Listen to My Life Facilitator
Co-Founder & Spiritual Director of oneLifemaps, LLC
Co-Author of Listen to My Life
Spiritual Mentoring Program Consultant
Sibyl Towner is the co-author of Listen to My Life and co-founder of oneLifeMaps.com, an organization dedicated to helping people review their life stories for the purpose of recognizing and responding to God.
Sibyl’s life mission statement is to equip the next generation of leaders in Godly character and Godly leadership. Through assisting people as they explore their life stories, Sibyl helps them grow up in Christ, discover God’s presence in them and call forth their gifts to build up and extend the Body of Christ.
Sibyl’s professional experience includes 16 years as Head Counselor and Assistant Director of a private girl’s camp, and 15 years as the Minister to Families with Children and Director of Summer Ministries and Camping at College Hill Presbyterian Church. During her 16 years at Willow Creek Community Church, she served in paid and volunteer leadership positions within Camping Ministries, Adult Ministries, Youth Ministries and Women’s Ministries. She also developed intergenerational small groups for couples and families. For the past eight years, Sibyl has served as Director of Spiritual Mentoring, and she has worked in content development in the Spiritual Growth and Development department. Currently, she is a volunteer at Willow Creek and is part of the Faculty for Classes@Willow. She has been a guest lecturer at Asbury, Princeton and Gordon-Conwell Seminaries, and a facilitator at Leadership Network for Listen to My Life retreats. A frequent speaker and workshop leader, she has also taught internationally in the areas of Spiritual Formation and camping.
Sibyl earned degrees in English and History from Bowling Green State University. She is a certified camp director and an Old & New Testament Bethel Bible Teacher. She has completed four years of instructional experience in Spiritual Leadership with The Transforming Center and serves on the board of Fellowship Housing, a transitional housing ministry for women.
Sibyl’s husband, Dick, serves the Willow Creek Association as the Executive Director of the Good $ense Stewardship Movement. They have two married sons, seven grandchildren, and one adopted-in-love son with his family of four children. In addition, they have had over 80 young people live as extended family in their home. Sibyl enjoys listening to people tell their stories, reading, walking, tennis, and life.
Posts by Sibyl Towner
by Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life “Faith is: the moment by moment practicing the presence of Jesus my Savior and the Almighty God of creation, the God of the Bible, in the power of the Holy Spirit in every aspect of my life– my intellect, my feelings, my motivations, my actions,and in [...]
By Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life “What am I going to do with my one, wild and precious life?” Mary Oliver. Most of us ask the question, “What is my purpose?” in one form or another. Click here to listen as Sibyl helps us think through how to move forward with this all familiar [...]
By Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life Click here to watch Sibyl talk about a question that forms in our early childhood, grows full bloom in adolescence and shows up again in mid-life or during significant life changes.
By Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life Beloved? That’s not me…or is it? Click here to listen as Sibyl continues her discussion on being beloved by God and how you get to be a part of sharing this blessing with others.
By Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life Be surprised at God’s love and presence for you, with you and towards you. Click here to watch Sibyl share about this deep, rich, penetrating truth of scripture.
By Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life The works that God has given you to do are most often embodied in the most satisfying activities of your life. This leads to confidence and competence. Listen and watch as Sibyl connects these two concepts in one of her new videos and discover your unique [...]
by Sibyl Towner, Co-Author Listen to My Life Growth is something we hope for in ourselves and in others. Part of the underside of growth is being stuck or wanting to know how we can grow. Click to watch as Sibyl speaks about growth in our lives.
by Sibyl Towner, Co-Author Listen to My Life All of our life we are asking questions. Often, we answer those questions externally rather than internally. Listen & watch as Sibyl discusses Life Questions and why they matter.
By Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life Have you thought about the places in your life where you are closest to God; your most authentic self with Him? Click here to watch as Sibyl shares about 9 different spiritual pathways. Which one most connects with you?
by Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life It may be time to give an honorable discharge to a loyal soldier in your life. Click to watch Sibyl as she shares how this one act can help create more space for listening to God in your life.