February 22, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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Deepen Retreats FAQs

If you have some questions about Deepen Retreats, we have some answers. When I explain what occurs on a Deepen Retreat, I get a lot of head-tilting, like when you talk to your dog and she tips her head to … Continue reading

February 19, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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Slow Down to Meet God

In my reading of late I keep bumping into a surprising principle. It is the Do Not Hurry principle. I first heard it in John Ortberg’s book, Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of You. Recounting his own … Continue reading

February 15, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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The Best Discipleship Manual

This week a post at knowableword.com pointed readers to another post by Joe Tyrpak at LogosTalk. Tyrpak makes a wonderful point and a strong reminder that the Bible is our best manual for making disciples. In fact, he gives a … Continue reading

February 12, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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Balancing Solitude and Community

With our Deepen Retreats approaching, I have been thinking about our two approaches on the retreats: silence with solitude and community in small groups. Silence with solitude helps us focus on God with less distractions. Small groups let us experience … Continue reading