- Access 8 sessions, 12 hours of video content.
- Grasp key spiritual formation Scriptures.
- Better understand spiritual formation.
- Craft a custom action plan for growth.
- Gain a tool for discipling others into maturity.
- Class 1: Introduction
- Class 2: How Spiritual Formation Works
- Class 3: Solitude and Silence
- Class 4: Rest
- Class 5: Reading Scripture
- Class 6: Prayer
- Class 7: Fasting
- Class 8: Service, Submission, and Confession
Each class is approximately 90 minutes.
Note: The videos for this course are currently offered only on our website here (no DVD or other streaming options).
How to Maximize This Course
1. Download the course syllabus.
The one-page syllabus for this course outlines main goal, primary objectives, core competencies, key actions, resources, and recommended Scripture passages to memorize. Download the course syllabus here
Note: You can also download the class notes for each class. These notes contain for each class session the main Scripture references and citations from other resources for your reference. Download all class notes here
2. Order the class text at 30% off, Your Spiritual Formation Plan.
This is a devotional workbook to guide your next steps with God by Chad Harrington, and it’s the workbook for the class. Each class assigns exercises to help you form your plan, and this workbook contains all worksheets for the class. Learn more and order here
(use FORMATIONCOURSE at checkout to get 30% off and free shipping on orders of $35+).
While you can watch the course videos without this workbook, you can most easily maximize your investment in this course material by using the workbook.
3. Allot adequate time.
This course is a launching pad for you to create your spiritual formation plan. Beyond the class sessions, you can plan to spend an additional 2–3 hours for each session working on the course assignments.
*Additional recommended resource: Renovation of the Heart
by Dallas Willard. You can successfully complete this course without this resource, but this is highly recommended reading for this course.
Once you’ve downloaded your syllabus and notes and ordered Your Spiritual Formation Plan
(links above), get started by clicking “1. Introduction” from the navigational menu on this page.
Audio-only Podcast Alternative
While we recommend you take this course by watching video lectures, you can also access the lectures in audio-only podcast format at no charge.
See individual links on each lesson’s page, or go straight to our podcast page here.
About the Instructor
is owner of Harrington Interactive Media, publisher at HIM Publications, and a volunteer teaching minister Harpeth Christian Church in Franklin, Tennessee. He graduated from Ozark Christian College and Asbury Theological Seminary with degrees in Biblical Studies. He lives in Franklin, Tennessee, with his family.