We may have the erroneous idea that Christians should just know how to pray. Praying, we often say, is to the Christian as breathing is to a person. And since people don’t need to be taught how to breathe, why should we be taught to
To pray is to, literally, wish toward God. Corporate prayer is to wish toward God together. If we are together in, to, through, and for the gospel, we should gather together in and for prayer.
As a church, we have recently spent a lot of Sunday evenings addressing the one another exhortations in the New Testament. Our Sunday morning studies in the Gospel of Mark have further highlighted this need for relational unity in the church. It is clear from
As a church, we have been deliberately working to grow as a praying community. As we continue to pursue this important goal, it may be worthwhile to remind ourselves of some foundational issues as they pertain to prayer. In her excellent book on corporate prayer