There are many great books on the spiritual life. Here are a few to get you started. If you are looking for something in particular or have any questions, please feel free to contact us. If you see one that catches your interest just click on it. Images of books are linked directly to Amazon.
Calhoun, Adele Ahlberg. Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2005.
Foster, Richard J. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth. First ed. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1978.
Foster, Richard J, Emilie Griffin, and Inc Renovare. Spiritual Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups on the Twelve Spiritual Disciplines. HarperOne, February, 2000
INTERACTIVE/CONVERSATIONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD TODAY
Willard, Dallas. Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, November, 1999.
Willard, Dallas. The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives. San Francisco, CA: Harper & Row, 1988.
Willard, Dallas. The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God. First ed. HarperOne, April, 1998.
Willard, Dallas. Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ. NavPress Publishing Group, April, 2002.
Rice, Brian K. The Exercises Volume One: Conversations. Kindle ed. Amazon Digital Services LLC, September, 2012.
Rice, Brian K. The Exercises Volume Two: Invitations. Kindle ed. Amazon Digital Services LLC, April, 2012.
READING THE WORD TRANSFORMATIONALLY
Mulholland, M Robert. Shaped by the Word: The Power of Scripture in Spiritual Formation. Revised Edition ed. Upper Room Books, February, 2001.
Peterson, Eugene H. Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2006.
SPIRITUAL FRIENDSHIP: SAFE SPIRITUAL CONVERSATIONS
Benner, David G. Sacred Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship & Direction. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004.
Crabb, Larry. Soultalk: Speaking with Power Into the Lives of Others. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2003.
Crabb, Larry. The Safest Place on Earth: Where People Connect and Are Forever Changed. Nashville, Tennessee: Word Publishing, 1999
KEY CONCEPTS FOR SPIRITUAL LIFE
Benner, David G. Surrender to Love: Discovering the Heart of Christian Spirituality. IVP Books, Expanded Edition, October, 2015.
Benner, David G. The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-discovery. IVP Books, Expanded Edition, October, 2015.
Benner, David G. Desiring God's Will: Aligning Our Hearts with the Heart of God. IVP Books, Expanded Edition, October, 2015.
Mulholland, M Robert. Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 1993.
Mulholland, M Robert. The Deeper Journey: The Spirituality of Discovering Your True Self. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books, 2006.
ADDING DEPTH IN ASPECTS OF SPIRITUAL LIFE
Barton, R Ruth. Pursuing God's Will Together: A Discernment Practice for Leadership Groups. First ed. IVP Books, June, 2012.
Boa, Kenneth. Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2001.
Foster, Richard J., and Kathryn A. Helmers. Life with God: Reading the Bible for Spiritual Transformation. New York: HarperOne, 2008.
Foster, Richard J. Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home. First ed. HarperOne, September, 1992.
Foster, Richard J., and James Bryan Smith. Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals & Groups. HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.
Johnson, Jan. When the Soul Listens: Finding Rest and Direction in Contemplative Prayer. Colorado Springs, Colo.: NavPress, 1999.
Nelson, Alan E. Spirituality & Leadership: Harnessing the Wisdom, Guidance, and Power of the Soul. Colorado Springs, Colo.: NavPress, 2002.
Scazzero, Peter. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: It's Impossible to Be Spiritually Mature, While Remaining Emotionally Immature. Zondervan, August, 2014.
Thomas, Gary L. Sacred Pathways. Zondervan, February, 2002.