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Prayer

Prayer

Our IBSA Vision...A prayed-for state.

Our IBSA Strategy...Prayer driven churches, pastors and associations

Our IBSA Plan...

  • A Prayer Champion for your church
  • A Prayer Coordinator in your church
  • A Prayer Coordinator for your association
  • A Prayer Council for your association
  • A Prayer Conference for your association
  • A Pastors' Prayer Group in your community
     
IBSA Prayer Blog
Attention Prayer Leaders & Pastors:

A Diagnostic Tool
IBSA Prayer Coordinator Phil Miglioratti has prepared a guide that will assist you in the process of assessing how much progress you have made to becoming a truly prayer-saturated congregation. Download the guide, make copies for your leaders and members, and get ready for some surprises!

A Diagnostic Tool to Assess

Fall Into Prayer

Pastors - Prepare a sermon/series on Praying Our Neighbors to Christ (Colossian 4:2-6)

Sunday School Teachers - Tithe the first 6 minutes of each class to praying for the least and the lost

Finance Committee - Make sure Prayer (or Prayer Ministries) becomes a line-item in the budget

Prayer Leaders - Ask permission to insert a quote on praying in each Sunday bulletin this Fall

Small Groups - Take a prayerwalk in the neighborhood of each group member

Choir/Worship Team - At the start of rehearsal, ask team members to walk and pray throughout the sanctuary

Pastors - Work with your DOM to schedule a Pastors & Wives evening of prayer

Deacons/Elders - Add 30 minutes to your first Fall meeting and devote them to praying for the mission, vision, and passion of your congregation

Prayer Leaders - Discuss with your Pastor using the Diagnostic Tool to Assess the Prayer Life of Our Congregation in early Fall (use Search function on website below)

Youth Leaders - Enlist your student leaders in designing a Prayer~Rave; a late-night praise & prayer party

Children’s Clubs - Enlist adults in the congregation as prayer partners for each child, asking the Lord for their salvation and their calling into God’s Kingdom service

Secretaries/Office Administration - Develop an Email Prayer Network for ongoing ministry and daily emergency requests

Library - Invest 25% of your budget to purchase the latest books on prayer

Church Leadership - Invite someone to help you discern a strategy of how prayer can permeate each life and saturate every ministry

 Let’s talk!!
… About how to implement these ideas in your class or committee, your group or gathering, your meeting or ministry …

Phil Miglioratti, IBSA Prayer Coach (847) 344-7837 or phil@nppn.org

Visit http://philsblog.net/category/ibsa-prayer for ideas and resources

Free subscription to the IBSA Prayer~Gram!  Email request to phil@nppn.org

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