Senkbeil, Harold L. The Art of Spiritual Evaluation The Good Shepherd Institute. Concordia Theological Seminary. Fort Wayne, Indiana. 2000, November 7.

As the Third Millennium of the Christian era begins, the church and the world appear steering by paradoxically different courses – in many ways, the culture seems more spiritually inclined than the church. One common characteristic of postmodern society is a fascination for what goes by the name of “spirituality.” It’s as if the spiritual dimension of human experience has been newly discovered; suddenly matters of the soul and spirit have come back into fashion. Spiritual exercises long ago relegated to the dusty closet of antiquity are now enthusiastically embraced by a spiritually thirsty public. Just the other day a young twenty-something told me excitedly about discovering a new book that had opened up new dimensions of spirituality for him…


Doxology provides a safe environment for clergy to reflect on their own spiritual and emotional health and assists them to review and enhance their professional competencies and skills as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s sacred mysteries.

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