The following articles are taken from Dennis Fuqua’s book:
“United and Ignited: Encountering God through Corporate Prayer”.
Permission is granted for free distribution of these articles for personal use.

 

What keeps us from focusing on Jesus and worshiping Him in prayer?- For the typical person in the pew, prayer would probably be defined as, “Asking God for things or asking Him to do things.”  Too often we don’t see prayer as a primary means of worship.  David did.  In the Psalms,… Read more…
What commitments should the pray-ers make for dynamic corporate prayer to be most effective?- There are a few commitments that help make corporate prayer work well.  As a group sees and accepts these, the Lord will be able to deepen the experience of the pray-ers. A commitment to listen to the Lord and move… Read more…
How can I deal with distractions to hearing His Voice?- “But there are so many distractions to hearing His voice!”  You are right about that.  In fact, sometimes I am too distracted to know all of what distracts me!  But I can identify some of them.  The ones I am… Read more…
How can we encourage equal participation in prayer?- How can we encourage those who normally do not pray out loud to do so, and how can we encourage those who normally do pray out loud to do so less? Equal participation in prayer is a very worthy goal. … Read more…
How can I help pray-ers (in my group or congregation) continue to grow in dynamic corporate prayer?- If you get to pray with the same group of people on an ongoing basis, in a home group, a congregation, or a family, you have the possibility of seeing some great, long-term results.  An ongoing diet of Spirit-led, worship-fed,… Read more…
How can I be sure I will hear His voice?- Now that’s a good question!  I can be confident that Jesus, through the Holy Spirit, wants to lead us.  I can’t be as confident that you or I will recognize His voice and respond to it.  It has been my… Read more…
What should be the primary focus of our prayers?- One of the most effective ways to keep our corporate prayer dynamic is to keep it focused on Jesus.  Jesus and His desires are a far more long-lasting and motivating factor in our praying than us and our needs. On… Read more…
How can I help pray-ers to continue to grow in dynamic corporate prayer?- If you get to pray with the same group of people on an ongoing basis, in a home group, a congregation, or a family, you have the possibility of seeing some great, long-term results.  An ongoing diet of Spirit-led, worship-fed,… Read more…
Do I really need to be involved in any kind of corporate prayer?- Do I really need to be involved in any kind of corporate prayer?  Why can’t I just pray by myself? The short answer is “no.”  You don’t need to be involved in corporate prayer.  You can just pray by yourself. … Read more…
What is the most dangerous and what is the best facilitation activity you know of?- All prayer activities are not of equal value.  Some hit the mark, some don’t. While facilitating a prayer summit, I asked a group to write a Psalm.  When we came together and read those Psalms, we had a wonderful time… Read more…