“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." -John 15:5, NLT
Care Ministries Practice Guides
The Examen is a reflective prayer practice that can help us become more attentive and responsive to God's activity in our day to day lives. It involves setting aside some time to reflect on your day, notice how God was moving within you and around you, and allow his Spirit to lead you as you move forward into tomorrow.
Lectio Divina is an approach to reading the Bible that can help us hear what God's is saying to us through the Scriptures.
Breath prayer is a contemplative form of prayer that is linked to your rhythms of breathing. It is a way of centring yourself in God’s presence and his truth throughout the day, and one way we can learn to "pray without ceasing" (1 Thessalonians 5:17).
Palms Down, Palms Up
Palms Down, Palms Up is a meditative prayer practice that can help you surrender your concerns and challenges over to God, and open yourself up to receive from God the blessings that he wants to pour into your life.
Praying the Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer is an incredible way to connect with God and learn to pray for His will to come in our lives and in the world. Some time ago, we did a 24 Hour Prayer Day and provided participants with a guide to help them pray through the Lord's Prayer for an hour. Check out the guide and use it to help you press in to the Lord's Prayer in a whole new way!
Teaching our children to pray is an essential part of their discipleship. Below you will find a booklet to help teach them about the praying the Lord's Prayer and how to connect it to their life.