Pastors Allen and Debbie Kemp led their church into a Faith in Action Sunday, following a program that has been developed by World Vision.
They chose to take their regular Sunday service and move it to the front lawn of their church — going to the streets, so to speak.
Their church has done several short-term mission trips. This idea came out of wondering why can’t they do some of that same compassionate work in their local neighborhood.
The Prayer Station
One additional feature of their missional event was the prayer station (Follow the link to see how to do a prayer station).
Staffed with elders trained in compassionate prayer, this was a place where people could unload their burdens and have someone pray with them.
People self-selected to sit at the table.
This is a place where evangelism conversations can happen normally, as people express their spiritual thirst. (See What is Spiritual Thirst?)
This is also a place to hear about community needs that might be under the radar.
Listen to How to Setup a Prayer Station
Alan and I did a phone conversation about how to setup the prayer station. Listen here:
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