Spiritual Friendship and Spiritual Direction

I led a group of men in our church through a study on Spiritual Friendship this summer. We used as a companion guide to the Scriptures David Benner's book entitled Sacred Companions. He basically contends that every follower of Jesus needs two types of companions in their spiritual journey: Spiritual friends and a spiritual director. … Continue reading Spiritual Friendship and Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Friendship – A Transformational Journey

David Brenner in his book Sacred Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship and Direction reflects on why we need companions in our Christian journey. In essence, a spiritual friend helps you to do three things: To know God better, to know yourself better, and to become a person with a greater capacity for intimacy. He … Continue reading Spiritual Friendship – A Transformational Journey