Prayer Practices

Prayer Practices

Contemplative prayer are practices that embrace silence and utilize our imagination to be attentive to the voice of the Lord in our life. By His grace we listen to what He may be saying, and see how He is leading.

Recommended Resources

Prayer As A Place

"Prayer as a Place" by Charles Bello reads like a roadmap as it explores the contemporary use of contemplative prayer as a means of following Christ inward.

How To Pray

"How to Pray" by Pete Greig is a raw, real, and relevant look at prayer for everyone—from the committed follower of Jesus to the skeptic and the scared. Full of biblically sound wisdom, How to Pray will offer honest encouragement and real-life methods to refresh your spirit and help you practice life-giving and life-changing prayer.


"Prayer" by Richard J. Foster offers a warm, compelling, and sensitive primer on prayer, helping us to understand, experience, and practice it in its many forms-from the simple prayer of beginning again to unceasing prayer. He clarifies the prayer process, answers common misconceptions, and shows the way into prayers of contemplation, healing, blessing, forgiveness, and rest.

The Way of the Heart

"The Way of the Heart" by Henri Nouwen is a short read that focuses on silence, solitude, and prayer as a pathway for spiritual growth, challenging us to surrender the compulsive noise of the world for the way of the heart that leads us to God.