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A conversational podcast on spiritual formation, spiritual disciplines, and life with God. New episodes every other Monday. Hosted by Nathan Foster of Renovaré, a nonprofit that provides resources, events, and learning communities to help people become more like Jesus. Learn more at renovare.org.

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A conversational podcast on spiritual formation, spiritual disciplines, and life with God. New episodes every other Monday. Hosted by Nathan Foster of Renovaré, a nonprofit that provides resources, events, and learning communities to help people become more like Jesus. Learn more at renovare.org.

    Mimi Dixon — Interior Castle: Field Guide for the Soul

    Mimi Dixon — Interior Castle: Field Guide for the Soul

    "I was drawn to Interior Castle as a field guide," says Renovaré Team Member and retired pastor Miriam (Mimi) Dixon, "for how I could cooperate with the Holy Spirit more directly in the transformation of my heart." In this in-depth interview with Nathan Foster, Mimi helps us understand Teresa of Ávila's classic work.​

    • 39 min
    Carolyn Arends — Contemplative Community

    Carolyn Arends — Contemplative Community

    Some think of the Contemplative Tradition as "me, Jesus, and a candle". Candlelit time with Jesus is beautiful, but how does that relate to community? Do contemplative practices like silent prayer work with others? Renovaré Director of Education Carolyn Arends discusses with Nathan Foster.

    • 46 min
    Jean Nevills — Aware and Awake

    Jean Nevills — Aware and Awake

    "We invite the one who loves us into our awareness... and the Spirit at the same time is inviting us to be aware and be awake." Writer and spiritual director Jean Nevills talks with Nathan Foster how to be present to God in all of life.

    Read Jean's original essay related to this podcast​, Light Enough to Live By.

    • 31 min
    Richella Parham — Finding Freedom from Constant Comparison (Part 2)

    Richella Parham — Finding Freedom from Constant Comparison (Part 2)

    "Your gifts don't serve to show me up, they serve to hold me up." ​Author and Renovaré Ministry team member Richella Parham continues her conversation with Nathan Foster about how to overcome the trap of comparison.

    • 37 min
    James Catford — Bible and Borderlands

    James Catford — Bible and Borderlands

    "We'll cross into the Kingdom but we'll keep our options open for crossing out again." James Catford, Renovaré Board Chair appointee and former British Bible Society Chief Executive, helps us see the Bible not so much as a map but a companion for moving deeper into life in the Kingdom of God.

    • 42 min
    Richella Parham — Finding Freedom from Constant Comparison (Part 1)

    Richella Parham — Finding Freedom from Constant Comparison (Part 1)

    Author and Renovaré Ministry team member Richella Parham talks with Nathan Foster about her new book Mythical Me: Finding Freedom from Constant Comparison.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

Diane J.B. ,

Very grateful for this podcast.

I often find myself smiling while listening to the Renovaré podcast. Other times I am wiping away a tear. Listening is always time well spent and very refreshing. I am grateful for the Fosters and all those connected with Renovaré.

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This Podcast Means Much to Me

I am so thankful for the Foster fellas. This podcast brings out the ways that the disciplines are practical in 2019.

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Fantastic Podcast

Thanks so much for doing this, Nathan and Renovare team. It has really helped me go deeper with Jesus and has given me more to experience as well as learn in my Christian walk. Blessings to you!

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