Free Weekly Resource: Church on Fire: Engaged in Spirit-Baptized Imagination and Participation

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This week’s free resource comes from the Awakenings conference this year, featuring Cherith Nordling. This resource will be free to download from 8/21 to 8/27.

About the Resource

How then, do we live the life of the Spirit as participants in the ongoing life and ministry of the exalted Son—Jesus Christ, our prophetic priest-king—in the love and to the praise of our Father in heaven? What did the first Spirit-baptized churches understand about this communal life together that we tend to forget, or have not yet known?

Together we will listen for how the Holy Spirit might baptize our imaginations to ‘see, hear, and perceive’  the things God has prepared for his beloved ones and how we we might enter more fully into those realities.

About Cherith Nordling

Cherith grew up in Pentecostal circles with her father and grandfathers as Assembly of God pastors. For the past 30 years Cherith and her husband Robert have been involved in the Spirit’s renewal of the mainline Presbyterian, Anglican and Christian Reformed communities of which they’ve been a part, either on staff or as laypersons. She is currently Associate Professor of Theology at Northern Seminary.

In the past few years Cherith has been a sessional lecturer at Regent College, Vancouver, BC, Kuyper College and Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI, and Fuller Seminary’s Young Life Masters Program in Colorado. She has also taught graduate courses for Westminster Theological Centre in London, England, the Vineyard Leadership Institute in Columbus, OH, the Fire School in Chicago, IL and the Trinity Learning Community in Corona, CA. She taught for five years at Calvin College and Seminary while serving as Co-Director of Christian Formation with her husband, and filled a one-year appointment at Wheaton College in theology.

She speaks and teaches in various contexts, and has authored and contributed to many publications. Most recently, Cherith has been working on a book on theological anthropology and the resurrection, and a condensed version of Paul’s Christology with her father, Gordon Fee.

More from Cherith

Being Truly Human Reimagining The Resurrectional Life (Feat. Cherith Nordling)

Re-Claiming the Resurrection (Full presentation)

“A #TrulyHuman Podcast: We Interview Cherith Fee-Nordling and Tory Baucum”