Author Archives: Rob Devens

About Rob Devens

Rob has been working in churches and in the ministry of Christian spiritual growth for the last 28 years. Rob became convinced that God wanted him to take the “know how” that he had gained from 28 years of ministry and use it to help churches have effective education ministries.

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The Divine Hours: A Manual for Prayer

Is fixed-hour prayer an odd practice for an evangelical Christian? I’m not sure—but I have found that at times using a Book of Hours has greatly enriched my spiritual life.  Let me explain.  A Book of Hours is a devotional … Continue reading

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Free 5 Love Languages Study Guides

Download Free Study Guide for The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman! One of the neat things about the internet is that there are some amazing things out there.  I was looking around doing some research on the 5 Love … Continue reading

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The Life You’ve Always Wanted: Spiritual disciplines for ordinary people (Expanded and Adapted for Small Groups)

“How do I grow?  What does a spiritually mature person even look like?”  These are the questions John Ortberg sets out to answer in The Life You’ve Always Wanted.  Ortberg believes that most Christians want to grow in their faith … Continue reading

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What is a good Christian book?

What is a good Christian book?  Sounds like a simple question.  But it really isn’t so simple.  For instance, a friend of mine once asked me, “How can a book be ‘Christian?’  A book can’t receive Christ.”  And, of course, … Continue reading

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