Prayer Groups

How to Care for Intercessory Prayer Team Members

Caring for intercessors and caring for those who pray for others is vital so they can continue being effective and enthusiastic about their calling.  Here are some ideas on how to care for intercessors and members of prayer groups. How to Do This Prayer Practice 1.  Appreciate the magnitude and difficulty of the calling.  I…

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Prayer Breakfast Ideas

Holding a Prayer Breakfast is a creative ways to engage the body of Christ in prayer together.  Here are some Prayer Breakfast ideas you can adapt and make your own. How to Do This Prayer Idea  1. Use a Prayer Breakfast to add variety to the ways you actively engage others in prayer Today we…

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How to Pray Together Daily Using a Conference Call Prayer Line

In our modern world people are so busy that it’s extremely hard to find a time and place to meet together frequently with a prayer team in order to effectively pray for our Pastors, churches and the needs of individuals.  Our prayer team solved this problem by implementing a 6 AM weekday morning prayer line…

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Praying for Missions and Missionaries

Here are some creative ideas for getting others in your church involved in actively praying for missions and missionaries. How to do this prayer prayer practice: Prayer Reminders People sometimes need something visual to help them remember to pray for missionaries.  I have seen many different objects used.  One ministry group gives out a “prayer…

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Guided Prayer for the National Day of Prayer

Here is a prayer idea for the National Day of Prayer.  This is a guided prayer for the National Day of Prayer that can be used in a church service or in a prayer group.  I composed this prayer when I was asked to lead the congregation in guided prayer at a National Day of…

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A Prayer Vigil Guide for Visioning

Using this format, people were really able to tap into the power of prayer during a 48 hour prayer vigil in preparation for a visioning event at our church.  People especially appreciated the fact that they had a scripture to meditate on with every suggested activity. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Make up…

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Afraid to Pray About the Small Stuff

I’ve been in Prayer Groups where women are afraid to bring up what they consider to be small stuff.  Let me tell you why I think they shouldn’t be afraid to bring them up. My boys tried little league baseball.  Didn’t like it.  Football?  Same thing.  After a long line of other sport-attempts, they found…

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Charismatic Prayer – Resting in the Spirit

Throughout the Pentecostal and charismatic movements there are countless occurrences of people being “slain in the Spirit” or “resting in the Spirit” in which the person receiving prayer is overcome by God’s presence and they suddenly fall from a standing position to rest on the floor. Typically, most occurrences happen in a group setting such…

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How to Pray with Others

Praying with others can mean praying with one other person or a group of people.  While praying alone is our primary means of communicating with God, enlisting others to pray with us can strengthen our prayer life. We gain fresh perspectives and new insights from hearing others pray aloud about our concerns. We are also…

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