Johnny Sears

is the director of the Academy for Spiritual Formation® and a Baptist layperson who holds a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Louisville. Johnny has served as a retreat leader and spiritual director for various groups, including the Merton Institute for Contemplative Living. He lives in Nashville, TN with his wife, Becky and their two sons.


Aging: A ‘Natural’ Monastery?

From Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life, Vol. XXVIII, No.4 “Maturity” (Aug/Sep/Oct 2013). Back issues are available by calling 1.800.972.0433. View our inventory.   “May you live to be 120!” This is a traditional Jewish birthday blessing with foundations in Gen. 6:3, where “The Lord said, ‘My spirit shall not abide in mortals forever, for they are flesh; their days shall be one... Keep Reading

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