“War Room” and the Problem of Prayer

Last week, I had the privilege of seeing Alex Kendrick’s 2015 film War Room with some friends of mine. We are all professing Christians, and we all attend the same church. For most of us in the group, this was our first time seeing War Room; it had been recommended to us through other Christians, and was praised during our Bible study that Sunday morning. In that class, the movie was described as a “two hour sermon on the power of prayer.” Everyone in our group was interested in seeing it after the high praise, and truth be told, I was too.

But not for the same reasons. (more…)