Many of us have seen the statistics about the stresses pastors deal with as part of their call to serve God and church. But what do we do about it? How do we tangibly help our pastors in their calling? How do we practically guard our church family from unnecessary heart breaks?
As a pastor’s wife, I’ve come to realize one of the most valuable blessings comes when I pray and when others pray for my husband and our church leadership.
People can offer hands and hearts until we are all worn out with serving. People can donate money for awesome causes. We can have and experience all kinds of amazing things together as a church; but without the covering and lifting power of prayer, those fruitful moments can get troubled and robbed all too quickly.
Here are ten areas in which you can pray over your pastors, leaders, and church in general, that will bless and protect your church leadership.
Each point is based on a Scripture passage, paraphrased into a prayer. You can place the leader’s name in the blank.
One of the most powerful ways you can protect your church leadership is to pray for protection, especially against spiritual forces who will try to create obstacles for the growth of their church. Download our FREE Prayers for Protection Guide to get started today.
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