Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Facets of Faith

  • Paradigm Shift by Randy Russell +

    Be not conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your minds; then you will know the Read More
  • The Many Facets of Spirituality +

              The finished diamond is one of the most beautiful and desirable gems.  Yet, in the Read More
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richardfosterlrgThe following is a list of 25 books that the Renovare board (Richard Foster, Chris Webb, Dallas Willard and others selected as the most important books for Christians to read. They discuss these in a book entitled...

25 Books Every Christian Should Read


1.  On the Incarnation by St. Athanasius
2.  Confessions by St. Augustine
3.  The Sayings of the Desert Fathers
4.  The Rule of St. Benedict by St. Benedict
5.  The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
6.  The Cloud of Unknowing by Anonymous
7.  Revelations of Divine Love (Showings) by Julian of Norwich
8.  The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis
9.  The Philokalia
10.  Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
11.  The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila
12.  Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross
13.  Pensées by Blaise Pascal
14.  The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
15.  The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
16.  A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life by William Law (download this chapter from 25 Books)
17.  The Way of a Pilgrim by Unknown Author
18.  The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
19.  Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
20.  The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins
21.  The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
22.  A Testament of Devotion by Thomas R. Kelly
23.  The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
24.  Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
25.  The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri J. M. Nouwen

http://www.renovare.us/WHATWEDO/Resources/25BooksEveryChristianShouldRead/tabid/2794/Default.aspx#25bookslist

Reflections to Consider

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Publications

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Music

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Audio & Video

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Favorites

  • Eugene Peterson was one of America’s most beloved preachers. Let’s not miss his last sermon. +

    Eugene Peterson, the internationally best-selling Christian author who passed into the great unknown this week, Read More
  • Eugene Peterson: 2009 Book of Faith Jubilee +

    Peterson discussed a wide range of topics with Diane Jacobson, Read More
  • Eugene Peterson: Journey with Jonah: Part 1 +

    This is part 1 of a 3 part series of lectures Eugene Peterson Read More
  • Eugene Peterson: Journey with Jonah: Part 2 +

    This is part 2 of Eugene Peterson's 1991 Simpson lecture Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • Process +

      The finished diamond is one of the most beautiful and desirable gems. Read More
  • Not a Conscientious Objector +

    As we abide in him and he abides in us, we are receiving his life rather than creating our own Read More
  • Falling in Love With God +

    “falling in love with God,” as Boa’s subtitle for the facet explains. In this approach we attempt to enter into Read More
  • God's Dimension +

    We experience a great sense of the wonder, boldness, and overwhelming awe of God through our relationship with the Holy Read More
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