Conversatio Divina

Dealing with Temptation, Using Your Time Wisely, and “The Brothers Karamazov”

In this week’s newsletter we are featuring the work of one of the Martin Institute’s senior fellows, Ken Boa.

In addition to being scary-smart, like Dallas Willard, Ken has been engaged in a ministry of relational evangelism and discipleship, teaching, writing, and speaking for more than 40 years. He holds a BS from Case Institute of Technology, a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, a PhD from New York University, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford in England.

Ken is the president of Reflections Ministries, Trinity House Publishers, and Omnibus Media Ministries. The purpose of Reflections Ministries is to encourage, teach, and equip people to know Christ, follow Him, become progressively conformed to His image, and reproduce His life in others.

We would like to call your attention to a few of Ken’s materials from his spiritual formation resources.

The first offers insights into creating a rule of life and is titled, Using Your Time Wisely.

You will also want to read Ken’s five-part series on Dealing with Temptation.

Finally, we want to offer you a sample of Ken’s use of classic literature (not to mention film, art and beauty) in the service of spiritual formation. See his essay on The Brothers Karamazov.

For other spiritual formation resources by Ken Boa, go to

Dealing with Temptation