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WWPMI believe with 1.7 million Salvationists in 124 countries, we could mobilise tens of thousands of people - no, hundreds of thousands - for this half hour of power on Thursdays. Having travelled to several territories, I am hearing such excitement about this praying together around the world. It is perhaps the most important indicator of our being One Army. But I believe we should encourage others to join us!

Would you please be that encourager? I would also be pleased to hear from you if you have ideas of how we can better engage people in this prayer meeting. You can register your comments at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, you can feedback via Facebook or by tweeting @TSA_WWPM. When tweeting your friends about the prayer meeting it would be helpful if you used the following hash tag - #wwpm. Thank you.

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Note that the views and opinions expressed by contributors here may not reflect the position of The Salvation Army.

FacebookVia Facebook: Sandra Hynes-Budden
Friday, 9 December, 17:03

General Bond, I plan to hold a 24 hour prayer event at Woodstock Salvation Army Community Church in Ontario on Thursday, January 5. We will uphold the Salvation Army locally, nationally and internationally. Many Blessings to you!

TwitterVia Twitter: Gayle923
Friday, 9 December, 17:52

Join me in praying for the international Salvation Army! Pick 1/2 hr on thursdays from 5-8 am. #wwpm

FacebookVia Facebook: Faustina Jarvis
Friday, 9 December, 20:41 

Thank you General Bond for your letter, encouraging wwpm. Already we have seeing answers to prayer Corps wise andas well as in individual lives. We will continue to pray to our God who is our sufficiency. An effective means of prayer that works well is neighborhood prayer cells. Through this means, comrades living in the same community/nearby meet weekly at different homes at a time that is convenient to all.

FacebookVia Facebook: Miriam Lehmann
Saturday, 10 December, 10:35

General Bond, Thank you for your enthusiastic Spiritual leadership and your faithfulness. God bless.

FacebookVia Facebook: Suresh Samuel Pawar
Saturday, 10 December, 11:37 

We thank God for the people in our division who are constantly in prayers for Salvation Army's work and mission. Soldiers and officers in our division are activily participating in prayers by First thirday and last Friday of every month in moringing prayers in every corps and fasting & Prayers. On every Friday we have prayer meeting on Divisional level in which few soldiers and officers are been in fasting and prayer for last four years. Every prayer is recorded and then we revisit those prayers made and find how those prayers are been answered which gives us reasons to celebrate and thank God for His goodness. Please be assured of continual prayers by the faithful soldiers and officers of mumbai Division, India Western Territory

TwitterVia Twitter: TheCouchman
Thursday, 15 December, 03:47

@TSA_IHQ My best suggestion would be to be consistent. The nature of Twitter and Facebook demands regularity. #wwpm

FacebookVia Facebook: Aubey Hatukupa
Friday, 16 December, 08:02

I was of the idea that SA institutions; schools, hospitals/clinic, DHQ should be asked to hold these important prayer on Thursday before business.

FacebookVia Facebook: David Howarth
Wednesday, 21 December, 12:38

It is so very inspiring and encouraging to be part of this 'Mexican wave' of prayer. We do it in our office along with several corps around the East Midlands Division, UKT. More could join in though - we'll be the encouragers General is looking for.

FacebookVia Facebook: Hanrico Sog
Friday, 3 February, 16:21

Pray for the salvation army general... Greetings from indonesia... Our motto "2work4HisGlory".

FacebookVia Facebook: Ruth Young
Friday, 2 March, 16:40

Yesterday was so special as a few of us were here on facebook very early. We ended up having our thursday morning prayer meeting right here using the chat feature where you can add people to the conversation. Many prayers were written. Thank the Lord for the internet.

FacebookVia Facebook: Ruth Bente Paulsen
Monday, 5 March, 09:44

In Paraguay we are praying thursday morning in 4 of the 5 corps o outposts.In Villa Morra, were we have the childtenhome El Redil,we was able to open the doors for sunday meetings every sunday,and people are coming! We have also been able to start a Home Ligue and also a teenagers legue each weekGood is doing grreaye things amongs the children in the children home.The children are seeking God and paraying and reading their Bibles,and its not because we obligate them...We are waiting for more! God is soo migthy! God bless all prayers around the world.

FacebookVia Facebook: Fachren Tumanduk
Thursday, 8 March, 12:44

This early morning, as we gathered in prayer on the first floor (Chapel room) in IHQ, we were prayed for the Integrated Mission, all Salvationists around the world and the Evangelisation ministry to every people and nations trough the Salvation Army works. We were also remembered the disasters victims in many places around the world.
May God bless and comfort you always and have a good day all.

TwitterVia Twitter: PGardnerNZ
Thursday, 19 April, 08:05

Praying through the vision. Communicate Christ Unashamedly. #ico #fb #WWPM

TwitterVia Twitter: JJ Rief
Thursday, 19 April, 12:12

Father, make us an Army that can honestly proclaim CHRIST'S LOVE COMPELS US! #WWPM

FacebookVia Facebook: Eva Marseille
Thursday, 19 March, 14:23

As we walk from the train to the office we see everybody 'filling up', piles of sausages freshly roasted waiting to be eaten by customers, milkmen delivering milk to the offices, huge amounts of beer barrels to the restaurants, and we can come with our empty containers to the worldwide prayer meeting. Great, not only great to be there but to know that the prayers are heard and answered

FacebookVia Facebook: Leonard Matthews
Thursday, 3 May, 09:40

Pray that those involved will see a outcome from their service that is an encouragement to them to keep serving 

TwitterVia Twitter: Carol Gillies
Thursday, 17 May, 09:34

@TSA_WWPM East Kilbride in Scotland. A mum from toddler group in remission from leukemia!!! That's a big answered prayer :) thank you God!

Added: Friday, 9 December 2011, 04:01 PM

Praise God! A prayerless church is a powerless and dying church. As never before our efforts of saving the world can't be a success without a continual and persisting praying Army. There must be at all level in The Army a sharing Network of concerns for prayer points. A twinning prayer partners from all Territories/Divisions/Centers... Our Army is God's instrument for the Salvation of Nations. Let pray for souls

Andre MB Togo, Zimbabwe/ Harare

Added: Friday, 9 December 2011, 04:15 PM

- Is there a digital praise wall where answers can be posted to motivate others to join the challenge. - Pass the prayer and praise - encourage topics locally to be passed weekly by text, facebook or manually. I praise God for the priviledge of being serving Him through the Salvation Army. Here in Porto God has inspired 3 of us to meet each week and its amazing the strength and movement this is creating. Thanks for the inspiration.

Lynn Farmer, Porto - Portugal

Added: Saturday, 10 December 2011, 12:11 AM

Dear Prayer Warrior It was indeed an opportunity, honor and priviledge to have been able to pray on behalf of others. Through this medium, those in need would have felt God's moving of the Holy Spirit in one way or the other. Prayer is a driving force, witnessing tool, means of overcoming obstacles, and a channel of direct online communication with God, at any time, any place or any where. God is the lifter of our soul, and He is our hearts' desire. It is God when we can be our brother's keeper and encourage each other. May God continue to strenghten all of us as we venture to stay under His control. May His presence be ours not only in this season, but every day of our lives. May His grace, favour, peace and wisdom be ours. God bless you!

p pyle, barbados

Added: Saturday, 10 December 2011, 11:55 AM

I certainly believe in prayer. My husband and I are retired officers. As most of our appointments have been in Africa we would like to pray for the International Army. I wonder is there a weekly list of 'International Projects' we can pray for? If you can email a list so as to focus on these I would would be very grateful. Thank you and God bless you and your team. Ena Latham (Major)

Ena Latham, Scotland.

Added: Sunday, 11 December 2011, 12:59 PM

I have really enjoyed video "podcasts" that are a couple minutes long. Like the 24-7 Prayer network Advent readings. Short and to the point. Very meaningful. How bout having some folks submit short videos for devotional and prayer needs. Post them with the monthly prayer focus. Could expand some more to be interested. I love the 24/7 prayer effort. It is the only thing that will change everything! Come Lord Jesus.

Jane Bell, Manchester Ct USA

Added: Wednesday, 14 December 2011, 12:59 PM

The worldwide prayers has brought unity and peace amoung our selves officers and soldiers. This was God's inpiration from the General Linda Bound. Our Salvation Army is blessed and moving foward becusae of these prayers

Frazer Chalwe, Zambia Territory

Added: Thursday, 15 December 2011, 01:54 PM

The Prayer Meeting in The Salvation Army is no longer "the Cinderella of the Church" - relegated to the basement. It reminds me of a 'coming out party' where Prayer is the cog in the wheel of our Salvation Army programming. What a difference this will make in every Territory. It's not complicated....it's just obeying what Jesus commanded us to do. "Where prayer focues, power falls".....may this happen in our communities all over the world. Hallelujah!

Major Bonnie Lynn Bussey, Eastern Territory, USA

Added: Thursday, 15 December 2011, 03:54 PM

For your kind information weekly prayer meeting is held every Thursday. Our people are receiving much blessing through prayers. Many of them have no access to computers but they gather together in the houses and halls and conduct prayer meetings.

Colonel Samuel Charan, Territorial Commander India South-Western

Added: Friday, 16 December 2011, 08:38 PM

Dear General, We will be glad to be 'encouragers'! We have already approached soldiers from our corps as well as friends from other corps, who are happy to participate in the weekly prayers on Thursday morning for the worldwide Salvation Army. We suggest that information about these world prayer meetings could reach all corps members effectively by a notice regarding this initiative in the weekly corps news bulletin. God bless you!

Kees and Eva, The Netherlands

Added: Tuesday, 20 December 2011, 03:31 PM

Friends: Thank you for your comments. They are an inspiration! The Lord continues to bless His Army and we wait with eyes wide open for even greater things. All for His glory! Blessings! LB

General Linda Bond, London, UK

Added: Wednesday, 4 January 2012, 05:47 AM

I am proud to be as a partner of in this Thursday prayers as personally from 5:30 to 6:00 am and to attend at Church from 7:30 am to 8:00 a.m to deepen my spiritual life through unite prayers.This helped me to inspire the Local Officers of our territory to recognise their role to develop the corps and to grown-up in to self-support. This prayers are helping to link with my friends to spend time on Thursday and to share each other prayer requests.

Lt Colonel Thomas Gera, India, New Delhi

Added: Thursday, 5 January 2012, 11:23 AM

There is a great 6 session bible study DVD on prayer by Jim Cymbala, the pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle titled "When God's People Pray". What makes this DVD interesting for us is Brooklyn Tabernacle has a mural of the Army and he mentions this mural in his teachings. Another idea is a prayer conference call line where people can dial in to a 1 800 and pray together. I don't know how expensive this would be to administer but I think it would be a great way to encourage unity and include our shut ins. (and minimize travel costs)

Sherrill Hetherington, Canada/Kitchener

Added: Tuesday, 10 January 2012, 05:40 PM

I pray particularly for all the children of the world who are hungry. Let us all pray that all the people of the more affluent countries can be inspired to recognize the need, and to develop a new spirit of generosity of spirit, and share the many wonderful gifts that come from above. A cup of cold water in Jesus name is indeed a blessing to the giver, as well as the reciever. I pray for all the saints of God who go out into the places where the needs are, doing their best to bring comfort and help. God bless them all

Gerald Pelley, Canada Springdale

Added: Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 03:57 PM

Warm greetings from Bintulu Corps of East Malaysia! we are joining the wonderful and great morning prayer globally, there is no denying Heavenly Father is using our corps surprising​ly, thank God for giving us a powerful General, God richly bless us!

Jeffery Jiang, Malaysia

Added: Thursday, 12 January 2012, 11:23 AM

I really love this prayer. I think it fits the Army's mandate perfectly. I know our brass band has the music for it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqDOXfj9W0w

Sherrill Hetherington, Canada/Kitchener

Added: Tuesday, 31 January 2012, 09:25 AM

Dear General, I felt very happy to see this prayer, we will practice, this prayer would be transformed the Army. I really fortunate to be a partner in this war. Thank you Lt.Dasari Mohan Kumar Rangareddy Extension Area India Central Territory South India

Dasari Mohan Kumar, India

Added: Friday, 3 February 2012, 03:15 PM

Thank you General for this noble move which is so much destructive to the devil's schemes. Surely a church that is not praying is playing so let us pray for God's sustainance of our Army into the future. By prayer we will be able to reach many souls and ccomplish God's desire for our Army on this planet Earth. May the Holy Spirit continue to inspire you. God bless our Army.

Mrs P Mhaka, Zimbabwe/Masvingo

Added: Thursday, 16 February 2012, 08:31 AM

Gosh, there were quite a few impossible prayers today! But as Rob reminded us, God specializes in impossible things, so it was highly relevant and really needed. I see... one Army.

Eva Marseille, London

Added: Thursday, 16 February 2012, 10:33 AM

The time flew at the 7.30am IHQ Worldwide Prayer Meeting this morning. Enthusiastic praying for the Army to be united in prayer and that we will be one in seeking the salvation of the world. Prayer for India - especially for those who made commitments during the General's visits to India South Eastern and South Western Territories. Plus much more! Uplifting, inspiring 30 minutes. - Laurie

Laurie Robertson, London

Added: Thursday, 16 February 2012, 05:15 PM

What a great previlage to be one of the memeber in the world wide prayer meeting. Every Thursday morning at 7:30 we are praying at IHQ Chapel. Today is my last Thursday at IHQ. I really missing the 7:30 early morning prayer meeting at IHQ. But I assure you that the place may change but not the prayers. I will continue the early morning prayers in India and looking forward to receive many more blessings from God through prayer. Much Prayer Much Power Less Prayer Less Power No Prayer No Power - EM Bounds

Major Daniel Raju Dasari, IHQ (UK)

Added: Friday, 17 February 2012, 03:51 PM

What a blessing to join with other Salvationists around the world in united prayer. God is moving and stirring up His passion in my own heart as I have been praying and reading the daily Scripture readings. Praise our Lord, Jesus for His faithfulness and for the mighty things He is doing through His Word!

Amanda Jung, United States / Washington

Added: Saturday, 18 February 2012, 08:12 PM

I love God and I love people...ALL PEOPLE...I am so grateful for the opportunity to pray for Gods will with so many others!!

Chris Merrell, United States

Added: Thursday, 23 February 2012, 08:47 AM

För mig en oerhörd styrka i vetskapen om att vi är många, som ber tillsammans runt hela vår jord"Lär dem att alltid be och inte ge upp"Luk.18;1

ingrid hörnqvist, Sverige Umeå

Added: Thursday, 1 March 2012, 02:26 PM

It is a blessing to read all of the comments listed. God IS good, ALL the time. He is blessing us here with new converts and soon to make new soldiers and adherents. I do pray for the international SA and all of the dedicated people serving on these fields. Thank you, General Linda Bond for this inspired time of international prayer.

Della Bozman, Bismarck, ND USA Central

Added: Thursday, 8 March 2012, 09:37 AM

I share in prayer with congolese citizen after deasaster military camp. I remember this area, I worked there.

Matsiona Pascal, Kinshasa, Congo

Added: Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 08:40 AM

Dear friends: It is so good to read your comments. I check the feedback on a regular basis. Thank you for your faithfulness in prayer. The Army is at prayer and as it continues to be, we will have a deepr sense of what it means to be "one". I have been very busy travelling to different parts of the Army world. My sermons are based on biblical passages that reflect our Vision emphasis. I always include reference to the Worldwide Prayer Meeting. People are so excited about it and love meeting on Thursdays knowing they are connected to Salvationists all around the world. We have intercessors in 94 countries. I expect all 124 countries where we serve will soon be engaged in this Thursday morning prayer meeting. Did you know that we have people praying in countries where there is no Salvation Army? Isn't that amazing! The Lord is blessing our Army and we praise Him and thank Him for what He is doing and what He is going to do.

General Linda Bond, London, UK

Added: Friday, 30 March 2012, 03:38 PM

Det betyder så mycket för mig personligen att kunna vara med i det världsvida bönemötet.Jag får vara en liten länk i den stora bönekedjan.Här, när jag ber i min ensamhet, känner jag delaktighet och gemenskap med alla övriga bedjare.Och jag får hjälp att diciplinera mig. Jag möter jag fortsättningen av dagen styrkt och välsignad och med försäkran och förvissning om att Gud hör våra böner.För två veckor sedan var det så mycket, som rörde sig i mina tankar att jag glömde bort bönetiden. Jag blev så besviken på mig själv . Det var något som saknades den dagen. Mitt beslut är att vara med varje torsdagmorgon Jes.63;7-9 Den hälsningen fick jag i går under bönemötet.

Ingrtid Hörnqvist, umeå, sweden

Added: Thursday, 10 May 2012, 01:50 PM

This morning I prayed for all the officers for our mission so that we may be able to change the environment in which we live

Laurent Dibanssa, Congo Brazzaville

Added: Thursday, 17 May 2012, 04:26 AM

This morning at 7:30 am (IST)we commenced Thursday morning prayers at our Hyderabad DHQ.We encouraged every Corps to commence the Thursday morning prayers.We urged every soldier to participate and spend time in prayer between 5 -8 am where ever they are. We are thankful to God for answering our prayers and we do thankful to the General for introducing and encouraging every one to join in this prayer movement. Kindly remember our Hyderabad Division in your prayers. God Bless our Salvation Army.

Major Daniel Raju Dasari, India

Added: Friday, 18 May 2012, 06:55 PM

I love the idea of an international prayer meeting. It is so exciting to know that I am in prayer with so many members of our Salvationist and Christian family. Is there any way we could open this meeting up to other christians from different denominations so that they could join with us in praying that God will work through the Salvation Army. Perhaps we could even ask our local Salvation Army corps if we could meet there early in the morning together in order to help focus and channel our prayers - just an idea. May God work through the Salvation Army

Niall Marshallsay, Bosombe, UK

Added: Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 08:35 PM

how moving for me it was two weeks ago to receive a gift during testemony time on a sunday morning meeting. I know that as a SA officer I do not have to encourage people to give us any material présent. But this is spécial.This lady comes at the corps for no more than 2 years. (on sundays and at the home League) Since septemeber she comes to the prayer meeting and read army books and come to Salvationa Army classes. Two weeks ago she gave me the loge 'one army, one mission, one message" embroided. That was already very moving but the best of it was the comment she made as she presented it to me: She said, Danièle I made this for you as an expression of gratitude for you made me discover again faith in Christ. This lady is married to a very faithfull muslim who prays every day his five prayers letting her pray our triune God. I though you might be encouraged to know this story. thank you for this WPM and may God continue to use you for his kingdom's sake!

CESAR, France


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