Lectio Divina  by Doug Beacham

Lectio Divina by Doug Beacham

Everyone should know a little Latin. Here’s one for you: Lectio Divina. It means “divine reading,” and refers to a practice of reading the Bible that enables a person to enter into the text in such a way as to more clearly hear the voice of God, and be transformed by...

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The Spiritual Discipline of Rest

The Spiritual Discipline of Rest

This week’s spiritual discipline is “rest.” Today’s blog is from the book Pause: The Secret to a Better Life One Word at a Time.    I frequently encourage students—and myself—to hit pause. But how? How do we rest for a moment, relax for a portion of time, and receive...

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“Most pastors need a reason to slow down—in Chris Maxwell’s word, Pause—and take time to not only smell the roses but listen to the heart of God. Maxwell’s Pause is one of the better reasons to simply STOP everything else, open the book, read, reflect, reminisce, pray, and listen. I wish someone had written a book like this when I was a younger spiritual leader.” (Click here for more endorsements)

Dr. Doug Beacham

General Superintendent, International Pentecostal Holiness Church

It is my pleasure to recommend to you my dear friend and colleague, Chris Maxwell. I have known Chris for about a decade as a respected colleague in ministry, but have truly gotten to know Chris as one of my dearest friends over the past eight years as he has served together with us at Emmanuel College. (Click here for more endorsements)

Tracy Reynolds

Dean, School of Christian Ministries, Emmanuel College

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