The spiritual disciplines are those practices found in Scripture that promote spiritual growth among believers in the gospel of Jesus Christ. They are habits of devotion, habits of experiential Christianity that have been practiced by God’s people since biblical times.

Donald Whitney

Spiritual disciplines are a key component of helping followers of Jesus become fully devoted, maturing, disciples. These practices can be broken down into three main categories:

BuildingChurch Ministries desires for every believer to be able to practice every discipline as a regular part of their life. The following pages will provide practical tools and examples of how to be more effective in each discipline.

“Discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness; for bodily training is just slightly beneficial, but godliness is beneficial for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.”

1 Timothy 4:7b-8 NASB