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 His Image: Great book – full of information and wise Biblically based teaching on the different aspects of being spiritual. As with many boaa, you get out what you put in. This perspective Romans 8: What Are the Spiritual Disciplines? 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.
The Practice of Sacred Reading. Email required; will not be published. Boa calls it the need for “diversity. Victor Hussaini Fai says: Instead of asking the Lord to change our circumstances to suit us, we can ask him to use our circumstances to change us. Trust, Gratitude, and Contentment 4. The World the Flesh and the Devil.
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Jul 06, Leigh McLeroy rated it really liked it. The biggest point of Conformed might be growth. Feb 12, Estacia rated it really liked it Shelves: Conformed to His Image. Feb 18, Matt Barcalow rated it it was amazing. This is a Christ-centered, application-focussed discipleship book. Nov i,age, Jason Kanz rated it it was amazing.
The remaining facets growth areas for me in terms of spirituality are summed up as such: Conformed to His Image was one of the required texts for the Centurions Program. Pointing the way instead to an integrative, whole-life approach, Dr. I enjoyed reading this book. Account Options Sign in. An effective model of discipleship considers what the final creation is intended to be. Jul 17, Alex rated it it was amazing.
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. Boa shows how each spiritual paradigm discussed is just one important facet in the gem of authentic and powerful New Testament living.
This section talks about becoming faithful to the process of life rather than living from one product to the next. The answers to many questions are here. Process Versus Product 2. Lewis and Francis Schaefer sp? We are using it for men’s discipleship kennetb our church.
Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation
To ask other readers questions about Conformed to His Imageplease sign up. The first few chapters could have been better but it definitely gets better. Most of the participants really enjoy the book. Holistic spirituality focuses on putting Christ as the center of all things and all areas of our life work, relationships, etc.
In Conformed to His ImageKenneth Concormed achieves his aim of moving readers beyond conformity to one or a few perspectives of God, to truly providing a picture of what it means to be conformed to the image of Christ. Gods Plan to Meet Our Needs.
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And I have the feeling that I will be doing so for a long time. What Boa points out is that they are all part of the same “gem”–they are all ways of pursuing the same God. Designed for use as a college or seminary course, Conformed to His Image helps us build our lives on a fully biblical perspective. What does a mature disciple of Christ really look like? Many of them–if not all of them–overlap other facets, but each looks at God, scripture, and community in a slightly different way.
Often, I will wait a while to begin a book again, but this one I am going to start reading again right away. Unlike many Christian books, which either generally confirm what you already believe or are completely in a different camp, Boa recognizes the richness of Christian tradition and how it influence Conformed to His Image was one of the required texts for the Centurions Program.