According to Drs. Chester Tolson and Harold Koenig, prayer generates peace, power, and health - a triple preventative that guards against anxiety and disease. Even medical students claim that faith and prayer positively improve your well-being and the body's ability to heal itself. In The Healing Power of Prayer, Tolson and Koenig describe the nature of prayer, its restorative benefits, how to organize prayer, and much more. "Medicine, surgery, and the other methods the doctors bring into the healing process are important." say these medical and spiritual leaders. "However, you have a responsibility and an opportunity to participate in your own healing through prayer." So whether you need healing or just want to stay well, you can make a difference. You can experience the healing power of prayer.
Prayer can heal you. It's not just hype or hope or a spiritual cliché.There is actual scientific evidence to support this. Recent medical and psychological studies claim that prayer can relieve stress, improve attitudes, and mend bodies. Prayer generates peace, power, and health-a triple preventative that guards against anxiety and disease. It's a simple act that heals.
According to Chet Tolson and Harold Koenig prayer helps people function at their best when life serves them the worst. Even on good days, it enhances the mind-body-soul connection. In The Healing Power of Prayer, these authors explain the nature of prayer, what happens when we pray, the restorative benefits of prayer, how to organize prayer, and much more. Their facts and insights will encourage believers to increase, the fainthearted to revive, and skeptics to begin a life of prayer.
Chester L. Tolson, Ph.D., has served as a senior pastor and denominational fund-raiser and is the executive director of Churches Uniting in Global Mission. He is the author of Proven Principles for Finding Funds and lives in California.
Harold G. Koenig, M.D., is professor of psychiatry and associate professor of medicine at Duke University in North Carolina. He is the founder and director of the Center for Study of Religion/Spirituality and Health at Duke and has written extensively in mental health, geriatrics, and religion.