Introduction. Part I: Signing Up for Basic Training. Chapter 1: Discovering the Real X-Factor. Chapter 2: Prayers: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Prayers. Chapter 3: Relating to God: More than the Sum of All Prayers. Chapter 4: Taking a 24/7 Prayer Adventure. Chapter 5: The Original Christian Prayer For Dummies: The Lord's Prayer. Chapter 6: Revealing Prayer's Secret Recipe. Part II: Turbocharging Your Prayers. Chapter 7: Ready-Made or Do-It-Yourself? Chapter 8: Looking to the Scriptures for Help. Chapter 9: Journaling the Write Stuff. Chapter 10: Thinking Fast. Chapter 11: Helping You Out: Prayer Enhancers. Chapter 12: Avoiding the Potholes to Prayer. Part III: Praying Well with Others. Chapter 13: Going Nuclear (Family, That Is). Chapter 14: Praying in Small Groups. Chapter 15: Overcoming the Yadda Yadda Yadda: Effective Public Prayer. Part IV: Tackling Some Tough Issues. Chapter 16: Thy Will Be Done. Chapter 17: Ask and It Shall Be Given. Chapter 18: Lost Prayers. Chapter 19: Hearing That Voice in the Cornfield. Chapter 20: Healing in a Modern World. Chapter 21: Getting Tongue-Tied. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 22: Prayers for Ten Occasions When You Need It Most. Chapter 23: Ten or So Prayers to Teach Children. Chapter 24: Ten Retreats and Ten Pilgrimages. Chapter 25: Ten-Plus Recommended Web Sites. Index.
Richard Wagner is founder and writer of Digitalwalk.net (www.digitalwalk.net), a Web-based commentary with the purpose of challenging and encouraging Christians to earnestly live out their faith in a digital, postmodern world. Richard has served in church leadership and teaching roles for more than a dozen years. He lives in Princeton, Massachusettes, with his wife and three boys. You can e-mail Richard at firstname.lastname@example.org. For a study guide and discussion questions for Christian Prayer For Dummies, visit www.digitalwalk.net/prayerdummy.