Today was Praise Thursday on the Afternoon Drive! We continued our topic of habits for the new year by talking about the habit of prayer.

We shared the ACTS Model of Prayer from the book, Lead Like Jesus by Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges:

ADORATION –all prayer should begin here; tell the Lord you love Him and appreciate Him for who He is (I Chronicles 29:11)

CONFESSION – this is where we confess our sins in response to the fact that we adore God (I John 1:9)

THANKSGIVING – this is the heartfelt expression of gratitude to God for all He has done in creation, in redemption and in our lives. (Ephesians 5:19-20)

SUPPLICATION – this is where we sometimes start…but we should finish here. This is simply a big word for asking what you need. (Matthew 7:7)

We need to think about this question: ‘How’s Your Prayer Life?’


Our Word of the Day was hebetude, a noun meaning the state of being dull. You can read more on that here.

Have a great evening!