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Staying connected to God is a challenge amid the daily flurry, but it is vital for our own souls and the vitality of the church.

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Do You Ever Refuse a Prayer Request?

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Sometimes people's wishes run counter to God's painful path of transformation.
God's Triple Team

God's Triple Team

The Trinity isn't a technicality but the central relationship of the Christian faith.
How to Pray When You're Pissed at God

How to Pray When You're Pissed at God

Why are we so uncomfortable with hurting, angry prayers?
Prayer Requests

Prayer Requests

You Gotta Be There

You Gotta Be There

What Special Forces chaplains have learned about the ministry of presence.
The Foe in the Foyer

The Foe in the FoyerSubscriber Access Only

A visitor to our church had an unwanted guest
Air Attack

Air AttackSubscriber Access Only

When the atmosphere of your group turns toxic, it might be the work of a malevolent spirit.
Making Space for the Spirit

Making Space for the SpiritSubscriber Access Only

How one church recognized spiritual warfare and the means God provides for victory.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Prayer topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

Leave Room For God

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Why THIS?
Ed Dobson shares how he and his church responded when he was diagnosed with a terminal disease and how it taught them to depend on God.
How I Prepare Myself for Worship

How I Prepare Myself for WorshipSubscriber Access Only

Different froms of private prayer can make a difference in public worship.
Why THIS?
In this classic article, Jack Hayford outlines why prayer is the most important part of a pastor's preparation for worship.
Leading a Church in Prayer ...

Leading a Church in Prayer ...Subscriber Access Only

... deserves thoughtful preparation.
Why THIS?
Twelve tips for leading prayer during a service.
Vectoring Prayer

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Good conversation with God isn't just a series of monologues.
Why THIS?
In our western culture, corporate congregational prayer is hardly emphasized. In overlooking this practice, our churches miss an opportunity to establish congregational unity and to fully experience God's promises.
Fighting the Good Fight

Fighting the Good Fight

What does the Bible mean by "spiritual warfare"?
Why THIS?
John Ortberg writes a compelling overview of the difficult topic of spiritual warfare. His take on the topic is nuanced and wise, accounting for both the reality of evil within us and the kind that comes from the evil one.
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