This Week in LeadershipLeading a Church in Prayer …

… 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 congregations need most are studied prayers, well prepared, well expressed. These prayers may or may not be read, but will be thought through ahead of time. Publicly leading a church in prayer deserves thoughtful preparation.

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  • Good article. He makes some good points about public prayer that will help keep us from just rambling on, or getting preachy in our prayer.
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