Formation Archives - Seedbed

It's almost Valentine's Day. Andrew Dragos shares 7 things Scripture has to say about love.

It is a weekly reality for me. A pastor or church leader will call me asking me who I know that could be a...

“The body, in fact, and only the body, is capable of making visible what is invisible: the spiritual and the divine. It has been created to transfer into the visible reality of the world the mystery hidden from eternity in God, and thus to be a sign of it.”

A recent article titled, “12 Things I learned in My First 12 Months of Marriage” got David Baldwin thinking about what things someone might learn after 12 years of marriage. With his own marriage ending just shy of their 12th anniversary, he reflected and here shares helpful advice for young couples looking to build a strong foundation for their marriage.

What is discipleship, and what does it look like, according to the Bible? Read these seven points on discipleship from Andrew Dragos.

How can a church grow in diversity? Talbot Davis shares insight on how churches can become diverse by understanding cause and effect in terms of the goal of the church. He also includes 5 ways we can encourage diversity in a church.

Wesley was "a man of one book," meaning that for doctrine, devotion, and especially preaching, the Bible played an indispensable role. Using Wesley's quote as a basic guide for reading Scripture, we may glean a healthy and balanced process of encountering God in Scripture by these 6 steps: read, pray, compare, meditate, consult, teach.

In this time of intellectualism, mysticism has gained a bad reputation. But, what is it really? Donald Richmond shares how Christian mysticism is integral to the very life-breath of our faith.

1.  Lord, grant me a spirit of repentance before You. “Create in my a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me”...

What can we do when we feel like Jesus is in our boat, but is sleeping? Dale Hale offers comforting wisdom about those times when you feel like Jesus is there, but you're still drowning in the storm.