The Teenage Prayer Experiment Notebook introduces prayer practices— using labyrinths, Lego Bible modelling, prayer beads, prayer walking, etc.—along with comments from teenagers who have tried them out, as well as space to journal.
The narrative of Holy Week is powerful and painful, and because we know how the story ends, it's easy to gloss over the difficult details and stay in the comfort zone of our understanding. Stephen Cottrell brings home, vividly and poignantly, the physical reality of the passion story.
Jesus stands in the prophetic tradition of those who embody what they teach. The things he did were carefully planned. And in this riveting book, Stephen Cottrell draws out their political and religious significance as Jesus moves toward his greatest and final act—his death and resurrection.
Does believing in the Trinity make any difference in real life? These seven studies by Elizabeth McQuoid will help you grow in your understanding of the inexhaustible riches of the Trinity. Find out why the Trinity is central to our beliefs and fundamental to the working out of our faith. A Keswick Study Guide.
The Rule of St Benedict, written for monks in the sixth century, continues to hold an extraordinary appeal to people in our day. It offers a balanced approach to seeking God and integrating prayer, work and relationships in a way that is more essential than ever in our stress-riven society.
A deep prayer life is not just something for mystics or religious specialists. It's for everyone, and everyone has a capacity for it. Including questions to aid reflection and discussion at the end of each chapter, this is a popular introduction to prayer and the spiritual life—a guide for Lent and the rest of the year—in the tradition of Ignatius Loyola.
Sheila Upjohn shows us how to accept that invitation in this Lenten guide, as she explores Julian’s book alongside passages from Scripture. She reveals how Julian’s fresh perspectives once thought so controversial that her book was kept hidden for centuries – can challenge and enlighten us, six hundred years later, in a world so badly in need of the assurance of God’s unconditional love.
The Way of the Carmelites, rich in reflection on the Bible, is a spiritual companion and guide for Lent, and indeed the rest of the year, that will introduce readers to the riches of Carmelite spirituality.
Reveals how walking benefits us physically, mentally and spiritually – and also how walking may involve drudgery, fear and mortal danger, thus opening our eyes to others’ perspectives.
April Holden suffered from persistent ill health as a child, but after she came to faith in her teens she became convinced that God was calling her to work with street children in Africa. This is the story of her life and career, as she has worked alongside churches and communities in harrowing circumstances from Egypt to Sudan, Zambia and more.