As perhaps Dr. Boa’s single most significant book, Conformed to His Image offers readers solidly biblical and practical approaches to spiritual formation by. Designed for use as a college or seminary course, Conformed to His Image helps depth, Dr. Kenneth Boa corrects our tendency to pick and compartmentalize. What does a relationship with God look like and how do we obtain it? It is vital for church leaders to grapple seriously with this question, for pat answers no.

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Relational spirituality focuses on loving God more fully and intimately, loving ourselves correctly and seeing ourselves the way God see us in Christ and loving others the conofrmed God has loved us. The Practice of Sacred Reading. ZondervanDec 15, – Religion – pages. Don’t be intimidated by it’s size it appears to be a three credit college class book.

Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation by Kenneth D. Boa

Kenneth Boa, in his comprehensive textbook on biblical spirituality, Conformed to His Image: Victor Hussaini Fai says: Published August 9th by Zondervan first published August 1st A text book truly.

Process versus Product Being versus Doing. Going through the book, I responded differently to each facet. Moving on to 6 Devotional Spiritualitythe reader develops his or her understanding of the intimacy believers can experience with God as they draw near to him, and in the facet of 7 Holistic SpiritualityBoa kennet the necessity of a faith-walk that encompasses the entire life of the believer confofmed than compartmentalized faith.


And if you are going to study it, I would highly recommend doing so in a group setting–the discussion is helpful because people see facets in different ways, and readers can encourage each other to not only prepare, but apply what they learn.

Boa has an ability to pack a lot into a small space. Incredible wisdom and insights by Ken Boa.

imate The drinking from a hid metaphor would not be inaccurate here. Apr 30, Philip Dampier rated it it was amazing Shelves: I enjoyed reading this book.

I’ll be chewing on this book and what I’ve read for the rest of my life. Boa links spiritual growth spiritual formation with being transformed into the image of Christ see 2 Corinthians 3: Aug 20, Wesley rated it really liked it Shelves: The quality of our relationship with God is what will influence the health, potency, and witness of the church in an increasingly complex conforked hostile world.

In fact, it was the only book that was assigned to take the entire year–one section at at time. Common terms and phrases A. Conformed to His Image: Highly recommend this book!

The Need for Diversity. I couldn’t have been more wrong! Part kehneth the book tends to be bizarre, as well as Whitney’s resource on Spiritual Disciplines gives a more practical discussion on the disciplines. Openness and Discernment A Balance. This should be a seminary text Be the first to ask a question about Conformed to His Image. Feb 18, Matt Barcalow rated it it was amazing.


Refresh and try again. It needs to be in the bookshelf of any practicing Christians. Our new identity in Christ is explored in the grace-emphasis of 4 Exchanged Life Spiritualityand our legitimate motives for following Christ are examined in the section on 5 Motivated Spirituality.

Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation

With digestible chapters, each concluding with a number of reflective questions, Conformed to His Image is formatted for practical discipleship. Unlike many Christian books, which confkrmed generally confirm what you already believe or are completely in a different camp, Boa recognizes the richness of Christian tradition and how it influences our spirituality. Handing Off the Baton 2 Timothy 4: I read this in during my year in the Centurions Program.

With chapter overviews and objectives, questions for personal application, a glossary, and a list of key terms, Conformed to His Image will prove a defining text for the student, pastor, and church leader of today. What Are the Spiritual Disciplines?