Bible reading and prayer are two elements in all evangelical church worship. At certain points in every service someone will read the Scriptures and lead the congregation in prayer. These regular acts of worship are so familiar that many probably take them for granted and do not think too seriously about them. But what is best way to read the Bible in public and what are the things we need to keep in mind if we are to lead others in public prayer? Stuart Olyott supplies us with wise practical advice on these vitally important acts of our corporate church worship.