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A Bead and a Prayer
A Beginner's Guide to Protestant Prayer Beads
By Kristen E. Vincent

About the Book

A Bead and a Prayer introduces Protestant prayer beads to Christians who have no experience in praying with beads.

Author Kristen Vincent explores the history and art of using beads in prayer, explains how to use prayer beads, includes instructions for making your own set of prayer beads, and offers a variety of prayers. Through this book you will learn how prayer beads can help you deepen your faith, understand Christian beliefs, and listen to God.

A wonderful hands-on way for individuals and groups to grow in their prayer life!

About the Author

Award-winning author Kristen E. Vincent is owner and principal artisan of Prayerworks Studio, which specializes in making handcrafted prayer beads and other prayer tools. She speaks widely on prayer and prayer beads and enjoys leading retreats.

A freelance writer, Vincent blogs about prayer and prayer beads at abeadnaprayer.wordpress.com. She holds a Master of Theological Studies from Duke Divinity School, and is participating in the Academy for Spiritual Formation with The Upper Room.

Vincent, a native Texan, lives in Georgia with her husband, Max, a United Methodist minister, and their son, Matthew. She loves dark chocolate, the Texas Hill Country, stories about the early church, and working from home in her pajamas.