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Rhythm of Life works with individuals, churches and organisations to develop growth, discipleship, balance and fullness of life. We have a passion for following Jesus and integrating the missional and spiritual formation worlds.

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Why I wrote “Raw Spirituality”

During a 2012 visit with my friends from Renovaré Brazil in Rio de Janeiro I presented a workshop on the rhythms that we developed in South Africa. Some folks from the Apprentice Institute attended and Jim Smith asked me whether I ever considered writing a book about...

Living through the memories of mom

Today marks two months since my mother passed away and with every passing day I am walking deeper into the reality of living without her physical presence. It is tough. Mom had an immense influence in my life and our relationship was one of the healthy influences in...

The Mirror Rhythm

When we engage with the Image Rhythm we use the symbol of a mirror. Here is an example of how we work with it. If you want to find out more about this rhythm you can contact us or join the movement.   This week we are focusing on the Rhythm of the mirror. When we...

Plug Rhythm

This week we are exploring questions like: How are you connected to God? How do you draw near to God? What fills/inspire you? Gary Thomas wrote a book called Sacred Pathways where he explores 9 different ways that he’s noted that people use to draw near to God. Read...

Community Rhythm

This week, our focus is on the Fellowship-Rhythm. Our family, friends, church-community, mentors, spouses or boy/girlfriends are people who shape us deeply and share life with us.   In sharing life, we have a choice of how deeply we will be known, and how deeply we...

Puzzle Rhythm

This week we focus on the rhythm of the puzzle. God created you to be a gift to the world and the people around you. In order to do that God gave you specific gifts wrapped up in your unique personality, temperament, experiences, passions and talents – to just...

Tree Rhythm

This week we are focussing on the TREE – Community Transformation Rhythm.     We are asking questions like:   Who is my neighbour?    What is the benefit others have that I’m part of the community?    Who are the voiceless and the ”least of...

Clock Rhythm

This Rhythm focus on using our imaginations when we are dealing with our time, money and resources in order to bring life through them – not just for ourselves, but for the world. Which of the following questions stand out for you:    How rushed is your life...

Circle Rhythm

The INCLUSION rhythm challenges our way of life that determines who is ‘’in’’ and who is ‘’out’’ in our lives.      As human beings we often gravitate towards creating communities and friendships with people who are ‘’just like us’’.    This is natural, because it is...