Providing guidance and direction for believers takes personal skills and spiritual insight. This Orientation Guide draws on the collective wisdom of spiritual leaders to equip spiritual directors to shepherd with care and effectiveness.
Prepare for Your Role
On Spiritual direction
A seasoned pastor seeks a guide to the interior regions of faith.
By Eugene Peterson
Got Your Spiritual Director Yet?
Exploring the roots of a resurgent practice
By Chris Armstrong and Steve Gertz
Advice from an Experienced Spiritual Director
Insights on the role—and responsibility—of offering direction.
Interview with Jeannette Bakke
Key Characteristics of Spiritual Directors
Some important qualities to look for when choosing or training spiritual directors
By Sam O'Neal
Perform Your Role
Five Assumptions of Spiritual direction
Practical observations on incorporating an ancient discipline in a modern world
By Larry Crabb
A Model for Spiritual direction
How to enter a bloody battle that's already been won
By Larry Crabb
A Case Study on Spiritual direction
When my ministry adventure faltered, I found spiritual help from an unexpected direction.
By James Walters
Can Spiritual Maturity Be Taught?
An experienced leader offers her answer.
Interview with Roberta Hestenes
Spiritual Direction in Small Groups
How to take support and accountability to the next level
By Bill Donahue
Total number of pages - 24
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