Links and more ideas

DD Further Resources iconCheck out the following resources to help you further explore patterns of devotion. 

  

General

www.lyfe.org.uk
A brilliant resource from the Bible Society that explores ways of engaging Scripture as well as providing an overview of the key spiritual disciplines

 

Prayer

www.methodist.org.uk/prayeroftheday
A 'prayer of the day' taken from the Methodist Prayer Handbook

www.sacredspace.ie
Daily prayer shaped by the Ignatian tradition.

 

Fasting

www.40acts.org.uk
A campaign that encourages Christians to 'do Lent generously'.

www.gbgm.umc.org/umhistory/wesley/sermons/27
John Wesley's sermon on fasting

 

Searching the Scriptures

www.bible-reflections.net A fantastic hub of resources for engaging with Scripture, which includes sermons, talks, articles and links to further resources. 

www.biblefresh.com
A movement of churches, agencies, colleges and festivals encouraging engagement with Scripture

www.bigbible.org.uk
A non-denominational project that promotes Bible reading within a community setting

A Word in Time - www.methodist.org.uk/bible
The Methodist daily online Bible study, with background notes and questions to ponder

 

Pilgrimage

www.iona.org.uk
Iona, the home of the Iona Community, is a small island off the west coast of Scotland, and a popular place of pilgrimage for many.

www.lindisfarne.org.uk
The Holy Island of Lindsfarne, associated with the early Celtic Saints, is a centre of pilgrimage in Northumberland.

www.taize.fr/en
The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order in France. It has a strong devotion to peace and justice through prayer and meditation. Over 100,000 people make pilgrimages there each year for prayer, Bible study, sharing, and communal work. Through the community's ecumenical outlook, they are encouraged to live in the spirit of kindness, simplicity and reconciliation.

www.retreats.org.uk
The National Retreats Association

www.methodistheritage.org.uk
Details of Methodist Heritage sites across Britain

 

Giving

www.generous.org.uk
A project encouraging small acts of generosity that make a difference in the world

www.gbgm.umc.org/umhistory/wesley/sermons/50
A classic sermon by John Wesley on the 'use of money'

www.methodist.org.uk/downloads/me_CTBI_workbook.pdf
A downloadable workbook on Christian stewardship, produced by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

 

Journalling

Look out for a copy of the journal of John Wesley. A spiritual classic, it records the life and thoughts of the founder of Methodism.

www.annunciationtrust.org.uk/approaches/journalling.shtml
Some simple ideas and suggestions for people wanting to start journalling 

 

Other

Step Forward
A resource created in response to 'Extending Discipleship and Exploring Vocation' within the Methodist Church in Great Britain. 

The Inspire Network
Developing mission-shaped discipleship in the leadership and life of the church.

 

Keep visiting this site as further links (and book reviews) will be added throughout the year.

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