Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices that Transform Us

by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun. InterVarsity Press, 2015.


This reference book on Christian spiritual disciplines for congregations and individuals offers information about specific spiritual practices, creative exercises, and applications to practice the discipline.


creative exercises, applications to practice the discipline, spiritual growth planner, how to develop a sermon series on spiritual practices, postures of prayer and names for God

Recommended Audience

clergy, lay leaders, congregants, and small group


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Develop a sermon series on spiritual practices by referring to the appendix.
  • Practice spiritual disciplines using the exercises detailed in the text.

About the Contributor

Beth Booram

Beth Booram is the co-founder and director of Fall Creek Abbey, an urban retreat center in Indianapolis dedicated to “renewing the contemplative spirit.” In addition, she is a trained spiritual director and author of several books including When Faith Becomes Sight. Beth worked for five years on contract as a resource consultant with the Center for Congregations. 


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