Why I'm Excited to Offer Spiritual Direction at the National Gathering!
By Shelly McBride
First Pres Church, Colorado Springs, CO
Spiritual direction is a practice of two people coming together to listen for God’s presence and work in one person’s (the ‘directee’) everyday life. The ‘director’ is not giving direction, but rather offering sacred and safe space to connect with God, through listening and reflective questions. It’s two people listening together to the Holy Spirit.
This practice has become a significant part of my transformation and lay leadership!
, I’ve had the blessing of watching it transform the lives of leaders and members of our church. I’m excited to offer spiritual direction at the NG, because I know how important it is for leaders to take time to pay attention to God’s presence and work in their
This practice of spiritual companionship provides a safe, compassionate, and confidential space for leaders to tend their souls, feel heard, or bring hard questions…all so that their own journey with God may flourish
for the flourishing of their church and God’s Kingdom.