Saddleback IS a Contemplative Church

June 17, 2008

From my brothers and sisters in the Lord Dave and Deb Dombrowski-

 

First of all, it is important to understand what the contemplative means by “maturity.” In Rick Warren’s first book, The Purpose Driven Church, he said he saw spiritual formation as God’s way of bringing “believers to full maturity.” He named Richard Foster and Dallas Willard as being key players in that process and said that the spiritual formation movement had a “valid message for the church” and gave “the body of Christ a wake-up call” (pp. 126-127). Because Warren equates spiritual maturity with Richard Foster, it is logical for us to examine what Foster thinks about this subject.

Read the rest of the article here-

http://www.lighthousetrailsresearch.com/blog/index.php?p=1118&more=1&c=1

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