Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Episode 84 Rich Lewis and Brian Russell on Growth in Centering Prayer

In this week's episode, Rich Lewis and Brian Russell discuss lessons that they've learned about centering prayer since the publication of their books. Link to Signup for the Jan 15-16, 2022 Centering Prayer Summit Read Rich's Book: Sitting with God: A Journey to Your True Self Through Centering Prayer Read Brian's Book: Centering Prayer: Sitting Quietly in God’s Presence Can Change Your Life or sign up for information: Connecting with Rich: Twitter: @richlewis01 Instagram: @rich_lewis3 Books Recommended by Rich: Bourgeault Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening Frenette, The Path of Centering Prayer: Deepening Your Experience of God Keating, Open Mind, Open Heart Laird Into the Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation Books by Dr. Russell (Re)Aligning with God: Reading Scripture for Church and World (Cascade Books) Invitation: A Bible Study to Begin With (Seedbed) Connecting with Brian: Twitter: @briandrussell Instagram: @yourprofessorforlife Life and Business Coaching: Deep Dive Spirituality Coaching: Interested in coaching or inviting Brian to speak or teach for your community of faith or group? Email: Links to Amazon are Affiliate links. If you purchase items through these links, Amazon returns a small percentage of the sale to Brian Russell. This supports the podcast and does not increase the price of the items you may choose to buy. Thank you for your support. #centeringprayer #spiritualformation #contemplativeprayer

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Episode 83 Rev. April Fiet on The Sacred Pulse Holy Rhythms for Overwhelmed Souls

In this episode, Rev. April Fiet shares wisdom from her timely and excellent new book The Sacred Pulse: Holy Rhythms for Overwhelmed Souls. We also discuss what she has learned about herself and ministry through co-pastoring. Buy: The Sacred Pulse: Holy Rhythms for Overwhelmed Souls Bio: April Fiet is a pastor, writer, and blogger. She co-pastors the First Presbyterian Church in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, with her husband, Jeff, and is a member of the editorial board of In All Things. Her work has appeared in Mutuality and Reformed Journal, and her guest posts have appeared on many blogs. Fiet holds degrees from Wheaton College and Western Theological Seminary. Her blog, At the Table with April Fiet, delves into the spirituality of everyday life, including handcrafting, baking, gardening, and feeding her backyard chickens. She and her husband and two children live in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Books Recommended by April:  Lisa Sharon Harper. The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right Lisa Deam. 3000 Miles to Jesus Connect with April: Twitter: @aprilfiet Connect with Brian Russell: Information about Brian’s Fall 2021 book Centering Prayer: How Sitting Quietly in God’s Presence Can Change Your Life or order: For group discounts, contact Sr. Estelle at Twitter: @briandrussell Instagram: @yourprofessorforlife Brian’s Main Website (coaching and other resources): Brian Russell’s Book on the Missional Interpretation of Scripture: (Re)Aligning with God: Reading Scripture for Church and World Links to Amazon are affiliate links. Dr. Russell receives a small payment if you order resources through these links. There is no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting the podcast through your purchases. Please tell your friends about the Deep Dive Spirituality Videocast. It's also available on Spotify, Podbean, and iTunes as a podcast. #spiritualformation #sacred #spiritualgrowth