Andrew Ranucci, pastor of Coast Community church in Australia, talks with Nathan Foster about his intentional use of retreats for the soul health of his church leaders and members.Listen now >
King David wrote that the Lord “maketh me to lie down in green pastures.” Could this sort of inactivity, done under the protection and in the company of the Good Shepherd, be holy? Brother Lawrence says “Yes!” and takes us into the practice of the presence of God with this excerpt from his writings.
As we continue our look at the nature of discipleship, D.L. Moody calls our attention today to Christ’s presence as the light in our lives—we can only escape the darkness by following Jesus closely. When we abide in the light, his light shines over, within, and through us. D.L. offers encouragement.
Is a well-stocked home library merely a joy to a bookish child? Or does the library itself—stuffed from floor to rafters with endless possibilities—shape the very bookishness of the child? Today, Chris Hall considers how books presented invitations to learn both in his own childhood and Tom Oden’s.
In Jesus’ day, a disciple would be with his rabbi constantly—”hearing, observing and imitating” him until the student would begin to take on the qualities of the master. Today, Dallas Willard shows how Jesus’ disciples embraced this model and we can consider the implications for our lives today.
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“Fun ahead saith the Lord.”
Members of the Renovaré board and ministry team retreating together in Colorado.