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The Deeply Formed Life

Rich Villodas has contributed a timely resource to the arena of spiritual formation and spiritual growth through his book The Deeply Formed Life. He arranges the book into five major sections meant to challenge the believer to resist shallow formation. Villodas contends, “Whether we know it or not, see it or not, or understand it or…
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Practicing the Way

With Practicing the Way, Comer has contributed to the rich library of books on spiritual disciplines in a fresh and whimsical way. HIs easy-to-read style combined with his ability to draw from deep wells of both ancient and modern thinkers, makes Comer’s work a delight to read. Comer has highlighted for us a goldmine of…
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Prodigal God

The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy J. Keller My rating: 5 of 5 stars Tim Keller delivers a gut punch with his 2008 quickly-becoming-a-Christian-classic Prodigal God. Keller provides insights into Jesus’ parable of The Prodigal Son that have been hidden in the text and often overlooked for centuries. With…
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Meditation on Leap Year

In many ways, Leap Year feels extremely unique and extraordinary, rare and somehow important. It only comes around every four years (although I recently learned it’s not every four years). Nonetheless, Leap Year is certainly important as we track the earth’s yearly orbit around the sun. That quarter day is crucial for the earth to…
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Sharing Jesus’ Love in Guatemala

Our team from Seven Marks Church recently returned from Antigua, Guatemala where we served for one week with partners, Chad and Jami Bader and Transformando Vidas. Though political unrest caused us to postpone the original trip set for October 2023, the political atmosphere finally calmed down allowing us to make the trip in January instead.…
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