October 18, 2016

Never stop praying.  Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.  1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 NLT Pray for those classes and communities suffering from the loss of life and property that resulted from hurricane Matthew. May the love of God shine through the generosity and efforts of those who come to their aid and may the many victims of this disaster as well as the relief workers be…

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October 17, 2016

Now we can come fearlessly right into God’s presence.  Ephesians 3:12 TLV Pray that God will send musicians and resources to classes who do not have anyone to lead worship. Heavenly Father, be merciful and gracious to to those Teaching Directors who are serving their classes in the midst of personal and family health trials. Give them Your strength and joy as they teach their classes. Please pray that God would anoint YoungAdult Core Leaders…

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October 14, 2016

Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord. Lamentations 2:19 NIV Please pray for Children & Youth Teachers to feel connected with one another, feel energized and supported in loving and teaching the children and youth. Pray for their passion to love and teach the children increase as they serve. Pray that God will be glorified in our classes as we join our hearts and voices in praise through song. Lord,…

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October 13, 2016

Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3 NIV Praise for God’s provision of leadership in the Newaygo County MI Day Class that allowed the wait list to join their class. Pray that the remaining Children and Youth Teachers needed will be identified and respond in obedience. Please pray for the Lord’s blessing and guidance as the domestic ministry seeks His direction. Lord, please help…

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October 12, 2016

I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me? Jeremiah 32:27 NIV Praise to God that He has gathered 18 ladies for the Statesville, NC Day Women’s Prayer Group and has provided a meeting place. Please pray that God will expand our group and call the members of the Servants Team, ready and equipped for service, as well as core leaders, youth leaders and children’s teachers. Pray for an…

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Why Pray?

Prayer is the first CBS core value. We pray because:
- God tells us to pray
- Prayer builds our relationship with Jesus
- God responds to our prayers

CBS leaders frequently pray using the A.C.T.S. acrostic:
- Adoration or Praise
- Confession of Our Sins
- Thanksgiving for God's grace, mercy, and provision
- Supplication or Petition for our and others needs


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