Grow -> Growth and Development

It is not that I have already taken hold of it or have already attained perfect maturity, but I continue my pursuit in hope that I may possess it, since I have indeed been taken possession of by Christ [Jesus]. Brothers, I for my part do not consider myself to have taken possession. Just one thing: forgetting what lies behind but straining forward to what lies ahead, I continue my pursuit toward the goal, the prize of God’s upward calling, in Christ Jesus. (Phil 3:12-14)


earn about spiritual growth and how it differs from merely acquiring theological knowledge, practicing spiritual disciplines, or performing devotional practices. Find out more about the stages and process of spiritual growth and what you can do to keep growing, become more like Christ, and move toward union with God.


Becoming like Christ
Conversion chasms
Developmental stages
Illuminative Way
Holy friendships
Ongoing conversion
Purgative Way
Spiritual growth
Theological reflection
Unitive way


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