Too Busy Not to Pray

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InterVarsity Press, Sep 20, 2009 - Religion - 122 pages
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For over two decades Too Busy Not to Pray has stood as a classic on prayer, helping Christians all over the world slow down to draw near to God. During those years, the world certainly hasn't slowed down. If anything, the pace, intensity and number of distractions have only increased. Brokenness and pain seem to have increased as well, with news of civil war, poverty, broken families and sex-trafficking touching us daily. The urgent need for prayer is clear, but busyness still keeps many of us from finding time to pray. Two truths haven't changed in all these years: God is the same powerful, just, holy God he's always been; and true prayer—prayer that changes us and allows us to participate in God's work in the world—can't happen on the fly. So Bill Hybels once again offers us his practical, time-tested ideas on slowing down to pray. Revised throughout and including a new introduction and new chapter on prayer and compassion for the world, this twentieth-anniversary edition of Too Busy Not to Pray calls both young and old to make prayer a priority, and broadens our vision for what our eternal, powerful God does when his people slow down to pray.
 

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User Review  - Carol McLane - Christianbook.com

This is the second time our bible study group had use "Too Busy Not to Pray". This topic is relevant to our spiritual growth. It is well written, easy to read and comprehend and full of great material ... Read full review

Too Busy Not to Pray

User Review  - teacher - Christianbook.com

I read this book 20 years ago. Our pastor recently mentioned it in his series on PRAYER. I re-read it and ordered a copy to pass along to others. Lots of practical helps as well as challenges to strengthen my own prayer life. Read full review

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Introduction to the
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A Guide for Private or Group Prayer
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Bill Hybels is founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in the Chicago suburbs, where over 15,000 attend each weekend. He has written a number of books, including Honest to God, Becoming a Contagious Christian, Making Life Work, Too Busy Not to Pray, Just Walk Across the Room, Holy Discontent, Courageous Leadership and Who You Are When No One's Looking.

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