2018 18 Inch Journey: Phase one
2019 dates and application information coming soon.
WHAT IS PHASE I?
Phase I is a 60 day heart-school devoted to the process of living a whole-hearted and Holy-Spirit empowered life. We impart what it means to move beyond head knowledge about God and into truly experiencing Him in daily life. Phase I primarily focuses on discipleship, creativity and community.
In considering your application, we are looking for individuals who are committed to do the work it takes to live and cultivate a whole-hearted life. We have created an environment for transformation that is rooted in the saving work of the Gospel. However, what you get out of it is entirely up to you. We cannot want your wholeness more than you want it!
We are looking for applicants who are hungry and READY to do the work.
You CAN EXPECt
Impartation sessions with Jonathan and Melissa, the Cageless Birds and guest speakers
One-on-one counseling and discipleship with staff
To receive heart tools that empower students to cultivate healthy relationships with God and people
To practice breaking out of destructive patterns and unhealthy belief systems
A willingness to be confronted by leadership and receive feedback for growth
Humility and constant willingness to learn.
For you to come with a vision for your wholeness, we will not work harder than you
For you to come ready to practice vulnerability and trust with leadership
You CAN EXPECt
To live in communal housing
To engage in consistent community meals that lay a foundation for connection and celebration
To learn basics of cleaning and tending the land learning ownership and value
To learn the beauty of healthy relational boundaries
To learn how to invest in healthy relationships
To practice powerful communication on a daily basis
For you to enter into our existing culture of respect, gratitude, joy and healthy boundaries
For you to engage healthy relational boundaries
For you to give into the gift of beautiful friendships and reject patterns of isolation
You CAN EXPECT
Time Management and timeliness
Phase I to be a full-time commitment.
A full class schedule Monday through Saturday with homework and projects outside of class time.
A strong work ethic
A willingness to initiate beyond what is scheduled or asked.
An understanding that you are submitting to a structured school and that it will require work outside of class.
you CAN EXPECt
6 + hours a week of visual art classes that create a platform for every student to learn a new form of expression
6 + hours a week of Collectives consisting of pottery, dark room photography, videography, voice and expression, dance, printmaking and music
to be S T R E T C H E D in creative rhythms
Access to studios and creative materials
Access + feedback from staff and teachers
Consistent writing exercises that develop your ability to communicate confidently
A willingness to take risks everyday
A belief that creativity is an essential pillar to wholehearted living
A desire to move beyond doing the bare minimum and fully engage projects and assignments. “The key to discipline is desire”
For you to take advantage of the resources and materials provided so that you can pursue excellence.