More on the Proposed Contemplative Practice Group

Phil Foster and I met last night to talk about our proposal for a Contemplative Practice group. Here's what we're looking at doing:Reading and reflection on Sacred Scripture. We think we'll begin with the Gospel of John, and use N.T. Wright's John for Everyone commentary. The purpose is not to do "Bible Study" in the traditional Protestant sense, but rather a group practice of lectio divina with particular attention to the way in which the text supports contemplative practice in our … [Read more...]

The Protestant Mystics

Here are the details of my forthcoming class:Mystics of the Protestant, Reformed and Evangelical Traditions Six Tuesday Evenings, April 6 through May 11, 2010 7:00 - 8:30 PM First Christian Church of Atlanta 4532 LaVista Road Tucker, GA 30084 Ours is an age of Spiritual renewal, and many Christians are sensing a call to a deeper life of devotion and conscious contact with God. Traditionally, the spiritual disciplines — and resulting experience — associated with such a hunger for the presence of … [Read more...]