Monday, August 15, 2011

Praying for Your Senior Pastor

Each of these posts will also be posted on my personal blog with details specific to my own faith family. If you are keeping up with me on both sites, these posts will be fairly similar each day. I encourage you to pray for the leadership of your church.

Today I am praying for our Senior Pastor. I admire and respect him greatly. I have learned a tremendous amount from his teaching over the past five years. Everything he has taught our faith family has honored God and exalted Christ and been based 100% on the Word of God

As the senior pastor, he has a responsibility for the care of our souls. While others certainly share int his responsibility, it is obvious that he feels the burden. Today, I'm lifting him before the Lord.
  • Pray for the Senior Pastor and his walk with Christ . . . that he will put this relationship over everything else.
  • Pray for his wife (by name!) . . . that she may be a great support and encouragement to him and for her relationship with the Lord.
  • Pray for their children (by name!) . . . that they will love Jesus and walk with Him.
  • Pray for wisdom as he leads the rest of the staff . . . especially in the midst of difficult situations.
  • Pray for his preparation time.
  • Pray for encouragement for him . . . that a community of believers stand alongside him and his family and walk with them through every aspect of their life.

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