Spiritual Retreats Provide Amazing Benefits
Perhaps, you may ask, “What is a Christian Retreat?” The Christian retreat can be defined in the simplest of terms as a definite time (from a few hours in length to a month) spent away from one’s normal life for the purpose of reconnecting, usually in prayer, with God. Common locations for Christian retreats include churches, retreat centers and oh yes, tropical island!
Why are retreats important? Rather than having to fight through your routine to form a creative schedule you go on retreat and get encouraged by the example of others.
As such, the expectation is that when you return home, hopefully you will re-establish your life in a new way. Retreats are important because people leave retreats fitter, rested, happier and with a much clearer focus.
Undoubtedly, Christian retreat centers are a needed haven for Christian leaders and lay-members alike. In a world where we often find 24-hour days to be insufficient to achieve our Kingdom goals, we all need time to get away just as our Lord Jesus did on a frequent basis. Retreat centers around the world provide safe places for frazzled believers to stop and rest.
It’s not surprising that for many years, individuals have been coming to the Islands of The Bahamas to find peace, rest and to encounter God. There are many, many stories of those people having life-transforming experiences and making a global difference throughout the world.
We pray that this continues to happen indefinitely. As a result, we will do all we can to ensure that we provide excellent hospitality for the ones and twos as well as the larger groups. In other words, our mission: Purpose by Design…Advancing God’s Kingdom. Read more…