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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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. Lives well-lived, not just words eloquently spoken, must cnoformed our response. Feb 12, Estacia rated it really liked it Shelves: This is an inside out approach that starts with our needs and desires as humans and how God fulfills them.
My number two pick Common terms and phrases A. Process versus Product Being versus Doing. Refresh and try again. Published August 9th by Zondervan first published August 1st I would try to get into some of the things that Conformed to His Image is a textbook.
Jul 17, Alex rated it it was amazing. David Bielby rated it it was amazing Jun 28, May 10, Lois rated it it was amazing. A Lifestyle of Evangelism and Discipleship. Walking in the Power of the Spirit Warfare Spirituality: We studied it over the course of nearly a year–studying one of the 36 chapters plus an introduction inage a conclusion takes considerable time–and I don’t think I would recommend anything shorter.
As with many things, you get out what you put in. Finally, Boa encourages disciples of Christ to participate in 11 Nurturing Spirituality, which is committed to reproducing the life of Christ in others through intentional discipleship and evangelism, as well as to live in 12 Corporate Spiritualityin a community of mutual encouragement and unity with other believers.
I also appreciated how Boa approached personal devotion in this book. A solid survey book. Selected pages Title Page.
Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation
Designed for use as a college or seminary course, Conformed to His Image helps us build our lives on a fully biblical perspective. 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 bia myself of how I can practice many of the principles that Boa points out. Apr 27, Brenda rated it it was amazing. Perfect, comprehensive guide for an amazing, personal journey of Christian spiritual formation. Pointing the way instead to an integrative, whole-life approach, Dr.
Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation by Kenneth D. Boa
Falling in Love with. I hope to oba a changed person by the time I’m finished. Boa ZondervanDec 15, – Religion – pages 7 Reviews https: Daryl Miller rated it it was amazing May 13, What does it take to stay in the race? And, rather than that being an excuse for staying in our comfort zones and never trying anything new, he encourages readers to look for ways to grow; to pursue and see God in a new conformdd.
That is what Conformed is about. Overcoming the Barriers to Evangelism.
Boa shows how each spiritual paradigm discussed is just one important facet in the gem of authentic and powerful New Testament living. Relationships Work and Society. Disciplined spiritually opened my mind up to the many practices we can do that allow God to work in us, balancing out our doing and our depending on Him.
Conformed to His Image.
This book also has an intersting temperament iimage “test” to understand individual characteristics and how they relate in the spiritual dimension. Trivia About Conformed to His Warfare with the Devil and His Angels. I’m reading it as a grad school student. It is a textbook, after all.
This is a fabulous discipleship book compiled of all of the most wonderful traditions of Christianity from the confprmed church fathers to the 20th century Christian thinkers such as C.
With digestible chapters, each concluding with a number of reflective questions, Conformed to His Image is formatted for practical discipleship. Conformed imae His Image was one of the required texts for the Centurions Program.
Warfare spirituality focused on the unseen world of demons, powers and the flesh and the believers struggle with each. Part of the book tends to be bizarre, as well as Whitney’s resource on Spiritual Disciplines gives a more practical discussion on the disciplines. When I first started to read this book, I thought it was going to be more of textbook style, and not really something I’d enjoy The biggest point of Conformed might be imge. Lists with This Book. Kenneth Boa, in his comprehensive textbook on biblical spirituality, Conformed to His Image: Exceptional, Inspiring, Every Sentence Poignant!
Trust, Gratitude, and Contentment 4.