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PD201 Introducing Spiritual Formation

PD201 Introducing Spiritual Formation

Gary L. Thomas

| Lexham Press | 2014

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Dr. Gary Thomas—award-winning author and internationally recognized speaker—provides a panoramic view of spiritual formation so you can learn what it means to relate to the God who created us. Dr. Thomas examines the most significant movements in the history of Christian spirituality, such as the Desert Fathers, the monastics, the Puritans, and the charismatics. Use this course for personal enrichment—to survey the sacred pathways, the practice of holiness in everyday life, and the virtue of humility—or use this course to help those in your small group and congregation grow in spiritual maturity.

Gary Thomas is one the most sought-after speakers on the topics of marriage, parenting, and spiritual formation, and he’s distilled a career’s worth of wisdom into a single course, designed for Mobile Ed.

Author Bio

Dr. Gary Thomas is a bestselling author and international speaker whose ministry brings people both closer to Christ and closer to others.

By God’s grace, Dr. Thomas is changing the way Christians look at their faith and family life. He has authored several books, including Sacred MarriageSacred ParentingSacred Pathways, and the Gold Medallion award–winning Authentic Faith. He is also a writer in residence at Second Baptist Church, Houston, and an adjunct faculty member at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

His books and ministry focus on spiritual formation: how we can integrate Scripture, church history, and the time-tested wisdom of the Christian classics into our modern faith experience. Dr. Thomas’ speaking ministry has led him to speak in 49 states and eight different countries, and on numerous national television and radio programs, includingFocus on the Family and Family Life Today.