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Why is prayer important in our daily rhythms of discipleship? Andrew Thompson shares its significance and three simple tips on how to make it a daily, life-giving routine.

How people pray greatly impacts what they believe. The early Church taught its people prayers and how to pray so that their faith would be correct and intact. It was one of the ways the Church discipled its people and encouraged them in their spiritual life and growth. Read more from Steven Bruns as he continues his series on discipleship in the early church.

We all know prayer is important, but do we really understand it? David Hull shares three essential truths of prayer that are guaranteed to change the way you view your prayer life.
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The Psalms are a profound collection of prayers and praise that hold a special place in the worshiping life of the church. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Ben Wayman shares how exactly the Psalms can teach us to pray.

All through his long life, Wesley used written prayers—from the Book of Common Prayer and other sources—as well as spontaneous or impromptu prayers.

Listening and giving God a chance to speak isn’t just good advice. It’s necessary and vital to having a true conversation with God.

Should Christians practice meditation as part of their spiritual practice? Winfield Bevins shares what kind of meditation Christians should be practicing, the Scriptural basis for such practices, and what benefits meditation holds for our souls.

Typically, we shout Hosanna in a celebratory way while our sweet children wave palm branches on Palm Sunday. But, Hosanna is not always a joyful cry. Keith Turner shares the meaning of the word Hosanna and what it means as a cry of desperation: "Lord, save now!"

What is Spiritual Direction like? What does it take to be a Spiritual Director? Laura Beach discusses how Spiritual Direction is like jazz: a holy version of controlled and trained improvisation in which the Spiritual Director listens and responds to the Spirit of God and the other.

In seasons of hardship, the eternal God is our hope and the source of renewal for an abundant future.

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