It’s easy to think of prayer as a solitary endeavor, a conversation just between God and yourself. If we do pray with others, it can default to grace before a meal or congregational prayer on Sunday mornings.
In all the Christian experience, nothing is more fascinating than prayer.
Through prayer we have direct access to the Creator and Sustainer of the universe. The very thought is extraordinary.
Celebrate and Pray for All the Workers Going!
Goal: Simply to Celebrate and Pray for All the Workers who are Going on Mission!
Activity: Collect a list of all your missionaries, short-term workers, ministry leaders, mission agencies, etc. Then print out cards or slips of paper so that people can celebrate these who are GOING! Encourage people who are at this station to PRAY for a certain number (i.e., 5) or even for ALL of them.
Stop by the GOING Engagement Station and pray through the list of ALL the individuals who are GOING!
Research people in our world who have little or no access to the Gospel and Pray for them to hear it.
Goal: To see the lostness of the least reached people in our world who have little hope of knowing Jesus unless someone goes to them!
Activity: Pray for Spiritual Breakthrough! Research a people group that our missionaries are working in online at:
Pray that God will lift the specific spiritual stronghold, satanic deceptions and spiritual powers in that country! This is spiritual warfare!
Don't forget to be on mission today! Start conversations, build relationships, serve others and sow the Gospel.
Goal: Help people to always be on the lookout for opportunities to share Truth and Love with the people around them. They are part of the Great Commission too!
Activity: Be on mission TODAY! Look for people of other nationalities. Listen to their stories. Share their stories with your group. Write down the name or nationality of someone you met and that you want to pray for!
Relational bridge ideas:
"As God’s people we are called to be people of prayer. We are also called to live as godly stewards. And there is a powerful integration of these two callings, a rich interconnectedness that can ignite both a deeper prayer life and more passionate pursuit of godly stewardship..."
This article gives you helpful advice on how to become a vital prayer steward. Download it here.