The Meeting Place is a meditative exercise in the tradition of the Psalmist and Ignatian spirituality. I learned it through the writings of the Spanish mystics, St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross. We began practicing it in the context of inner healing ministry in the 1990s with dramatic effects, especially in the
To look at Jesus—especially on the Cross (1 John 4:8)—is to behold the clearest depiction of the God who is self-giving, radically forgiving, co-suffering love. I’ve come to believe that Jesus alone is perfect theology.
- Brad Jersak, A More Christlike God
"There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment" (1 John 4:18) ... If your faith is based on fear, what are you left with when perfect love drives fear out?
- Brad Jersak, Her Gates Will Never Be Shut