Prayer Resources

  • “Before Amen”  Max Lucado  (The Power of a Simple Prayer).  Book & DVD.   (In this four-session video-based study, best-selling author Max Lucado reveals his struggles with prayer and how he discovered that it is not a privilege for the pious or the art of a chosen few but a simple tool everyone has been given to have a conversation with God. He shows you how to let go of uncertainties about prayer, trust that God hears you, and embrace a prayer life that brings peace and rest).
  • “Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire”  Jim Cymbala – Book.  (What is Brooklyn Tabernacle’s secret to success? In Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire Jim Cymbala provides a one-word answer: prayer. In this powerful volume Pastor Cymbala will show you how passionate, persistent prayer transforms individuals, revives churches and revitalizes communities. Drawing on the teaching of scripture, his own experience and the collected wisdom of the great revivalists, Pastor Cymbala seeks to fan your passion for prayer into a flame. Take this opportunity to learn how to listen to God’s voice and prayerfully depend upon God!)
  • “Neighborhood Houses of Prayer”  Book & VHS – In Church Library (Concerned Christians are taking back their “lost” neighborhoods by establishing prayer clusters of believers who serve specific areas…In these neighborhoods, evangelism is “incarnational” in the sense that Christ’s presence is brought where unbelievers live.  Praying Christians become the living “switches” that connect the power of God with the needs in local neighborhoods)
  • “Prayer”  Philip Yancey  (Does it Make any Difference?).  Book & DVD.  (In this six-session video curriculum, award-winning author Philip Yancey probes the very heartbeat—the most fundamental, challenging, perplexing, and deeply rewarding aspect—of our relationship with God: prayer. What is prayer? How does it work? And more importantly, does it work?).
  • “The Circle Maker”  Mark Batterson (Praying circles around your biggest dreams and greatest fears) – Book & DVD  (This dynamic four-week church campaign uses the story of Honi the circle maker, who prayer-walked his way around a devastating drought in first-century BC Israel until the rains came, to help you and your entire church begin to identify the dreams and future miracles to draw circles around to find your answers from God. Four video sessions expand on the teaching from Mark Batterson’s book of the same name and combine a teaching element with a creative element to draw you into the circle).
  • “The Prayer of Jabez”  Bruce Wilkinson – VHS – In the Church Library  (4-Sessons.  Discover what it means to come to God and ask for blessings He already longs to give you and what it means for you and others when we He begins to answer the Prayer of Jabez in your life)
  • “When God’s People Pray”  Jim Cymbala – Book & DVD.  (Bestselling author of Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire—a powerful new small group DVD that will help you and your church tap into the transforming power of prayer. Discover the power of God to restore hope, ignite faith, work miracles, and change lives—through prayer).