Experiencing God's Transforming Presence Through Spiritual Disciplines

Taught by Cindy Gaskins

Jeremiah 6:16 says, "Stand at the crossroads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths where the good way lies: And walk in it, and find rest for your souls."

Spiritual disciplines have been practiced for centuries. These “ancient paths” provide pathways to a deeper relationship with God.  Learning to understand and practice these disciplines will help you get to a place where you truly experience the “presence of God”.          

This class, which runs for four weeks, will teach participants about the following disciplines:

  • The Prayer of Examen: a devotional exercise involving reflection.

  • Lectio Divina: a slow, prayerful digesting of God’s Word. Listening to God’s word with the ears of our heart.

  • Self-examination & Confession: allowing the Holy Spirit to expose areas of darkness, captivity and sin.

  • Lamenting: expressing honest emotions to God when we are hurt, frustrated, confused, betrayed, overwhelmed, sad or disappointed.

The practice of these rich disciplines is a lost art in today’s busy culture. Few Christians realize that despite busy schedules and increasing demands on our time, it is possible to enjoy these spiritual exercises as a means of growing in your intimacy with God.

Even in a world of constant activity, social media, and loud messages competing for your attention, etc., it is possible to “hear His voice”. But learning to linger, and to be comfortable with silence is a challenge for many of us. In order to truly hear from God, we must be willing to wait, stay a little longer and practice listening. We must also be willing to practice solitude. Solitude and silence are most needed if we desire to grow in our relationship with God. Embracing these disciplines will teach us how to connect with God on a more intimate level. To truly know that we have been in His presence!

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This class is offered multiple times a year, check out our event page to find our current offerings.

 
Class Leader: Cindy Gaskins    Cindy, and her husband Mike, moved to Mt. Pleasant in 2016 to join the staff of Life Park Church where Mike is a Children's Pastor. Cindy has been a staff wife for 20 years and an active participant in women's ministry. To learn more about Cindy, click    here   .

Class Leader: Cindy Gaskins
Cindy, and her husband Mike, moved to Mt. Pleasant in 2016 to join the staff of Life Park Church where Mike is a Children's Pastor. Cindy has been a staff wife for 20 years and an active participant in women's ministry. To learn more about Cindy, click here.

 
 

 

SHAPE: Finding and Fulfilling your Unique Purpose for Life

Study by Erik Rees

Taught by Cindy Gaskins

This class will help you experience the joy of being who God created you to be! By taking a look at your unique SHAPE - Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality and Experiences - you can unlock your God given potential and discover your kingdom purpose.

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God not only has a plan for your life, but He has a kingdom plan. "God never wastes anything. He would not give you abilities, interests, talents, gifts, personality and life experiences unless he intended to use them for his glory. By identifying and understanding these factors, you can discover God's will for your life!".

Ask yourself, "What's the one thing that truly unleashes your strengths and passions for his glory?"

Let's explore your answer to this question in the four week class! The cost of the class is $60 plus the cost of the book which is available on Amazon. Please click here to register and contact Cindy at cgaskins@myliferesources.org with any questions.

Check out our events page to see our current offerings.

 

 

Forgiven & Set Free

A Post-Abortion Bible Study for Women

Jane Dunn and Cindy Gaskins

 
Forgiven and Set Free is a Bible study designed to provide freedom from the bondage of guilt and grief that follow abortion. It guides suffering and hurting women to bring their emotional scars from abortion "out of the dark past and into His holy light", where true and lasting healing can take place.

The 10 week study will address the following issues:

  • Relief and Denial

  • Anger

  • Forgiveness

  • Depression

  • Letting Go

  • Acceptance

If you or someone you know needs help with coming to terms with the pain, guilt and grief of an abortion, please consider joining this class. 

The location, dates and details of the class are strictly confidential and there is no cost to attend. Please contact Cindy Gaskins by phone at 404-218-6745 or by email at cgaskins@myliferesources.org for more information and to sign up.


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