Spiritual Direction : A Guide To Giving And Receiving Direction


1 The Ministry Of Spiritual Direction
2 Theological Perspectives
3 Focused Conversation
4 Attending To What Is Happening In Our Prayers
5 A Spiritual Direction Session
6 Pastoral Ministry, Evangelism And Friendship
7 The Qualities And Character Of A Director
8 The Qualities And Character Of A Directee
9 The Holy Spirit As Spiritual Director
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We Are Not Alone God is present with us. And God gives us companions on the journey. A spiritual director is one such companion, offering spiritual guidance to help make sense of the faith journeyinterpret the significant markers on the roadencourage us, particularly through the more difficult transitions and valleys of our pilgrimageand, most of all, to notice the ministry of the Spirit in our lives Gordon Smith writes: Even if we have been Christians and maturing in our faith for many years, we still need the encouragement and guidance that might come through spiritual direction. . . . Genuine humility is evident in our realization that we need a companion, a fellow pilgrim and Christian, who can help us discern and foster an attentiveness to God’s presence in our lives. This is the gift of spiritual direction. Whether you are a director, a directee or simply someone who wants to learn more about this ancient ministry, you will find this book to be a helpful guide.


SKU (ISBN): 9780830835799
ISBN10: 0830835792
Gordon Smith
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: April 2014
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

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