Discernment is an ongoing practice for faithful Christian disciples and faith communities. We invite you to explore and wrestle with the resources below. If you find additional resources that have spoken to you, please share them with us at StudentLife@ctsnet.edu.
Healing the Purpose of Your Life by Dennis Linn, Matthew Linn, Sheila Fabricant Linn, Francisco Miranda
Practicing Discernment Together: Finding God’s Way Forward in Decision Making, by Lon Fendall, Jan Wood, Bruce Bishop
Sleeping with Bread: Holding What Gives You Life by Dennis Linn, Sheila Fabricant Linn, Matthew Linn
The Way of Discernment: Spiritual Practices for Decision Making, by Elizabeth Liebert
Start with Why, Simon Sinek TED Talk
Know Your Why, Michael Jr.
“Vocational Discernment for Pastors” – by Rev. Dr. Sandawna Gaulman Ashley, Assistant Stated Clerk; Manager, Call Process Support and Teaching Elders Ministry in the Office of the General Assembly
“Leadership Competencies for the 21st Century Church” - by Rev. Dr. Sandawna Gaulman Ashley, Assistant Stated Clerk; Manager, Call Process Support and Teaching Elders Ministry in the Office of the General Assembly
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