ENTER THE WAY OF THE KINGDOM.
Jesus sets the EXAMPLE of putting intentionality into Spiritual formation. These habits are known as Spiritual Practices
how Do you most enjoy God?
Naturalists: Loving God outdoors
Sensates: Loving God with the Senses
Traditionalists: Loving God through ritual and symbol
Ascetics: Loving God in Solitude and Simplicity
Activists: Loving God through Confrontation
Caregivers: Loving God by loving others
Enthusiasts: Loving God with Mystery and Celebration
Contemplatives: Loving God though Adoration
Intellectuals: Loving God with your Mind
When COming into Spiritual Practices,
keep in mind...
It takes intentional effort. This is going to be hard - We live in a culture where Comfort is King And Effort is the enemy.
A Balanced Approach (3 things to keep in mind as we track along)