Wong, Anita Kwan-Wai. “Three Dimensions of Spiritual Formation: Grow Deep, Grow High, Grow Wide.” D. Min., Tyndale University, 2022.
In this research portfolio, the author articulates spiritual formation using a model that involves three dimensions, Grow Deep, Grow High, Grow Wide. This will be explored through three avenues. The first is a spiritual formation model integrating the three dimensions. The model is by no means an ultimate or a perfect model. Spiritual formation is an evolving process, which involves the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit. God has a different pathway for everyone of his beloved children. The second avenue is a spiritual autobiography describing the author’s own spiritual formation. It is the synopses of the author’s major life events with reference to the three dimensions. The third avenue is a field research project with a focus on social justice. It intends to answer the question “Can Lectio Divina transform us by shaping our view on social justice?” (Rom. 12:2).
The research shows that Lectio Divina was able to shape the views of the participants on social justice, who are senior Asians, and did draw them closer to God. It shows that Lectio Divina was able to help the participants Grow Deep, Grow High, Grow Wide.
Thesis (D. Min.)--Tyndale University, 2022.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction: a New Endeavor – Chapter 2: Spiritual Formation Model: Grow Deep, Grow Wide, Grow High – Chapter 3: Spiritual Autobiography: Glimpses of My Life – Chapter 4: Field research Project: Fostering Biblical Views on Social Justice Among Senior Chinese Immigrant Believers and Seekers from Hong Kong – Chapter 5: Conclusion: God Is Not Done with Me Yet.
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