Hey Seth, I cant help but be drawn to your definition of Spiritual Fathering. It is so on the dot. It is interesting to see how we can learn so much from the challenges. Those lessons are typically so different than those learned by being nurtured. I look forward to seeing both used in my personal growth.
In yesterday’s blog, in an effort to breathe a little life into some tired old terms, I defined a few words you may use in discipling another person. Here are six more words:
Debriefing – A post-experience conversation asking, “What happened?” and “What did you learn?” and “How will you change?”
Spiritual Fathering – The masculine brand of discipleship featuring more of an emphasis on challenge (as opposed to nurture) than discipleship as practiced by the opposite sex.
Initiation – A formal and partially scripted stage in the awakening process.
Spiritual Inheritance – The piece of the Kingdom of God that God wants to use you to help awaken.
Salvation – The Immigration room to the Kingdom of God where most Christians pitch their tent and live.
Spiritual Adventure – The process of learning to see reality with the eyes of your heart and committing to that reality.
I love your definition of Spiritual Adventure. At the begining of this year I distincly felt that God was taking me on an adventure this year. Up until now I have wondered what that adventure was going to be. I need not look any further. Thanks!
I liked the definition of salvation. Great word picture for me. How sad that many people get stuck in the immigration room when it’s intended to be a pass through to greater things! Glad my tent isn’t there and that’s not where I live, that He has called me beyond that!
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