Gordon Smith has written a small book, Teach Us to Pray, that teaches one how to pray through the three movements of thanksgiving, confession, and discernment. He anchors this book around the idea that Jesus taught his disciples to pray for the coming of the kingdom and this should also be our most “important agenda.” Smith […]
Review: Chris Webb, God-Soaked Life: Discovering a Kingdom Spirituality (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2017).
Do you know how to be in the Presence of the Lord? Casey Culbreth shares what she learned from The God Soaked Life by Chris Webb.
Kathy Milans reviews the book, Finding Spiritual Freedom in an Imperfect World: Blessed Are the Unsatisfied, by Amy Simpson. She shares more about the difference between being UNsatisfied and being DISsatisfied.
Recommended Reading! Faithful Presence: Seven Disciplines that Shape the Church for Mission (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2016).
Are you looking for spiritual disciplines that will help you and your congregation to grow closer to God? Ben Snyder reviews a book you may want to check out!
Need a guide to help you intentionally work on your children’s spiritual formation? Ben Snyder reviews the book, Imaginative Prayer: A Yearlong Guide for your Child’s Spiritual Formation.
How can you live a contemplative life and an active life at the same time? Kathy Milans reviews the book, Pilgrimage of a Soul: Contemplative Spirituality for the Active Life.
How can we encounter the sacred nature of God in every day life? Ben Snyder reviews Anselm Grün’s book, Sacred Rituals for Every Day.
How Can I Really Talk with My Children? A Review of Ellen Martin’s New Book, A Life Shared: Meaningful Conversations with Our Kids
We all want better communication with our children. Ellen Martin helps us have those conversations, from the details of our day to where babies come from.
How can families use technology responsibly? Ben Snyder reviews the book, The Tech-wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Proper Place, by Andy Crouch.
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Why is Harry Potter still so relevant to so many people? Molly Just explains what the church might learn from the ways people identify with JK Rowling’s wildly popular series.