You are invited to the well-ordered way for 2018!
Launching January 2018, this intentional, intimate, online spiritual community will embark on a quest together: Crafting a Rule of Life.
“Your personal rule of life is a holistic description of the Spirit-empowered rhythms and relationships that create, redeem, sustain and transform the life God invites you to humbly fulfill for Christ’s glory.” ~Steve Macchia, author of Crafting a Rule of Life
Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you.
-Romans 12:1-2 The Message, emphasis mine
To walk with God down this well-ordered way, we will explore with Him our unique individual lives which include our:
From this exploration with Jesus we will then form our personal rule of life in the areas of our:
We will wrap up with exploring our “Commitment to the Body of Christ” and the “Context of a Spiritual Community.”
Listen to this podcast to get an excellent overview of the book and process: Renovare Podcast Episode 56
Book reading on your own, responding every two weeks with personal reflections in a Google Doc within community.
An experiential assignment on your own during the 6 months.
A 4-hour silent retreat on your own during the 6 months.
Gather “live” online in March and June for one hour of group spiritual direction.
Required Materials: Crafting a Rule of Life and journal/notebook
Click here to register for this online spiritual formation community. Space is limited to first 12 participants who register.