Prayer can be laboring at times, but it has a wonderful purpose. It is not simply speaking to the air and hoping God hears one of your prayers, but knowing that God hears and answers our every prayer that
I would love to encourage people to pray for the professionals in the Entertainment Industry, so that they will find the Lord. As a Producer and as the Director of the Hollywood Prayer Network (www.hollywoodprayernetwork.org) my heart's desire is toRead more…
Each Tuesday morning we have a group that gathers to pray for the personal needs of our pastors and their families. If it is convenient, they join us and we have the privilege of praying for them in person. If not, we pray for them as the Lord leadRead more…
Pastor Appreciation: A Radical Idea
[Note that when we speak of appreciating pastors, we mean any and all pastors at your church: senior pastor, associate pastor(s), youth pastor, children's pastor, etc.]
Perhaps the greatest gift you could give
Does the whole congregation pray during the worship service at your church on Sunday morning?
My research indicates that many have no congregational prayer at all. Zero. So I’d like to hear from those who do. If you worship in a praying church; yoRead more…
Ok... so our church has been through a big season of change this past year, with so much of our church leaders leaving, and we are trying to rebuild our worship services.
Previously, our services (especially our contemporary one) was incredibly chRead more…
… deserves thoughtful preparation.
by Kevin DeYoung
Some traditions use set prayers. Others rely on extemporaneous prayers. Both have their place. But I believe what our congregationsneed most are studied prayers, well pRead more…
I'm on our church prayer team and a issue we have is getting more people excited about prayer and participating in prayer events. For example, we are hosting a prayer vigil next week and nearly everyone who has signed up is much older. However, a rRead more…
More and more pastors are recognizing the need for more prayer throughout their congregation but are they recognizing their need to build a team who will support them in prayer?
Have you seen any successful pastoral prayer support teams?
What are the b