Tag Archives: spiritual formation

Do America’s Colleges Need Revival?

February 2, 2017

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Before we can learn anything from Jonathan Edwards, we first need to humble ourselves as he did on that fateful day in 1734, when he finally admitted that “business as usual” was failing his students.

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Why Lent is a lot like Surfing

February 9, 2016

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Don’t you think it’s a little odd to give up something for Lent in order to worship a Savior who told us to remember him by eating carbs and drinking alcohol?

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Give it a Rest! by Keith Kettenring, PhD

March 1, 2015

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It is in the place of relational intimacy with the Father (like Jesus has) that true rest is experienced and lived. Third post in a series of Lenten Reflections by Two Handed Warrior writers

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What is Spiritual Formation? by Dallas Willard, PhD

February 20, 2015

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We have multitudes of professing Christians who well may be ready to die, but obviously are not ready to live, and can hardly get along with themselves, much less with others.

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You Are What You Eat (and Do): Why You Might Not Want to Give Up Chocolate For Lent

February 19, 2015

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At first glance, the concept of Embodied Cognition looks more like some new whackadoodle academic program than serious research. But could it be scientific evidence for an ancient Christian practice?

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Story Failure: Why We ‘Lose it’ in High Stress Environments, by Gary David Stratton, PhD

March 20, 2014

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The stories, beliefs and strategies we develop to survive life’s most painful experiences inevitably fail us in high stress environments. Here’s why.

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Spiritually Thriving in High Stress Environments, by Gary David Stratton, PhD

March 19, 2014

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Contrary to popular belief, the most commonly used drug in Hollywood is not cocaine. It’s adrenaline.

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Connecting to God in Hollywood, the Ivy League, and Beyond

February 25, 2014

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Spiritual disciplines are designed not so much to “get you somewhere” in your career as much as to keep you alive spiritually in a constantly shifting landscape of success and failure.

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Soul-Nourishing Practices in a Soul-Deadening World: Emmy Magazine’s Interview with Kurt Schemper, Korey Scott Pollard, and Gary David Stratton

March 19, 2012

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SERIES INTRO: Connecting to the Life of God in Hollywood, the Ivy League, and Beyond – Soul-Nourishing Practices in a Soul-Deadening World “The entertainment industry is no different than any other place with lonely people searching for gladness.”  -Emmy Award-winning producer, Kurt Schemper by Gary David Stratton, PhD • Senior Editor Kurt Schemper, had just been named Act One’s first ever Emmy […]

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