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  • Floyd named National Day of Prayer president

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (6 months ago)

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    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BP) -- Immediate past Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has been appointed president of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, the organization announced today (Aug. 22).

    Floyd, who will continue to serve as pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, wrote in a blog post announcing his latest ministry assignment, "In this desperate and urgent hour when turmoil and division is evident in America and security threats are being made against America, it is imperative that we do all we can right now to mobilize unified public prayer for America. Read More

  • 'O Lord listen, forgive, hear, act' America prays

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, May 04, 2017 (9 months ago)

    From 45,000 or more venues including public parks, courthouses, churches, community centers, government buildings and the like, concerted pleas went up to God for America on the 66th annual National Day of Prayer. Read More

  • GAINES: 'A prayer for America'

    by Steve Gaines, posted Thursday, May 04, 2017 (9 months ago)

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    SBC president Steve Gaines offers prayer for America on National Day of Prayer. "We know that God answers the faith-filled, frequent, fervent prayers of His people," Gaines writes. "As Southern Baptists, we believe that we should pray and ask God to bless our nation and its leaders." Read More

  • U.S. distress from God, Evans says at prayer event

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, May 05, 2016 (one year ago)

    "[W]hat you and I are seeing in America is what happens when a culture disregards God." -- Tony Evans
    WASHINGTON (BP) -- God is troubling this country to grab the attention of Americans, Tony Evans told participants Thursday (May 5) in a National Day of Prayer event in Washington, D.C.

    Evans, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, was the keynote speaker at the Capitol Hill observance, which was one of tens of thousands of such events across the country. This year's National Day of Prayer (NDP) was the 65th since the ... Read More

  • Jack Graham: It's 'crying time in America'

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, May 07, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Pleas for revival and religious freedom were heard repeatedly at the National Day of Prayer service today (May 7) in Washington, including the keynote address by Southern Baptist pastor Jack Graham and a letter he read from imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini. Read More

  • Jack Graham named honorary prayer chairman

    by Berta Delgado-Young, posted Monday, October 20, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    PLANO, Texas (BP) -- The National Day of Prayer Task Force has named Jack Graham, who served two terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, as honorary chairman for the 2015 National Day of Prayer.

    Graham leads the 37,000-member Prestonwood Baptist Church, which includes three locations in the Dallas area. He is also the voice of PowerPoint Ministries, a radio and television broadcast ministry from the Prestonwood pulpit that shares the Gospel throughout the world. Read More