Prayer in Church

Created on April 12th, 2013

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Prayer in worship, with others during meetings, teaching prayer, and sermons, articles, books, and subscription content to plan and research.

Volunteer Prayer Teams for Worship

Volunteer Prayer Teams for Worship

By James K. Wagner
How many times have we considered a Prayer Team but weren't sure what the group would do? Consider discussing the suggestions below with those who have volunteered to be part of… read more
Be Where Your Body Is:  A Prayerful Invitation During Church

Be Where Your Body Is: A Prayerful Invitation During Church

By Kasey Hitt
Know how it feels to constantly be on autopilot?  Sunday morning is often an hour of continued autopilot for people attending church. They simply happen to be there rather… read more
Community Prayer and Worship

Community Prayer and Worship

By James C. Howell
And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. —Acts 2:42 Annie Dillard tells about a church she attended… read more
The Pastor's Prayer Team

The Pastor's Prayer Team

By Ron Edmondson
This week I tweeted, “Meeting with my personal prayer team. I’m confident I’ve underestimated their influence in my ministry. Every pastor should have… read more
The Power of the Pastoral Prayer

The Power of the Pastoral Prayer

By Joe E. Pennel, Jr.
Vocal prayer makes a bold assumption. It embraces the conviction that God is living, active, and present in the lives of individuals and in the life of the congregation. It holds… read more
Silence is Golden

Silence is Golden

By Karla M. Kincannon
Have you ever noticed the cacophony of sounds in many Protestant worship services? Words are spoken, sung, whispered, prayed, and shouted. Music rocks the walls, elevating… read more
Sermon Series: Prayer

Sermon Series: Prayer

By Dan Flanagan
4 Week Series Week 1: Divine Persona Luke 11:1-4 Psychiatrist Gerald May begins his book Addiction and Grace with a bold statement: “I am convinced that all human beings… read more
The Model Prayer (Matthew 6:9-15)

The Model Prayer (Matthew 6:9-15)

By Tracey Allred
Growing up, there were very few instances in my home church when the congregation collectively spoke during our worship services. We rarely read the responsive readings printed in … read more
Confession and Prayer (Psalm 51)

Confession and Prayer (Psalm 51)

By Tracey Allred
It is said that confession is good for the soul. Although I know this is true, I’m not sure that my five-year-old son would agree. Confession is a challenge for him. For… read more
Prayer That Makes a Difference

Prayer That Makes a Difference

By James A. Harnish
Just about every church I know talks about prayer. But if your experience is like mine, you've attended more than your share of church meetings that “opened” with a… read more
Converge Bible Studies: Practical Prayer

Converge Bible Studies: Practical Prayer

By Joseph Yoo
On paper, praying seems easy enough. But, when we try to pray daily, we sometimes realize that it’s much harder than we’d thought. In fact, it’s usually easier…
Longing to Pray

Longing to Pray

By Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas
Includes Study GuideThis little book invites us to study with some ancient experts in prayer, the persons who wrote the Book of Psalms. We haven’t read long in the psalms before …
PRAYER.

PRAYER.

From Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling
PRAYER. Generally viewed as a dynamic form of communion of the religious person with the deity or transcendent Other. True prayer involves articulation of that which is deepest…
PRAYER IN PASTORAL CARE.

PRAYER IN PASTORAL CARE.

From Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling
PRAYER IN PASTORAL CARE. Prayer is communication with God. Prayer in pastoral care is assisting people to communicate with God in their time of need. In the Christian tradition…
FAITH HEALING.

FAITH HEALING.

From Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling
FAITH HEALING. Improving health in body, mind, or spirit by means of prayer or other extranormal states of consciousness, usually occurring apart from orthodox medicine and…