Review: Mindful Silence

A guide for awakening to the truth of who we are and what we feel, which is necessary for the death of our self-serving ego


Review: Invitation to Retreat

“If you don’t come apart for a while, you will come apart after a while.” Summer is a time for rest, retreat and renewal. Read about ways to invite God into your quiet time.


Recommended Reading: Pilgrimage of the Soul by Phileena Heuertz

Our steering committee wants to share what we are reading with you! This week, Kathy Milans provides a review of Pilgrimage of the Soul by Phileena Heuertz


Recommended Reading: Gordon Smith’s Book, Teach Us to Pray

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.


Recommended Reading: Dissatisfied vs. Unsatisfied – What is the Difference?

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!


Imaginative Prayer: A Yearlong Guide for your Child’s Spiritual Formation

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.


Recommended Reading: Pilgrimage of a Soul

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.


Sacred Rituals for Every Day: A Book Review

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.