Our church is taking steps to becoming a praying church. A praying church is one where private prayer, gathered prayer, and spontaneous prayer are noticeable priorities. For us, disciplined and strategic use of time in prayer fuels the spontaneous and continuous prayer of which Paul writes “pray without ceasing.”
If we are honest, most admit that a consistent life of prayer can be a struggle to sustain. But it need not be that way since prayer is truly a vital aspect of our walk of faith. I want to share with you ten practical ideas to stimulate our times in prayer.
Here are ten reminders for pastors about the vital need to cultivate their personal prayer life, as articulated by notable ministers from church history. 1. True effectiveness in ministry comes not through methods, but through prayer. A. C. Dixon: When we rely upon organization, we get what organization can do; when we rely upon education, we […]
As I talked to other parents about raising children, a similar question would repeatedly be raised: “How should I pray for my children?” This article is my response to that question. I trust this list will be encouraging and motivating to Christian parents as they intercede on behalf of those under their care.