Renovare

A Spiritual Formation Workbook

Small Group Resources for Nurturing Christian Growth

by James Bryan Smith

This begin­ning work­book for Ren­o­varé Spir­i­tu­al For­ma­tion Groups fea­tures guide­lines for start­ing a group, study plans for the first nine ses­sions, and a ques­tion­naire that helps map the way ahead. Based upon six major dimen­sions of the spir­i­tu­al life found in the life of Christ and Chris­t­ian tra­di­tion: Con­tem­pla­tive: The Prayer-Filled Life; Holi­ness: The Vir­tu­ous Life ; Charis­mat­ic: The Spir­it-Empow­ered Life; Social Jus­tice: The Com­pas­sion­ate Life; Evan­gel­i­cal: The Word-Cen­tered Life; and Incar­na­tion­al: The Sacra­men­tal Life, this work­book pro­gram pro­vides all the nec­es­sary ingre­di­ents to start and main­tain a Spir­i­tu­al For­ma­tion Group.

2007

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In such small, inti­mate groups, peo­ple are find­ing them­selves, find­ing each oth­er, and find­ing God.
George H. Gallup, Jr.

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