Synopses & Reviews
John Torrance artfully captures all of the best qualities of prayer in this collection of his public prayers. The prayers were first offered in the context of worship services at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and they reflect the human situation of real people in that context. Voicing a public prayer in the context of leading worship is a special act. It requires some understanding of the congregation and its context. There is an underlying theological framework that informs the prayer. The leader must have a personal faith for the prayer to have authenticity. Articulate and meaningful words lift hearts and minds as the prayer is spoken. It is our of the richness of his faith and life experience that John Torrance is able to so effectively focus prayers that resonate in the hearts of all who hear or read them. Open your own heart and mind to let these prayers take root in your soul and strengthen your faith.
Torrance captures all of the best qualities of prayer in this collection of his public prayers that were first offered in worship services at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.