Teaching about prayer
A selection of books that help us to understand prayer and learn some new ways of praying.
In this book on the ancient Orthodox practice of the Jesus Prayer, John Twisleton gives practical guidance on releasing its capacity to inspire all those seeking to grow in prayer. He shows how it offers a summary of faith that is not only clear, memorable and portable, but a biblical aid to praying at all times. By sharing wider Christian teaching on the Jesus Prayer as well as his own experience of using it, he reveals its Spirit-given power to bypass a distracted mind and make worship a natural part of daily life.More info Add to basket
Are you longing to take your relationship with God to a new level? This book introduces you to twelve prayer practices that invite you to solitude and silence, invite you to use your mind and imagination, invite you to use your body and your creativity and invite you to connect with nature and community.More info Add to basket
Prayer is a vital part of the Christian life but people often struggle with actually getting on and doing it. This book offers 80 imaginative and creative ideas for setting up 'prayer stations', practical ways of praying that involve the senses - touching, tasting, smelling, seeing, and hearing, rather than simply reflecting, as we bring our hopes, fears, dreams and doubts to God.More info Add to basket
Prayer is not a complicated set of methods or exercises, but as simple as living life, being ourselves, and bringing God into our daily routine. Because we are all created in God's image, each of us is the privileged and sacred place of prayer.More info Add to basket
In these Bible readings for Lent and Easter, Joanna Collicutt shows how growing as a Christian is rooted in the prayer Jesus gave us. As we pray the Lord's Prayer, we express our relationship with God, absorb gospel values and are also motivated to live them out. As we pray to the Father, in union with the Son, through the power of the Spirit, so we begin to take on the character of Christ. The Holy Week readings encourage us to pause, watch and wait at this special season; commentary is kept to a minimum and we spend time reflecting, in the light of the Lord's Prayer, on Luke's description of Christ's passion and resurrection. Includes questions for group discussion.More info Add to basket