1. Construct your emerging view of the necessary ingredients that facilitate and promote the spiritual growth of Christians. Do not limit yourself to the traditional spiritual disciplines, but allow what you have read in the texts and found in your relevant biblical texts. Plan on writing 3-5pages double-spaced in 12-point Time New Roman font. 2. Explore your understanding of the creative ways (Network Theology) in which you can apply your emerging understanding of spiritual formation in a variety of contexts and settings. Consider the implications of an ecological perspective on spiritual formation that may challenge traditional understanding of the concept. Plan on writing 35 pages double-spaced in 12-point Time New Roman font. 3. Begin to explore your emerging understanding of the role of the Christian community (the body of Christ) in the spiritual formation process and how they work together. Plan on writing 4-5pages double-spaced in 12-point Time New Roman font.