Sermon Series: When the Church Prays

The following six sermons were preached by Lloyd Stilley as a part of an emphasis on corporate prayer in his church. He was inspired by and drew heavily on John Franklin's book And the Place Was Shaken: How to Lead a Powerful Prayer Meeting.

The following six sermons were preached by Lloyd Stilley as a part of an emphasis on corporate prayer in his church. He was inspired by and drew heavily on John Franklin's book And the Place Was Shaken: How to Lead a Powerful Prayer Meeting.

Here are links to full manuscripts of all six sermons:

  1. The Priority of Praying Together - Acts 6:1-5
  2. The Critical Mass That Unleashes God’s Will - Revelation 8:1-5
  3. Why We Believe Better Than We Behave Concerning Prayer - James 4:1-2
  4. Principles for a Powerful Prayer Meeting, Part 1 - Acts 12:1-11
  5. Principles for a Powerful Prayer Meeting, Part 2 - Acts 12:1-11
  6. The Great Awakening - Romans 1:18; Joel 2 (this sermon is preached as a part of the prayer summit service)
Lloyd Stilley is pastor of First Baptist Church, Gulf Shores, Alabama. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Leeanne and is the father of Joey and Craig.