Corporate prayer is instrumental in shaping the DNA of a church. A praying church is often one who realizes that they are fully dependent on God’s power. Today, we discuss five ways you can increase the power and frequency of prayer in your church.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Responsive readings and corporate guided prayer have declined in popularity in worship services. Maybe we contemplate bring them back.
- “Publicly declaring the excellencies of Christ and the greatness of God—what pastor wouldn’t want that in their church?”
- God is in the business of answering prayers.
- An effective prayer ministry follows up with requests.
The five ways we discuss are:
- Incorporate intercessory worship prayer warriors.
- Make options clear in the worship services.
- Have two minutes of praise for answered prayers.
- Pray over prayer walkers
- Show prayer responses from an intercessory prayer site.
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast
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