Developing Intimacy with God

Developing Intimacy with God

Aronis, Alexander Basile. 2003. Developing intimacy with God : an eight-week prayer guide based on Ignatius' "Spiritual exercises". 1st ed. Makati City, Philippines: Union Church of Manila. (book review) The book has developed out of the author’s dissertation about Ignatius’... Weiterlesen
Share Immanuel – Book Review

Share Immanuel – Book Review

Share Immanuel - Book Review. Wilder, E. James, and Coursey Chris M. 2010. Share Immanuel - The Healing Lifestyle. Pasadena, CA: Shepherd's House. "Share Immanuel" is the latest publication from Shepherd's House in Pasadena, CA. It was written in collaboration... Weiterlesen

The Celtic Way of Evangelism – Book Review

The Celtic Way of Evangelism Hunter, George G. 2000. The Celtic way of evangelism : how Christianity can reach the West -- again. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press. I have already quoted once from this book (here). As many people celebrated... Weiterlesen

Complex Communication

Cross-cultural communication can be very tricky. Especially when people from indirect cultures communicate with people from direct cultures, and vice versa. The potential for misunderstandings is huge. This was one of the topics I taught this week. Craig Storti uses... Weiterlesen

Are you HSP?

Are you HSP? Half a year ago I discovered that I am HSP - this means that I have a highly sensitive personality trait. This was quite surprising to me because nobody ever called me too sensitive, more to the... Weiterlesen

Life Model Bites

Life Model Bites Every time I want to explain to somebody what the Life Model is about, I realize that there are so many aspects to it, that is is nearly impossible to explain all of them at once. In... Weiterlesen

Boundaries Face to Face – Book Review

Boundaries Face to Face Cloud, Henry, and John Sims Townsend. 2003. Boundaries face to face: how to have that difficult conversation you've been avoiding. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. I found this book very helpful and wanted to share a little... Weiterlesen

Loving Embrace

Fitting for today's name saint, a quote from his name sake Nicholas of Cusa: All my endeavors are directed towards you, because all your endeavors are directed at me. All my looking is focused on you and I will never... Weiterlesen

Through Her Eyes – Book Review

Through Her Eyes I read a very good book about two years ago. Some time last year I discovered the blog Telling Secrets and started reading it on and off before realizing that the blog author is the same person... Weiterlesen
Why Western Christianity Failed 2

Why Western Christianity Failed 2

Why Western Christianity Failed 2 In September and October 2009 Deeper Walk International brought an interesting series of webinars on the topic of “Why Western Christianity Failed.” The speaker was Dr. Jim Wilder from Shepherd's House in California. The first part... Weiterlesen

Good or evil?

Good or evil? The following quotes are part of the conversation in “The Shack“ (pp 134-136) that I intentionally left out in my last post. God explains there to Mac why our parameters for deciding what is good and what... Weiterlesen

Practicing God’s Presence

For this week I want to share a few quotes from Brother Lawrence (c 1614 - 1691) with you. I walk before God simply, in faith, with humility and with love; and I apply myself diligently to do nothing and... Weiterlesen
Life Model Overview

Life Model Overview

Life Model Overview Maybe you have wondered about this Life Model I keep talking about. The Life Model is "a new paradigm for spiritual and psychological health." It was first described in  "The Life Model: Living from the Heart Jesus... Weiterlesen

Transforming Worldviews – Book Review

Transforming Worldviews I wrote the following book review for the The Cultural Mandate blog: Paul G. Hiebert (1933-2007) was a pastor and missionary in India, and later professor of missiology and anthropology at Fuller and Trinity, authored many articles and... Weiterlesen

Research Software Comparison

For several weeks now I have made an effort to finally come to a decision concerning which software to use for my research. In 2004 in a class on research methodology I heard about CAQDAS - Computer Assisted Qualitative Analysis... Weiterlesen