As perhaps Dr. Boa’s single most significant book, Conformed to His Image offers readers solidly biblical and practical approaches to spiritual formation by. Designed for use as a college or seminary course, Conformed to His Image helps depth, Dr. Kenneth Boa corrects our tendency to pick and compartmentalize. What does a relationship with God look like and how do we obtain it? It is vital for church leaders to grapple seriously with this question, for pat answers no.
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Conformed to Keneth Image was one of the required texts for the Centurions Program. Account Options Sign in. What does it take to stay in the conformwd With chapter overviews and objectives, questions for personal application, a glossary, and a list of key terms, Conformed to His Image will prove a defining text for the student, pastor, and church leader of today. I read the English version of course. Even having taken the better part of a year to read, study, and apply it, I am still going to have to go back and remind myself of how I can practice many of the principles that Boa points out.
Selected chapters of Conformed to His Image are posted with permission by the author. It is vital for church leaders to grapple seriously with this question, for pat answers no longer suffice.
In His Image has taken different aspects of spiritual formation and grouped them together in facets that show various ways that people can grow to be more like Christ. Relational spirituality focuses on loving God more fully and intimately, loving ourselves correctly and seeing ourselves the way God see us in Christ and loving others the way God has loved us.
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This is really good quality stuff and useful in all many of ways and in many contexts. Don’t be intimidated by it’s size it appears to be a three credit college class book. The quality of our relationship with God is what will influence the health, potency, and witness of the church in an increasingly complex and hostile world. Love Gratitude and Rewards.
Great book – full of information and wise Biblically based teaching on the different aspects of being spiritual. The Weapons of Our Warfare. Spirit-filled spirituality focuses on walking in step with, depending on, being filled with the Conformmed Spirit.
I would try to get into some of the things that stood out to me most in this book, but that would take too long. My library Help Advanced Book Search. And I have the feeling that I will be doing so for a long time.
The quality of our relationship with God is what will influence the health, potency, and witness of the church in an incr What does a relationship with God look like and how do we obtain it?
Falling in Love with God. In its conclusion, Conformed to His Image outlines seven characteristics of disciples who finish well: Designed for use as a college or seminary course, Conformed to His Image helps us build our lives on a fully biblical perspective.
Devotional spirituality focuses on enjoying God rather than just learning about Him and his ways very challenging for me as a learner. We studied it over the course of nearly a year–studying one of the 36 chapters gis an introduction ihs a conclusion takes considerable time–and I don’t think I would recommend anything shorter.
The drinking from a firehose metaphor would not be inaccurate here. Exploring twelve approaches to Christian spirituality in depth, Dr. I thought the chapter on corporate spirituality was exceptional.
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Fun to read and study and great to use as a springboard for sermons or classes. Going through the book, I responded differently to each facet. What does a relationship with God look like and how do we obtain it?
This should be a seminary text Trivia About Conformed to His Kennethh 23, Revtimteague rated it really liked it Shelves: Not a difficult read, but encouraging and challenging for all Christians who are interested in deepening their faith in Christ and walking more closely with Him. The first few chapters uis have been better but it definitely gets better. Moving on to 6 Devotional Spiritualitythe reader develops his or her understanding of the intimacy believers can experience with God as they draw near to him, and in the facet of 7 Holistic SpiritualityBoa emphasizes the necessity of a faith-walk that encompasses the entire life of the believer rather than compartmentalized faith.
Will most likely re-read. Lives well-lived, not just words eloquently spoken, must become our response. This is a good resource on Spiritual Formation and Spiritual Disciplines. Aug 20, Wesley rated it really liked it Shelves: It provides practical theology and stimulating discussion.
Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation
Paradigm spirituality aims to shift the underlying assumptions we have about life hhis the world, by shifting from temporal to eternal things. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. These facets resonated with me deeply.
Many of them–if not all of them–overlap other facets, but each looks at God, scripture, and community in a slightly different way. I was deeply challenged by this book. This is a fabulous discipleship book compiled of all of the most wonderful traditions of Christianity from the early church fathers to the 20th century Christian thinkers such as C.
Lives well-lived, not just words eloquently spoken, must become our response. I read this in during my year in the Centurions Program.
All Scripture based, easy to understand, makes easier application for me: The quality of our relationship with God is what It also focuses on what it means to abide in Christ and to practice His presence. There are always areas where we are good at things; and areas where we could use some growth.