Assemblies of God Launches ‘7:14 Prayer Initiative’ Ahead of Presidential Election
By Alex Murashko, Christian Post Reporter
September 30, 2012|10:20 am
Leaders at Assemblies of God USA, one of the largest Pentecostal denominations in the nation, say the country is facing a time of crisis like no other and are asking Christians to join them in a “7:14 Prayer Initiative” (based on 2 Chronicles 7:14) beginning today (Sept. 30) and continuing through the presidential election.
“Our nation faces unprecedented crises,” said Superintendent George O. Wood in a video message posted on the AG website. “Let’s not misuse our freedom by failing to vote on Election Day. Jesus called the Church to be salt and light in the world, and one of the ways to do this is by voting.”
Wood encourages Christians to “prayerfully and carefully” consider the candidates and issues in the November elections. He urges Christians to “bring biblical and moral values to bear on the pressing concerns of our day, including abortion, unemployment, gay marriage, education, religious freedom, war and other issues,” AG leaders stated.
Christians are also encouraged to set aside a few minutes each day to pray for the nation and its leaders. Continue reading “Assemblies of God Launches ‘7:14 Prayer Initiative’ Ahead of Presidential Election”