Sort by:
Filter by Resource Type:
Filter Options »
Filter by Author:
Filter by Scripture:
Filter by Series:
Filter by Event:
Filter by Media Format:

Prayer and meditation

 Christian leaders have correctly identified numerous problems with the wholesale endorsement of the meditation exercises promoted by both Hinduism and Buddhism. Still, according to Pew Research, a higher percentage of evangelicals than Hindus meditate in any given week in America. Where is the disconnect? Are Christians and Hindus talking about two different things? 

SBC Prayer Gathering focuses on the past, present, future

INDIANAPOLIS (BP) — Hundreds prayed Sunday evening in the main meeting hall for God’s direction, the next generation, pastors and all others arriving for the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in the coming days. 

Annual Meeting Sunday prayer gathering, prayer room to feature changes

INDIANAPOLIS (BP) — Several additions and changes to the Sunday prayer service and prayer room at the upcoming annual meeting will reinforce its importance to the Southern Baptist Convention and its churches, the SBC’s national director of prayer Kie Bowman told Baptist Press.

Christians set to ‘lift up the Word’ on National Day of Prayer

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (BP) – At a time when war and tumult are rampant across the globe, prayer warriors are believing God will hear their cry for help and relief. The 2024 National Day of Prayer (NDOP) is set to be observed on May 2.

‘Kumbaya’: ‘Come over to Haiti and help us, Oh Lord,’ as crisis enters third month

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (BP) – “Kumbaya,” the Negro spiritual pleading with the Lord to come and bless the oppressed, filled the sanctuary of Parkridge Baptist Church at a prayer service for Haiti, its capital paralyzed by gang violence.

Awakening National Prayer Conference seeks to convey information, spark transformation in churches across U.S.

FORT WORTH (BP) — The question was as sharp as it was simple. “When you die,” Steve Gaines asked, “what do you hope to do in heaven?”

Prayerfully waiting on God’s timing

The late Tom Petty was right: "The waiting is the hardest part." Unfortunately, even prayer frequently requires waiting. The trouble is, we’re not patient. In fact, Americans are so impatient that recent studies can pinpoint what we’re most impatient about and how long it takes for us to grow agitated when waiting. 

FM72 leaders call back to Waco Youth Revivals, ask God to ‘do it again’

WACO, Texas (BP) -- In 1945, a group of Baylor students began leading a series of worship gatherings that came to be known as the Waco Youth Revivals. The meetings sparked a nationwide Youth Revival Movement that is registered as one of the largest student-led revivals in American history.

SBC DIGEST: National prayer conference scheduled; B&H releases Yarnell’s ‘God’

National prayer conference to focus on spiritual awakening, Great Commission; Are the people in your pews good theologians? A conversation with Malcolm Yarnell.

FIRST-PERSON: The Prayer Team

Many years ago, when I stepped out of pastoral ministry into executive leadership, I was overwhelmed and knew I would not survive without spiritual support. I decided to write a column in the Northwest Baptist Witness asking for people who were already praying for me to form a prayer team. Note the careful qualifier – people who were already praying for me.