One of the most powerful things a Christ-follower can learn to do is pray. Yet most people struggle in this area. The goal of the School of Prayer is to provide you with a thorough biblical instruction in the art of prayer, to remove common hindrances to the practice of prayer, and to infuse you with a passion for daily communion with God.
The following six lessons will be explored in this Beginner training:
Dr. David Ireland is the author of some 20 books including What Color is Your God?, Secrets of a Satisfying Life, Failure is Written in Pencil, Perfecting Your Purpose, The Skin You Live In; The Kneeling Warrior: Winning Your Battles Through Prayer and his latest work Raising a Child Who Prays.
He is founder and lead pastor of Christ Church, a 8,000 member multi site, multiracial congregation in northern New Jersey. Diversity consultant to the National Basketball Association, Dr. Ireland leads chapel services for the New York Giants, New York Jets, and at the U.S. Pentagon. Ireland has appeared on numerous television shows including The Dr. Phil Show, The CBS Evening News, and The 700 Club. Through his community development corporation, he offers a home for victims of domestic violence, a youth leadership institute, and a statewide abstinence-based program offered in partnership with New Jersey schools. The Rev. Ireland has an earned doctorate degree in organizational leadership (Regent University) and has completed post-doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Marlinda, have been married since 1984 and have two adult daughters.