After being introduced to the teachings of Jesus in Beginnings: An Introduction to the Christian Faith, participants will then ask "What are the spiritual characteristics of someone who follows Christ?" Beginnings: The Spiritual Life helps people answer that question by exploring ten habits of spirituality, as the continue their Christian journey. 10 Sessions.
Where is the Spirit in Spirituality? (Introduction to the Spiritual Life)
How much am I willing to risk? (The Spiritual Habit of Courage)
What is most important to me? (The Spiritual Habit of Loving)
Can I find balance in a whirlwind world? (The Spiritual Habit of Centering)
What do I want to be when I grow up? (The Spiritual Habit of Simplicity)
How do I keep my possessions from possessing me? (The Spiritual Habit of Giving)
How do I get ahead? (The Spiritual Habit of Serving)
Can I go deeper without going under? (The Spiritual Habit of Trusting)
What can I do with my doubts? (The Spiritual Habit of Questioning)
Can a change in me change the world? (The Spiritual Habit of Engaging)
Each session begins with a meal, at church or in a home. Participants then view a 20 minute video in which Rob Weber explores the week's topic through story and Scripture.
The Planning Kit contains one of each component: Director's manual, Small-Group Leader's Guide, Participant's Guide, Participant's Companion Book Habits of the Heart and the video presentations on DVD.