"Practice what you preach." I have a hard time preaching things I don't practice. I've been devoting myself to a deepened prayer life in 2014. I preached on this in February, as I highlighted the priority of prayer in spiritual movements. Since then, I have devoted the first Thursday of the month to what we call "Frontline Prayer" - an intentional, corporate prayer gathering.
Help keep this pastor accountable to what he preaches. If you are local in St. Louis, MO, I challenge you to wake up early on Thursday morning, May 1st and join me in our church sanctuary from 7:00-7:30AM. If this is physically impossible for you, join me remotely from wherever you are (your bed, your kitchen, your cubicle at work, etc.). If you're praying with me on Thursday morning, let me know.
If remote, here are some things you can pray for: