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Agape International Spiritual Center

A community…
A practice…
An embodiment of evolving consciousness

“We are on the planet to be and express the Divine Love of God that is alive in every fiber of our being, waiting to be released through us onto our world. Living as love is a way of life that brings heaven on earth.”

Michael Bernard Beckwith, Founder and Spiritual Director

The essence of Agape is best described by its founder, Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith: “When I founded the Agape International Spiritual Center and community in 1986, we “visioned” it as a movement that would take a stand for love, for peace, for being a beneficial presence on the planet. That’s why it was named “Agape,” which in Greek means unconditional love. Agape’s vision is fueled by the love of God, the One, indefinable yet unmistakable Presence whose vehicle on earth is the human heart and soul. My aspiration is that every individual who is touched by the vibration of Agape is inspired to cultivate a heart of love as wide as the world.”

mbb3Since its doors opened in 1986, Agape’s active teaching and practice of the New Thought-Ancient Wisdom tradition of spirituality has expanded into a trans-denominational movement and community of 9,000 local members and 1,000,000 friends worldwide. Through Dr. Beckwith’s weekly services, Agape’s University of Transformational Studies and Leadership classes, ministries and other outreach programs, the heart of Agape reaches deep into local and global communities teaching individuals about the transforming, healing power of prayer, meditation, and selfless service.

We invite you to explore Agape’s Website and learn more about our dynamic, intentional community and the broad scope of opportunities we offer you for enhancing your life-experience from a foundation of personal spiritual empowerment. We especially direct you to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) link where you may learn about the universal principles found in the New Thought-Ancient Wisdom tradition of spirituality.

Testimonial: “If it is so as Emerson stated that every institution is but the lengthened shadow of one person, then the Agape International Spiritual Center is indeed an extension of Dr. Beckwith and his vision of a world joined together by humanity’s highest spiritual and social evolution.”

– Dr. Lawrence E. Carter, Dean of Morehouse College International Chapel

 

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