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Sacred Pathways

Discover Your Path to Intimacy with God: Sep-Nov 2015

How do you express your faith? Do you have a time, a place, a way in which you best meet with God? Do you ever struggle to connect with prescribed ways of devotional times? Based on the book Sacred Pathways by Gary Thomas, this 8 week session will guide you into discovering your pathway for developing a deeper walk with God. God has designed a variety of avenues to connect His people with Him. We will explore these together through study, conversation, shared experiences, and spiritual practices. Boost is a short-term, mid-week offering designed to provide a spiritual boost by engaging in study and discussion together. This session will take place at our main building every Wednesday, September 23 through November 11, 2015, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.

Week 1: The Naturalist Pathway (Sep 23, 2015)

Loving God Outdoors--connecting with the Creator through His creation.

Week 2: The Sensate Pathway (Sep 30, 2015)

Loving God with the Senses--having your spirit stirred when your senses are awakened.

Week 3: The Traditionalist Pathway (Oct 7, 2015)

Loving God through Ritual and Symbol--worshiping by joining with the great cloud of witnesses.

Week 4: The Activist and Caregiver Pathways (Oct 14, 2015)

Loving God through Confrontation--joining God in bringing justice to the world.
Loving God by Loving Others--seeing Jesus in the needs of others.

Week 5: The Contemplative Pathway (Oct 21, 2015)

Loving God through Adoration--cultivating friendship with God by an awareness of His presence.

Week 6: The Ascetic and Enthusiast Pathways (Oct 28, 2015)

Loving God in Solitude and Simplicity--being alone with God through solemnness and discipline.
Loving God with Mystery and Celebration--embracing the activity of the supernatural in your life. 

Week 7: The Intellectual Pathway (Nov 4, 2015)

Loving God with the Mind--moving toward God through deeper understanding and insight.

Week 8: Tending the Garden of the Soul (Nov 11, 2015)

Utilizing your spiritual temperament to nurture your intimacy with God.
Flushing Community Church of the Nazarene • Pastor Terry Bate
810.732.0282 • 9500 W Pierson Rd; Flushing MI 48433
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