Spiritual growth resources
Seeking Worship by Brian McCann » This four-session study guide focuses on building an understanding of what worship is and why we do it. Through Scripture readings and questions for discussion, the latest addition to a growing collection of BIC discipleship and spiritual growth resources explores a variety of experiences—from public and private expressions of worship to preparing your heart for a lifestyle of worship. The study guide document can be printed, copied, and distributed free of charge. Download the study guide (PDF).
When the righteous pray » For pastors, prayer coordinators, and church leaders, When the Righteous Pray provides creative suggestions for planning congregational prayer events and programs. From prayer assemblies to prayer walks or drives, When the Righteous Pray is a valuable resource for anyone who regularly plans times of corporate prayer. Download the study guide (PDF) in English or Spanish.
Seasons of a Family’s Life: Cultivating the Contemplative Spirit at Home by Wendy M. Wright » It’s not easy to find spiritual meaning in everyday family experiences. For Wendy M. Wright—theologian, professor, and mother of three—uncovering moments of spiritual insight in carpooling and dish-washing invites the spirit of God into our daily chores, tasks, and responsibilities. Her book, a perfect resource for parents and their children, encourages its readers to seek out a “contemplative life” and to search for ways to explore the spiritual disciplines (from prayer to solitude to worship) in the midst of our ever-hectic world. Buy the book.