Churches in waco
1. Columbus Avenue Baptist Church
2. Waco First Assembly of God Church
3. Woodway First United Methodist Church
Health and healing among the members, leadership, and staff
Wisdom and clarity in the transition processes during Covid-19
A Spirit of unity in each church, and with the other churches in our community
“Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.” (3John 1:2)
"The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness." (Psalm 41:3)
"If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you." (James 1:5)
"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6)
“Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4:1-3)
“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!" (Psalm 133:1)
Education and Schools
Pray for God’s presence in schools, colleges and universities. Ask God to select teachers and administrators who honor His statutes, protect our children and inspire them to discover their God-given callings. Pray for a reverence for scriptural tenets to once again permeate America’s classrooms.
“And if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.” Proverbs 2:3-6
“Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands.” Psalms 119:66
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of Wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Proverbs 9:10
Pray for protection, respect and community support for our police force and thank God for each of them. Pray for wisdom, justice and fairness to be practiced in all aspects of law enforcement and for God’s laws to be upheld. Pray for God’s will to be done in this community “as it is in heaven” (Matt. 6:10).
“But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream.” Amos 5:24
“For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.” 1 Peter 3:12
“See that none of you repays another with evil for evil, but always aim to show kindness and seek to do good to one another and to everybody.” 1 Thessalonians 5:15 AMP
City and County Government
Pray for our city and county government leaders & thank God for each of them. Ask God to grant them wisdom, discernment and hearts open to His leading. Pray that believers would be faithful to lift up our officials and the decisions that will affect our future, so that biblical principles might prevail in the public square and throughout the halls of government.
“I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” 1 Timothy 2:1-2
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He chose for His inheritance.” Psalm 33:12
Homes, Families, and Neighbors
Pray for God’s blessings on families in your community. Ask God to strengthen marriages, encourage parents toward His priorities, heal relationships and secure traditional values in the home. Pray that husbands, wives, parents and children will grow in respect for one another and will experience the love, grace and truth of Christ in their homes.
“Love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.”Romans 13:9b-10
"Regard (treat with honor, due obedience and courtesy) your father and mother, that your days may be long in the land the Lord your God gives you." Exodus 20:12 AMP
“Then Jesus told His disciples…that they should always pray and not give up.” Luke 18:1