Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Formation includes Bible study guides, instructions for spiritual practices, and descriptions of experience with spiritual practices as guides in growing a vibrant faith in Christ in the midst of academic and professional life.
Stephanie Gehring

“Wheat dies so many times,” writes poet and artist Stephanie Gehring as she begins this Lenten meditation.

Jay Sivits

As you enter into the season of Lent, we offer this guided study of John 11 as a tool for deepening your spiritual journey with Jesus.

Sara Scheunemann

Sara Scheunemann describes her own experience with spiritual direction and its place in deepening her relationship with God.

Tish Harrison Warren

At an unaccustomed loss for words, Tish Harrison Warren discovers prayer in liturgy, silence, and embodiment.

Ann Boyd

Ann Boyd leads us through this sixteenth-century spiritual discipline making us more sensitive to the work of God in our lives.

In his recently published book, GFM director Bobby Gross calls us to let the liturgical year give shape to our devotional life.

Sharon Gartland

Sharon Gartland leads us in taking a fresh look at Mary's response to the annunciation.

Karen H. Kim Yeary

Nutrition researcher Karen Yeary describes God's power transforming her relationship with food.

Tish Harrison Warren

Tish Harrison describes how the weekly practice of ceasing from work and embracing rest and play has become her touchstone.

MaryKate Morse

What guides our life and allows us to act as persons of integrity and courage in the face of evil? MaryKate Morse describes this gift from God as she experienced it in her own life.