Spiritual Formation simply means becoming more like Jesus. Our spiritual formation curriculum looks at what it means to follow Jesus, how there is a call and a cost to our discipleship, and how that call should be worked out in community. The training sessions look at Jesus’ moral teaching, especially the Sermon on the Mount. There are also extremely practical sessions on spiritual disciplines, helping people to grow in their practice of worship, prayer, bible study, fasting, meditation, journaling, etc. You can access free articles on Spiritual Formation at our blog on the sidebar to this page.

Here are some other recommended resources, from partners and trusted organisations we endorse.

  • Renovare: An organisation developing the work and teachings of Richard Foster and Dallas Willard to encourage people in their spiritual formation.
  • Lyfe: An introductory course to spiritual disciplines, and the concept of a rule of life.
  • The Bible Society: Creators of the Lyfe material, and passionate about getting the Bible as an aid to the transformation of society.
  • Dallas Willard: Website for author, theologian and spiritual formation authority Dallas Willard.
  • Transforming Centre: Strengthening the soul of pastors and Christian leaders.

Spiritual Formation workshops delivered by the One Rock team can be booked for your church or organisation.

What’s the Purpose of Prayer?

What’s the purpose of prayer? Why bother with bothering God about anything? Is there any purpose in prayer? There are two errors I tend to find people believe that cause us to ask this question of why pray. The first is that God will always have His way, so why bother...