Pray with a Partner.

  • You can prayer-walk alone, but may find your prayers more focused when expressed with a friend.

  • Pray audibly for clarity & better agreement.

  • As you finish, discuss what you thought & perceived. In closing, pray together about those things.

 

Pray with God’s Spirit.

  • Invite the Spirit of God to accompany you, guiding your steps & your words.

  • Be attentive during moments of silence, allowing the Holy Spirit to help you pray in line with His heart.

 

Pray with God’s Word.

  • Read Scripture aloud. God breathed it & loves to bless it.

  • Express God’s thoughts in your own words.

  • Carry Scripture with you. Use a small Bible, or note cards.

  • Choose a particular verse or theme as a base for your prayers throughout one day’s prayer-walk. Use another to launch your prayers the next day, & so on.

 

Pray with Purpose.

  • Pray for the present-hour needs of people & places that you see.

  • Sketch a map to focus on select streets and homes.

  • Pray quietly. You can be on the scene without making one.

  • In confidence of God’s unfolding purpose which includes your preparation prayer, don’t look to initiate gospel conversations during your prayer-walk. Pray for God to open doors of communication soon.

  • Explain what you are doing to inquirers: “We’re praying God’s blessing on the neighborhood. Are there specific ways we can pray for you or others?”

  • Be persistent. Try prayer-walking the same areas near your work, school or home in a regular way. You’ll often find that your prayers deepen and your concern and awareness of God’s heart for people in

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