Recommended Books

Want to take Christian meditation a step farther? We have gathered the best Christian books for your study. Want to help teach others about Christian Meditation? We have everything you need to teach a class on meditation to your Bible study group or Sunday School class.

Celebration of Discipline, by Richard Foster Expand


Includes an entire chapter on the “Discipline of Meditation”.? While the book is easy to read, it is particularly helpful to mature Christians who desire to deepen their faith through meditation. Richard Foster is a Quaker and a Christian theologian. It makes a great book for a Bible Study group, as each discipline is covered in a different chapter. Some of the disciplines are a bit controversial make for excellent discussion items, such as the Discipline of Fasting or the Discipline of Confession. The chapter on the Discipline of Meditation highly influenced the material on this website.

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The Power of Positive Thinking, by Norman Vincent Peale Expand


This a life-changing book that will help you end negative and destructive thought patterns.? It is delightful to read and you may find it is a book you re-read when you face challenges in life. First published in 1952, over 5 million copies have been sold. The advice offered by Dr. Peale 60 years ago is still relevant today.? Much of the inspiration for The Five-Minute Christian Meditation came from this book.

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The Seven Storey Mountain, by Thomas Merton Expand


The author, a Trappist monk and priest, describes how he discovered the contemplative life and became a monk. Thomas Merton wrote many books on the contemplative life; The Seven Storey Mountain is the most well known.

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Christian Meditiation Training

Use this training program for your Bible Study group or Sunday School class. The training program provides background information on Christian Meditation and some guidance on how to start meditating.

After your training, let us know how it went! Send an email to susan@whitebuffalosolutions.comYour feedback is very appreciated and will be used to improve this program.

The Training Objectives include:

  1. Differentiating between prayer and Christian meditation
  2. Understanding how the Beatles influenced meditation
  3. Understanding what the Bible says about meditation
  4. Understanding the health benefits of meditation
  5. Learning some Christian meditation techniques
Slideshow (Powerpoint) Training Video Speaker’s Notes Handouts Slideshow (PDF)