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Season 3: Episode 8 | Get Set: From Decision-Making to Discernment

This episode begins with a discussion of why sailing is such a beautiful metaphor for discernment. In this episode Ruth and Steve delve into what helps groups cross the threshold from decision-making to discernment. The prayer of indifference might be new, but it is deeply biblical and Ruth explains its role in discernment. How do you recognize God’s wisdom? Ruth shares a sign she looks for in perceiving God’s wisdom. How do we stop human striving from derailing the discernment process? This episode ends with some practical advise on helping people to transition from decision-making to discernment.


Mentioned in this episode:

Pursuing God’s Will Together: A Discernment Practice for Leadership Groups (Chapters 10)
Movements in Corporate Leadership Discernment (pdf)

A call to leadership that is spiritual – leadership that is rooted in discerning and doing the will of God

Transforming Center

desires to see churches and Christian organizations become communities of authentic spiritual transformation – and that begins with transforming leaders. We seek to strengthen the souls of pastors and leaders, equipping them to guide their churches and organizations to become spiritually transforming communities that discern and do the will of God in their settings. Read more about the Transforming Center.

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