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Retreat speakers and the topics for 2000-2001 SDTP Phase I:

 

History of Christian Spirituality (April 14-16, 2000)

- James Houston, Board of Governors' Professor of Spiritual Theology, Regent College, Vancouver, BC, Canada. (Houston is also an advisor for our SMF ministry.)

- Reading, reflection and prayer are based on Thirsty for God: A Brief History of Christian Spirituality by Bradley P. Holt (Minneapolis: Fortress, 1993)

 

Theological Foundation (June 3, August 25-27, 2000)

- David Clotfelter, pastor of Chinese Alliance Church of San Fernando Valley, Northridge, CA

- Reading, reflection and prayer are based on Knowing God by J. I. Packer (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1973)

 

Discipline of Prayer (December 1-2, 2000)

- Taize prayer retreat

- Reading, reflection and prayer are based on Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home by Richard J. Foster (New York: Harper, 1992)

 

Discipline of Prayer (March 23-25, 2001)

- Emilie Griffin, member of Renovare.

- Reading, reflection and prayer are based on Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home by Richard J. Foster (New York: Harper, 1992)

 

Discipline of Listening to God (June 1-3, 2001)

- Joyce & David Huggett, mission partners of Interserve, England.

- Reading, reflection and prayer are based on The Joy of Listening to God byJoyce Huggett (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1986)

 

Discipline of Listening to Others (September 7-9, 2001)

- Siang-Yang Tan, senior pastor of First Evangelical Church Glendale; professor of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

- Reading, reflection and prayer are based on Listening to Others by Joyce Huggett (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1988)

 

Discipline of Discernment (November 30-December 2, 2001)

- Gordon T. Smith, academic vice president, dean and associate professor of Spiritual Theology of Regent College in Vancouver. BC, Canada

- Reading, reflection and prayer are based on Listening to God in Times of Choice: the Art of Discerning God's Will by Gordon T. Smith (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1997)

 

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