The Magpie is Dr. Tom Sweeney, a follower of Jesus and practitioner of the ministry of spiritual formation. He lives in southwestern Ontario, Canada and teaches in several seminaries across North America.

 A Sample Spiritual Formation Ministry Plan

Much of the literature on spiritual formation ministry focus on the dynamics of one-on-one or small group ministry activities. But what do you do at the congregational or even denominational level? Does spiritual formation “scale”? I believe it does, and the focus of my doctoral studies has been to identify best practices of congregational-level spiritual formation ministry.

For an early preview of what I’ve been finding, check out this post.