This material is for Dr. Whitney’s classes at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Some of the scripture meditation files are in .ppt format for PowerPoint. A few files are in .pdf format for Adobe Reader. Click on the appropriate link below to download the document files.
Make sure that the date at the top of the syllabus or calendar is for the current version of the course. In other words, just because the syllabus or calendar is, for example, the Personal Spiritual Disciplines course, this may be the materials for the previous semester if the current one has not yet been uploaded. It is the responsibility of the student to acquire the current syllabus/calendar.
Personal Spiritual Disciplines(Course number 40150)
Files related to meditation on Scripture
Click here for Praying through Scripture With a Group color overhead
Click here for Praying through Scripture With a Group black and white handout
Click here for Worldly Meditation vs. Christian Meditation
Click here for Meditation Methods Summary black and white handout
Click here for Philippians 4:8 Questions handout
Click here for The Joseph Hall Questions black and white handout
Click here for Reading Through Scripture in Five Places
Click here for The Key Elements of “Meditation Mapping” color overhead
Click here for The Key Elements of “Meditation Mapping” black and white handout
Click here for the Suggested Schedule for Four Consecutive Hours of Silence & Solitude
A link to a scan of the entire text of Puritan Joseph Hall’s book, The Art of Divine Meditation
Great Christian Lives (Course number 40160)
Click here for the class syllabus
Click here for the calendar
Worship Leadership (Course number 27710)
Articles related to Worship Leadership
“How Shall We Then Worship?” (MacArthur article)
“How Shall We Sing to God?” (Payton article)
1644 Baptist Confession of Faith on Worship
1689 Baptist Confession of Faith on Worship
Five Different Approaches to Guide Worship
Congregational Spiritual Disciplines (Course number 5010)
Spiritual Formation (D.Min. course DR 30380)
Osborne, David Pastoral Wisdom (especially for younger ministers).
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