February 5, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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Discover Silence at a Deepen Retreat

I teach a course on Christian disciplines for B. H. Carroll Theological Institute. I have taught the course for a number of years now. I had an interest in the disciplines prior to teaching this course but being responsible to … Continue reading

October 12, 2017
by Walter Norvell
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Spiritual Disciplines: Evangelism

The Great Commission is Jesus’ marching orders for his disciples. Matthew 28:19-20 (ESV) states, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching … Continue reading

October 5, 2017
by Walter Norvell
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Spiritual Disciplines: Learning

You might be surprised to hear that learning can be a spiritual discipline. For the believer, all learning is learning that moves you into a closer relationship with God and prepares you to serve him. While you would likely guess … Continue reading

September 21, 2017
by Walter Norvell
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Spiritual Disciplines: Celebration

Since I work with students, a re-occurring theme surfaces about a theological understanding many have of God: God is mean but Jesus is sweet and happy. And, with that in mind, some Christians think that God is scowling at us … Continue reading