Fil Anderson is the Executive Director of Journey Resources. He is a frequent conference speaker, spiritual director, and directs retreats and workshops nationally and internationally. A member of the pastoral staff of St. Mark’s Church and the Spiritual Care Team for Samaritan’s Purse, he provides on-site soul care to their staff and volunteers. Fil is also a member of the Board of Trustees at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology.
He is the author of Running on Empty: Contemplative Spirituality for Overachievers (Waterbrook) and Breaking the Rules: Trading Performance for Intimacy with God (InterVarsity). Fil contributed to Transformation of a Man’s Heart: Reflections on the Masculine Journey (InverVarsity). He’s also a regular writer for InTouch Magazine and various other publications.
3 Big Takeaways
- Your view of God will shape the way you view yourself.
- Spiritual growth and transformation is a life-long process.
- If I know that I’m loved, whether I’m resting or working, then I’m free to work and to rest.
Some questions I ask:
Why do you think you were so driven? (8:45)
What spiritual practices has been the most formative for you? (22:38)
Sneak Peak of More:
What Fil discovered about God’s love in a hospital (13:21)
How Brennan Manning played a special role in his spiritual path (17:43)
The toll of our culture’s noise, incessant business and many distractions (25:25)
Finding God at the Beach (30:14)
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