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 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

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

January 25, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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Coming Soon: Deepen Retreats

This week as I heard a presentation about Gen Z teens, I heard over and over: Gen Z are connected but alone. They are connected in every imaginable way, yet they report they feel isolated and lonely. They can connect … Continue reading

January 1, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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A New Year with the Lord

I am amazed that people share a common interest: restoration. Television shows focus on taking old, sometimes unlivable houses and turn them into showcase homes. Another show challenges contestants to find dilapidated flea market finds and turn them into upscale … Continue reading