By Ben Witherington III
In the Wesleyan culture, we think that Christian formation occurs most sensible “when or extra are gathered.” So concentration is the physique of Christ gathered--worshiping; sharing, studying, fellowshipping, taking Holy Communion, and doing works of piety and charity--together. additionally, a dating with God isn't really basically an individual’s lonely own quest for transcendence. it's not approximately changing into extra self-centered, extra self-focused, however it is ready turning into extra self-forgetful.
The booklet outlines non secular practices that contain person and congregational transformation via studying and loving, fellowship and worship, via being lifted up in spirit and being enlightened in brain. a standard Christian lifestyles wishes stability not just among paintings and relaxation and play, but additionally among worship, sacraments, doing, and studying. It wishes stability among being on my own with God and time with major others.
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A Shared Christian Life by Ben Witherington III