Levels of Spirituality

Educators often scale abilities so we map “critical thinking” or “induction” or “knowledge” from the basics to the higher levels. Christian leaders often talk about “spiritual maturity” or “spirituality.” Sometimes we ask what “depth” or “devotion” mean or what they look like in reality. So, what are the “marks” of a fully-devoted follower of Jesus? [Read More...]

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The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. Signpost #: The living, actively loving presence of God pervades all things and every experience. We need to train ourselves to [Read More...]

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The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. Signpost #8: We are to discern and discover God’s call for our lives and grow in that calling. Speaking of Mother [Read More...]

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The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. Signpost #7: The “acid test” of spirituality is compassion and love of God and of others — and it begins at [Read More...]

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The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. Signpost #6: Holiness — the set-apartness of God in his self-giving love, and our summons to turn to Christ and to [Read More...]

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The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. Signpost #5: We discover ourselves in a new family, the family of God. We cannot be followers of Jesus all alone. [Read More...]

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“The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. This book is a workbook, and I’ve not mentioned that yet. Each chp has sidebars and blocks and questions for us [Read More...]

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“The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. Signpost #3: Christian faith is grounded in remembrance — remembering God’s presence in the life of Jesus, in our life, and [Read More...]

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“The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. The book is made up of 16 Signposts, or points along the way of a journey that will help us find [Read More...]

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“The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. The book is made up of 16 Signposts, or points along the way of a journey that will help us find [Read More...]