The Magpie is Tom Sweeney, a follower of Jesus and practitioner of the ministry of spiritual formation. He is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Formation program at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto, Canada.

 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.