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Prayer Books and Handouts

Why  all the emphasis on prayer books? 

Simply put the vison for prayer and the importance of prayer leaks.  So great books help keep the passion and fire of prayer burning. 


Below you will find my top five prayer books for this quarter.     For more info see the full bibliography. 

Books On Prayer

Love To Pray

by Alvin Vandergriend

God Guides

by Mary Geegh

Fresh Wind Fresh Fire

by Jim Cymbala

The Circle Maker

by Mark Batterson

Magnificent Prayer

by Nick Harrison

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  • And the Place Was Shaken: How to Lead a Powerful Prayer Meeting by John Franklin

  • Andrew Murray on Prayer by Andrew Murray

  • Back to Jerusalem: Three Chinese House Church Leaders Share Their Vision to Complete the Great Commission by Brother Yun, Peter Xu Yongze, Enoch Wang, and Paul Hattaway

  • The Christian in Complete Armour by William Gurnall

  • The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears by Mark Batterson

  • Draw the Circle: The Forty-Day Prayer Challenge by Mark Batterson. This is an exciting devotional on prayer.

  • Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God by Henry Blackaby, Richard Blackaby, and Claude King. 

  • Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire: What Happens When God’s Spirit Invades the Hearts of His People by Jim Cymbala and Dean Merrill

  • God Guides by Mary Geegh.

  • God on Mute: Engaging the Silence of Unanswered Prayer by Pete Greig

  • Grace for the Moment by Max Lucado

  • Handle with Prayer: How to Turn Your World Around While on Your Knees by Charles F. Stanley

  • How to Listen to God by Charles F. Stanley. This book details hearing from a Baptist perspective. 

  • In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars by Mark Batterson

  • In Search of Guidance: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God by Dallas Willard. Anything by Willard is well worth the effort.

  • Intercession, Thrilling and Fulfilling by Joy Dawson

  • Love to Pray: A Forty-Day Devotional for Deepening Your Prayer Life (with Study Guide) by Alvin VanderGriend

  • Magnificent Prayer by Nick Harrison. This is a 365-day devotional, and it’s excellent.

  • The Power of a Praying Husband by Stormie Omartian

  • The Power of a Praying Parent by Stormie Omartian

  • The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian

  • Power Through Prayer by E.M. Bounds

  • Practicing God’s Presence: Brother Lawrence for Today’s Reader (Quiet Times for the Heart) by Robert Elmer. 

  • Prayer by Ole Hallesby

  • Prayer Is Invading the Impossible Jack W. Hayford

  • Prayer Quest: Breaking Through to Your God-Given Dreams and Destiny by Dee Duke

  • The Prayer-Saturated Church by Cheryl Sacks

  • Prayer, the Great Adventure by David Jeremiah

  • Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference? by Philip Yancey

  • Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home by Richard J. Foster

  • Praying God’s Word: Breaking Free from Spiritual Strongholds by Beth Moore

  • Praying Life by Jennifer Kennedy Dean and Becky Nelson

  • A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul E. Miller and David Powlison

  • Praying with Power by Lloyd John Ogilvie.

  • The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer. Tozer was a well-known and respected theologian. Chapter 6 of this book discusses God’s “speaking voice.”

  • Red Moon Rising: How 24-7 Prayer Is Awakening a Generation by Pete Greig and Dave Roberts

  • Rees Howells: Intercessor by Norman Percy Grubb

  • The Secret of Guidance by F.B. Meyer. This is an excellent book on praying and hearing. 

  • Sensitivity of the Holy Spirit: Learning to Stay in the Flow of God's Direction by R.T. Kendall

  • The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives by Dallas Willard

  • Too Busy Not to Pray by Bill Hybels

  • The Way of the Heart by Henri J. M. Nouwen. 

  • The Weapon of Prayer by E.M. Bounds 

Prayer Handouts

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27 Reasons To Pray

Have you ever not felt like praying?  We all have right!  Kim does a wonderful job of helping us get motivated to pray.   

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Barriers To Prayer
Clay Elliot

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Who I am In Christ

In ministry one of the issues I face over  and over  again is people believing lies from the enemy about who they are instead of the truth that we get from God's word.  Reading the Who I am in Christ material has freed lots of troubled people.   Read more 

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