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 ====== Spiritual Formation ====== ====== Spiritual Formation ======
  
-===== SEND U resources =====+===== Apps =====
  
-  * {{:helps_for_day_alone_with_god_-_mop_july_2015.pdf|Day Alone with God}}  a guide developed for the Member Orientation Program +  * [[https://pray-as-you-go.org/home/|Pray as You Go]] app for daily meditation and contemplative prayer, recommended by Bethany Reedy. 
-  * {{:self-feeding_blog_articles.docx|Who feeds the missionary?}}  a blog series on the [[http://sendublog.com/|SEND U blog]] by Ken GuentherYou can find it as single document starting with the first article at {{:self-feeding_blog_articles.docx|this link}}+  * [[http://www.geero.net/prayermate/|PrayerMate app]] > a free app for iOS and Android designed to help you pray more faithfully and more widelyIt's been finalist in the Premier Digital Awards several timesHighly recommended by Ken Guenther
-  * [[https://sendublog.com/tag/crucibles/?order=asc|Crucibles]] > a blog series by Ken G. on how God uses crucible experiences to form us spiritually +  * [[https://www.youversion.com/the-bible-app/|YouVersion Bible app]] 
-  * [[https://sendublog.com/2013/04/04/the-wilderness-as-a-classroom/|The Wilderness as a Classroom]] > blog post by Ken G. on wilderness experiences in spiritual formation +  * [[http://www.remem.me/|Bible memory app]]: Remember me recommended by Ken G. //The Remember Me Bible Memory App (for both Apple and Android) is an awesome tool to assist in bible verse memory workThis freeapp allows you to choose Bible scriptures you want to memorizeYou can play several different games that make Bible memorization easy and FUN! When you’ve mastered Bible memory verse, the app brings it up for review every few days so you can retain what you’ve learned.// 
-  * {{:spiritual_formation-_puritan_meditation.docx|Puritan Meditation}}  > Gary Ridley +  * [[https://www.bibleinoneyear.org/|Bible in one year]] app > Recommended by Beeatrice Tsang. "//I have been using this Bible reading plan, and I find many of the devotional sharing are very life nourishing, insightful and thought-provoking. I find them very helpful for keeping my spiritual life vital."//
-  {{:listening_to_sermons_like_a_puritan_july_2017.doc|Listening to Sermons Like Puritan}}  > Gary Ridley +
-  * {{:spiritual_formation_summary_for_mop-up.docx|Summary of MOP training on spiritual formation}}  for MOP-up review+
  
 ===== Books on spiritual formation in general ===== ===== Books on spiritual formation in general =====
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   * //[[http://amzn.to/2jaa7A3|Sensible Shoes: A Story About the Spiritual Journey]]// by Sharon Garlough Brown is a fictional narrative of four women on a journey toward deeper intimacy with Christ. [[https://sendublog.com/2017/01/24/sensible-shoes/|Reviewed by Brittany Garrett]] on the SEND U blog.   * //[[http://amzn.to/2jaa7A3|Sensible Shoes: A Story About the Spiritual Journey]]// by Sharon Garlough Brown is a fictional narrative of four women on a journey toward deeper intimacy with Christ. [[https://sendublog.com/2017/01/24/sensible-shoes/|Reviewed by Brittany Garrett]] on the SEND U blog.
   * [[http://amzn.to/1S9qgAd|Warfield on the Christian Life: Living in the Light of the Gospel]] by Fred G. Zaspel. Part of Crossway Books' series:Theologians on the Christian Life. [[https://sendublog.com/2015/07/16/new-series-from-crossway-books-theologians-on-the-christian-life/|Reviewed by Gary Ridley]] on the SEND U blog.   * [[http://amzn.to/1S9qgAd|Warfield on the Christian Life: Living in the Light of the Gospel]] by Fred G. Zaspel. Part of Crossway Books' series:Theologians on the Christian Life. [[https://sendublog.com/2015/07/16/new-series-from-crossway-books-theologians-on-the-christian-life/|Reviewed by Gary Ridley]] on the SEND U blog.
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-===== Spiritual Disciplines ===== 
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-  * [[https://amzn.to/2ItxsxM|The Spiritual Disciplines Handbook]] by Adele Calhoun. Highly recommended by Beth Eckstein and Lynn Karidis. This book is not meant to be read cover to cover but used as a diagnostic and reference tool. It can help you determine where you are in your spiritual growth and give you practices to grow in those areas. 
-  * [[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00164WE3A/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00164WE3A&linkCode=as2&tag=suw-20&linkId=IG6Y6URO4S4NLDC3|The Life You’ve Always Wanted: Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People.]] by John Ortberg. [[https://sendublog.com/2014/10/01/spiritual-disciplines-for-ordinary-people-so-that-you-experience-the-life-youve-always-wanted/|Reviewed by Ken Guenther]] on the SEND U blog. 
  
 ===== Blog posts by Lynn Karidis ===== ===== Blog posts by Lynn Karidis =====
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   * [[https://sendublog.com/2020/10/12/understanding-grief-part-1/|Exploring Spiritual Formation: Grief Part 1]] > Presents the hallmarks and pitfalls of grief, along with a biblical perspective.   * [[https://sendublog.com/2020/10/12/understanding-grief-part-1/|Exploring Spiritual Formation: Grief Part 1]] > Presents the hallmarks and pitfalls of grief, along with a biblical perspective.
   * [[https://sendublog.com/2020/11/02/exploring-spiritual-formation-grief-part-2/|Exploring Spiritual Formation: Grief Part 2]] > Explores the concept of biblical fruit and highlights the fruit of the Spirit.   * [[https://sendublog.com/2020/11/02/exploring-spiritual-formation-grief-part-2/|Exploring Spiritual Formation: Grief Part 2]] > Explores the concept of biblical fruit and highlights the fruit of the Spirit.
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-===== Prayer ===== 
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-  * See [[:prayer|wiki page]] on developing your prayer life. 
-  * [[https://amzn.to/3bkggaF|A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World]] by Paul Miller. [[https://sendublog.com/2011/06/22/a-praying-life/|Reviewed on the SEND U Blog]] by Ken Guenther. 
-  * [[http://amzn.to/2icJTky|Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God]] by Timothy Keller. {{:prayer_keller.pdf|Highlights}}  compiled by Len Geddert. 
-  * [[https://imlisteningtogod.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/the-hour-that-changes-the-world-how-to-pray-for-an-hour-a-summary/|The Hour that Changes the World: How to Pray for an Hour]] > blog post by Jack Gilbert reviewing Dick Eastman's [[https://amzn.to/37B1YPj|The Hour that Changes the World: A Practical Plan for Personal Prayer]]. 
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-===== Apps ===== 
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-  * [[https://pray-as-you-go.org/home/|Pray as You Go]] > app for daily meditation and contemplative prayer, recommended by Bethany Reedy. 
-  * [[http://www.geero.net/prayermate/|PrayerMate app]] > a free app for iOS and Android designed to help you pray more faithfully and more widely. It's been a finalist in the Premier Digital Awards several times. Highly recommended by Ken Guenther. 
-  * [[https://www.youversion.com/the-bible-app/|YouVersion Bible app]] 
-  * [[http://www.remem.me/|Bible memory app]]: Remember me > recommended by Ken G. //The Remember Me Bible Memory App (for both Apple and Android) is an awesome tool to assist in bible verse memory work. This free* app allows you to choose Bible scriptures you want to memorize. You can play several different games that make Bible memorization easy and FUN! When you’ve mastered a Bible memory verse, the app brings it up for review every few days so you can retain what you’ve learned.// 
-  * [[https://www.bibleinoneyear.org/|Bible in one year]] app > Recommended by Beeatrice Tsang. "//I have been using this Bible reading plan, and I find many of the devotional sharing are very life nourishing, insightful and thought-provoking. I find them very helpful for keeping my spiritual life vital." // 
  
 ===== Other spiritual formation resources ===== ===== Other spiritual formation resources =====
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   * [[https://www.faithcomesbyhearing.com/|Faith Comes by Hearing]] > David Benzel writes, "You can download Bibles in various languages and translations to listen to. You have to sign up to download something (but I've never gotten any mail from them) and they limit how many versions you can download at one time. There is probably about 20 various English options to download (dramatized, etc.). They used to have the NIV but don't anymore. But they do have the ESV."   * [[https://www.faithcomesbyhearing.com/|Faith Comes by Hearing]] > David Benzel writes, "You can download Bibles in various languages and translations to listen to. You have to sign up to download something (but I've never gotten any mail from them) and they limit how many versions you can download at one time. There is probably about 20 various English options to download (dramatized, etc.). They used to have the NIV but don't anymore. But they do have the ESV."
   * [[https://odb.org/|Our Daily Bread Online]]   * [[https://odb.org/|Our Daily Bread Online]]
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 +===== Prayer =====
 +
 +  * See [[:prayer|wiki page]] on developing your prayer life.
 +  * [[https://amzn.to/3bkggaF|A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World]] by Paul Miller. [[https://sendublog.com/2011/06/22/a-praying-life/|Reviewed on the SEND U Blog]] by Ken Guenther.
 +  * [[http://amzn.to/2icJTky|Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God]] by Timothy Keller. {{:prayer_keller.pdf|Highlights}}  compiled by Len Geddert.
 +  * [[https://imlisteningtogod.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/the-hour-that-changes-the-world-how-to-pray-for-an-hour-a-summary/|The Hour that Changes the World: How to Pray for an Hour]] > blog post by Jack Gilbert reviewing Dick Eastman's [[https://amzn.to/37B1YPj|The Hour that Changes the World: A Practical Plan for Personal Prayer]].
 +
 +===== SEND U resources =====
 +
 +  * {{:helps_for_day_alone_with_god_-_mop_july_2015.pdf|Day Alone with God}}  > a guide developed for the Member Orientation Program
 +  * {{:self-feeding_blog_articles.docx|Who feeds the missionary?}}  a blog series on the [[http://sendublog.com/|SEND U blog]] by Ken Guenther. You can find it as a single document starting with the first article at {{:self-feeding_blog_articles.docx|this link}}.
 +  * [[https://sendublog.com/tag/crucibles/?order=asc|Crucibles]] > a blog series by Ken G. on how God uses crucible experiences to form us spiritually
 +  * [[https://sendublog.com/2013/04/04/the-wilderness-as-a-classroom/|The Wilderness as a Classroom]] > blog post by Ken G. on wilderness experiences in spiritual formation
 +  * {{:spiritual_formation-_puritan_meditation.docx|Puritan Meditation}}  > Gary Ridley
 +  * {{:listening_to_sermons_like_a_puritan_july_2017.doc|Listening to Sermons Like a Puritan}}  > Gary Ridley
 +  * {{:spiritual_formation_summary_for_mop-up.docx|Summary of MOP training on spiritual formation}}  for MOP-up review
  
  
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