Weekly Prayer Update
U.S. Air Force Allows Bible At Officer’s Workstation After Investigation…
September 19, 2016


Read this and other attacks on faith from Weekly Prayer Update 9/9-9/16.

“A U.S. Air Force unit has cleared an officer of violating the U.S. Constitution and allowed him to retain a Bible displayed at his work station. Air Force Maj. Steve Lewis stationed at the Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado can bring back the Bible that was ordered removed from his desk after an investigation following a complaint from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF). The Bible has been on Lewis’ workstation for years. The atheist group claimed this was in violation of Air Force rules and the Establishment Clause.”  Read more here.

Other National Prayer Points and Praise Reports

For anyone who thinks religious discrimination is non-existent in America, the attorneys at First Liberty Institute have a different story.

First Liberty announced the release of Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America (2016). It is available online here, free of charge.

State Prayer Points and Praise Reports

Religious Liberty Legislation

Continue praying consistently and fervently for the successful passage of legislation that effectively protects our Judeo-Christian heritage and religious liberty.

AZ: Sun Devils Roll Over For Bullying Atheist Group

“An atheist group has intimidated another public university into removing Bibles from the school’s hotel rooms.”

CA: No-Counseling Ruling Hit By Hopkins Study

“The fight to legally allow counseling for youths troubled by same-gender attractions could go to the U.S. Supreme Court again.”

FL: Kosher Meal Too Expensive?

“The Florida Department of Corrections stopped accommodating inmates who kept a kosher diet because it was ‘too expensive.'”

LA: Red Cross Explains Prayer Denial At Shelter

“The Red Cross admits a law enforcement official was asked to stop praying with flood victims at shelters in southern Louisiana.” Also, please continue to pray for those that have lost everything they own because of the catastrophic flooding.

“North Carolina, has sustained unrelenting and coordinated attacks from big business, the entertainment industry, the ACLU, and now the federal government over its common sense bathroom policies. Gov. Pat McCrory and the North Carolina legislature have had enough of this bullying and filed separate lawsuits against the Department of Justice Monday in the reasonable expectation that a federal judge will order the ideologues at the Department of Justice to back off.”

WA: Coach Seeks To Get His Job Restored, Right To Pray

“A high school football coach who lost his job after defying orders to stop praying at the 50-yard line today sued a school district in Washington state, alleging it violated his constitutional rights to religion and free speech.”

National Prayer Opportunities

Congressional Prayer Caucus

Congressional Prayer: Each week Congress is in session, members of Congressional Prayer Caucus meet before votes to pray in Room 219 of the U.S. Capitol.

There are over 100 Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, a bipartisan and bicameral caucus, that is spearheading a strategic movement of national, state and local leaders and citizens who are working together to promote prayer, protect religious freedom and restore, upgrade and popularize America’s founding spirit and the principles related to faith and morality that shaped this Great Republic. Please commit to praying for them regularly.

Pray For Our President And All Those In Authority 

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” 1 Tim. 2, Psalm 91

Include: Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Military, Faith Leaders, First Responders, Etc.

David’s Tent

Join people from across the nation for 24/7 Worship in Washington DC. They welcome worship teams from every tribe, tongue, nation, denomination, and all 50 U.S. states. Learn more here

Prayer for Religious Freedom Internationally

Pakistan: ACLJ Fighting For Jailed Woman

Many are hopeful the Pakistani mother will soon be rescued from the death penalty for alleged blasphemy.

Prayer for The CPCF, Our Team, and Initiatives

Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation

American Prayer Caucus Network

In God We Trust. Put It Up!

PrayUSA: Government Leaders Calling The Nation To Prayer

Prayer for Others on the Religious Liberty Front

There are many organizations on the front lines that need our prayers.
Alliance Defending Freedom, ACLJ, Becket Fund, Liberty Counsel, Liberty Institute, Family Research Council, The Heritage Foundation, Chaplain Alliance For Religious Liberty and any others that come to mind.

Prayer for Those That Oppose Us

Freedom From Religion Foundation
Secular Coalition for America
Military Religious Freedom Foundation

 For more information about this prayer initiative, contact Summer Ingram, National Director of Prayer and Mobilization for the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation.