PATHWAYS Spiritual Formation

Pathways is a self-directed resource to help you take the next step along your spiritual journey.  On each path you will discover helpful recommendations for books, videos, forums and other online learning opportunities.  If a real time group experience is more to your liking we can help with that too!  Wherever you are in your walk with Christ, Pathways can be invaluable helping you reach your goal. 

Exploring Christ Growing In Christ Centered On Christ

Exploring Christ“I believe in God, (I think) but I’m not sure about Jesus.  Right now, faith is not an important part of my life but I’m open...”

Growing In Christ“I believe in Jesus and I’m growing in my understanding of what it means to be a disciple and follow him...”

Centered On Christ“My relationship with Christ is the most important relationship in my life. It is my intention to glorify Him in all that I think, say and do.”

 

PATHWAYS - Exploring Christ

 “I believe in God, (I think) but I’m not sure about Jesus. Right now, faith is not an important part of my life but I’m open...”

 

WHERE TO BEGIN?

Discovery is a good first step to learn more about Christianity in a small group setting.

READ

In this brief article, Beyond Blind Faith, Paul Little answers the question ”Is Jesus God?” 

Bob Munger’s discipleship classic: My Heart, Christ’s Home.

LISTEN



The Christian Faith and the Meaning of Life is a sermon given by Earl F. Palmer at First Presbyterian Church in Berkeley, California.

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DIG DEEPER

We recommend reading the excellent book Basic Christianity by John Stott - a classic book that examines the historical facts on which Christianity stands. Here is a sound, sensible guide for all who seek an intellectually satisfying explanation of the Christian faith.

John Calvin, Truth For All Time - a concise outline of the essential Christian doctrines that no believer should be ignorant of.  His writings reflect the love and passion he has for God and for his people.


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PATHWAYS - Growing In Christ

 “I believe in Jesus and I’m growing in my understanding of what it means to be a disciple and follow him...”

 

WHAT'S NEXT?

 

READ

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis.

LISTEN

Trinity - A sermon by Timothy Keller.

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DIG DEEPER

We recommend reading the excellent book Is Jesus the Only Savior? by James R. Edwards

John Piper, Desiring God.

J. I. Packer, Knowing God

 

PATHWAYS - Centered On Christ

 “My relationship with Christ is the most important relationship in my life. It is my intention to glorify Him in all that I think, say and do.”

 

WHAT's NEXT?

 

READ

  • The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a classic of Christian thought using the Sermon on the Mount as a model for the follower of Christ. 
  • Richard Foster's Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth examines both inward and outward disciplines in pursuit of mature Christian spirituality  

LISTEN

 

DIG DEEPER

We recommend reading the thought-provoking book Christless Christianity by Michael Horton.