Growing faith and deepening your relationship with God takes time, intentional focus, and dedicated practice. While you can certainly dive in on your own, the deepest spiritual growth will come from training and practice. I pray these resources will be a source of hope and inspiration for you in your own spiritual journey and will bring you closer to God.
“Prayer, understood and disciplined, reveals possibilities whose limits have never been found.”
~Harry Emerson Fosdick, in The Meaning of Prayer
Start with one of these FREE 5-day, email-based challenges to jump start your prayer life. Whether you're just getting started with prayer or simply need a boost, these 5 days will help you refocus and reconnect with God in prayer.
Develop Your Prayer Habit FREE 5 Day Email Challenge
Think you don't have time for prayer? In this FREE 5-day challenge, you'll find time for prayer in even the busiest of schedules and create a prayer habit you'll love (and keep).
Open the Gift of Prayer FREE 5 Day Email Challenge
Have you fully accepted and put to use God's great gift of prayer? Explore this gift through 5 days of FREE email-delivered devotionals, with reflections and prayer prompts.
Want to learn how to pray? Looking for fresh ideas and inspiration for your prayer time? Want to explore new ways to engage God in prayer? These resources are sure to inspire and ignite your prayers!
“Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards.
Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.” ~J. Hudson Taylor
The Prayer Toolbox: 50+ Ideas to Inspire Your Prayers
An essential prayer reference guide detailing various prayer methods, with over 50 prayer ideas to inspire and renew your prayer life.
Pray Deep: Ignite Your Prayer Life in 21 Days
21-Day prayer devotional exploring different ways to pray. Each day, read a brief devotional, explore a different method for prayer, and journal your prayers and experiences. Available in print or Kindle formats. (affiliate link to Amazon)
Pray Deep Prayer Journal
Blank prayer journal to record your prayers and God's responses. Includes a prayer request tracker and reference guide outlining 24 different methods for prayer. (affiliate link to Amazon)
Ready to deepen your faith and relationship with God? Go deeper in your prayers. Learn to truly study your Bible. Unlock the power of prayer in your life.
“We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defense.
We pray when there’s nothing else we can do, but God wants us to pray before we do anything else at all.” ~Oswald Chambers
Pray Deep: The Lord's Prayer
Go deeper in your study of the Lord's Prayer with this 40-day devotional, praying through the Lord's Prayer line-by-line. Learn to pray as Jesus taught and experience the fullness of this well-known prayer.
Power Up Your Prayers
The essential prayer bundle. Learn 3 methods of incorporating God's Word into your prayers. Dive deep into your daily prayers through 45 days of powerful daily prayer devotions. Power up your prayers with this study!
Bible Study Methods: 7 Ways in 7 Days
Learn 7 methods for Bible study to go deep, wide, and abide in God's Word. This course from Arabah Joy will help you unlock the treasures in your Bible. (affiliate link)
Looking for a devotional with a particular topic? Below are some topical prayer devotionals for various seasons in life and in the church calendar.
“Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure.” ~D.L. Moody
Pray Deep: Finding Stillness in the Storm
21 day prayer devotional focused on finding stillness and peace with God, even through life's worst storms. Find hope and peace in God through these 21 days of prayer. (affiliate link to Amazon)
Pray Deep for Advent
Daily prayer devotional for the season of Advent. Explore the hope, peace, joy, and love found in Jesus. Bring a deeper focus to your Christmas season as you pray through scripture, silence, song, art, journaling, and self-reflection. (affiliate link to Amazon)
Festival of Lessons & Carols Advent Devotional
Step into the story and discover more of Jesus this Christmas. Daily email devotionals through December, based on the Festival of Lessons & Carols.
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Below are other fantastic books and resources I highly recommend (a sneak-peek into my own bookshelves). Many of these were written by writers I know and love. Others are books that have been impactful in my own spiritual journey. I encourage you to check out these wonderful books! (NOTE: These are affiliate links to Amazon.)
“Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” ~Mark Twain
Kathryn is an ordinary girl following an extraordinary God, writing about prayer and following Jesus at www.KathrynShirey.com.
A recovering prayer skeptic who's experienced first-hand the power of prayer, she's passionate about guiding others to discover the transformation possible through prayer.
Author of prayer devotionals and resources to help you grow your prayer life. Find more of Kathryn's resources at www.KathrynShirey.com/store.