Zip Code Prayer
Feb. 6, 2010
Prayer life is best understood as a series of concentric circles. People are most highly focused on their own needs and desires. This is as it should be. Each of us is individually responsible before God.
Next, people pray for those they come in contact with at church. They pray for their local congregations.
They pray for conditions in their towns when things are bad. They tend not to pray for things geographically close to them when times are good.
People need to see victories with their own eyes. They see very few. So, they give up praying. They let things slide.
I would like to see a decentralized system of prayer commitments. These should start with people's zip codes or (outside the U.S.A.) post codes. People would commit to a few minutes each day to pray for revival and healing in their communities.
Here is an example that I have set up: www.ZipCodePrayer.com. It is not much, but it might work where you live. I would like a page like this for every zip code. People could get on a local mailing list that would alert them to local needs. The site would let you identify your zip code. You would go to your zip code's page. Local pastoral associations would manage their page.
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