, different kinds of experiences make us feel closer to God. Spiritual pathways help us identify the ways we most naturally connect with God. There are a total of seven pathways. Most people gravitate toward one or two of them.
Connect With God
Video (14 minutes) and Discussion Guide Life is busy and spiritual growth requires practices that take time and seem to only have a limited effect. It’s hard to appreciate their long-term impact on us when don’t see immediate results. Connect with God gives you resources to help you take practical next steps in your spiritual growth. It’s designed with both groups and individuals in mind.
Rule of Life
3-page PDF A Rule of Life is an intentional pattern of spiritual disciplines that provides structure and direction for growth in holiness. A Rule establishes a rhythm for life in which is helpful for being formed by the Spirit, a rhythm that reflects a love for God and respect for how he has made us.
Fields of Gold
Book by Andy Stanley (144 pages) Andy Stanley unpacks our irrational fears about money, helping us to discover that generous giving is actually an invitation for our heavenly Father to get involved in our finances and resupply us with enough seed to sow generously throughout our lifetime.
The Life You’ve Always Wanted
Book by John Ortberg (288 pages) You can live a deeper, more spiritual life right where you are. John Ortberg calls readers back to the dynamic heartbeat of Christianity—God’s power to bring change and growth—and reveals how and why transformation takes place. The Life You’ve Always Wanted offers modern perspectives on the ancient path of the spiritual disciplines.
The Best Yes
Book by Lysa TerKeurst (272 pages) Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul? Lysa TerKeurst is learning that there is a big difference between saying yes to everyone and saying yes to God.
Book by Lance Witt and John Ortberg (240 pages) Every leader functions on two stages--the front stage or public world, and the back stage or private world. In a time when pastors are leaving the ministry in record numbers due to cynicism, disillusionment, weariness, and personal scandals, there is an urgent need for soul care in the private lives of leaders. Replenish helps leaders focus on the back stage, the interior life, in order to remain spiritually healthy.
Book by Gary Thomas (272 pages) Whatever temperament or blend of temperaments best describes you, rest assured it's not by accident. It's by the design of a Creator who knew what he was doing when he made you according to his own unique intentions. Sacred Pathways will show you the route you were made to travel, marked by growth and filled with the riches of a close walk with God.