Disciplines

Richard Foster compares spiritual disciplines to banks of a river. It is the banks of a river that give it life because it funnels the water and gives it purpose in its direction. Disciplines are not to restrict us, but to free us to do what is most important! 

TO COMPLETE THE LESSON…

-Watch the video

-Complete the application step at the end of the first video

Richard Foster's categories of spiritual disliplines:

  • Inward Disciplines: Meditation, Prayer, Fasting, Study.

  • Outward Disciplines: Simplicity, Solitude, Submission, Service.

  • Corporate Disciplines: Confession, Worship, Guidance, Celebration.

 

Application

  • Choose which category of spiritual disciplines you want to grow in. Ask a Pod leader or a staff member to help you grow in this area. 

  • Optional: Talk with Paige if you'd like a copy of Richard Foster's Celebration of Disciplines.