USA (MNN) — InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is part of the EveryCampus Initiative. It’s a motion to have a Gospel witness on each faculty campus by 2030. At the moment, the majority of faculty campuses don’t have any Gospel witness current. Nevertheless, InterVarsity firmly believes the mission on campus begins with prayer. The objective is to have each campus prayer walked by 2020. Now, have been within the last countdown.
Prayer Stroll a Campus
There are solely eight days left in 2019, and simply over 1000 faculty campuses in the US nonetheless want prayer walkers. Will you assist prayer stroll the remaining campuses?
Any of your listeners may go to EveryCampus.com. And whenever you go there, theres a very easy option to seek for a campus close to you. You may seek for a selected campus, you possibly can search by zip code or metropolis, and it’ll pull up the campuses close to you. Itll inform you whether or not that campus has been prayer walked but or not, Jon Hietbrink says, InterVarsitys Vice President of Campus Ministry within the Central United States.
If it hasnt but been prayer walked therell be a inexperienced button the place you possibly can click on begin right here, and enter both your telephone quantity or your electronic mail handle and properly ship you a personalized prayer information that you should use to form your prayer stroll on that campus. After which on the finish of that prayer strolling information is a button for you to have the ability to say that you simply accomplished the prayer stroll and that may replace our rely down.
Outcomes of Prayer Walks
Hietbrink has participated in prayer walks which have taken solely 10 minutes. Different occasions, the Holy Spirit has prompted him to wish longer. No matter how lengthy a prayer stroll lasts, InterVarsity believes it’s a highly effective expertise, setting foot on a university campus and becoming a member of God in that house.
Our hope with that’s that folks actually begin to expertise what we in campus ministries see day by day, is that Jesus is alive and properly on each single campus within the nation already. We dont carry God to these campuses. God is already at work in these locations, have been simply becoming a member of Him, Hietbrink says.
Tales have reached Hietbrink’s desk from folks with whom InterVarsity didn’t have earlier contact. They’re tales of people that felt moved to prayer stroll a campus the place they knew nobody, but God led them to a pupil or college member who wished to begin one thing new on that campus. To prayer stroll a campus earlier than 2020 comes, click on right here.
Trying Forward to 2020
In 2020, InterVarsity plans to mobilize the Church additional to succeed in faculty campuses throughout the US. This can appear like continued prayer and even efforts to begin new Gospel communities on faculty campuses.
Our want can be that there wouldnt be a single campus left within the nation that didnt have a local people of Jesus followers assembly on that campus to hunt and bear witness to His presence and His lordship on that campus, Hietbrink says.
Header photograph courtesy of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.