Spiritual Directors



Sustainable Faith Affiliates is our online listing of seasoned Spiritual Directors devoted to the formation of Christian leaders. The first step in meeting with one is to fill out the application below.  


    • Personal Information

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    • ALL the information in this application is kept private and is used only to gain a picture of our typical applicant. We don't exclude participants on the basis of age.
    • Spiritual/Ministry History

    • Spiritual Direction Ministry

    • Have you offered 120 individual sessions of spiritual direction post-graduation?
    • e.g. addiction, enneagram, leadership, disabilities ...
    • Describe what a typical session might look like:
    • Describe your sense of call to this ministry:
    • Sustainable Faith Affiliates

    • Tell us more about your desire to become a Sustainable Faith Affiliate:
    • Describe your sense of call to minister to leaders and pastors:
    • Interest and availability to travel to gatherings and provide spiritual direction?
    • Soul Care Practices

    • Indemnity Agreement

      In order to be accepted as an affiliate, you must agree to the following: “The spiritual director shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sustainable Faith and its directors, officers, and employees from and against all allegations, claims, actions, suits, demands, damages, liabilities, obligations, losses, settlements, judgments, costs and expenses (including without limitation attorneys’ fees and costs) which arise out of, relate to or result from any act or omission of the spiritual director.”
    • Signature and Permissions

      My signature indicates: 1. I have read and agree with the indemnity clause. 2. As an affiliate practitioner, I can agree with and work from these foundational beliefs: Sustainable Faith is Trinitarian and Christ-centered. We follow Jesus and embrace the Kingdom of God: the comprehensive sphere in which God, through the Holy Spirit, carries on the work of Christ by renewing lives and regenerating the world. Our own renewal consists of being shaped into the image of Jesus, and this shaping process is what we mean by spiritual formation. 3. I have read and agree with the ethical guidelines http://www.sdiworld.org/sites/default/files/publications/Guidelines%20Revised%202014-proof1-2.pdf
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    • Next Steps

      Thank you for your interest in becoming a Sustainable Faith Affiliate and for taking the time to complete this application. Submit this form to [email protected]. You will receive an email or call from a member of our review committee within two weeks to set up an interview.
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