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Praying together can be a powerful experience for a small group. But group members are often uncomfortable praying aloud. Here's how you can help develop a common prayer life as a group.

Key Points:

  • Understand people’s hesitation.
  • Teach on prayer.
  • Set the right example.
  • Create simple steps.

Quote This:

Matthew 18:19 Jesus said, “If two of you agree here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you.”

See Also: Prayer Ministry

Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. Do you remember the first time you prayed out loud in a group? What happened and how did you feel?
  3. What are the benefits of praying aloud for each other in a small group?
  4. What are some reasons why people hesitate to pray aloud in groups?
  5. How can you help people in your group take some next steps toward participating in group prayer?
  6. What should you do if some members of your group just don’t want to pray out loud?
  7. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.