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We bless the organized church structures and their meetings. But if there are 10,000 others that meet outside of these ecclesiastical structures, that’s wonderful, too.…
In the context of Quaker worship, it is perfectly appropriate for any person in the congregation to speak a timely word from the Lord.
Pride is one of the socially acceptable sins in some corners of the evangelical culture. It’s just straight-out ego gratification – how important I am;…
Supremely, spiritual directors/mentors/pastors are persons who have a sense of being ‘established’ in God. Otherwise they are too dangerous to be allowed into the soul…
In spiritual direction there is absolutely no domination or control.
I think of Pope Gregory the Great. He wanted the cloister. He wanted to pray and study, and yet he was thrust into this administrative…
We all learn submission because we all have ‘bosses’, whether we’re presidents of companies or not. The easiest place to learn it is in family.
There is a sense of call to take leadership roles. You’re serving people and submitting to God as best you can.
Spiritual direction involves a process through which one person helps another person understand what God is doing and saying.
Spiritual direction is an interpersonal relationship in which we learn how to grow, live, and love in the spiritual life.
Leadership is an act of submission to God. To be a leader means listening to all kinds of people and situations. Out of that listening,…
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