(430) EMERGING TRENDS IN THE CHURCH TODAY: JOHN MACARTHUR – SPIRITUAL FORMATION & CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER (Part 2)

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JOHN MACARTHUR’S VIEW ON SPIRITUAL FORMATION –
A FOLLOW-UP TO HIS VIDEO FROM PART 1

Monday, September 10, 2012

It’s possible—perhaps even likely—that you’ve never heard the phrase spiritual formationbefore. It’s the kind of terminology that’s often sequestered in academic circles. But in recent years, the concepts and practices of spiritual formation have gained popularity in the church and brought related issues to the forefront for many believers.

If the emails we receive at Grace to You are any indication of the overall direction of the church, the popularity of spiritual formation has exploded in the last several months. Weekly—sometimes daily—we hear from men and women wrestling with difficult questions about the disciplines and practices of spiritual formation. They’re struggling to reconcile what they’re reading and hearing with the Word of God.

The topic has even come up in some of John MacArthur’s recent Q&A’s, so I…

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