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Overview This is a breakthrough book for students, parents, pastors, new believers, longtime prayer warriors, or anyone who may be in a prayer rut or drought. Towns details the dozens of biblical models for prayer.
Publishers Description For those who have ever stumbled over what to say while praying, or for those who want their prayers to be more effective, "How to Pray When You Don't Know What to ""Say" offers clear guidance on the importance of prayer, a vast array of ways to approach God, why some prayers are not answered, how to deal with doubts about God's ability to answer prayer, what not to do when praying, and more. In his encouraging style, Elmer Towns doesn't induce guilt about not praying; rather, he makes readers want to drop to their knees in anticipation of meeting with the God of the universe. By following Elmer's lead, your prayer life will never be the same.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2006
Publisher GOSPEL LIGHT PUBLISHERS #9
ISBN 0830741879 ISBN13 9780830741878
Availability 0 units.
More About Elmer Towns
Dr. Elmer Towns is a college and seminary professor, an author of popular and scholarly works (the editor of two encyclopedias), a popular seminar lecturer, and dedicated worker in Sunday school, and has developed over 20 resource packets for leadership education. He began teaching at Midwest Bible College, St. Louis, Missouri, for three years and was not satisfied with his textbooks so he began writing his own (he has published over 100 books listed in the Library of Congress, 7 listed in the Christian Booksellers Best Selling List; several becoming accepted as college textbooks. He is also the 1995 recipient of the coveted Gold Medallion Award awarded by the Christian Booksellers Association for writing the Book of the Year, i.e., The Names of the Holy Spirit. He was President of Winnipeg Bible College for five years, leading it to receive American Accreditation and Provincial authority to offer degrees (1960-1965). He taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, in greater Chicago, Illinois, in the field of Religious Education and Evangelism (1965-1971). He is co-founder of Liberty University, with Jerry Falwell, in 1971, and was the only full-time teacher in the first year of Liberty's existence. Today, the University has over 11,400 students on campus with 39,000 in the Distance Learning Program (now Liberty University Online), and he is the Dean of the School of Religion. Dr. Towns has given theological lectures and taught intensive seminars at over 50 theological seminaries in America and abroad. He holds visiting professorship rank in five seminaries. He has written over 2,000 reference and/or popular articles and received six honorary doctoral degrees. Four doctoral dissertations have analyzed his contribution to religious education and evangelism. His personal education includes a B.S. from Northwestern College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a M.A. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary also in Dallas, a MRE from Garrett Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL, and a D.Min. from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.
Elmer Towns currently resides in Lynchburg.
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Lord's Prayer Sep 17, 2006
The Lord's Prayer has come full circle with my daily praying habits. It is not just a Sunday worship prayer--it is my daily prayer. An amazing study on prayer with a whole new invitation to praying WITH God--not AT God.