It’s scary to consider that we can present great music, in state-of-the art buildings, with entertaining messages and neglect prayer. Yeah, I’ve done it. I don’t like to type that, but it’s a real temptation. Pastors can improve in strategy and excellence while neglecting prayer (yes, I understand it’s “both”, but the other stuff seems so more compelling than prayer).
I’m being challenged this week by Kent Henry in the area of prayer. Tonight (Thursday, March 24) we have a special worship night with Kent at 6:30 p.m. As he puts it, we’ll “tip over” into times of prayer and intercession. I’m looking forward to growing in the blending of worship and prayer. Worship leads to prayer. Prayer is worship.