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August 2015 Blog Posts (18)

PrayNetwork spotlight: War Room movie

This weekend marked the opening of the highly anticipated War Room movie. As you might expect from anything so public with such a solid Christian message, the movie has had a bit of a polarizing effect in early reviews.  The movie's Facebook page has over half a million likes, with many rave reviews about not only the message of the movie, but also the entertainment…


Added by Andrew R. Wheeler on August 29, 2015 at 10:23pm — 3 Comments

Helpful Suggestions to Pray on Grandparents’ Day of Prayer

This is the confidence we have in approaching God:

that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. (1 John 5:14)

 Pray for their relationship with God:

•   That at any early age they will come to know Jesus as their Savior.  2 Timothy 3:15

•   That they…


Added by Lillian A. Penner on August 26, 2015 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Why Prayer Must Permeate the Life of Your Mission

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Added by Phil Miglioratti on August 25, 2015 at 7:22pm — No Comments

The One Thing You Should Do in Turbulent Times

A Tennessee school district bans the American flag from being displayed on student vehicles. Planned Parenthood secretly profits from the harvesting of unborn fetal tissue. A judge orders a Christian bakery to pay a penalty for their decision not to bake an LGBT cake. The issues surrounding us in our world today are unbelievable almost, overwhelming. What should we do? Or in the words of the late Francis Schaeffer, “How Should We Then Live?*”

A close…


Added by Deborah Perkins on August 25, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

PrayNetwork Spotlight: Pray4Schools

As the summer draws to a close, our thoughts naturally turn to the beginning of the school year.  Students today - from Elementary through College - face challenges not faced by previous generations.  The declining morality in America, emphasis on individual freedom and situational ethics, and a general crisis of faith combine to push students toward destructive patterns,…


Added by Andrew R. Wheeler on August 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Are You Standing in the Gap with Prayer for your Grandchildren":

We are going to look in God’s Word to see some examples of people He used to stand in the gap for his purpose to be accomplished. The Bible describes prayer as “Standing in the Gap” or “Bridging…


Added by Lillian A. Penner on August 20, 2015 at 12:22pm — No Comments

PTAP: God is Building His Church.

Praise God for the handfuls of known believers in this country. Every person who is given faith is a miracle of God's washing and regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit (Titus 3:5)! Praise him for his grace that has appeared, bringing salvation for all people (Titus 2:11).…

Added by Merton J. Hershberger on August 19, 2015 at 5:11pm — No Comments

PrayNetwork Spotlight: Praying Together Course

This week's spotlight features one of the more active groups on, Lewis Turner's Praying Together group and course. caught up with Lewis as he prepares to launch another round of the course.


PN: Lewis, why did you start the Praying Together course?

Lewis: I've been…


Added by Andrew R. Wheeler on August 15, 2015 at 3:23pm — 2 Comments

Prayer Changes Things

Pray for the country of Y as unrest continues. Now that the port of A is open, pray that ships bringing food will come and that those who need the food will receive it. Pray for all the logistics necessary to make this happen. Pray for peace in Y. Pray for a number of believers who are in great need now - without jobs and means to provide well for their families.…

Added by Merton J. Hershberger on August 14, 2015 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Why Make National Grandparents’ Day a Special Day of Prayer?

  It’s only 31 days until National Grandparents Day. God has given grandparents a sacred trust – an opportunity to imprint another generation with His love and faithfulness.


That is why Christian Grandparenting Network has proclaimed the National Grandparents Day on September 13 to be a Day of prayer to…


Added by Lillian A. Penner on August 14, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Is God still speaking

Most of the time I can go outside or I can sit and look out my window at the weather. Two days ago in mid afternoon, It became what they call deathly quiet. You know like the calm before a storm. Minutes had passed and still the very quietness of the day remained. Not only was it quiet but not a branch on the trees nor a blade of grass moved, for certain nothing in my view was moving or making any kind of noise. I waited to hear thunder or the wind blow but nothing. It was so still I thought…


Added by Frances L. Dorsey on August 12, 2015 at 10:24am — 1 Comment

Have Smartphones Replaced God?


Added by Deborah Perkins on August 11, 2015 at 2:13pm — No Comments

PrayNetwork Spotlight: Grandparents@Prayer group

Are you a grandparent?  If so, God has given you a special opportunity to bless multiple generations of your family through prayer.  If you're looking for a meaningful way to impact your family tree through the generations, you couldn't find a better ministry than that of prayer. has a group especially devoted to this topic: …


Added by Andrew R. Wheeler on August 9, 2015 at 8:04pm — 1 Comment

New Resource Store Helps Us Pray for Nation

Intercessors for America has just opened a new online store, that has valuable resources to help you pray for the nation. has more than 100 products available--everything from prayer guides, to DVDs to books.

Sorted by topical categories, the store is easy to find what you are looking for. IFA also features many of…


Added by Jonathan Graf on August 6, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

How to Pray for Children going Back to School

How to Pray for Grandchildren going Back to School I would like to share this Free Back to School E-book with you, giving you resources to pray effectively for your grandchildren as they go back to school. Our grandchildren will soon be going back to…


Added by Lillian A. Penner on August 6, 2015 at 2:33pm — 2 Comments

PTAP: The Kingdom of God

In Matthew 10 and in Luke 10, Jesus sends out the disciples to do ministry. They are to heal the sick, cast out demons and preach the Kingdom of God. The disciples are to find a man of peace or a house where peace remains. Can you just imagine the places they went, what was the buzz going on in the villages and cities? This was before TV and the internet, so these disciples and the work they were doing became the talk of the town. The news about…


Added by Merton J. Hershberger on August 6, 2015 at 1:45pm — 1 Comment

The Power of Dis-Engagement

One of the top concepts in the corporate world these days is “the power of full engagement.” It’s a paradigm for managing your personal or organizational energy, and I think you would find it very helpful.

But recently I’ve been learning about the flipside of that concept: the power of full DISENGAGEMENT.

Let me explain why this is so important…

My baby blue 1976 Fiat was the favorite car I’ve ever owned. With 5-speed manual transmission and a responsive…


Added by Jim Buchan on August 3, 2015 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Pray.Network Spotlight: Operation World

"Ask me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession" -- Psalm 2:8.


These words promise that all the earth will be our Lord's inheritance and possession.  The command to ask of God has been widely applied to believers today, leading us to pray for the spread of the gospel throughout the earth. …


Added by Andrew R. Wheeler on August 2, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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