On Tuesday, April 28, Indigitous will be taking part in the annual Worldwide Day of Prayer. Though the event is hosted by Cru, it is an opportunity for the body of Christ everywhere to join for a global prayer chain. Whether you’re part of a missionary organization, church leadership, or just a student who follows Jesus, you are invited to take part in this great event.
Like last year’s event, Indigitous is inviting you to use social media to share your prayers with the rest of the world using #WDOP2015. Last year we had tweets, Instagram posts, Facebook posts, and more coming in from around the world as people shared their praises and prayer requests. Using your social media posts, the body of Christ will pray for each other’s needs, lifting each other up to God.
Speaking of hashtags, the Worldwide Day of Prayer will also kick off a 5-year campaign called Pray 2020. The campaign, which will use the hashtag #Pray2020, refers to Cru’s goal of raising 10 million Christ-centered multiplying disciples by the year 2020.
The world needs our prayer. The anonymous author of The Kneeling Christian once wrote:
Why are many Christians so often defeated? Because they pray so little. Why are many church−workers so often discouraged and disheartened? Because they pray so little. Why do most men see so few brought “out of darkness to light” by their ministry? Because they pray so little.
God has called his people to join together and pray. During the Worldwide Day of Prayer we will meet and pray together, laying hands on each other digitally even though we may be separated by oceans, borders, and miles. As we sons and daughters of Christ gather together on April 28, share your prayers and join us in praying for others.
It brings to mind something else that the author of The Kneeling Christian wrote. “Let us never forget that the greatest thing we can do for God or for man is to pray. For we can accomplish far more by our prayers than by our work. Prayer is omnipotent; it can do anything that God can do!” I look forward to paying with you on April 28.
Remember to submit your prayer requests on social media using #WDOP2015.