This four-session video-based study will help participants gain a deeper understanding of prayer and, in turn, make a more consistent practice of prayer. The study will revolutionize the personal prayer life of each participant and help each group form a prayer circle around each other's challenges, opportunities and dreams.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 112 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0310333091 ISBN-13: 9780310333098 Availability: In Stock
The Circle Maker, a dynamic four-session small group Bible study, uses the story of Honi the Circle Maker, who prayer-walked until the rains came during a devastating first Century drought. This Participant Guide provides individual and group activities, between session personal studies, and additional background material that will enhance the experience of the video on The Circle Maker DVD (sold separately). This story helps you and your entire church begin to identify dreams and future miracles you can draw prayer circles around. God, who still looks for circle makers whose bold prayers defy human convention and invoke divine intervention is waiting for those prayers Mark Batterson not only teaches about big dreams and bold prayers, he lives it. With stories of Honi, as well as reflections on modern day miracles as a result of prayer, The Circle Maker DVD and Participant's Guide will help you identify, discuss and put into practice the dreams and future miracles you need to draw circles around. Session include: 1. Becoming a Circle Maker 2. Little People, Big Risks, and Huge Circles 3. Praying Hard and Praying Through 4. Praying is Like Planting
Mark Batterson serves as lead pastor of National Community Church in Washington, DC. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker, as well as In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day, Wild Goose Chase, Primal, and Soulprint. Parker Batterson is a high school student at St. Johns College High School in Washington, DC. The Circle Maker: Student Edition is their first father-son book. Mark is married to Lora, and Parker has two younger siblings, Summer and Josiah. The Batterson family lives on Capitol Hill with their dog, Mickey.