Item description for Prayer Participant's Guide: Does It Make Any Difference? by Philip Yancey...
Overview In this six-session curriculum, award-winning author Yancey probes the most fundamental, challenging, perplexing, and deeply rewarding aspect of a believers relationship with God: prayer.
Publishers Description In this six-session ZondervanGroupware video curriculum, award-winning author Philip Yancey probes the very heartbeat---the most fundamental, challenging, perplexing, and deeply rewarding aspect---of our relationship with God: prayer. What is prayer? How does it work? And more importantly, does it work? In theory, prayer is the essential human act, a priceless point of contact between us and the God of the universe. In practice, prayer is often frustrating, confusing, and fraught with mystery. Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference? is an exploration of the mysterious intersection where God and humans meet and relate. Yancey explores such questions as: *Is God listening? *Why should God care about me? *If God knows everything, what's the point of prayer? *Why do answers to prayer seem so inconsistent and capricious? *Why does God seem sometimes close and sometimes far away? *How can I make prayer more satisfying? The Prayer DVD and Prayer participant's guide are available separately.
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More About Philip Yancey
Philip Yancey is a distinguished writer with 20 books to his credit and a total of more than seven million copies in print. His books, including The Jesus I Never Knew, What s So Amazing About Grace? and Where Is God When It Hurts? have won a total of twelve Gold Medallion Awards. He has been published in Reader s Digest, Christianity Today, and The Saturday Evening Post."
Philip Yancey currently resides in the state of Colorado. Philip Yancey was born in 1949.
Philip Yancey has published or released items in the following series...
Groupware Small Group Edition
Resources for Reconciliation
Zondervangroupware Small Group Edition
Zondervangroupware(tm) Small Group Edition Zondervangroupwar
Reviews - What do customers think about Prayer Participant's Guide?
Yancey's book on Prayer a blessing Sep 29, 2009
I've really enjoyed this book and my college class has benefitted from it as well. I highly reccomend it.
Excellent Study Apr 25, 2008
I led this DVD study after completing '3:16 the Numbers of Hope'. There was no comparison. This study was so much deeper and better done. I highly recommend this study for a church or small group. Yancey has put time into this participant's guide/study to make it an excellent resource for learning to pray better.
Another thought-provoking book from Philip Yancey Jan 16, 2008
Good or bad, I'm probably biased because Philip and I were in school together. However, this book, like the many books Philip has written before, explores an aspect of belief normally left untouched or unanswered. Philip writes as most people think and expresses those thoughts carefully and logically. He does not give you answers but rather makes you realize the answers for yourself.
If you want a practical guide to the meaning and effect of prayer explored through Philip's eyes and those of others he uses as reference, this is the book you should read.