Walking the Way of Love

Edited by Courtney Cowart, Foreword by Michael B. Curry

Sep/2020, 160 Pages, PAPERBACK, 6 x 9

ISBN-13: 9781640652965

The presiding bishop’s advisors lay out out a step-by-step way to nurture a profound friendship with God in Christ.

Walking the Way of Love is organized according to seven practices (Turn, Learn, Pray, Worship, Bless, Go, and Rest) and three ways of being (We Seek Love; We Seek Freedom; and We Seek Abundant Life).  The wisdom in this book allows people to move from the first tentative stages of wanting an experiential relationship with Jesus to having a real relationship that grows deeper every year. The seven simple practices spelled out in this book-- by highly experienced teachers and practitioners-- will enhance the reader's spiritual growth and open up love, freedom, and abundant life.

The stories and wisdom of these advisors will be helpful not just to seekers of faith, but also supportive to faith leaders who are guiding others in their development across the church.

Proceeds support The Way of Love Scholarship Fund.

Courtney Cowart is a scholar in the field of Spiritual Formation and American Church History (Th.D. from General Theological Seminary). She is a survivor of 9/11 and served in the recovery of Ground Zero from historic St. PaulХs Chapel. She currently serves as Strategic Director of the Office of Disaster Response for the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Before these life-changing experiences Cowart worked in the field of philanthropy for Trinity Church Wall Street and prepared candidates for ordination at the General Theological Seminary in New York. She is a frequent speaker on the subject of sacred activism. She lives in New Orleans.

Keywords

  • Bishop Michael Curry
  • devotion
  • discipleship
  • spiritual practice

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