Worship. The heavens cry out for the Father to be worshipped. It goes beyond three songs and prayer before service. This includes skilled musicians seeking out the Presence of the Almighty, leading others to corporately honor Him and experience His pleasure. Pray for worshipers to arise.
Business transforms entire communities. What that transformation looks like depends on the nature of the business and how that business is run. Pray for the removal of unrighteousness business and replacing it with righteous business that blesses the people.
A healthy social life is necessary for a community to be strong. Pray for the connection of relationships.
Entertainment is a part of who we are, but there is a difference between entertainment that brings life and entertainment that brings distance. Pray for righteous entertainment that brings life to the people.
Churches are beacons of light in the community. Their vibrancy matters. Pray for their work, especially with children’s ministries.
So much time is spent in schools growing up that the relationships are very influential. Pray for a loving school system that teaches truth and supports youth.
On the seventh day God rested. There is often extremes of those who “rest” too much and those who work to the sacrifice of their family. Pray for righteous rest for the people.
A town does not need to have an ebola epidemic to have a massive health issues. Obesity, lack of fitness and isolation can be big risk factors. Finances also play a part in obtaining good healthcare. Pray for the desire to pursue one’s health and the means to take care of health problems.
Athletics often are a binding force in a community. They can give a kid pride, teach them how to work in teams while giving the community a connecting point. Pray that God would use sports to build up the town.
Music opens our spirit which creates a platform for words. Pray that God would raise up musicians who would use their music to encourage, build up and inspire.
Artists are often hidden but their work can change history and minister life. Pray that God would open a platform to artists to share their creation. Pray that their art would encourage, inspire and build up those around them.
Skilled and unskilled workers minister to the community through their services. Pray that employees would have integrity in their work and find fulfillment in what they do.
The Word is a foundation for all of life. Pray that God would create a hunger for His Word. Pray that every home would have a Bible and that God would put a yearning to regularly engage His Word.
The governing leaders are the gateways to the city. Pray that they will make righteous decisions that will help develop the city.
As stewards of the land, it matters how we treat it. Pray that the there would be desire to care for the land in our city and on our properties as well as the means to take care of them.
Local newspapers both reflect culture and change it. Pray for righteous reporting and that newspapers and other forms of communication would hold fast to Biblical values without compromise.
Health care providers are trend setters in our care. Pray that they will know how to provide and do so in righteousness, holiness and with the help of the people in mind.
Government service ministries such as police and firefighters contribute to the community. Pray for their wisdom and protection.
Pray for the town’s minorities people that they would feel a place of belonging.
Pray for families to walk in love and commitment towards one another. Pray for the strengthening of marriages and for parents to raise their children in wisdom, truth and love.
The nation we live in touches the world either in good or bad ways. Pray God’s mercy over our land and that God would use our nation to be a blessing to the world.
Every life has seasons of the soul. Pray for the city’s poor that God would give them courage and solutions to get back on their feet.
Leadership is not always about position but about people who influence. Pray that God would raise up righteous leadership in the community, schools and government as well as in social circles.
Pray that God would raise up initiative among the people that they would be proactive in bringing righteous change.
Intercessors change history and shape culture. Pray that God would raise up intercessors who would travail for the land. Pray also that they would connect with one another.
Pray that the gospel would be preached both in words and in action. Pray for workers to be raised up for the harvest.
Pray for the elderly population that they would find purpose and care. Pray for family members to have the wisdom to know how to care for their family in the later years.
Pray that the churches in the town would not only be united but they would work together to reach their towns for Christ.
Pray for the Mayor and governing leaders of the town to lead with wisdom. Pray for their spiritual protection.
Pray that the people who have financial ability for “daily bread.” That there would be wise and self-controlled stewardship of finances that families could be cared for and bills could be paid on time.
Pray for employment among the peoples, that those without jobs could obtain work and provision.