Author Archives: Bob Chisholm

About Bob Chisholm

Spiritual Director Mentor Seminar Speaker Minister

Justice … Mercy … Grace

Justice … Mercy … Grace. Three religious words, three sacred concepts, three spiritual movements of one powerful story. As you carefully think through these three words its one thing to consider their individual meanings. But more importantly, for my purpose … Continue reading

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Israel – The Trip Of A Lifetime June 17-27, 2014

Walk in the footsteps of Jesus. Experience a sunrise over the Sea of Galilee.  Visit ongoing archeological sites.  See the breathtaking vista from the top of Masada.  Take a boat ride out on the Sea of Galilee. Enjoy a quiet … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Plan? (part 1)

I recently returned from leading a Spiritual Formation Conference with a wonderful group of 19 ministers from all around Ghana, West Africa. My good friend Fred Asare hosted the conference at the Village of Hope. It was a time of quiet … Continue reading

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Living as a Plain Brown Wrapper A Personal Theology of Ministry

For the full footnoted essay email chisholm@prestoncrest.org It is the centerpiece of Christian symbolism and the prime directive for Christian theology. It is the highest form of Christian jewelry, usually made of gold or silver. It has been called by … Continue reading

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Spiritual Formation …………… Do You Believe Him?

I used to think that there were two components involved in spiritual growth: (1) What I Am. (2) What I Should Be. And, of course, the goal of the Christian life is to simply move from what I am to … Continue reading

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