Prayer

Prayer and your workplace – 10 studies from Andrew Laird

Wondering how you can pray effectively for your workplace?   Andrew Laird from City Bible Forum (Melbourne) has prepared an excellent set of 10 studies that you can download here. Contents1. The goal of prayer: Hallowed be your name2. Prayer: Speaking to our Father3. Prayer: Enabled by the Son4. Prayer: Empowered by the Spirit5. Prayer: Why […]

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The impact of workplace culture on prayer

In this article, Beverley Shepherd from the LICC explains how workplace culture and values impact our prayer lives.  Understanding these four cultural drivers/beliefs will deepen our understanding of prayer and how it impacts our prayer life in unhelpful ways.   Time is scarce: The belief that we don’t have enough time is widespread. Once this is […]

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A prayer for work based on the Lord’s Prayer

Our Father in heaven,  may my life today bring glory to your name Give me opportunities to extend your kingdom by speaking of Christ. Help me to do your will and work for Christ as my boss. Thank you for providing my job and please give me what I need to do it well. Forgive […]

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A prayer of dedication on the frontline

We have come to worship God, but must leave to continue our worship. We have come to experience God’s presence,  but must leave to fully experience his presence. We have come here to appreciate God’s holiness, but must leave so his holiness can be seen in us. We must leave Sunday to enter Monday, and find Monday is […]

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A Commissioning Prayer

A Commissioning Prayer God our Father, as disciples of Jesus, we accept our commission from you to invest our lives in others. Give these workers in your harvest the power, wisdom and courage to boldly live the Kingdom life in all the places of your choosing. May Jesus be seen in their lives and may they […]

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“Taking you soul to work” – Continuous Prayer (Chapter 19)

This week, we complete our first cycle from Stevens and Ung’s, “Taking Your Soul to Work – overcoming the nine deadly sins of the workplace.” We’ve looked at pride (Chapter 1) and its opposite, joy (Chapter 10). The authors conclude the cycle by suggesting a practice or discipline that will help decrease pride and increase […]

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