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Lay Down Your Love (Retreat Session 4)


Throughout the course of this retreat, you’ve been exposed to—and sometimes thrown into in—just a few of the spiritual disciplines. (And if you haven’t, check out the previous three entries below.) But the fact is, every spiritual discipline is a … Continue reading

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Lay It Down and Lay It Out (retreat session 3)


God has called each of us as individuals, and to respond to him in the unique way he’s called each of us… but we’re not in this alone. God wants us to share what he’s done and give him the … Continue reading

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Lay Down… No, Seriously, LAY DOWN (Retreat Session 1)


During this retreat—this interlude—we’re going to, in the famous words of Thomas Merton, “waste time with God.” As we lay down our time and just immerse ourselves in God’s presence, we’ll more deeply realize that no time with God is … Continue reading

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Lay It Down: The Book — It’s ALIVE!


You can get the full information here, but for now, here’s the back story: After close-but-no-cigar rounds with a couple publishers I respect (and that you’d recognize) – and a few more just plain frustrating rounds with agents – I’ve … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Love (Retreat Session 4)


Throughout the course of this retreat, as promised, you’ve been exposed to—and sometimes thrown into in—just a few of the spiritual disciplines. But the fact is, every spiritual discipline is a form of worship. It’s a way of being intentional … Continue reading

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Lay Down and Listen (Retreat Session 2)


Even if you’re with a group, this session is about you and God spending time together. Just you and God. This might seem scary, or lead to unrealistic expectations, if you’re not used to “wasting time with God.” Don’t let … Continue reading

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Lay Down… No, Seriously, LAY DOWN. (Retreat Session 1)


The next four entries are for a self-directed retreat/interlude I’m creating for the midway point of Lay It Down, the Book. I’m trying to build it for both individuals and small groups; this is the individual version. Enjoy. (P.S. I’m … Continue reading

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