This One Thing

Every Sunday, from 08/13/2017 to 11/26/2017, 9:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Location: Worship Center - First Baptist Church, 1100 Lee Avenue, Lafayette, LA US 70501

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Each week this fall our church will pray for This One Thing - a particular need that we will bring to the Father corporately and individually for 7 days. The prayer need for each week will be introduced in Sunday School and Worship services on Sunday mornings.

"This One Thing" Message Series

August 13
This One Thing: A Pastor’s Challenge
PRAYER FOCUS: First Baptist Christian School

August 20
This One Thing: Learning to Do This One Thing
PRAYER FOCUS: University of Louisiana at Lafayette

August 27
This One Thing: The Example of Jesus
PRAYER FOCUS: An increase in the number of evangelistic converts and baptisms

September 3
This One Thing: The Example of the First Church
PRAYER FOCUS: Jobs and the Economy

September 10
This One Thing: When God Answers Prayer
PRAYER FOCUS: People affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

September 17
This One Thing: When Our Prayer Go Unanswered
PRAYER FOCUS: Dare 2 Share LIVE event for teens on September 23

September 24
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray for the Lost
PRAYER FOCUS: Refresh Women's Conference on September 30

October 1
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray for My Church
PRAYER FOCUS: Prayer Revival October 8 - 11

October 8
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray for Revival
PRAYER FOCUS: Prayer Revival and the Results and Decisions Made

October 15
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray to Determine God’s Will
PRAYER FOCUS: Unity in our Nation

October 22
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray for Healing

October 29
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray for Myself

November 5
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray Together

November 12
Practicing This One Thing: How to Keep on Praying

November 19
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray for My Children

November 26
Practicing This One Thing: How to Pray for the Nations

 Personal Prayer Challenges

PRAY WITH PEOPLE AT THE ALTAR during the 15 minutes prior to worship services.

JOIN THE INTERCESSARY PRAYER MINISTRY and pray for an hour each week at a scheduled time.

Participate in PRAYER WALKING in our buildings during specific times, praying for our members, leaders and prospects for various ministries within the space where the ministry happens.

Participate in  a 21 DAY FAST before the end of 2017.

Pray for those who live in your neighborhood by using BLESSEVERYHOME.COM.

Pray for SPECIFIC UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUPS. You can receive an email daily or use an app with information about how to pray for these people groups.

Pray for INTERNATIONAL MISSIONARIES daily using an email with specific requests about prayer needs in their area.

Pray for NORTH AMERICAN MISSIONARIES weekly using an email with specific requests about prayer needs in the U.S. and Canada.

Pray for needs on the PRAYER PAGE OF OUR CHURCH WEBSITE by visiting it regularly.

READ A BOOK ABOUT PRAYER to stimulate thinking and to encourage prayer. Our Church Library has over 50 books on prayer that you can check out.

Participate in a PERSONAL VIDEO STUDY ABOUT PRAYER. We can show you how to do this using Right Now Media.

Join our already existing PRAYER BLANKET MINISTRY that ministers to those who are experiencing serious illness or sorrow.

Commit to being a F.A.I.T.H. EVANGELISM TEAM PRAYER PARTNER. We will match you to an individual who is participating this semester.

Commit to our existing PASTOR’S PRAYER GROUP. This is a group of men who are scheduled daily to pray for our pastor. As you commit, you will receive an assigned day once a month and a list of specific prayer items.

Commit to PRAY DURING A WORSHIP SERVICE in a separate room for one month each quarter. You will pray while following along with a printed order of worship and monitoring the live video.

To receive more information and resources to help you with one of the items listed above, send an email to  indicating which challenge you have selected, and we will respond with information that will assist you.