The World Needs Your Prayers with Adriel Sanchez

In this episode of Straight to the Heart, Adriel Sanchez shares with our host, Rush Witt, how the Lord’s prayer can be used as a fresh and helpful guide for those of us who struggle in our prayer lives. Adriel also shares practical principles that will help you to pray faithfully, as well as the not-so-well-known National Day of Prayer, on Thursday, May 2. 


1:53 – Welcome

4:11 – Intro to the book Praying with Jesus

5:55 – Adriel’s upbringing and conversion

8:31 – Expecting God’s goodness in prayer

14:32 – What to do when you don’t feel like praying

21:50 – Tools which help us pray personally or at church

31:51 – How the prayers of a homebound saint moved D.L. Moody across the ocean

36:22 – The National Day of Prayer

41:16 – How the Gospel connects to daily prayer

45:13 – Farewell

About Adriel Sanchez:

Adriel Sanchez, MA, is the pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church and host of Core Christianity Radio, a daily live Bible Q&A radio broadcast. He is the author of Praying with Jesus and has also been published in Christianity Today, Modern Reformation Magazine, Tabletalk Magazine, and Credo Magazine. He and his wife, Ysabel, live in San Diego with their five children.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Seasons of Sorrow 1
Mobilizing Church Based Counseling Frontcover 85085
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Blog Posts written bY Adriel Sanchez.
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Straight to the Heart

Welcome to “Straight to the Heart,” a podcast from New Growth Press hosted by Rush Witt. Each episode includes thought-provoking conversations with leading Christian writers and thinkers. We hear who they are, what they believe, how they approach their work and ministry, and the moments and people who have changed their lives. In “Straight to the Heart,” we go beyond the books to connect with the remarkable people behind them.

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