The Great Commission Church prays every day for local and global disciple-making. The following are creative applications for daily personal Great Commission praying.
Pray One thing prayers. Harvest a "one thing" from your devotional time in the Scripture and pray it for yourself and your family and the world. Churches may also provide a daily prayer plan (from the three ministries listed below) to those who subscribe or sign up.
Pray from particular prayer sites.
- Operation World is a ministry that mobilizes people to pray for the world. It is a wellspring of ideas. Among them are the opportunity to pray for a specific country by day of the year. The information can be accessed online through their website (operationworld.org) and clicking the following links: country lists/prayer calendar. You can also purchase the Operation World book. Operation World shows how to pray for each country. The advantage of this method is that you join with people throughout the world praying for that country, on that day of the year.
- Joshua Project is a ministry focused on unreached people groups. It also provides a wealth of resources. Among them are the opportunity pray on a daily basis for one of the Top 100 unreached people groups. By praying for one people group each day, you will pray for over 1.8 billion unreached people time you pray through the list!
- Prayercast is a ministry whose motto is "activating world-changing prayer for the lost." They highlight a country or issue to pray for on the home page of their website weekly. It enables seven days of concentrated prayer focused on one subject. Each posting includes a summary, prayer points, and a video. They are at prayercast.com.