The following is a list of events scheduled for the current year. Please check back often as we will continue to finalize dates and additional speaking/conference opportunities.

Nov
11
to Nov 18

NextStep | November 2019

About NextStep School of Spiritual Direction

Open to only 30 SSD grads, this weeklong NextStep SSD uses modeling, critique of conversations, and supervision to translate the teachings of SSD into conversations that matter. This will be a more experiential than didactic time–a week of intensive and personal interaction in community.

What is the ‘next step’ after SSD?

The NEXTSTEP Mission: To more clearly understand– by watching, critiquing, and participating in spiritually directing conversations– how the CATEGORIES OF UNDERSTANDING presented at the SSD can actually inform our thoughts, guide our words, and stir holy passion as we interact with others who long to know God better.

Graduates of the SSD typically leave the week with a richer understanding of how the Spirit of God moves Jesus-followers toward Jesus-likeness. Feedback from graduates indicates that for many, SSD encouraged both a paradigm shift or clarification in understanding spiritual direction and significant personal movement in becoming spiritually formed.

Many have expressed a desire to learn how to better implement spiritual direction – (1) by actually doing it with supervision and (2) by extended opportunity to observe Larry provide live spiritual direction and to interactively discuss the conversations.

In response, NewWay Ministries team has devised the following:

The NextStep Format

  • Same 7 day schedule as the SSD.

  • Larry will introduce the week with a review of the SSD. Four mornings (after a time of worship) he will present PRACTICAL KEYS to more effectively offering spiritual direction.
  • Throughout the week Larry will have live spiritually directing conversations with various individuals followed by class discussion and insight.
  • Four afternoon triad meetings will provide opportunity to practice using the practical keys.

  • One afternoon triad group meeting – with interactive insight and teaching – to be held with the Spiritual Directors.

LIMITED TEACHING. EXTENSIVE PARTICIPATION. LIVE CONVERSATIONS.

NOTE: There will of course be significant time for teaching but the focus of the week will be more interactive and participatory.

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Nov
21
to Nov 21

Larger Story Essentials Webinar Series | Part 4

Part 4: Restore Intimacy in Relationships

What It Means to Relate Like the Trinity

  • How to cultivate intimacy with God, with yourself, with others.
  • Understand how connecting with the Trinity transforms your relationships.
  • Learn how to be sustained in intimate relationships that are painful and disappointing.
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Dec
17
to Dec 17

Larger Story Essentials Webinar Series | Part 5

Part 5: Have Conversations that Matter with Power and Impact

How the New Covenant Offers Life in Relationships

  • Learn how Jesus offers a new way to relate that overcomes relational poverty.
  • Get equipped to have spiritual conversations that draw others to their need for God.
  • Experience satisfying connections as you relate with spiritual power.

 

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Jan
23
to Jan 23

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | January 2020

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | January 2020

Join Larry Crabb each month as he shares what is on his heart, explores his current thinking, and reveals what God is doing in him and for him and through him. Each month you will have an opportunity to spend an hour with Larry understanding a new facet of how to live life with the Trinity, persevere on the narrow road, and be inspired to put Jesus on display by the way that you relate.

 

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Feb
18
to Feb 18

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | February 2020

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | February 2020

Join Larry Crabb each month as he shares what is on his heart, explores his current thinking, and reveals what God is doing in him and for him and through him. Each month you will have an opportunity to spend an hour with Larry understanding a new facet of how to live life with the Trinity, persevere on the narrow road, and be inspired to put Jesus on display by the way that you relate.

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Mar
26
to Mar 26

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | March 2020

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | March 2020

Join Larry Crabb each month as he shares what is on his heart, explores his current thinking, and reveals what God is doing in him and for him and through him. Each month you will have an opportunity to spend an hour with Larry understanding a new facet of how to live life with the Trinity, persevere on the narrow road, and be inspired to put Jesus on display by the way that you relate.

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Apr
16
to Apr 23
SSD

School of Spiritual Direction | April 2020

  • Billy Graham Training Center - The Cove (map)
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About the School of Spiritual Direction

This week long intensive for 30 students in a retreat setting is an opportunity to understand and experience how the Spirit works deep in our souls to spiritually form us: and learn and practice a way of following the Spirit in others to arouse and direct their hunger for God.

A Note from Larry Crabb:

Led by myself and two colleagues, the course offers a newly developed model of spiritual direction that draws on both the age-old wisdom of the church and more recent perspectives. I call it the Passion/Wisdom Model of Spiritual Direction, and I see it as offering the opportunity for our interior worlds and supernatural reality to meet. This model offers a conceptual understanding of the private and often confusing world beneath the surface of our everyday lives and a rhythmic strategy for following the Spirit into the depths of people’s souls, including our own. That is where God’s Spirit is moving us into the Father’s presence and into the light of the Son so that we can (1) enjoy God, (2) accept ourselves, and (3) engage with others in the energy of Christ.

Teaching, worship, personal interaction, group dialogue, reflection, prayer, journaling, and instruction in the process of spiritual direction fills our days together.

If your interest has been confirmed in your heart to the point where you wish to apply for possible participation in one of the courses, please read on.

Each of the previous weeks was a rich and exciting time of paradigm-shifting, spiritually enlightening, and personally stirring training.

The objective of the School of Spiritual Direction (SSD) is not to professionally prepare people for vocational ministry. It is to encourage Christians to consider the enormous value of spiritual direction and to equip a handful of selected people to engage in meaningful, powerful, soul-shaping conversations with folks who long to move through life’s challenges into a deeper relationship with God.

I am persuaded that the absence of such conversations in so many of our lives is significantly responsible for the all too common distance and shallowness in our experience of God. Paul speaks of a NEW WAY to live in Romans 7:6. He calls it the “new way of the Spirit”. I understand spiritual direction to involve the supernatural work of relating to others in a way that guides them into the new way to think, live, and relate that the gospel makes possible.

Thanks for your encouragement and prayers. Whether or not you apply for participation, we covet your prayer support. Never have I felt so strongly compelled to begin new initiatives with the prayer that the Spirit will usher in a reformation in living the New Way with New Covenant resources.

If you wish to apply for any one of these weeks, please read carefully and respond to the Application Packet. Again, thanks for your interest and prayers.

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Apr
28
to Apr 28

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | April 2020

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | April 2020

Join Larry Crabb each month as he shares what is on his heart, explores his current thinking, and reveals what God is doing in him and for him and through him. Each month you will have an opportunity to spend an hour with Larry understanding a new facet of how to live life with the Trinity, persevere on the narrow road, and be inspired to put Jesus on display by the way that you relate.

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May
26
to May 26

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | May 2020

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | May 2020

Join Larry Crabb each month as he shares what is on his heart, explores his current thinking, and reveals what God is doing in him and for him and through him. Each month you will have an opportunity to spend an hour with Larry understanding a new facet of how to live life with the Trinity, persevere on the narrow road, and be inspired to put Jesus on display by the way that you relate.

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Jun
23
to Jun 23

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | June 2020

Monthly Webinar with Dr. Larry Crabb | June 2020

Join Larry Crabb each month as he shares what is on his heart, explores his current thinking, and reveals what God is doing in him and for him and through him. Each month you will have an opportunity to spend an hour with Larry understanding a new facet of how to live life with the Trinity, persevere on the narrow road, and be inspired to put Jesus on display by the way that you relate.

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Sep
11
to Sep 18
SSD

School of Spiritual Direction | September 2020

  • Billy Graham Training Center - The Cove (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About the School of Spiritual Direction

This week long intensive for 30 students in a retreat setting is an opportunity to understand and experience how the Spirit works deep in our souls to spiritually form us: and learn and practice a way of following the Spirit in others to arouse and direct their hunger for God.

A Note from Larry Crabb:

Led by myself and two colleagues, the course offers a newly developed model of spiritual direction that draws on both the age-old wisdom of the church and more recent perspectives. I call it the Passion/Wisdom Model of Spiritual Direction, and I see it as offering the opportunity for our interior worlds and supernatural reality to meet. This model offers a conceptual understanding of the private and often confusing world beneath the surface of our everyday lives and a rhythmic strategy for following the Spirit into the depths of people’s souls, including our own. That is where God’s Spirit is moving us into the Father’s presence and into the light of the Son so that we can (1) enjoy God, (2) accept ourselves, and (3) engage with others in the energy of Christ.

Teaching, worship, personal interaction, group dialogue, reflection, prayer, journaling, and instruction in the process of spiritual direction fills our days together.

If your interest has been confirmed in your heart to the point where you wish to apply for possible participation in one of the courses, please read on.

Each of the previous weeks was a rich and exciting time of paradigm-shifting, spiritually enlightening, and personally stirring training.

The objective of the School of Spiritual Direction (SSD) is not to professionally prepare people for vocational ministry. It is to encourage Christians to consider the enormous value of spiritual direction and to equip a handful of selected people to engage in meaningful, powerful, soul-shaping conversations with folks who long to move through life’s challenges into a deeper relationship with God.

I am persuaded that the absence of such conversations in so many of our lives is significantly responsible for the all too common distance and shallowness in our experience of God. Paul speaks of a NEW WAY to live in Romans 7:6. He calls it the “new way of the Spirit”. I understand spiritual direction to involve the supernatural work of relating to others in a way that guides them into the new way to think, live, and relate that the gospel makes possible.

Thanks for your encouragement and prayers. Whether or not you apply for participation, we covet your prayer support. Never have I felt so strongly compelled to begin new initiatives with the prayer that the Spirit will usher in a reformation in living the New Way with New Covenant resources.

If you wish to apply for any one of these weeks, please read carefully and respond to the Application Packet. Again, thanks for your interest and prayers.

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Oct
23
to Oct 30
SSD

School of Spiritual Direction | October 2020

  • Glen Eyrie Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About the School of Spiritual Direction

This week long intensive for 30 students in a retreat setting is an opportunity to understand and experience how the Spirit works deep in our souls to spiritually form us: and learn and practice a way of following the Spirit in others to arouse and direct their hunger for God.

A Note from Larry Crabb:

Led by myself and two colleagues, the course offers a newly developed model of spiritual direction that draws on both the age-old wisdom of the church and more recent perspectives. I call it the Passion/Wisdom Model of Spiritual Direction, and I see it as offering the opportunity for our interior worlds and supernatural reality to meet. This model offers a conceptual understanding of the private and often confusing world beneath the surface of our everyday lives and a rhythmic strategy for following the Spirit into the depths of people’s souls, including our own. That is where God’s Spirit is moving us into the Father’s presence and into the light of the Son so that we can (1) enjoy God, (2) accept ourselves, and (3) engage with others in the energy of Christ.

Teaching, worship, personal interaction, group dialogue, reflection, prayer, journaling, and instruction in the process of spiritual direction fills our days together.

If your interest has been confirmed in your heart to the point where you wish to apply for possible participation in one of the courses, please read on.

Each of the previous weeks was a rich and exciting time of paradigm-shifting, spiritually enlightening, and personally stirring training.

The objective of the School of Spiritual Direction (SSD) is not to professionally prepare people for vocational ministry. It is to encourage Christians to consider the enormous value of spiritual direction and to equip a handful of selected people to engage in meaningful, powerful, soul-shaping conversations with folks who long to move through life’s challenges into a deeper relationship with God.

I am persuaded that the absence of such conversations in so many of our lives is significantly responsible for the all too common distance and shallowness in our experience of God. Paul speaks of a NEW WAY to live in Romans 7:6. He calls it the “new way of the Spirit”. I understand spiritual direction to involve the supernatural work of relating to others in a way that guides them into the new way to think, live, and relate that the gospel makes possible.

Thanks for your encouragement and prayers. Whether or not you apply for participation, we covet your prayer support. Never have I felt so strongly compelled to begin new initiatives with the prayer that the Spirit will usher in a reformation in living the New Way with New Covenant resources.

If you wish to apply for any one of these weeks, please read carefully and respond to the Application Packet. Again, thanks for your interest and prayers.

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Nov
09
to Nov 16

NextStep | November 2020

  • Billy Graham Training Center - The Cove (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About NextStep School of Spiritual Direction

Open to only 30 SSD grads, this weeklong NextStep SSD uses modeling, critique of conversations, and supervision to translate the teachings of SSD into conversations that matter. This will be a more experiential than didactic time–a week of intensive and personal interaction in community.

What is the ‘next step’ after SSD?

The NEXTSTEP Mission: To more clearly understand– by watching, critiquing, and participating in spiritually directing conversations– how the CATEGORIES OF UNDERSTANDING presented at the SSD can actually inform our thoughts, guide our words, and stir holy passion as we interact with others who long to know God better.

Graduates of the SSD typically leave the week with a richer understanding of how the Spirit of God moves Jesus-followers toward Jesus-likeness. Feedback from graduates indicates that for many, SSD encouraged both a paradigm shift or clarification in understanding spiritual direction and significant personal movement in becoming spiritually formed.

Many have expressed a desire to learn how to better implement spiritual direction – (1) by actually doing it with supervision and (2) by extended opportunity to observe Larry provide live spiritual direction and to interactively discuss the conversations.

In response, NewWay Ministries team has devised the following:

The NextStep Format

  • Same 7 day schedule as the SSD.

  • Larry will introduce the week with a review of the SSD. Four mornings (after a time of worship) he will present PRACTICAL KEYS to more effectively offering spiritual direction.
  • Throughout the week Larry will have live spiritually directing conversations with various individuals followed by class discussion and insight.
  • Four afternoon triad meetings will provide opportunity to practice using the practical keys.

  • One afternoon triad group meeting – with interactive insight and teaching – to be held with the Spiritual Directors.

LIMITED TEACHING. EXTENSIVE PARTICIPATION. LIVE CONVERSATIONS.

NOTE: There will of course be significant time for teaching but the focus of the week will be more interactive and participatory.

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