A View from the Pew: What to Say When You Pray in Front of People

Each week at my church we have a “deacon of the week” whose most visible responsibility is to say a prayer before the offering is collected.

All Quiet on the Sunday School Front

One of the Saturday night fears of Sunday morning small group leaders is having to face a crowd of learners resistant to joining discussion on the day’s lesson. Few teaching challenges are more daunting than finding fresh ways to draw in a reticent class.