Author Archives: Scott S

Update: TUC Celebration

Thank you to all who helped celebrate The Uninvited Companion’s one year celebration. During 1-5 January, 1783 free kindle editions were download! That is quite the response. If you find this book helpful, please pass it on as a resource … Continue reading

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2018 Reads List

Here is an annual reads list I share. I trust you will find something to stimulate your on-going learning. Please, please send me titles you have read of late that you found worth the time. Thanks! Keep growing in Christ! … Continue reading

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Free: The Uninvited Companion

The Uninvited Companion has been so well received – the stories I have heard! I am grateful to how God has used it. To celebrate it’s one year on the market, the Kindle Edition is free through January 5. Please pass … Continue reading

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Why are We So Tired?

WordPress provides detailed statistics on this blog’s activity. This site has had over 34,000 views. Amidst all this traffic there is one blog topic that stands amongst them all in total views: Exhaustion. I have written on the subject twice. … Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Work of Spiritual Mentoring

In the previous two posts (here and here) I have put forth definition of spiritual formation and implications for our shepherd work. Our working definition of spiritual formation is: Spiritual formation is the ongoing process of the Holy Spirit drawing … Continue reading

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Implications of Spiritual Formation for Shepherd Care

In the last entry I defined spiritual formation as: Spiritual formation is the ongoing process of the Holy Spirit drawing us deeper into the love and life of the Father and Son; which shapes us into Jesus’ image of love … Continue reading

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What is Spiritual Formation?

Despite common usage, the phrase “spiritual formation” has wide variance in what it exactly refers to. Common Concepts “Transformed into Jesus’ likeness” is one prevalent understanding. But what does that mean? If I am growing in the “image of Jesus,” … Continue reading

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Revised Spiritual Reflection Tool

Refection is a wise life practice. Busyness undermines reflection. Without pausing, we do not grow in wisdom that God can teach us through life. Taking time to examen our lives gives God space to catch our attention. A Revised Spiritual … Continue reading

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