Outsourcing Prayer

Information Age Prayer,” provides “a subscription service utilizing a computer with text-to-speech capability to incant your prayers each day.” For $3.95 a month, you get “the satisfaction of knowing that your prayers will always be said even if you wake up late, or forget.”

Protestants click here. Jews here. Muslims, presumably, must turn their computer speakers toward Mecca. Catholics can get a special deal: Hail Mary’s at just 7 cents each.

Actually, Protestants, click here.

Mark Ward

PhD in NT; theological writer for Faithlife; former high school Bible textbook author for BJU Press; husband; father; ultimate frisbee player; member of the body of Christ.

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