For most of my life I have considered spirituality to be a state of communion with God apart from my vocation defined as what I do for a living.
In recent weeks I have noticed on-line how many evangelicals who are inclined toward dispensationalism have become enraptured with the rapture.
Permit me to stay with the book, A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, and Hopeful Spiritual Community (2017), by John Pavlovitz, a little while longer.
One of the biggest barriers to a deepening spirituality is a lack of authenticity. Not being openly honest with oneself and with others about our doubts, fears and visions has a similar effect as throwing a wet blanket over a small fire.
Once I had laid to rest the notion of hell as conscious, eternal torment for the unbelieving masses, I naively assumed that my journey with hell was over.
Over the past decade or so I have documented my theological journey away from a belief in hell defined as conscious, eternal torment for the vast majority of humans who have ever lived.
In his book, Everything Belongs, Richard Rohr contends that in order to develop a deep and comprehensive spirituality it is essential that we learn to “live in the now”.
In 1965, Bill Bright of Campus Crusade was looking for a tool to assist his organization carry out evangelism on college campuses and beyond.
During the past few years I have been invited to walk the labyrinth a number of times as a means of connecting with my true self and with God; that is to experience a personal and spiritual transformation.