Today’s Key Verse: “Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.” (Acts 3:19)
Pray For Families: Pray that men will not merely be challenged by the movie, but will be compelled by the movie to take clear actions steps to become better fathers, husbands, and leaders.
Prayer For Courageous: Pray that the impact of COURAGEOUS would draw millions to faith in Christ and to a closer walk with God.
Today’s Key Verse: Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness.… (2 Corinthians 9:10)
Pray For Families: Pray that churches, men, and families all over the world would be blessed and impacted by the movie.
Pray For Courageous: Pray for God to use the COURAGEOUS curriculum and other resources to help churches encourage parents to live out the message of the movie.
Today’s Key Verse: For then I will give to the peoples purified lips, that all of them may call on the name of the LORD, to serve Him shoulder to shoulder. (Zephaniah 3:9)
Pray For Families: Pray for God to speak to the hearts of moviegoers while they sit in theaters and watch COURAGEOUS. Pray that people will hear, understand, and not be distracted from whatever God wants to say to them through this movie.
Pray For Courageous: Pray for the COURAGEOUS team as they do interviews surrounding and in response to COURAGEOUS. Equip them to respond with purified lips as they speak on behalf of COURAGEOUS and the Lord.
Today’s Key Verses: To Timothy, my beloved son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience the way my forefathers did, as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day. (2 Timothy 1:2-3)
You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. (2 Timothy 2:1-3)
Pray For Families: Pray for men to invest time, resources and prayer in fatherless children as Paul invested in Timothy in the Bible. Pray that strong men will reach out to and mentor other younger men in how to walk in integrity, love their wives, and lead their children.
Pray For Courageous: Pray that nonbelievers will hear about COURAGEOUS, want to see the movie, and desire to have a relationship with God.
Today’s Key Verse: For I will pour out water on the thirsty land and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring and My blessing on your descendants. Isaiah (44:3)
Pray For Families: Pray that God would pour out His Spirit on your family and children. Pray that God would influence many generations into the future through the positive changes that are made in men by this movie.
Pray For Courageous: Pray that God opens incredible mainstream news media doors with key newspapers, Internet sites, and television shows that will talk about COURAGEOUS.
Today’s Key Verses: He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. (Proverbs 13:20)
Iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17)
Pray For Families: Pray that men will seek friendship and accountability with other strong, Godly men. Ask God to help men to align their lives so that the people who are the closest to them are close to God.
Pray For Courageous: Pray that all of the churches, ministries, and companies surrounding Courageous will stay unified and work well together with humility, love, and kindness as they reach out to families.
Today’s Key Verse: Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. (Philippians 2:3-4)
Pray For Families: Pray that fathers would learn to be unselfish at home and rise up to the call of serving and protecting their families. Pray that fathers will esteem their family as more important than themselves and be willing to yield their rights so that they can serve their families as Christ served us.
Pray For Courageous: Pray for churches to wisely use The Resolution for Men and The Resolution for Women books along with the Courageous curriculums to help equip parents to successfully disciple their children.
May COURAGEOUS not only impact this generation, but also the generations that follow!
Today’s Key Verse: “The blessings of your father have surpassed the blessings of my ancestors up to the utmost bound of the everlasting hills …” (Genesis 49:26)
Pray For Families: Pray that fathers would learn to verbally affirm and bless their children and then to invest in their children’s future success with their prayers, encouragement, and counsel.
Pray For Courageous: Pray for many generations of fathers and families to be positively impacted by COURAGEOUS.
Our prayer continues, focusing today on children without fathers.
Today’s Key Verse: A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, is God in His holy habitation. (Psalm 68:5)
Pray For Families: Pray that those who are fatherless will seek and discover that God is their ultimate perfect Father. Pray that they surrender their lives to Him and learn to walk in His love, protection, and provision each day.
Pray For Courageous: Pray that COURAGEOUS creates a strong movement of pastors, churches, business leaders, and government officials to strengthen fatherhood and families around the world.
Ten years ago, our world changed. Those on the frontline we’re rushing in while everyone else was rushing out. Please spend some time today praying for the victims of September 11, and for first responders who continue to protect us each and every day.
Today’s Key Verse: Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13)
Pray for Law Enforcement Officers: Pray they would operate in the fullness of their role as God’s servants. That in Him, they would discover strength and tenderness in leading their families, wisdom for the administration of their duties, courage in the face of fear, and hope in the face of despair.
Pray for Courageous: Pray that God will open the hearts of officers who receive tickets to see the movie as a gift from local churches. Pray for the ministry of these churches and the impact the film can have in the lives of these everyday heroes.