175 Days of Prayer with IMB begins May 11

175 Days of Prayer with IMB begins May 11

CELEBRATE 175 years of continuous ministry by joining IMB for 175 Days of Prayer. Each day will feature one request and can be sent to you as a push notification from the IMB Pray app accessed at imb.org/pray or the Pray Daily newsletter, or seen through IMB social media (FacebookTwitter or InstagramREJOICE over what God has done and continues to do as we INTERCEDE for missionaries and for the nations.

May 11 – November 29, 2020, honoring 175 years of witness to the nations. Monday – Saturday, you will find a daily request for 175 days starting May 11. Will you register your intent to participate at imb.org/175-days-of-prayer?

Prayer is essential! It is not our last resort — it is our daily and constant communication with the Lord. Knowing that “the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much” (James 5:16), we often encourage people to “pray the news,” and that is certainly easy to do during this global pandemic. We pray for ourselves and our communities. We pray for our nation and the ramifications of an extended crisis. We pray for those who are ill across the globe and ask God to halt the spread and bring healing. We also pray for missionaries as they continue to share the Good News of Jesus Christ in a time of fear and confusion. Thank you for praying! And please consider joining us in a special season of prayer, beginning May 11.


"Prayer isn't just important; it's essential. Prayer is the most underutilized weapon in the Great Commission arsenal. It's the one thing every Christian can do to participate in helping advance the Gospel among the nations."

Gordon Fort
IMB Prayer Team Leader


Since 1845, almost 25,000 Southern Baptist missionaries have shared the gospel, made disciples, planted churches, and planted their lives in 185 countries around the world. This interactive timeline celebrates 175 years of Southern Baptists on mission through the International Mission Board, which was originally called the Foreign Mission Board. Get to know missionaries whose names may have been forgotten but whose stories remind us of the power of God and the courage of His people. Learn about significant moments in Southern Baptist history, often shaped by events happening in the world at large. Celebrate God’s faithfulness through 175 years of remarkable missions history. Access the timeline HERE

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