Our Sunday school teachers taught us to "read your Bible, pray every day and youll grow, grow, grow!" Surely their advice was correct, if not comprehensive. In The Sacred Way Tony Jones explores additional spiritual practices, such as the Jesus Prayer, Spiritual Direction and Pilgrimage that Christians have used to grow closer to God. If you are desperate for a fuller communion with God and interested in the spiritual pathways of the saints, you will find The Sacred Way to be a trustworthy guide.
Broaden your spiritual horizons.How has spirituality changed in the last 500, 1,000, or even 2,000 years? How can ancient approaches to faith help my relationship with God today?In The Sacred Way, popular author and speaker Tony Jones mines the rich history of 16 spiritual disciplines that have flourished throughout the ages and offers practical tips for implementing them in your daily life. Find encouragement and challenge through time-tested disciplines such as:Silence and solitude The Jesus prayerMeditationPilgrimageExplore these proven approaches to deepening your faith. As you do, your way of living your spiritual life will never be the same.
Tony Jones is the National Coordinator of Emergent Village (www.emergentvillage.org), a network of innovative, missional Christians. He's also a doctoral fellow and senior research fellow in practical theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. Tony has written several books on philosophy, theology, ministry, and prayer, including Postmodern Youth Ministry and The Sacred Way. He's a sought-after speaker on the topics of theology and the emerging church. Tony lives in Minnesota with his wife, Julie, and their three young children.