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Glory Stories

Testimonies and stories of God's glory from the National Day of Prayer

Call Out to the Lord

Each Month, NDP Hosts a “Pray For America” Phone Call   On the first Thursday of each month, believers across the country dial in to pray for America for the monthly NDP Pray for America call. When people call in, they have the chance to hear from leaders across the country for praise reports and prayer requests, and, of course, go before the throne of God in prayer together. These calls are just one of the ways NDP mobilizes prayer for America throughout the year. National Area Leaders take turns hosting the call each month. They invite state coordinators and... Read more >>

Encouragement, Connection and God’s Calling

2020 NDP Leader’s Summit Uplifted and United Coordinators   Like the 2020 National Observance broadcast, we know God’s glory is not inhibited by screens because the Holy Spirit inhabits the hearts of believers, connecting our spirits when we join together in prayer, worship and teaching. In the same way, the virtual 2020 NDP Leader’s Summit brought coordinators together from all over the country to celebrate the ways God moved in 2020 and learn about new opportunities to pray for America and participate in seeing God’s Kingdom come here on earth as it is in heaven. Leading up to the event,... Read more >>

Glory Story: Fervent in Prayer

Believers in Massachusetts start a weekly prayer call   The National Day of Prayer observance held the first Thursday of every May is one day to celebrate the prayer that we are called to participate in 365 days a year! In Massachusetts, God moved among a core group of believers on the 2020 National Day of Prayer. After their powerful virtual observance via Zoom, many attendees asked how they could continue together in strategic, sustained prayer. State coordinator Angelo Rajadurai stepped into the open door the Lord provided and started a Friday prayer group to pray for the state of... Read more >>

Glory Story: Proclaim the Good News

Florida Woman Boldly Shares Her Faith in God by Posting Prayers   When a prayer leader at Kwabea’s church encouraged those attending the Friday prayer group to join the Nehemiah Response prayer initiative, she felt the Holy Spirit lead her to join in the movement of diligent, strategic prayer. To begin the 52 days of prayer, she reread the book of Nehemiah to understand the prayer playbook for the upcoming weeks. What she found was a people dedicated to following the Lord’s direction, who spurned each other on by their faithfulness to work against the brokenness around them. The situation... Read more >>

Glory Story: Duets of Prayer

South Dakota prayer warriors join together with Nehemiah Response   In the book of Jonah, we see a man running from the assignment God had given him because it felt overwhelming. When Amy Wagner, South Dakota state coordinator, first heard about the 52-day Nehemiah Response initiative, she thought ‘am I really going to do that every day?’ Amy did not run from God like Jonah—after a moment of recognizing the divine call, she stepped up to participate in the Nehemiah Response by posting a prayer for America on her social media every day for 52 days. She shared the initiative with... Read more >>

Glory Story: Declaring Glory From the Heavens

Believers pray over our nation from the sky with PrayerFlight On the National Day of Prayer, believers across our nation hosted Zoom prayer meetings or gathered in socially distant groups, while others boarded aircraft to pray. PrayerFlight is a national organization that partners pilots and prayer warriors to fly together and pray over a specific geographic area on the National Day of Prayer. “There was a lot of passion this year,” said Kim Stevens, the national coordinator for PrayerFlight. “Believers are being called to prayer more, and we are getting a better understanding of what is happening spiritually.” Read more >>

Glory Story: Knit Together in Prayer

NDP observance launches couple into a new season In the months leading up to the National Day of Prayer, the Greg and Denise were in a season of praying for God’s direction, knowing they needed divine wisdom for a potential deployment and future full-time ministry opportunities. The Pennsylvania couple are passionate about serving the body of Christ, and they know their most powerful ministry is spurring each other toward pursuing the Lord within their marriage. Read more >>

Glory Story: A Faithful Shepherdess

A Colorado woman mobilizes prayer by sharing prayer guides in her community Since her late husband’s passing, Bonnie has applied her time, energy and efforts into serving her church family and neighbors. She lives in the small town of Berthoud, Colorado, with a population of roughly 8,000 people. However, fewer people does not mean less need for Jesus! Read more >>

Glory Story: Prayerful Partnerships

Prayer chain reminds Indiana town to pray   In Portage, Indiana, local churches and the mayor worked together with washed hands and prayerful hearts to ensure residents could safely observe the National Day of Prayer. “There was a cry among our pastors that we wanted to do something, and from our mayor, that she wanted to do something too,” said Julie Hayden, an associate pastor at a local church and a member of the Portage Faith Action Network. Read more >>

Glory Story: A Step Forward in Faith

Pennsylvania Couple Refreshed and Refocused after NDP When we put our faith in Christ and receive the Holy Spirit we begin a lifelong journey, but so often our focus shifts away fromthe Spirit and towards the things of the world. This is why a national day of prayer is important—believers put aside our usual habits to come together in agreement to refocus on the unseen blessings of the Lord, pressing toward the fullness of God! The National Day of Prayer broadcast was a time of joy for Sandi H., who lives in Westchester, Pennsylvania. She and her husband tuned into... Read more >>