Upcoming Explorations: Winter & Spring, 2019

We are excited to announce the following Explorations, slated for Winter, 2019.

Clicking on any title will take you to a further description of that exploration.

Registration or obtaining more information about each offering is as easy as clicking on the link(s) provided in the “For More Information or to Register” section on each description page.  


Introduction to the Enneagram
(Saturday January 12, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3 PM)
Cramer Retreat Center in Spring, TX

What A 5-hour workshop offering insight into the background of this ancient personality “inventory,” a narrative orientation to the nine personality types, and some sense of next steps in the journey to “true self.” (Engagement of results from an online inventory, The Wagner Enneagram Personality Style Scales (WEPPS), enhances discoveries and discussions.)


The Spiritual Disciplines for Personal and Parish Renewal
[An Online Course]
(January 21 – March 1, 2019)
Online (via BeADisciple.com)

What An online course (developed and facilitated by Jim Reiter for the Dick & Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship and BeADisciple.com) focused on 1) a definition of spiritual formation and 2) the ways that temperament/personality informs the use of the spiritual disciplines in individual and corporate programs of spiritual growth and development.


Explorations in the Critical Journey
(A Day Apart for Clergy)

(February 7, from 8:30 AM to 3 PM)
Reiter R&R in Bryan, TX

What An engagement of Hagberg & Guelich’s The Critical Journey—focused on unpacking the nature and content of the six stages of faith, an engagement of Hagberg’s “Spiritual Life Inventory,” the ways we can get stuck/caged in our faith journeys, and next steps for individuals and congregations seeking to define “pathways” for spiritual formation.


Explorations in the Critical Journey
(A Day Apart for Clergy and Church Leaders)
(Saturday, February 9, from 8:30 AM to 3 PM)
Reiter R&R in Bryan, TX

What An engagement of Hagberg & Guelich’s The Critical Journey—focused on unpacking the nature and content of the six stages of faith, an engagement of Hagberg’s “Spiritual Life Inventory,” the ways we can get stuck/caged in our faith journeys, and next steps for individuals and congregations seeking to define “pathways” for spiritual formation.


Introduction to the Enneagram
(Friday evening, March 22 & Saturday morning, March 23)
Chapelwood United Methodist Church in Lake Jackson  TX

What A 5-hour workshop offering insight into the background of this ancient personality “inventory,” a narrative orientation to the nine personality types, and some sense of next steps in the journey to “true self.” (Engagement of results from an online inventory, The Wagner Enneagram Personality Style Scales (WEPPS), enhances discoveries and discussions.)


Teaching Biblical Faith for Spiritual Formation
[An Online Course]
(March 11 – April 26, 2019)
Online (via beadisciple.com)

What An online course (developed and facilitated by Jim Reiter for the Dick & Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship and BeADisciple.com) focused on the dynamics of learning and teaching the Bible—with an eye to those components which facilitate spiritual formation.