Spiritual Formation through the Seasons of Life

Two opportunities for renewal:

Annual Multi-Day Retreat

The Abiding in His Presence retreat is an experience through which church leaders:

  • Explore, practice, and safely share personal development in five biblical areas
  • Identify opportunities for growth in those areas
  • Create a plan for spiritual development
  • Celebrate victories and craft next steps
  • Foster patterns for lifelong spiritual growth.

View a retreat schedule

Next Retreat

Date: March 1-3, 2020

Registration: Begins at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Dinner at 5:45 p.m.

Retreat concludes: Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Mt. Lebanon Camp, 1701 Texas Plume Rd., Cedar Hill, TX. Accommodations are private motel rooms with linens provided.

Cost: $50 for DBA pastors and church leaders (spouses attend free); Non DBA: $150 per person. Includes lodging and meals.

Attire: Casual; wear comfortable clothes and shoes


Online registration opens November 4, 2019


Download this form and mail a check by February 22, 2020

One-Day Personal Sabbaths

Need a day away for prayer and reflection? DBA’s Abiding Sabbaths  happen twice a year at Mt. Lebanon Camp. Participants can organize their day to fit their needs, or they can follow a printed guide. Dr. Milfred Minatrea is available at the camp (in Grande Lodge) for spiritual direction and conversation. Box lunches available upon request for $7 each.

Next Abiding Sabbath: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Questions? James Pendergrast | 214.324.2803

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