Opening to New Experiences (Avoiding Superficial Spirituality Part 9)

“Do not measure yourself by how much road you have covered thus far; rather measure with your eyes set on how much more there is in front of you.” (Jeanne Guyon wrote this to her cousin François Fénelon) For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about things that influence our spiritual depth: a sense …

Widening our Doctrinal Definitions (Avoiding Superficial Spirituality Part 7) 

  “Theological reflection is a pilgrimage in which change should be celebrated, not feared.” Clark Pinnock We’ve been talking about deepening our walk with the Almighty, and certain attitudes we must cultivate if we want to explore “the deep things of God.” (See at the bottom of this post links to previous ones on the …

Releasing Our Attachment to the Familiar (Avoiding Superficial Spirituality Part 6)

  In Part 1 “He’s Not Here” we looked at how easy it is to forget what Jesus says, especially when we didn’t hear or want to hear it in the first place. In Part 2 “Who Is That Masked Man?” we reviewed the first prerequisite for deeper revelation is that we actually want it. …