Amen! Pray with others in the moment, reaching into their lives…and yours via the Holy Spirit.
Prayer is more than simply offering my list of needs before God. Now, make no mistake, we are told by God to ask what we need of Him. But too many believers stop there and never consider the rest of the world. Nor do they understand that prayer is an action we can take to work out the mission of God in the world. Consider the following passage on the spiritual discipline of prayer from my book Habits for Our Holiness.
Prayer should bring about a sense of God’s mission. It is because of the world’s spiritually lost condition that we pray for God’s intervention. As we pray, we should do so for our needs yet subjugate those personal needs below the global need for redemption.
Your prayers can turn missional when you seek for God’s kingdom to reign in the hearts of those living in…
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