God has many treasures to share with you if you will only take the time to listen!
Here at The Contemplative Activist, we are a resource ministry designed specifically for the encouragement of all who are looking to step out of the busy traffic of everyday life and give themselves a bit more time for silence, solitude and practicing the presence of God: a life of Christ-centered 3-C contemplative activism…
ommunion with Christ.
ommunity with others.
ommission into our world. (read more)
Are you ready for a reformation in your life, a quiet fire of God-renewal? Here are a few important life-giving steps…
First, we suggest three important steps in caring for your soul:
Step One: STOP-LOOK-LISTEN. Start your spiritual journey by reading and exploring! Begin by learning from others who are speaking on the subjects of spiritual formation, soul care, and Christ-centered contemplative activism. Here’s a suggested book list that might help you get started on your adventure!
Step Two: TAKE INTENTIONAL STEPS. Begin to slow down your own life, taking extra time for your personal spiritual formation. The care of your soul is vitally important to Jesus, to you, your family, and those who live and work around you. We have many tools to help you begin your journey. Might we suggest you start with one of our devotional studies from our popular As I See It blog series. For a complete listing click here.
Step Three: PARTNER WITH A SPIRITUAL COMPANION. Prayerfully consider working with a Christ-centered spiritual director whose primary job is to simply come alongside you, becoming a spiritual companion in the care of your own soul (watch this video). We suggest that you find a well-trained, Christ-centered, Spirit-directed man or woman who will fully embrace the importance of making time and space for you and your journey with God. (click here to find a well-qualified director)
As you continue on your pathway in Christ-centered 3-C contemplative activism, you might consider these two additional steps…
Step 4: GO DEEPER WITH OTHERS. Consider bringing us into your community for a Caring For Your Soul retreat, focusing on the themes of Christ-centered 3-C contemplative activism. We are available for a variety of retreat options for small groups and/or church leadership teams who are interested in exploring the many benefits of living the life of 3-C contemplative activism (read more).
Step 5: GIVE AWAY ALL GOD IS GIVING YOU. Prayerfully consider training in Christ-centered spiritual direction. What might your life look like if you were a part of a group of others in your church or in your community operating in the fine art of spiritual direction? Just think what that might do in helping to expand the ministry of the Kingdom of God throughout your city (read more)!