Podcast Episode #316
I recently spoke at a church in central Arkansas. What I discovered was a prayer ministry entering its 15th year. Here are my takeaways from the experience.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Prayer should fuel every ministry in a church.
- There tends to be less conflict when a church’s ministries are rooted in prayer.
- Praying churches are typically unified churches.
- Churches high on prayer and low on conflict often have long-term pastors.
- Is an intentional prayer ministry the missing ingredient in many of our churches?
- An intentional prayer ministry broadens what prayer is all about.
The eight points we discuss in this episode related to pastors and prayer are:
- A unique story of one church
- A missions minded congregation
- Conversions resulted
- Less conflict in the church
- Requires tenacious leadership
- Requires accountability
- Results in long-term tenure
- Is it what is missing in most of our churches?
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