Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People
A ten-week study by Keith Drury
Below is the ten week study of a book written by Keith Drury. We have completed this study in previous years (most recently in the fall of 2009 and summer of 2012) and have come to enjoy and appreciate the message of Keith. His thoughts are Biblically based and sometimes not too easy to swallow, but when we follow through with the teaching we find ourselves truly blessed.
Each chapter has both teaching and Bible study sections.
This study is not for the faint of heart! If you follow through with it, you will be changed. Please take a moment to listen to the Series Introduction (a three minute audio file).
To help you get the most out of this series we have several resources listed below. First, there is the book from Keith Drury. Each chapter is available separately. Secondly, we have Pastor Norman's notes and review. Thirdly, we have an audio file of the corresponding sermon that was recorded in the fall of 2009.
Keith Drury offers practical help for handling the basics of everyday Christianity. Each down-to-earth chapter tackles a real-life issue that Christians face, like:
Keith Drury generously offers his book free of charge (online - see "book" links below). You can also order a new hard copy of the book here or order a used copy at Amazon.
Chapter 1: How Christians Change - Crisis and Process
Chapter 2: Restitution - Making Things Right
Chapter 3: Grudges - Forgiving Old Hurts
Chapter 4: Thought Life - How to Overcome Impure Sexual Thoughts
Chapter 5: Restoration - Restoring a Fallen Christian
Chapter 6: Humility - The Discipline of Putting Off Pride
Chapter 7: Ambition - Putting off Selfish Ambition
Chapter 8: Honesty - Speaking Only Absolute Truth
Chapter 9: Peacemaking - Mending Broken Relationships
Chapter 10: What to do When Your Light is Brighter Than your Life
You can also download the entire book or the entire study guide.