Practical Ways To Encourage Children To Pray
  By Kim Butts

• Be a good example and role model of a praying person.

• Read Psalms and sing praise songs together. Pray the words back to the Lord as your highest praise to Him.

• Help children to be aware of God’s blessings and answered prayer.

• Give your children opportunity to pray for you and your needs. Ask how you can be praying for them as well.

• Pray with your children about school, teachers, friends, and other issues that concern them.

• Get involved in prayer events together such as Praying Through the Window, National Day of Prayer, etc.

• Pray over family decisions together.

• Make a Family Prayer Notebook. Include pictures of family members, friends, missionaries, pastors, and others you are praying for together. Make sure to have a section for aACnswered prayers!

• Adopt a people group as a family. Learn as much as you can about them and pray for the church to be planted in their midst. Pray for the children and their families to come to Christ.

• Pray for your nation and its leaders.