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Benedict Option Living: A Virtual School for the Lord's Service
Many people (like yourself) have found the Benedict Option a very compelling strategy for Christians living in a post-Christian society. You are committed to “live not by lies” in the face of a society increasingly inhospitable (in some places downright hostile) to a Christian way of life.
BUT the big challenge so many of us face in our day to day existence is to actually put it in to practice, often given so many of us lack the community support to do so. The most common questions I hear from Christians around the world seeking to embrace the Benedict Option are:
How do we actually build Christian community?
What are the guiding principles for finding the right balance between community life and personal freedom?
How can we faithfully support one another to Live Not by Lies?
How do we rediscover the basics of forming a life of Christian prayer?
And also. . . HELP!
And so with these needs in mind, we are establishing, in the words of St. Benedict himself, a school for the service of the Lord, to share the very practical guidance in all things related to Benedict Option and Living as a Christian in today’s world. There is a light that shines in the darkness, and I hope you will join me in kindling the flame of living faith incarnated in this world through our day-to-day actions, relationships, and communities we can build together.
What will you find here?
The Benedict Option is a strategy for Christians in a post-Christian world — here you will find the tools & resources to move from strategy into action.
Learn from the Masters
To find the answers to these (and other) questions, we will draw from the wealth of wisdom from not only contemporary sources, but also from important Christian leaders and thinkers who stood against the secular totalitarianism of the last two centuries, and also from ancient Christian sources as well.
From BenOp basics and community building, to spiritual theology and political resistance, you will learn everything relevant to living as a Christian in a post-Christian society.
New Resources Every Week
Learn practical aspects of finding and creating authentic Christian community, leadership and organization skills and practices, Christian history and culture, BenOp economics and politics, and spiritual theology of prayer, all from an orthodox Christian perspective.
All of these resources will be organized by topic, and new material will be added every week, in an ever-growing library of essential writings, videos, talks, courses, and workshops addressing contemporary challenges in building and living a Christian way of life faithfully in the modern world.
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