Friendship with God — John 15:15 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you (John 15:15, prompted from Devotional Sessions – Phil Rice). Take … Continue reading Friendship with God — John 15:15 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

On Experiencing God — Psalm 18 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality He sent from above, He took me; He drew me out of many waters. He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, For they were too strong for me. They confronted me in the day of my calamity, But the Lord was my support. He also brought me out into a broad place; He … Continue reading On Experiencing God — Psalm 18 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

On Experiencing God — Matthew 25 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality …at midnight a cry was heard: ‘Behold, the bridegroom is coming; go out to meet him!’ Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps. And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’ But the wise answered, … Continue reading On Experiencing God — Matthew 25 [a practical, biblical study of scripture]

What Is Spiritual Authority? Am I under it?

How do we determine spiritual authority? Spiritual Authority is a phrase we hear a lot in Christian culture, but what does it look like practically? When I think of Practical Spirituality, there is an initial introspection. ‘What is Phil Rice currently doing internally to fortify his own spirituality and his connection to God?’ But to … Continue reading What Is Spiritual Authority? Am I under it?

How I Approach Practical Spirituality [a starting place]

What is Practical Spirituality? Spirituality is one of those words that we hear a good amount, but what is it’s substance? How does it then become Practical Spirituality? How do we participate in a spiritual activity? You might even ask yourself, how do I function as a spiritual person? Ask one hundred people, get one … Continue reading How I Approach Practical Spirituality [a starting place]

intention for philrice.blog

I'm Phil Rice. I create environments [of all kinds] that inspire the religiously disillusioned  [the spiritually tired] to connect with God more authentically. Really! I work to inspire the religiously disillusioned [both the Christian cynic and the spiritually worn out] to authentically live in friendship with God. I believe there is more to this whole story than … Continue reading intention for philrice.blog