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Meet Dan Wilt

Dan Wilt was born and raised in a small town in Pennsylvania, where he first learned to follow Jesus, speak, tell stories, and write. As an author, speaker, worship leader, and encourager of Christians in all streams of the Beautiful Church, Dan has impacted thousands over his three decades in ministry, teaching in the US, UK, Canada, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and Brazil. He teaches on the topics of finding our identity in the love of God, what it means to follow Jesus, ancient-future worship, spiritual formation, the Holy Spirit, and creativity, and has served in conferences, university settings, seminaries, and churches across the world. He lives with his Armenian Princess of 34 years outside of Nashville, TN. They have three grown children.

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what is my calling?

Finding our identity in being the beloved of God is central to human flourishing as it was intended to be. What does it mean for you to be called by God, by name, and invited by His Spirit into the unfolding of His will in the time, place, and story you inhabit?

RELEASES FEB. 8, 2022

Sheltering Mercy: Prayers Inspired by the Psalms

Sheltering Mercy helps us rediscover the rich treasures of the Psalms—through free-verse prayer renderings of their poems and hymns—as a guide to personal devotion and meditation.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. This book contains 75 prayers drawn from Psalms 1-75, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning in the Psalms. Each prayer is a response to the Psalms written in harmony with Scripture. These prayers help us quiet our hearts before God and welcome us into a safe place amid the storms of life.

This artful, poetic, and classic devotional book features compelling custom illustrations and foil-stamped hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms.

"This beautiful collection of psalms expressed as poetic prayer reminds us of the relevance of reverence in our daily lives and the hope breathed through even the darkest of sufferings. Alight on a different poem each day, and find rest in its cadence, restoration in its celebration, and guidance from new songs grown from deep-rooted wisdom."

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