Adding Structure and Variety to Group Prayer

December 23rd, 2013 by Dan Mancini

Routine can be good. Most of us wouldn’t be able to maintain physical fitness without stability and predictability provided by habit. But routine can rob a group’s prayer time of its energy and vitality. By injecting a little variety into the structure of your group’s prayer time, you can keep things fresh.

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Shallow, inauthentic prayer is one of the biggest factors in undermining a group’s prayer life. Here are seven factors that kill authenticity and stunt growth, as well as some strategies for combating each factor.

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Helping Group Members Inexperienced in Prayer

December 5th, 2013 by Dan Mancini

In my last post, I wrote about four barriers to great group prayer. One of those barriers was group members’ lack of experience with prayer. So, let’s dig a little deeper into what that barrier looks like and some things you can do to overcome it. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Barriers to Great Group Prayer

December 2nd, 2013 by Dan Mancini

Many factors can restrict the growth and development of a Community Group’s prayer life, but most of them fall into one of four categories. The first step in leading your group over, around, or through these barriers to great group prayer is being aware of them.

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