Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
As the director of student ministries at my church, I spend the majority of time with children and youth. It's in the times spent with my middle and high school youth that the subject of prayer is brought up most often.
(From time to time we invite gifted and thoughtful rural church leaders to share their insights with us on The Covered Dish. This article was written by Rev. David Stark, pastor of Shiloh United Methodist Church in Gibsonville, NC.)