When You Pray offers 56 weekly devotions that follow the lectionary and church year. They particurly focus on exploring the themes from the Lord's Prayer. Each weekly reading includes Scripture references for each day of the week, an essay by Reuben P. Job, thoughtful quotations from Christian writers, and guidelines for prayer.
Prayer is one of the most important areas of a Christian's life. In When You Pray, Bishop Rueben P. Job explores the daily practices of living a prayerful life with this thoughtful devotional. When You Pray is an excellent tool to use in daily prayer time and, while linked to the Revised Common Lectionary, non-lectionary users will feel comfortable reading this as well. This stand-alone devotional can also be used for churches participating in Becoming A Praying Congregation as the leader, team members, congregation, small groups, families and individuals will be encouraged to use this resource in their prayer time.
Rueben P. Job, a retired United Methodist bishop, was formerly World Editor of The Upper Room publishing program. He has authored or co-authored many books including Three Simple Rules, A Guide to Prayer for Ministers and Other Servants, A Wesley Spiritual Reader, and A Guide to Retreat for All God's Shepherds. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.