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Why would you need a book to pray? Winfield Bevins explains the benefit of prayer using the Book of Common Prayer.

Why use the Book of Common Prayer in your daily life? Winfield Bevins shares the significance of never having to pray alone.

Why should we pray from a common prayer book? Greg Goebel shares some wisdom about appropriate use of such resources.

Why does traditional liturgy and tradition actually matter? Morgan Clark shares the legacy of Thomas Cranmer and the life-giving resource that is the Book of Common Prayer.

St. Benedict was an amazing man of God. Winfield Bevins translates his spiritual practices to us.

What message are we missing when we celebrate Pentecost? Izzie Zimmerman shares how the ordinary work of the Holy Spirit in the church is more extra-ordinary than we may realize.

Should Christians practice meditation as part of their spiritual practice? Winfield Bevins shares what kind of meditation Christians should be practicing, the Scriptural basis for such practices, and what benefits meditation holds for our souls.

On some of our more recent Weekly Breathers, we have been opening our hearts to contemplation and connection with God using art. Today, Winfield Bevins shares with us an ancient method he found that helps his soul connect with our Creator God: iconography.

What, at its essence, does it mean to be counter-cultural? Ryan Danker discusses the problem with being counter-cultural, how Jesus has ushered in a new kind of culture, and what Lent has to do with it.

Even those of us who worship in a congregation that observes Lent may need to be reminded of what it means. Winfield Bevins shares the deeper meaning of Lent and provides 10 helpful tips on how to walk through it in a way that will lead to growing faith.

What is fasting, and why does it matter? Lent is a 40-day period of time when Christians typically fast. Winfield Bevins shares what fasting is, how to do it, and why it matters.

It is easy to become self-reliant and its especially dangerous in ministry. Samuel Chadwick wrote a book called The Way to Pentecost, which calls on us to become reliant on The Holy Spirit.