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Holy Spirit I Pray

Author: Jack Levison August 11, 2016

This slim book of prayers pairs scripture selections about the Holy Spirit with prayers to the Holy Spirit. Organized into five categories: prayers for morning, nightime, discernment, crisis, and anytime, the resource also provides an index at the back so prayers can be found by Bible reference. Author Jack Levison introduces his book of prayers […]

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His Love Endures Forever: Psalms of Thankfulness and Praise

Author: Gloriae Dei Cantores June 15, 2016

In this CD, Gloria Dei Cantores brings its 30 years of experience chanting Psalms in worship services to lead the listener in worship, prayer, or study.  This collection of 20 Psalms of praise is one in a series of three; the other volumes include Psalms of Faithfulness and Hope, and Psalms of Salvation and Mercy.  The […]

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Art & Prayer: The Beauty of Turning to God

Author: Timothy Verdon May 11, 2016

In this beautiful book from Paraclete Press, Monsignor Timothy Verdon, internationally respected art historian, leads the reader to consider the relationship between art and prayer. With gorgeous illustrations of art from around the world, Verdon explores “ sacred images—as they describe the life of faith” (viii) and provides chapters on spaces for prayer, liturgical prayer, lectio […]

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Between Midnight and Dawn

Author: Compiled by Sarah Arthur April 12, 2016

This rich collection of literature excerpts– poems, novel, and short story segments organized around the liturgical calendar of Lent, Holy Week, and Eastertide, is the third and newest volume by Sarah Arthur. Each week of readings opens with a prayer, lists Scripture reading passages, and then includes at least five reading excerpts taken from literature of […]

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Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation

Author: Sam Hamilton-Poore April 10, 2016

This lovely book by Sam Hamilton-Poore includes prayers and reflections from rich, varied sources (Mother Teresa, Catherine of Siena, Jurgen Moltmann, Wendell Berry, poets, hymns and scripture) about God’s gift of the earth and our responsibilities as stewards of it. It includes four weeks of daily prayers for morning, midday and evening. Use for small […]

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With All Our Prayers: Walking with God through the Christian Year

Author: John B. Rogers Jr. April 7, 2016

In this book from Eerdmans Publishing, long-time Presbyterian pastor John B. Rogers Jr. offers prayers ordered around the liturgical calendar for corporate worship and/or individual devotion. These beautifully worded, theologically rich, prayers are provided in a variety of prayer forms: adoration, confession, petition, intercession, thanksgiving. In his review, Dr. Tom Currie says, “the church takes on […]

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Walking with Jesus through the Old Testament

Author: Paul Stroble February 2, 2016

Walking with Jesus through the Old Testament by Paul Stroble is a collection of daily devotions for Lent that leads the reader through 46 passages from the Old Testament. Stroble offers a devotion reflection on each Scripture passages as well as a prayer and some suggestions for “digging deeper,” ways of enriching or nurturing Lenten […]

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Our Only Comfort: 52 Reflections on the Heidelberg Catechism

Author: Neal Presa November 14, 2015

The Heidelberg Catechism is a catechism that offers comfort. It was first written in order to reconcile two groups who differed in opinion on theology. Presbyterian readers may find this resource about the catechism a helpful guide not only for remembering and celebrating the Presbyterian confessional tradition but also for weekly devotion and prayer. The Heidelberg Catechism begins with the […]

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Call on Me

Author: Jenifer Gamber & Sharon Ely Pearson October 20, 2015

Call on Me was written, as its forward explains, to provide a more accessible way for youth to use the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer as they develop the practice of regular personal prayer. Call on Me begins with a manageable collection of different kinds of prayers (petition, adoration, thanksgiving, etc.) from the Book of […]

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