We hope you and yours are enjoying your Christmas week! Here at The Contemplative Activist.com, we are taking a little break before we begin a new series of blogs on Friday, January 5th. Watch our blogs this week and next for more info!
If you’re not familiar with our As I See It blog, in January, 2018 we will be beginning our ninth year of publication! Since January 2010, we’ve been offering our devotional blog on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. You can join with over 2,000 other friends of The Contemplative Activist website who are subscribed to our free blog, by going to our website and simply scrolling over (or down on your phone) to the Follow Blog via Email icon, click, and you’ll be all set to go.
Click here to read more about the story behind the beginnings of As I See It– the blog.
Click here to visit our growing archives. We have a number of blog series for you to choose from. Take a peek at some of these favorites!
My Tale of 3-B’s Here’s a brief introduction to what we believe is Jesus’ invitation to step out of the traffic of our busy lives and begin a trek to becoming Christ-centered 3-C contemplative activists. This short 6-blog series (taken from Our Ignatian Prayer Journey) tells our personal story of how we were first invited by the Master to this simple and sustainable life we call the 3-C’s.
Our Ignatian Prayer Adventure More and more Christ-followers are discovering the powerful work of the Spirit, as one delves into the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Over a suggested eight-month period, this 106-session blog series will assist you through the Exercises. Come on along and be blessed!
A Journey Into 3-C Christian Discipleship: Twelve Characteristics of a Godly Life Here’s the whole enchilada! Over a thirty-six week period (114 blogs), we invite you to take a deeper look into twelve key characteristics of a godly life. In other words, we’ll take a journey into the realm of Christ-centered 3-C contemplative activism. Buckle your seat belts…here we go!
The Enneagram: A Tool in Self-Awareness Taken from A Journey Into 3-C Christian Discipleshipseries, this collection of 15 blogs has become one of our most popular series. Here, we introduce you to the ancient tool in self-awareness, the Enneagram, giving you a user-friendly and Christ-centered way to get started in your journey in self-awareness.
The Gospel of Grace: Exploring the Good News of God’s Unconditional Love & Acceptance The Gospel of Grace demonstrates to us that Jesus of Nazareth can lead us into Eternal Truth, and the Holy Spirit can indwell & empower us to live freely and lightly as beloved sons and daughters of God. This popular 32-session blog series through the late Brennan Manning’s classic, Abba’s Child, will offer you a view of yourself that just might set you free!
30 Great Hymns of Faith Love the old hymns of faith? Join us as we look deeply into the powerful stories behind thirty Christian classics, with the earliest hymn dating back to 750 A.D. and the latest from 1923. From Martin Luther to Isaac Watts, from John Newton to Charles Wesley, this 34-session blog journey is sure to bless!
The Wisdom of Wimber A collection of 64 musings on some of Pastor John Wimber’s richest quotes under each of these ten vital themes: On Christ and His Word, On Worship, On Gifts of the Spirit, On Community, On Compassion, On Healing, On Mission, On Unity, On Evangelism, On Discipleship. It’s this highly-popular series that birth my book, The Wisdom of Wimber, As I See It.
Kalós: Guarding the Precious Treasure. Are you ready for a kalós reformation in your life, a quiet fire of God-renewal? Paul in his two letters to Timothy, states clearly for his spiritual son to ‘guard this precious thing placed in your custody by the Holy Spirit who works in us.” (2nd Timothy 1: 13-14). In this 26-session blog series, we explore in depth, Paul’s words to Timothy…re-examining, and hopefully re-storing, kalós, this precious treasure of ministry deposited into us by the work of the Holy Spirit. Join us!
We hope you’ll plan to join us in a free email subscription to our blog so you won’t miss one installment of our new series, coming up on January 5th!
In His service…
Marty & Sandy Boller