Debby Bellingham

A voice that tells the truth: you are beautiful and broken and totally accepted by God.

Retreats, Classes, Small Groups


The Eternal Now – Finding Jesus in the Everyday 

Material that aids people in allowing God to meet them in the everyday routine of the busy lives. Also available in conference presentation, sermon, and booklet form.

The Mentored Life: A Guide for Living and Loving Like Jesus

Based on the published devotional guide, The Mentored Life presents a rule of life for followers of Jesus Christ. Also available in daily devotional and small group formats.

Shaped in Daily Life: a Year-Long Retreat

Participants meet weekly for Spiritual Direction and guidance in prayer in a year-long retreat in daily life for individuals pursuing a life of discipleship.


“Invitation” examines Jesus’ mission statement; we are invited to experience the supply of every needed resource (provision), release from every captivity (freedom), to consider all things in the light of God’s love (perspective), every wrong made right (healing), and our true self (identity). Also a weekly class.

Character Formation Retreats

  • Anger
  • Worry
  • Healing

Spiritual Formation Retreats

  • Baptism
  • Prayer
  • Silence
  • Lenten
  • Advent

Classes & Workshops

Shaped by the Spirit I and II: Classes for Spiritual Formation

Based on the teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, this experiential class invites participants to allow the Spirit of Christ access to their entire person. Shaped by the Spirit I covers the basics of St. Ignatiusʼ Spiritual Exercises; Shaped by the Spirit II delves deeper into these topics.


See retreat description by the same name, above.

The New Old 

Examine six old familiar topics God wants to make new.


Learn how to hear God’s call for your life.

Making a Good Thing Better

Premarital Counseling Course

Additional Classes

  • Old and New Testament classes
  • Spiritual Disciplines
  • The Spiritual Formation Process
  • Discernment
  • Listening
  • Value of community
  • Beatitudes
  • Developing Spiritual Communities
  • Building Communities of Spiritual Formation
  • Healing Prayer
  • Psalm 5: Prayer
  • Beneath the Cloud: On Faith When All Seems Dark

 Small Groups

The Mentored Life: A Guide for Living and Loving Like Jesus

See retreat description by the same name, above.

Spiritual Direction Groups

These are based on the Shalem model of Group Spiritual direction. Leader training also available.

Anger: The Death of Love



“Through spiritual direction with Debby I am learning to sit quietly with God and understand His extraordinary love for me in the midst of my brokenness. I am different. I am being changed. Thanks Debby for directing me through this journey.” – Tonya L. Dantuma, PhD., Associate Professor, Biola University