Evangelistic Prayer

Top 10 things you don't want to hear as you pray for the person who will fill your empty chair.

10. "Lord, please bring someone who doesn't have bratty kids like the ones we can hear right now screaming their heads off in the other room because their parents never discipline them! AMEN!"

Dan Katka, Family Life Church

9. "Lord we need someone who can take over leadrship of this small group. Our leader just doesn't have what it takes. Amen"

Michele C. Morgan, Paxtonville United Methodist

8. Our new neighbor has just retired as a professor of theology for secondary education and is putting the final touches on his latest book entitled "The right way to lead a small group."

Jay Daniell, Our Savior Lutheran

7. "Lord, we really haven't had an EGR (extra grace required person) for a long time…"

Allen White, New Life Christian Center, Turlock, CA

6. "Lord, please fill the chair and make the one Sally is sitting in empty."

Dan Katka, Family Life Church

5. "God let every one of those 100 people I gave flyers/maps to show up."

Tom Cotter, Clovis Christian Church - Clovis, CA

4. "Lord, this is the LAST time we're gonna do this."

Chuck Taylor, New Providence Church, Greencastle, IN

3. "Dear Lord, I need a another car, so send us a car dealer so I can get a good deal."

Michele C. Morgan, Paxtonville United Methodist

2. "Lord, let them have a pool, a rec room, a home theater, a beach house and the gift of hospitality."

Chuck Taylor, New Providence Church, Greencastle, IN

1. "To be honest, Lord, I really like to put my stuff on that empty chair…"

Allen White, New Life Christian Center, Turlock, CA

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