I work part-time as the Prayer and Discipleship Team Leader for Home Missions. I am the author of "The Praying Church Idea Book" (Faith Alive) and have taught seminars and led prayer conferences throughout Canada and the United States.
I am a member of the National Prayer Committee and co-chair of the Denominational Prayer Leaders Network. I am part of the lead-team of "The Deeper Journey" - a two-year series of three-day retreats for pastors and Christian leaders interested in nurturing their soul, pursuing spiritual formation and practicing the spiritual disciplines.
I am married (Marilyn), have three sons and two daughters in law: Brian and Jessica, Joel and Maribeth, and Eric. I am lthe proud grandfather of one grandson!
I am passionate about prayer and discipleship, personal and corporate spiritual formation.
This is a great discussion on "listening prayer!" and long overdue. It seems to be a subject we have unfortunately shied away from for a whole variety of reasons - some theological, some simply...posted on: What is listening prayer?
Thank you for sharing with us your excitment for and the blessings of the Light of the World Prayer Center in Bellingham. When I was at the Denominational Prayer Leaders Network in...
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The position of classical prayer leader/coordinator/mobilizer has come to be increasingly important in encouraging prayer - not only at the classical level, but also in the churches of classis....
Sorry, but I am not aware on an entire service (I've participated in services where this has been being included) dedicated to this theme but it sounds like a wonderful idea. Our...
Glad to have you joining our discussion. I would agree that "intercession" is a less threatening term - but it is also less focused term. Intercessory prayer covers a wide variety...
Thank you for your very thorough answers. I am praying people who read them will be encouraged to ask God about starting a "healing prayer ministry" in their church.
It was encouraging to read about your "healing prayer" ministry at New Life. No doubt over the five years you have been involved and invested in this ministry, God has been faithful...