Discipline is necessary. It is a method for moving forward, a path toward a destination, a way of living that enables accomplishment. If you have a goal of any kind, you will need discipline to realize that goal.Each chapter of Christian Disciplines focuses on a specific discipline that contributes to the transformation of heart and life, enabling increased capacity to love God and neighbor as Jesus has taught us. During this study you will see how reading, praying, connecting, fasting, giving, and receiving are important practices to integrate into your daily walk with God.The DIALOG SERIES offers topical and Biblical small group studies that generate meaningful conversation. Each 7-week study explores a subject significant to the Church and to the story of God. Dialog creates community. So let’s talk.Dr. Doug Hardy serves as Professor of Spiritual Formation and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO where he helps students who are preparing for pastoral ministry to pray as they learn. Whether speaking, writing, or in conversation, his desire is to come alongside others to help facilitate their alignment with God.