Prayer Engagement Strategies

Jesus-followers find hope in the midst of the culture's symptoms, when they engage in a rhythm of unified, prevailing prayer! 

Past 2015 Strategies

January: One Baby's Legacy

Christ Awakening Indicator: Join Jesus followers in America believing God for increased care of children as “gifts from the Lord” as the gospel addresses abortion, adoption, foster care, and child well-being. Pray for and with those who care for children—nurses and physicians, workers in pregnancy care centers, adoption, foster care, day care, and preschool, teachers, social workers and counselors—asking God to set them apart in this critical work. 
                      OneCry is a movement of believers who are urgentlycrying out to God to revive the church and transform the culture. 

February: When You Mess Up...Fess Up

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers believing God for a decrease in divorces and renewed commitment to marriage between a man and a woman in covenant relationship as God intends. Righteous relations between men and women: decrease in divorce rates, cohabitation, same-sex relations, sexual abuse, sexual trafficking, out of wedlock children, and STDs.
Pray for and with pre-married and married couples, teens, and college students, asking God to protect and strengthen their relationships.

If we win the spiritual battles across our nation but neglect our college campuses, all our progress will be undone in a generation. This generation needs our unified prayer. Click Here for more info. 

March: Hope Rising

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers believing God for churches passionately pursuing the well-being of their community through planting of new congregations, revitalizing existing churches, benevolent ministries, practical service, and focused evangelism. Pray for Church leaders: denominations, and church network leaders, Christian college and seminary administrators and professors, para-church ministry leaders, pastors, youth and children's leaders. 

​The Awakening America Alliance serves those who serve the cause of a Christ-Awakening, and Awaken Atlanta is one such group. April 16–18, 2015, the Convergence Conference hosted at the Georgia World Congress Center will bring kingdom “streams” together in unity and vision for Jesus followers to live out a Prayer-Care-Share lifestyle. Click Here for more information!

April: God Breathed

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers believing God for an increasing testimony of the manifest presence of God. Pray for national prayer ministries, intercessors, church prayer ministries, and the August 2015 release of the Kendrick brothers latest movie, War Room, as God uses it to inflame passionate prayer.

​RESET is a prayer you can pray, right now from wherever you are. What do you need Jesus to reset? Bring it to Jesus, and ask Him for a fresh start. When you pray the RESET prayer, you are part of a coalition of people sharing the message of the hope Jesus brings. Join with leaders from across this Nation as together we build toward a historic gathering on the National Mall in 2016. The only agenda is JESUS. Click Here for more information.

Now as never before, Americans need to be in prayer for our country and its leaders in all spheres of influence. Your partnership is vital to the National Day of Prayer Task Force as we seek to fulfill our ongoing mission of bringing millions of people throughout this land before God's throne in humble intercession. Join us on Thursday, May 7, as we pray, "Lord, hear our cry!" Click Here for more information.

May: Legacy of Intimacy

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus-followers who believe God for community and national leaders, who look to the church, as an answer to society’s problems. Pray for parents who are equipped by the church to impart the faith to children and youth and become the primary disciplers of their children.

Pray for government workers at city, county, state and national levels. Pray for elected officials, judges, and attorneys that they might serve with mercy and justice, as they walk humbly with God. Also pray for educators, teachers, administrators, child-care workers, coaches and volunteers who serve our children, asking that God would impart truth through all they do.
Moms in Prayer International rallies moms to gather, to cry out to God on behalf of children and schools. Will you pray for a child or school in your neighborhood? 
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May: Hope of Glory

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus-followers as they believe God for bold witness, accompanied by miracles, dramatic conversions, and Holy Spirit-empowered victories over evil. Pray for the breakdown of racial, social and status barriers as Christ’s church celebrates together—Jesus! 

Pray for those who labor faithfully in community agencies, hospitals, clinics, shelters, rehab centers and non-profit agencies. Pray for these who serve so faithfully, asking for His strength and grace as they impart hope, help, and healing.
One Message...One Fresh Outpouring on a New Generation
Join pastors, churches, and ministry leaders around the world in inviting a new generation to experience the power and presence of the living God by preaching and teaching about the Holy Spirit for Pentecost 2015. Click Here for more information.​
30-Day Devotional Plan: The Spirit Filled Life - Daily moments with God. This resource shows how seeking His Spirit, transforms your heart, work, family, and ministry. Receive encouragement and inspiration in this 30-day devotional, and discover the power and presence of our living God. Click Here for more information.

June: Honor Your Father

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus-followers who believe God for parents, who are equipped by the church, to impart the faith to children and youth and become the primary disciplers of their children. Pray also for breakdowns of racial, social and status barriers as Christ’s church celebrates together — Jesus!

Pray for Dads who labor faithfully in factories, construction, high-tech industries, government, education, and the medical fields. Pray for Dads as business owners, sales representatives, insurance agents, and those who work in financial services. 
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Pastors across our nation, will lead their church families onto their knees for 5 minutes or more, to humble ourselves, repent, and pray for God’s mercy upon America. Join other Jesus- followers in united, 2 Chronicles 7:14 prayer. Visit to learn more and click “I’m in!” Click Here for more information.

July: Do The Book

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers in an awakening to the fear of the Lord rather than the approval of people, thus restoring integrity and credibility. Pray together asking God to restore morality, ethical foundations, and accountability among leaders of church and government, business and politics.

Pray for those in authority: Our President, cabinet members, and Supreme Court; pray for your Governor, Senators, U.S. Congressman and state officials; pray for local officials and law enforcement, the judiciary and first responders.
Our nation needs praying churches with strong prayer leaders —trained and equipped by qualified prayer trainers! Learn about the Prayer Leader Continuing Education program and how your congregation can identify a prayer trainer. To discover the ongoing help and resources you need Click Here..

August: Made To Flourish

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers in prayer for a transformation of society through the restoration of Christ's influence in the arts, media, and communications. Pray for a restoration of morality, ethical foundations and accountability among leaders of church and government, business and politics.

Pray for business owners of all types, asking for divine favor and witness. Pray for teachers, coaches and school staff asking God for their positive example and influence; pray for wisdom and grace for home-school parents; pray 2 Timothy 2:22 for students of all ages..
Cry Out America was initially promoted as a 9/11 noon-time prayer meeting at every county courthouse in America. People began Crying Out in repentance and asking God for mercy at the place of justice. Since 2007, COA has mobilized hundreds of thousands at 9/11 prayer gatherings in all 50 states. People join hands and hearts across major denominational lines - all coming together under the banner of Christ. Click Here..

September: Let Us Run The Race

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers in prayer for a transformation of society through young adults, students, and children embracing the claims and lifestyle of Christ through the witness of peers who live and love as Jesus.
Pray for  the important role of women and mothers in shaping future generations, affirming their role in loving children as gifts from the Lord, and assuming their role as disciplers of the next generation...

Fast Friends  looks into the lives and experience of two women God brought together to walk through life as friends and prayer partners. Let them encourage you to find and become a fast friend, experiencing life-changing spiritual growth, answers to prayer, and friendship with one another that bears eternal fruit. Available October 2015.


Available October 2015

October: Pastor Appreciation

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers who are believing God in prayer for a “Christ-Awakening” through improved health among ministers as evidenced by their joy, decreased resignations, healthy loving relationships within their families, and an increased response among young people called to the ministry. Go to to download the FREE GCN app and share it as a gift to encourage your pastor and other ministry leaders to restart and re-energize their relationships with Jesus using these guided prayer experiences. ​


November: Unreasonable Love

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers in prayer for neighborhood transformation and an accompanying decrease of social ills through increased expression of "loving your neighbor" in service, compassion and unity. Also pray for increased care for the hungry and homeless, the most vulnerable and needy.
Let every child experience God’s unfailing love! On November 8, 2015, Orphan Sunday, Christians stand for the orphan. We are a people called to defend the fatherless…to care for the child that has no family…to visit orphans in their distress. Each November, thousands of events will echo across America and around the globe, all sharing a single goal: that God’s great love for the orphan will find echo in our lives as well. Orphan Sunday is your opportunity to rouse church, community and friends to God’s call to care for the orphan. Ultimately, Orphan Sunday makes God’s true character visible, as God’s people explore and respond to His heart for the orphan through adoption, foster care, and global orphan ministry. Visit to learn more and get involved.

December: Unreasonable Love

Christ Awakening Indicators: Join Jesus followers in prayer for radical generosity as evidenced by compassion ministries and global missions. Also pray for amplified participation in corporate as well as individual prayer, fasting, and other spiritual disciplines leading to more effective discipleship.
“Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for,
it will be done for them by my Father in heaven." Matthew 18: 19