The Central Importance of Prayer in Christian Spiritual Formation

Woman-praying-at-churchIn Episode 75, we will be discussing the central importance of prayer in Christian Spiritual Formation as well as some suggestions about starting or deepening a life of prayer in Christ.

Link to Episode 15 of the Finding Hidden Treasure which discusses the Puritan Practice of Meditation can be found here

Link to Amazon for hardcopy version of the official 1662 Book of Common Prayer can be found here

Link to Ligonier Ministries for a hardcopy of a collection of Puritan prayers known as “The Valley of Vision” can be found here. 

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Minisode 3 – A Letter from Brother Lawrence on Avoiding Distractions in Prayer

IMG_0636In Minisode 3, a letter is read from Brother Lawrence, the 17th Century monk who wrote “The Practice of the Presence of God.” The letter contains Brother Lawrence’s advice on how to avoid distractions in prayer.

A link to the transcript of this minisode is found here

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The Still Hour – Part 1

1870c-austin-phelpsEpisode 58 is part 1 of our exploration of a 19th century devotional classic “The Still Hour” by Austen Phelps.

Part 2 can be found here

Link to a pdf of the 1885/1893 publication of “The Still Hour” can be found here

Link to Amazon for a hard copy of “The Still Hour” can be found here

Link to an 1860 sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon making mention of this book can be found here

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