The lessons in this 5 session DVD study provide principles for maturing as a Christian by some of the greatest voices in Christian history: the Desert Fathers and Mothers, St. John Chrysostom, St. Benedict, and Thomas a Kempis.
Provided with the DVD is a Leader's Guide to help with discussions and activities on the topics of conversion, prayer, how to love, Benedict's Rule of Life, how to have an intimate relationship with God, and what it means to "pick up your cross". The leader may want to add Scriptures or lessons to make a 10 week study. Students will need access to (available separately) The Wisdom of the Desert Fathers and Mothers (Contemporary English Edition), The Love Chapter: The Meaning of First Corinthians 13 by St. John Chrysostom, The Good Life: Benedict's Guide to Everyday Joy, The Cloud of Unknowing Contemporary English Edition, forward by Robert Benson and The Imitation of Christ Contemporary English Edition, forwarded by Br. Benet Tvedren.