Time with God
Finding regular time in your day to pray, read scripture, and focus on your spiritual life isn’t easy, but it’s important to growing in your relationship with God. Here are some resources to help.
Prayer brings us into the presence of our Creator. God loves when we pray, both individually and with others. These resources will help you develop the habit of prayer:
Reading the Bible reveals the nature of God, and is as applicable and relevant as ever to our modern lives. Don’t have a Bible? Buy one online or pick one up at the Information Desk at church on Sunday. If you do most of your reading on a device, Bible Gateway and YouVersion have apps for that.
Here are some tools to help you build the discipline of daily time in God's Word:
- Encounter with God
- The apps from Bible Gateway and YouVersion include reading plan options, and the Dwell app has audio reading plans
- The Bible Project gives video overviews of different books, passages, and types of literature in the Bible
- My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers' classic daily devotional
- She Reads Truth, a community of women all over the world in pursuit of Jesus
- Our Daily Bread (hard copy available at the Information Desk)
Books for Growth
What does living a Christian life look like practically? This reading list is broken down into categories, to make it a little easier to find books on the topics you're interested in.
- Beliefs and Worldviews
- Christian Community/The Church
- Discipleship and Christian Living
- Serving and Leading
- Spiritual Disciplines
- Miscellaneous Classics
Check out the Grace Chapel Library at our Lexington campus for more resources.