Pray this morning for the strength and hope of Jesus Christ to encourage the   pastors and leaders as they make final preparation to proclaim the Gospel. Pray for the Spirit to inspired the belief and faith in the Word of God to endure the demands of the week ahead.  Please visit these words each day of this week.

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.”   

Philippians 4:13 NAS

“And my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”

Philippians 4:19 NAS

We are praying for the churches in our association who are without pastors.  We are praying for the Father to clearly call out pastors for each site and for the inspiration of the Spirit in lives of each body to confirm that calling in uncommon unity.  We are also praying for the development of cooperation among leaders within our association beyond anything we have experienced that we might be a demonstration of the work of God in our midst.

We are praying with thankfulness for the upcoming baptisms planned to be celebrated at Towers Baptist Church and Immanuel Baptist Church over the next few days.

We are praying for the gospel conversations being held this week by each of the interns and GenSend students as they engage the communities they are seeking to reach.

We are praying for the mentoring sessions held this week by Dr. Dan Crawford as he visits the city beginning Tuesday.  Pray for the refreshment of each leader encountered.

We are praying for the wisdom and favour of God as we discuss possible building and housing sites in Vancouver for the development and support of leaders needed to launch a Kingdom expansion effort.

We are praying for the health and spiritual protection of the families of the spiritual leaders of each our churches and church plants as they minister in our city.  We are also praying for physical, emotional and spiritual health of each of our pastoral leaders as they face the stress and pressure that can distract them from enduring to the end.

We are praying for the assessment of six (6) possible new church planters that will be conducted this week.  Pray for clear insights and direction from the Spirit of God for those involved as we seek to encourage the calling and continued growth in Christlikeness for the potential planters and to affirm the direction of God in our potential partnerships.

Begin to pray for the Canadian National Baptist Convention coming on July 7-8.  Pray for the movement of God in the hearts of the participants as well as the affirmation of a common shared vision across Canada.  Pray for the leadership as final decisions are made.  Pray for the gathering of churches in Vancouver as well as a heart to seek the lost.

We are praying for the men of our region who are praying and fasting for the movement of God in our city.  Pray they will continue to the end.