Most people know about the standard spiritual practices: fasting, meditating, praying, and studying scripture, to name a few. Often we look for new ways to present these important practices. What about expanding the list of spiritual practices and see which ones catch with people? Introduce more spiritual practices to adults through this book, An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith by Barbara Brown Taylor (HarperOne, 2009).
The 12 chapters of this book each focus on a specific practice:
HarperOne offers a free 12-page discussion guide to use with this book http://www.smallgroupguides.com/ wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/An-Altar-in-the-World.pdf. Encourage adults to incorporate a new spiritual practice by examining one of the practices from this book and seeing how it adds a new spiritual dimension to their lives.
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