St. Luke Baptist Church
31 Days of Prayer for Our Pastor
Join us for 31 Days of Prayer for our Pastor. Each day we will focus on a different area to pray, meditate, and focus on. Allow the theme and scripture to guide your prayers as we ask God to cover our Shepherd.
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  • St. Luke Baptist Church at the Park
    1916 Park Ave, New York, NY 10037, USA
    Friday 9:00 AM, Saturday 9:00 AM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Monday 9:00 AM, Tuesday 9:00 AM, Wednesday 9:00 AM

Pray that Pastor will love God with all his heart, soul, mind, and strength. Pray that God's Spirit will work in his heart in power and that he will value and follow biblical priorities.

Pray that your Pastor will cultivate strong character and uncompromising integrity. Pray that his testimony will be genuine, and that he will never do anything that he would need to hide from others.

Pray for his personal walk with God-that his soul and spirit will be nourished and strengthened in his quiet time with God, beyond his sermon preparation. Pray that he will spend more time in the Word of God than reading Christian books and articles.

Pray that your pastor will counsel and teach with discernment through the wise use of relationship with the Church. Pray that he will be protected and lead his wife, and that she will respect and encourage her husband, submitting to his leadership.

Ask God to protect your pastor’s marriage and keep it strong as a model of Christ’s relationship with the church Pray that your pastor will tenderly cherish and lead his wife, and that she will respect and encourage her husband, submitting to his leadership

Pray that God will protect your pastor’s wife from bitterness when her husband is criticized. Pray that her prayer and devotional life will be consistent, and that she will guard her mind and heart.

Pray for your pastor’s children, and especially that the pressures of the ministry will not discourage or embitter them. Pray that your pastor will provide godly leadership in the home, not based on fear of what others will think, but according to scriptural truth.

Ask God to protect your pastor from the evil plots of satan. Pray that he will not be corrupted as he rubs shoulders with the world in the course of ministry.

Pray that God will build a hedge of protection around your pastor’s marriage, and that he and his wife will be aware of the potential for any improper relationships. Pray that their family time will be protected.

Pray that your pastor will use discernment in use of e-mails, the Internet, and the media. Ask God to guard his heart concerning the use of free time. Pray that he will be morally pure and that he will wear the armor of God so that he will not fall into sexual temptation.

Pray that God will bring godly friends and encourages to your pastor and his family, to strengthen them for the ministry and provide meaningful fellowship and times of rest.

Pray that your pastor will be humble and authentic in his faith, not given to pride or hypocrisy. Pray that he will have pure motives and give God glory for every gain or victory.

Pray that your pastor will make wise lifestyle choices in order to protect his health, especially in the areas of exercise, eating moderately, and getting sufficient rest. Pray for times of relaxation and renewal to balance the stress of ministry.

Pray that your pastor will focus on the Word of God and walk in fear of the Lord- rather than fear man- as he prepares his messages. Pray that he will seek to please God rather than men, and pursue holiness rather than the praise of men.

Praise God for your pastor’s leadership and pray that he will make godly decisions. Pray that he will lead with a shepherd’s heart, and that he will always speak the truth in love.

Pray that your pastor will be courageous in the pulpit in proclaiming Christ, and confident in his use of the Word of God. Ask God to help him preach with insight, transparence and humility.

Pray that your pastor will be a “Great Commission man”-committed to personal evangelism and the equipping of the saints to seek the lost. Pray that he will have a heart to develop a thriving missions program in his church.

Pray that your pastor will be a man of prayer and worship, and that he will lead by example-teaching the congregation how to walk in a close relationship with the father.

Pray that your pastor will use wise time management, and that he will seek God’s perspective for his schedule, guarding his time against unnecessary interruptions.

Pray for a fresh divine anointing on your pastor’s ministry. Pray that God’s working will be powerfully evident both in his personal life and the spiritual life of the congregation.

Pray that your pastor will not give in to discouragement, but will deal with inevitable criticism and conflict by committing himself into the hands of God, who judges righteously.

Pray that your pastor will practice servant leadership, edifying the congregation with wisdom and serving with God’s “agape” love.

Pray for spiritual unity in the church staff and among the spiritual leadership of the church (elders, deacons, etc.) Pray that the enemy will not be allowed to create divisions, strife, or misunderstanding among the church leaders.

Pray that your pastor will think biblically, with the mind of Christ.

Pray that he will earnestly seek God’s will and be committed to instant and complete obedience- ready for God to work powerfully in and through his ministry.

Pray that he will strive for personal excellence and will believe God for all He wants to do in the congregation.

Pray that your pastor will be a man of faith and passionate love for God, not giving in to worries, fears, or an uptight and anxious spirit.

Ask God to provide for the financial needs of your pastor and his family. Pray that he will be a wise steward of both personal finances and church funds.

Ask God to heal any hurts that your pastor has suffered in the ministry. Pray that he will serve the Lord with gladness, and encourage the congregation to worship God with a joyful, surrendered spirit.