Since the beginning of our church, we have set our hearts to be a people of prayer. Our rally cry has simply been,
“Prayer is the engine NOT the caboose to the Christian life.”
In every situation, whether good or bad, we try to pray before we act. Many times people act first and then want God to bail them out of that situation, but prayer should be our first response, not our last resort.
Understanding the necessity of prayer is not enough. In order for it to become a part of our life, it needs to become something we look forward to doing. I’m convinced most people don’t enjoy prayer because they have never been taught how to pray. [Read more…]