Posts by Evelyn Bence

Prayer for the Church

Praying for the church is one of the secrets of successful, vibrant ministries. Here is a prayer for the church written by inspirational author Evelyn Bence. Prayer for the Church Lord, bless the worship and work of Your church: my own congregation and the expansive community of faith that gathers in groups across my city,…

Read More

Three Prayers of Thankfulness

Prayers of thankfulness for the things that enrich our lives expand our hearts and spirits as well. These three prayers of thankfulness by inspirational author Evelyn Bence help us thank God for the gift of color, the many blessings we take for granted and the objects that remind us of the greater gifts behind them…

Read More

Three Key Secrets of Praying for Others

Three key secrets of praying for others are learning how to have an open, hospitable heart, learning how to bring the sorrows of others to God without being overwhelmed by them and becoming alert to the Holy Spirit in praying for the needs of those we don’t know well. Welcoming others Lord, You have shown…

Read More

Praying About Fears During the Night

This prayer for fears during the night can help you gain God’s help when you find yourself lying awake in bed worrying. Praying about fears during the night When the sun goes down— the natural light dims, the dark prevails— my fears come out to haunt and taunt me. Lord, settle my heart. Keep my…

Read More

Hostess Gracious Hospitality Prayer

    This hostess prayer enables gracious hospitality by asking God to be a part of the whole get-together including the planning, preparation, welcoming of guests, serving and the art of steering the conversations toward pleasant and uplifting topics. This hostess prayer is useful for any occasion when guests are invited into your home to…

Read More