Bob Hostetler

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What to pack for a prayer retreat
Power of Prayer

10 Things to Take on a Prayer Retreat

From walking shoes to a journal to your favorite pillow—what to pack.

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Top 10 reasons to take a prayer retreat
Power of Prayer

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Prayer Retreat

Hitting a spiritual “reset” button can further one’s faith.

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Pray when you don't need to pray
Pray Effectively

Pray When You Don’t Need to Pray

There is a great advantage to regular prayer, whether you “need it” or not.

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Pray for your enemies
Power of Prayer

Pray for the Worst People You Know

Praying for loved ones is natural; praying for unloved ones is supernatural.

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Personality and prayer
Pray Effectively

How Does Personality Affect Your Prayer?

Discovering and understanding your personality can be an aid to prayer.

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Pray like incense, oil and tears
Power of Prayer

When Prayers Are Like Oil, Incense and Tears

3 metaphors from the Bible that will help you envision praying in new and powerful ways

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Don't be too shy to ask for prayer
Power of Prayer

Don’t Be Too Shy to Ask for Prayer

People love to draw closer to others in prayer. Open yourself up to that offering.

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Singing praise of God
Power of Prayer

5 Ways to Sing Your Praise to God

Music is the key that opens our hearts and mouths in this important part of prayer.

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Pray for each church you pass
Pray Effectively

Pray for Every Church You Pass

How many churches do you see on your daily commute? Around your neighborhood? On the way to the grocery store or mall?

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Keep watch as you pray.
Power of Prayer

4 Reasons to ‘Keep Watch’ as You Pray for Others

Why did Jesus ask his friends to pray with Him? And what does that teach us? 

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