Peter Scazzero Quotes

Four Quotes by: Peter Scazzero of New Life Fellowship Church in Queens, New York City Senior pastor.

And tomorrow, we’re looking forward to launching into monastic spirituality; the contemplative spiritually. Right now people are at the contemplative prayer room that Rosie and Helen—two folks in our church have tremendous calls on their lives—have built. And it’s like creating a monastic community in the middle of Queens, New York Cit
Source here on the Internet. Dated: 15th July 2012.
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Our mission is to apply emotional health to biblical spirituality in order to transform leaders, relationships, churches and organizations. Our objectives are to: Pioneer and research the integration of emotional health and contemplative spirituality to discipleship and spiritual formation.
Source here on the Internet. Dated: 5th October 2010.
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Integrate contemplative practices and rhythms (e.g. Daily Office, Sabbath-keeping) to slow down my life. Luke 5:15-16; Ps.119:164; Deut.5:12-15. A great problem in Western culture today is our crammed schedules, endless to-do lists, and general busyness. Powerful, often demonic forces, keep us distracted and adrift spiritually. We affirm God’s call to order our entire lives in such a way that the love of Christ comes before all else. Recognizing our humanity and our limits, we choose to observe contemplative practices in order to slow down to be with God, ourselves, and others.
Source here on the Internet. Dated: 1st October 2010.
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It wasn’t till later that I began to learn of Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, and his classic work on the importance of maintaining a balance between our reason (intellect) and feelings (heart). His development of a set of guidelines that respected the important place of our emotions in discerning God’s will has served believers for 450 years. ... He rightly emphasized the foundation of a complete commitment to do God’s will, follow Scripture, and seek wise counsel. Yet in addition, he provided excellent guidlines for sorting out how God speaks to us through the raw material of our emotions. The issue is not, by any means, to blindly follow our feelings, but to acknowledge them as a part of the way God communicates to us.
Book: by Peter Scazzero entitled: Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Published: 1st July 2006.
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