Thursday, August 20, 2015

Prayer Works - Review and GIVEAWAY - *ENDED*

Winner - Chickie Brewer

What’s Your Strategy?

As kids grow, their prayer life needs to grow too—but how? Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick offer a strategy that kids can use to figure out how prayer works and just how powerful it is. Lots of great explanation is combined with fun activities, illustrations, and journaling prompts to get kids thinking and praying.
This companion book to the movie War Room contains 32 perforated journal pages kids can use to write specific prayers and then post them on the walls in their prayer room—just like the characters in the movie.



Topics include:

  • What is prayer?
  • Why should I pray?
  • Where do I pray?
  • Is there a wrong way to pray?
  • What should I pray for?
  • Does God really hear me?
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About the Authors:
Alex Kendrick is an ordained minister and New York Times best selling coauthor of The Love Dareand The Resolution for Men. He has spoken in numerous countries to students, families, and men’s groups. He is also an accomplished actor, screenwriter, and film director, whose credits include Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous. He and his wife, Christina, have six children.

Amy Parker has written more than twenty books for children, teens, and adults including the best-selling A Night Night Prayer and three Mom’s Choice Awards winners. Amy and her husband have two children.
Stephen Kendrick is an ordained minister who has served families for 20 years in student ministry and associate pastor positions. Along with his brother Alex, he is also a screenwriter (Facing the Giants, Fireproof, Courageous), movie producer, and coauthor of two New York Times best-selling books (The Love Dare, The Resolution for Men). Stephen and his wife, Jill, have six children.


I was blessed with this book in exchange for an honest review. 

My Thoughts:
I really like this book. It's hard back cover with some very beautifully illustrated pictures. After a brief introduction encouraging kids to pray, there are ten chapters on prayer covering things such as -what, where, when, and why, about prayer. Does God hear me? Do my prayers matter? All written on a level an 8-12 year old can understand. Each devotional includes a Bible verse, along with the devotion about prayer. At then end of each day and section with thoughts and prayer prompts as well as encouragement to pray. 

The back of the book has essential information on how to put your prayer to work. It includes a prayer journal where kids can keep track of their prayers and answers to prayer. It also includes a page on salvation and another on the Lord's prayer.There are at least 20 pages to journal on, with prayer prompts such as making a list of family members, friends, and others who need prayer to faith like a mustard seed, spiritual growth and things they are thankful for. This book ties in with the War Room movie coming out this month. (August) And includes an explanation of the War Room logo in the back.

I would recommend this book! My ten year old son has begun using it some during his daily devotions. Since he is used to reading a little more than this book has per devotion - most of them are short, he uses it to accompany his other devotional book. I am excited about what he will be learning about prayer through the use of this book.  


*****GIVEAWAY*****
TO ENTER:
Leave a comment on this post about who you would want to win this book for.
Be sure to leave an email as a way to contact you if you are the winner.
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You could also visit the WAR ROOM Facebook Page and encourage those who were involved in the making of this movie.

Giveaway open to US residents ONLY. Must be 18 or older to enter. Seasons of Opportunities is not responsible for distribution of prize. Prize consists of one copy of Prayer Works awarded by Icon Media Group. Giveaway ends September 7th. Winner will be selected Sept 8 and notified via email. Winner has 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen


25 comments:

  1. I would love to win this for my girls!

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  5. I would love this for my foster kids so many of their prayers seem to them to go unanswered

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  10. I want to win this for my Grand daughter. She needs this book!

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  11. I would love to win this for my grandson. That would be awesome!

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  13. I'd like to win this for my family.

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  14. Id love to win this for my 2 beautiful nieces. They have a strong love for Jesus.It shines through them with the kind and helpful hearts they have. Im so proud of them. Thank you for the chance :)
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