More Resources for a Deeply Formed Spiritual Life

Raul Sandoval

Outside Looking In

On an unexpected path to seminary and ministry, Raul Sandoval finds a new sense of belonging and vocational purpose in Los Angeles, the city he calls home.

Esau McCaulley

Our Stories and God’s Providence, with Esau McCaulley

Esau McCaulley, discussing his new memoir, reflects on the way we tell Black stories and how we make sense of our narratives for the glory of God.

Kara Powell

Catalytic Ministry, Part One

Kara Powell talks about how the church can better meet the needs of young people today by offering Christ-centered answers to questions concerning identity, belonging, and purpose.

David Wang

Catalytic Ministry, Part Two

David Wang shares findings from his empirical longitudinal research on spiritual formation to highlight three observable indicators of spiritual maturity in adults—differentiation of self, intercultural competence, and religious quest.

David Emmanuel Goatley

Christ-Centered Faith

David Emmanuel Goatley reflects on what it means for Christ to be at the center of our lives, the church, and the world.

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A Family Weathering the Storms

J. Derek McNeil, president of the Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, reflects on the power of looking back and drawing on our family histories and legacies.

Jonathan Reckford

Affordable Housing, with Jonathan Reckford

Jonathan Reckford discusses the mission and history of Habitat For Humanity and the state of the housing crisis in the United States and abroad.

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Critical Race Theory and the Church, with Robert Chao Romero and Jeff Liou

Robert Chao Romero and Jeff Liou discuss critical race theory, how it relates to their personal experiences and faith, and what it means for the church in the United States.

Erin Dufaut Hunter

The Goodness of the Body

Erin Dufault-Hunter explores how the forces of capitalism and consumerism affect how we view the value and worth of our bodies, and how a theological perspective can counter their impact.

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A New Kind of Christianity | Brian McLaren

Brian McLaren speaks about the development and content of his 2010 book A New Kind of Christianity, reflecting on the opportunities for Christian transformation in the mid-2000s.

Der Lor

Our Many Particularities, Our One Church

As he explores the many ways our particular stories shape our faith, Der Lor engages in the challenging yet beautiful work of multiethnic ministry.

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More Than Enough | Susan Maros

Susan Maros considers the Parable of the Talents with a fresh perspective, offering an encouraging word to us amidst a culture that constantly says we are “not enough.”

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What Will Last | Marguerite Shuster

Marguerite Shuster reflects on the topics of permanence and transience, and considers how our Christian faith can stabilize and ground us amongst the changes that life brings.

Tony Hale and Shannon Sigler

Tony Hale on Healthy Integration

Tony Hale reflects on the integration of spiritual and mental health and on the freedom found in openly owning one’s faith.

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Tony Hale on Knowing Your Value

Tony Hale speaks about finding resiliency in both craft and faith by remembering who we are—and that our identities are not defined by our work.

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We Are Blessed | Mark Labberton

Mark Labberton encourages us to gather at the feet of Jesus in humility and to rest in the truth that, before we do anything, we are blessed by God.

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The Disciplines of Grace | William E. Pannell

William E. Pannell reflects on the book of Titus, discussing the relationship between the gospel and a disciplined life.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: Know Yourself

In the last of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad D. Strawn says that who we are as people—our identities, backgrounds, personalities—deeply impacts the ways we minister.

Cameron Lee

The Church As Family System: Past Systems Informing New Systems

In the fifth of ten videos on “The Church as Family System,” Cameron Lee speaks about how our pasts inform how we behave in the churches and organizations we enter into.

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The Church As Family System: On the Danger of Avoiding Psychological Science

In the eighth of ten videos on “The Church as Family System,” Cameron Lee cautions us against closing ourselves off to things we may not want to believe but actually help us develop in positive ways.

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Trauma-Informed Ministry: Cultural, Historical, and Gender Dynamics

In the third of six videos on “Trauma-Informed Ministry,” Cynthia Eriksson considers the dynamics of trauma in the broader narrative of a person’s social and historical context.