The Way of love: Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life, Resources

As part of the Presiding Bishop's call for all Episcopalians to live by a rule of life he has called The Way of Love, each week there will be resources posted here to help you on your spiritual journey. This week's resources help you understand just what is a Rule of Life!

Many of these resources are perfect to use to get together small groups to study and reflect! I hope and encourage you to take advantage of them. I also encourage you to form groups to study and discuss any item! If you do, please let me know so that we can list the group in case anyone else wants to join!

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About the Way of Love

About Rules of Life



  • Episcopal/Anglican Religious Orders and Communities An updated list of religious orders and monastic and faith communities, most of which live by a Rule of Life and many of which offer ways for non-monastics to join in their journey
  • Growing a Rule of Life - Adadpted for Children - Society of St. John the Evangelist and Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary. Two resources that introduce the practice of developing a Rule of Life - no matter your age.
  • The Restoration Project - Christopher Martin and St. Paul's offer this renewal project for anyone passionate about growing in Christ via the Benedictine way. Rule is included. Discipleship groups are encouraged.
  • Practicing Our Faith - Dorothy C. Bass, et. al. Useful and comprehensive site, especially for the downloadable articles.               
  • Building Faith - Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary Articles and resources related to faith formation.                
  • Grow Christians - Forward Movement. A host of resources and tools for practicing faith at home.