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The Five Loves—and the Greatest of These Is Agapē

The human forms of love known in the Greek as epithumia (physical desire), eros (romantic love), storge (love for family members/those with whom we “belong”), and phileo (friendship/companionship love) can be elevated to what God intended for them to be when they’re infused with the divine love of agape. These four human loves are like flowers that can flourish in the garden of agape.

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Eight Spiritual Essentials: Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Eight Spiritual Essentials


Ken Boa spends time reviewing recent series and new resources, answering questions from attendees, and then introduces his new series, “Eight Spiritual Essentials.” The series will focus on how a believer can move from an egocentric to a Christocentric life and worldview.

8 Spiritual Essentials: Series Outline

Ambition to Please God
Love Jesus
Thought Life
Practice God’s Presence
Trust and Obedience
Grace Rather Than Law
Gratitude and Contentment
Live Each Day Well

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Devotional Spirituality: Part 8—Seasons of Dryness & Darkness

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series Devotional Spirituality

The spiritual life involves alternating patterns of sorrow and joy, delight and emptiness, warm experience and feelings of abandonment. During these times, showing up before God on a daily basis is critical, Ken Boa explains in this eighth part of his “Devotional Spirituality” series.

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