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Friday Five: Andrew Wheeler

Today I'm delighted to talk about prayer with my good friend, Andrew R. Wheeler. Andrew organizes the prayer ministry of the elders and Sunday service teams for Willow Creek Community Church--McHenry County. A member of the Church Prayer Leaders Network, he maintains the website Together in Prayer as a resource for churches growing in prayer ministry. He is the author of the excellent book, Together in Prayer.  How important is it for Christians to pray together? The early church set the pace and the importance of praying together.  In Acts 1:14 we see how the disciples joined together in prayer as they waited for the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49).  This prayer formed the backdrop of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2.  Again, we see in Acts 2:42 that praying together was one of the four pillars of the early church, along with the apostles' teaching, the breaking of bread,...

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