Episode 595: Richard Foster and Brenda Quinn on the Journey From A Type Leader to a Contemplative Life, The Disciplines of Solitude, Silence and Humility, and Reflections on The Lives of Eugene Peterson, Henri Nouwen, and Dallas Willard

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Episode 595: Richard Foster and Brenda Quinn on the Journey From A Type Leader to a Contemplative Life, The Disciplines of Solitude, Silence and Humility, and Reflections on The Lives of Eugene Peterson, Henri Nouwen, and Dallas Willard

Celebration of Discipline Author Richard Foster and Pastor Brenda Quinn talk about Richard’s journey from a Type A leader to a contemplative life, the disciplines of solitude, humility and silence, and Richard reflects on knowing Eugene Peterson, Henri Nouwen, and Dallas Willard and what made them who they were.

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Learning Humility by Richard Foster

The Contemplative Pastor by Eugene Peterson

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The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

The Lakota Way by Joseph M. Marshall III

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The great danger in church is the ABC's. Attendance, buildings, and cash. If you focus your attention there, you've lost. No, we focus our attention on a life with God. - @fostereveryday Click To Tweet The most important part of my discipleship to Jesus is to grow in humility. - Brenda Quinn Click To Tweet The more we are following Him and shaped like Him, the more He has the absolute freedom to do His work in this world, and that's what we want. - Brenda Quinn Click To Tweet If we want to move into the likeness of Christ, humility is right at the foundation of it all. - @fostereveryday Click To Tweet

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