A while back I wrote a post about the importance of modeling prayer as a conversation, modeling relational prayer. In it, I mentioned two examples of ‘not-prayer: an altar call and a summary.
Recently, I came across this cartoon, which circulated on Facebook (all credits belong to the original author/artist). It perfectly captures why we so often model a different prayer than we teach in theory. When you pray with your students, make sure to model relational prayer…