What matters most is that your prayer is authentic, spoken from the hopes and fears of your heart. God knows you and delights in your voice.
"May the hand of God protect us. May the way of God direct us. May the shield of God defend us."
An activity for all ages, the Lords Prayer Tracing Cross is visual and tactile way to deepen prayer experience. Try it this Lent at church or home.
Social media prayer are simple enough to do daily, with the goal to encourage individuals and families to pray; and to equip them with practical knowledge.
A new DVD for elementary-age students that teaches children an overall concept of Christian prayer in a fun and engaging way.
Writing collects, prayers to gather and focus worshipers, can be tailored to various ages and is an excellent activity for distilling a mission.
So much more than a coloring book. Pray and Color by Sybil Macbeth, author of Praying in Color, will guide you through types of prayer. Our review.
"As you review the morning, afternoon, and evening, notice moments of love and grace." What Is A Daily Examen? So many of us go to bed at night with…
Author Heather Annis has created a platform for youth ministry based on comics youth draw in response to scripture and their daily lives.
Making and using prayer sticks are a simple way to create an intentional and consistent prayer practice in your home.
Praying Facebook is a way to shift our focus to the needs of others - making the cares and concerns not about us, but rather about the people who share theirs. This is indeed a prayerful practice and one that can bring us into deeper understanding and compassion.
Challenging church members to memorize and recite the Lord's Prayer created an inter-generational goal for all of St Andrew's. By summer's end, over 60 people participated, with a dozen languages offered.
Teenagers may trivialize Lent, or over-intensify it. Adults can help teens set goals for spiritual growth, not be afraid of failure, and draw closer to God.
By incorporating these traditions and rituals, you can lead your household to center of Christmas Eve: welcoming Jesus Christ as savior.
Many Christian households light Advent wreath candles in the home. Prayers at this time can deepen spirituality and bind the household together in new ways.
10 Halloween posts from Building Faith including prayers, ideas, and homilies.
Church offers prayer to-go for morning commuters on the anniversary of 9/11.
Looking for a way to connect your church families with their faith story when they are not in church? Spark Family Magazine is specifically for home use.
Christians have a special opportunity on a birthday. Declare God's love, pray, give thanks for life, and bless! Birthday prayers and blessings included.
Many denominations have large gatherings every few years. In the Episcopal Church, for example, there is General Convention. My prayer for this gathering.