All quotes are taken from the kindle edition of Chapter 12 of Creature of the Word by Matt Chandler, Josh Patterson, and Eric Geiger ©2012 by B&H Publishing Group. "Prayer is a declaration of dependance. Prayer is an invitation to intimacy. Prayer is a response to grace."
"As a church, prayer should mark our milestones and deepen our resolve in the gospel call."
"... without prayer, we will find ourselves missing the only piece that really matters - the power of the Holy Spirit."
"Prayer preceded effective ministry."
"Prayer is more than the desperate cries of the weak; it is the overflow of affection."
"Prayer mediates the tension that all ministries must maintain: our feeble weakness and inability, coupled with our loving adoption as sons and daughters."