I talk with Chris Luard about his life abroad, where he teaches meditation in Asia….
Where is the new bar for gay-affirming churches? What makes a church truly gay-affirming?
Rev., Dr. Peter Traben Haas serves as Minister of a non-denominational contemplative Christian community in Austin, Texas called The Church of Conscious Harmony…
The Rev. Matthew Wright is an Episcopal priest, writer, and retreat leader working to renew the Christian Wisdom tradition. He serves as priest-in-charge at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Woodstock, NY and is a teacher for Northeast Wisdom and The Contemplative Society, non-profits rooted in the teaching lineage of Cynthia Bourgeault. Matthew lives with his wife, Yanick, alongside the brothers of Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY.
Diana Shiflett is the pastor of spiritual formation at Naperville Covenant Church in Naperville, Illinois. She is an adjunct professor of youth ministry at North Park University and a licensed spiritual director.
I talked to Chris Heuertz about the ideas in his book, The Sacred Enneagram. We go into detail, using my type (4) and his (8) as examples.
“Far more than a personality test, the Enneagram’s 9 profile types offer what author Chris Heuertz calls a sacred map to the soul. Lies about who we think we are keep us trapped in loops of self-defeat. But the Enneagram reveals both the nine ways we got lost, and the nine ways we find our way home to our True Self and to God.”