Prayer Corner

by Charlotte Jones from previous issues of the Indiana Baptist Magazine

Change Your Prayer Meeting – Change Your Mission
When they had prayed, the place where they were assembled was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak God’s message with boldness. (Acts 4:31) What were the earth-shaking prayers these new believers in Christ were praying that caused them to be filled with the Holy Spirit and to speak boldly about Christ? There are some staggering differences between what they prayed for and what we so often pray...

Evangelism and Prayer
There is no evangelism without prayer. Sharing the Truth of the Gospel, hearing the Gospel, believing it and being changed by its Author are all spiritual activities born in and directed by our Saving God...

Praying to Revitalize
Jesus said He would be the Foundation, the Chief Cornerstone and the Builder of His church. Surely all of our churches are built on this One Foundation of Christ, yet...

Developing the Prayer Life of a Leader
If I fail to spend two hours in prayer each morning, the devil gets the victory through the day. I have so much business I cannot get on without spending three hours daily in prayer. -- Martin Luther
Pastors are busy people...

Praying for Leaders
“I’m praying for you.” To your pastor, deacon, Sunday School teacher or other church leader those words are like water to a thirsty soul.

Sent…to Pray for Your City
Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper. (Jeremiah 29:7) What an amazing promise!

Pray for Church Planters
Imagine this. You are headed into battle. Your mission is to go into enemy territory, release prisoners of war and bring them back across the lines into safety. You wear a bright red and white target on your back...

Knowing the Fear of the Lord
Let me invite you to sit here in our prayer corner for a bit. Sit a minute. Be still. Humble your heart. Listen. Do you hear the God of the Universe?

Preparing for Revival
God has placed us here at this time in our nation’s history for His purposes.

Prayer for November Elections
For the past several years I have had a secret prayer, a prayer request I was highly reluctant to share with others. I have been praying that God would make the church in America discontented.

Discipleship of Prayer
A woman came through the door of the room and took a seat next to me. Pleasantries were quickly exchanged and five heads bowed. Words of praise flowed easily...

Called to Cooperate through Prayer
Picture the scene: Moses is standing on top of a hill with the staff of God in his hands. As long as he holds the staff up, the Israelites are winning the battle below. How can you be one who holds up others to make a difference in teh Kingdom battles?

Praying Differently
“Pray for every household and against every stronghold.” You may have completed the first part, but what about the praying against strongholds?

Pre-Pray-ing for Evangelistic Events
There is no short-cut to laying a foundation of prayer. Try to include each of these times of prayer...

Jesus’ Missions Prayer Request
So many needs surround us; so many things we need to take to our Father to ask for His intervention. How do we sort these requests?

Called…to prayer!
How are you and your church responding to the call to pray? One of the great privileges of Christians is our access to the Father through prayer.

How will your church seek God on Sunday, September 11?
Sunday, September 11, 2011, marks the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon as well as the crash of United Flight 93. How will your church observe this significant day? Being Part of the Answer for State Missions
Prayer is conversation: speaking to God and listening to Him speak to you. Often His response to your prayer will involve doing something after you get up off your knees.

Praying for Your Children and Youth
We know there is no greater joy than knowing that your children are following in God’s truth. When raising my children, I would often call for wisdom...

Prayer Leadership
Jesus not only taught His followers how to pray. He modeled and invited them to join Him in prayer. .... It is not more work that our church leaders need; it is more time with the Father.