THE SOULWELL JOURNEY
SOULWELL Ministries invites you on a journey of transformation. True intimacy with Christ occurs incrementally, over time, through community with others. Our retreats build on each other to facilitate growth in your spiritual life in order to help transformation occur. Along the way, you will be invited to open the door of your soul and learn to navigate your interior landscape. Our goal is to come alongside you in your spiritual walk and help facilitate transformation into the likeness of Christ to varying degrees.
Our retreats are held at Summers Mill Retreat Center in Belton, Texas among the huge oak trees. It is located near where the Chisholm Trail once crossed beautiful Salado Creek. Though secluded, it is less than an hour from Austin, Waco, and Bryan-College Station. The retreat center offers cozy, beautifully-decorated lodging to help you have the space to connect with nature and God. Every participant will have their own room with a queen bed and private bath while on retreat. All of your meals will be prepared by our very own professional chef and will be a fabulous part of your journey. Our retreats provide relief and renewal for all of you ~ we aim to create an atmosphere where you will find nurture for all of your physical, mental and spiritual needs.
While on retreat, our participants will engage in large group teaching and activities, as well as have time to process in both small groups and alone in solitude with God. Each retreat is designed to give you opportunities to experience Scripture in a personal way and learn SOUL TOOLS that will help you navigate deeper into your interior terrain, as well as have time to examine the intersection of God's story with your own. We value and expect that everyone will be on their own path. The SOULWELL Journey is designed in a way that while everyone might hear the same teaching, each person might have a completely different experience...and this is the beauty of God working uniquely in each of us.
In addition, each retreat will have opportunities for you to explore a combination of spiritual and body work in our very own customized SOUL STRETCHING classes that correlate with the soul work of each retreat. There is also a full work out facility on location at Summers Mill and ample walking, jogging and biking trails on the beautiful grounds. In 2019, we will be hosting the following retreats:
Awaken to the life giving presence of God deep within you which brings a deeper connection with Jesus and a richer and more rewarding faith walk.
This is what the Lord says, "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. Jeremiah 6:16
You will leave with a deeper understanding of God's movement in your story and a fresh perspective on the health of your spiritual life. We will provide tools to create a more vibrant prayer life. By experiencing silence, solitude, and stillness within a supportive community, you will leave with a heightened awareness to discern the voice of God.
Arise in God’s design for your life through self-discovery. Learn how to analyze the life experiences that have shaped your perception of reality in your relationships and the world around you.
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:13-14
You will explore the intricacies of how God created you and the ways in which you are fearfully and wonderfully made. We will help you discover how your emotional intelligence and thought patterns distract you from experiencing life in the present moment. By doing so, it will expand your compassion for others around you. We create an environment in which you can become more fully present with yourself, others, and the fullness of Christ.
Abide earnestly in the presence of God and in the purpose given to you by God.
If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit. John 15:7
You will look deeper into the calling of God on your life. By examining your spiritual gifts and exploring your passions you will create a spiritual covenant. We will teach you how to create sacred rhythms that keep you connected to Christ and protect your soul from burnout. Through contemplative practices we will encourage, direct and inspire you to reach your full potential.
SOULWELL 2020 Men's Journey
AWAKENING - July 17-19 | ARISING - September 18-20 | ABIDING - Oct. 29 -Nov 1
SOULWELL 2020 Women’s Journey
AWAKENING - February 7-9 | ARISING - april 17-19 | ABIDING - June 4-7
SOULWELL Teen Retreat - TBA
In the summer of 2018 we created a pilot team of 6 teens to develop and experience the SOULWELL Journey for teens. We plan on developing and implementing further teen retreats in the very near future. Be on the lookout for dates and information on social media and the website.