Support Our Freedom to Pray

The Topic PUBLIC PRAYER   For many, praying is an instinctive, soul-deep reaction to times of great joy, deep distress, and crushing grief. Prayer can also guide and focus us in our daily lives, as we seek direction, comfort and blessing for the challenges that lay before us. Indeed for many, prayer permeates all aspects of life.In the midst of the ongoing debate over the proper intersection of “church and state,” our own government leaders invoke the Almighty before launching a day’s legislative work, inaugurating a governor or president, or speaking to families reeling from natural disasters and brutal terrorist... Read more >>

Remembering September 11th

    "Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children." - President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001 On September 11, 2001, the United States witnessed first hand the horror of terrorism and the barbarism of extremists willing to take any and all life. America the great, an impervious superpower had been wounded leaving behind a scar... Read more >>

53 Years and Counting!

Dr. James and Shirley Dobson have just celebrated their 53rd Wedding Anniversary! As you may know, Mrs. Shirley Dobson has also served as the Chairman of the National Day of Prayer Task Force since 1991.Please help us congratulate the happy couple. Read more >>

40-Day Prayer Covenant

It is time to get on our knees before Almighty God for ourselves, for our community and for our nation. Here at the National Day of Prayer Task Force, we believe in the power of prayer and we want to encourage you to prayerfully consider joining with us in the 40-Day Prayer Covenant.The 40-Day Prayer Covenant goes thru eight biblical themes that relate to your relationship with God and others. It is a daily catalyst for charging your awareness of God’s love through you to impact your spheres of influence.The Prayer Covenant transforms lives because it is a process and... Read more >>

Pray for America

I bring you good news from the front lines and also a matter of great importance.On May 31, just a few weeks after the largest National Day of Prayer (NDP) in U.S. history, the NDP Task Force set out on a 23,000 mile, 300-city, 100-day, 37-state tour in a Pray for America wrapped bus to travel community to community, church to church, encouraging all to remain in fervent prayer over our nation (Acts 18:23).The stories of hope and transformation are humbling. We have watched families reunited, fathers crying with their children asking for forgiveness, children coming to know the Lord... Read more >>

Independence Day

By David BartonOn July 2, 1776, Congress voted to approve a complete separation from Great Britain. Two days afterwards – July 4th – the early draft of the Declaration of Independence was signed, albeit by only two individuals at that time: John Hancock, President of Congress, and Charles Thompson, Secretary of Congress. Four days later, on July 8, members of Congress took that document and read it aloud from the steps of Independence Hall, proclaiming it to the city of Philadelphia, after which the Liberty Bell was rung. The inscription around the top of that bell, Leviticus 25:10, was most... Read more >>

On the Road to Pray for America

  On May 31, just a few weeks after the largest National Day of Prayer (NDP) in U.S. history, the NDP Task Force set out on a journey to travel community to community, church to church, encouraging all to remain in fervent prayer over our nation.   [hr] [typography font="Cantarell" size="18" size_format="px"]The team set-out on a mission that was grounded in Acts 18:23[/typography] [hr]   What began as a vision to have regional gatherings quickly turned in a grander adventure when the owner of Champion Coach donated a 45-foot bus for the ministry to use to mobilize prayer from coast to... Read more >>

Call 2 Fall: June 30

On Sunday, June 30, 2013, over one and a half million people in thousands of churches in all 50 states will be on their knees, praying for our nation. To join this movement, visit and click “I’m in.” When you do, you will see your first name and your state pop up on the front page of the website.In 2009, I was challenged by an elderly lady to use my influence to call our nation to “our knees” in prayer (see 2 Chron.7:14). That same day I read about the Continental Congress’ call to prayer in 1775 that resulted... Read more >>


Your prayers are greatly needed! As you know, the Pray for America bus tour is currently making its way across Maine and then headed back south toward Philadelphia. We have a team that leaves tomorrow to assist the group on board and to relieve a couple of those who have been serving there for sometime. Those preparing to depart are experiencing a great trial at this very moment. A very large forest fire is sweeping across the northern area of Colorado Springs, where the National Day of Prayer Task Force is headquartered. The fire is currently consuming more than 8,000... Read more >>

A Race for America

  On July 4, 2013, the National Day of Prayer Task Force will host its very first 5K – Walk, Run, Roll event in Pennsauken, NJ, just outside of Philadelphia. Indeed it is the season when we spend a great deal of time outdoors enjoying the beauty of the world around us that often goes overlooked in the busyness of our day. But this is not just another event. For those of you who enjoy the challenge of a good 3.1-mile run, you won’t be disappointed. This Pray for America 5K event will feature state-of-the-art race results, t-shirts, music and... Read more >>