Entries in Spiritual Formation (4)

Friday
Sep032010

Spirituality, Spiritual Formation, Index to Resource Guides

In the meantime, click below to related resource guides on Leadership Development, Ministry Burnout and Self-Care, and Missional Discipleship and Spirituality.

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Friday
Sep032010

Christian Leadership Training, Leadership Development

These resources focus on how leaders develop, both in terms of the experiences that shape them and the exercises they choose for their own growth. It covers subjects such as spiritual formation, character formation, life experience, self-assessment, communication competence, failure and setback, etc., as they contribute to leadership enrichment. Authors include Aubrey Malphurs, Ruth Haley Barton, Gary McIntosh, Peter Scazzero, Bill Thrall, Stephen Covey, Robert Quinn, Robert Clinton, John Maxwell, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, and others.

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Monday
Nov012010

Burnout and Self-Care for Church Leaders

A general overview of five Ministry Resource Guides that are targeted to the dynamics of burnout and self-care: Ministry Burnout, Minister Self-Care, Ministry Support Systems, Pastoral Theology, and Strengthening and Renewing the Ministry Call.

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Wednesday
Jan122011

Missional Resources - Lifestyle, Discipleship, Spirituality

A major emphasis in the missional conversation is that all of life should be subsumed under the mission of God (missio Dei). This involves the abandonment of dichotomies such as sacred-secular and clergy-laity. Instead, all persons are ministers who take seriously the call of God in all walks of life. A key is seeing life through the eyes of Jesus, adopting the same incarnational life, “taking up dwelling” in and among the world to make a transformational kingdom impact. This guide lists resources that reflect this understanding. Special sections look at Missional Spirituality of Work and Spirituality of Life Calling.

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