Get Your Spirit in Shape: Talking with God through Prayer
Do you struggle with prayer? Do you wonder if you’re doing it ‘right’? Have you ever wanted to ask someone how to pray? You are not alone. Even though the disciples asked Jesus how to pray, many feel embarrassed to ask a question that seems so elementary.
In this podcast episode, the Rev. Adam Weber, a United Methodist pastor and author of Talking with God: What to Say When You Don't Know How to Pray, shares how his understanding of prayer changed over the years and offers tips and advice to help us have better conversations with God. He even touches on how to think about the times when God doesn't answer our prayers in the way we would like.
Get Your Spirit in Shape
- Adam's website where you can learn more about him, find where he is speaking, and order his book.
- Embrace United Methodist Church, a multi-site congregation in and around Sioux Falls, SD, where Adam is the founding pastor.
Talking with God: What to say when you don't know how to pray
- Adam's website offers a way to download the first chapter for free!
- Talking with God is available through Cokesbury, Amazon, and wherever you buy your books.
Popular prayer resources on UMC.org
- We can pray anywhere. Where’s your favorite place?
- Video: United Methodist Children on Prayer
- Resource page: Prayers and Meditations
- Re-energize your prayer life with a new practice
- Too busy to pray? See tips to find more time
- “All is prayer”: How words and actions serve God and others
- 5-minute Podcast: Get Your Spirit in Shape: We Believe in Prayer
- Full podcast episode: Get Your Spirit in Shape: Sacred Spaces
- Read the transcript of this episode.
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This episode was first published in July 2017.