NC Baptist: Impact


is the theme that guides this "Pray for 30 Days" prayer emphasis. Use the prayer guide below, and watch the coordinating videos to go deeper with this prayer emphasis.

Pray for 30 Days

This "Pray for 30 Days" theme is "Impact," and the prayer emphasis focuses on making an impact in the world for Christ. Luke 14:23 is the foundation for this focus on revival and spiritual awakening, and Joel 2 is broken into daily devotions and prayer prompts with six sections that focus on:

  • Impact & God's Discipline
  • Impact & Refocus
  • Impact & Repentance
  • Impact & Trust
  • Impact & Oneness
  • Impact & God's Restoration

Section 1: Impact & God's Discipline


Study Questions

  1. What does Hebrews 12:11 mean?
  2. How have you experienced the discipline of God?
  3. In what ways do you see God working through the difficult situations in life and what does He want you to learn from this?

Section 2: Impact & Refocus


Study Questions

  1. How difficult is it to say no to distractions?
  2. What is your plan of action for refocusing?
  3. Who can you identify as a mature believing friend who can hold you accountable to keep your focus on what truly matters?

Section 3: Impact & Repentance


Study Questions

  1. How are you being shaped by a spirit of true repentance?
  2. Read 2 Corinthians 7:9-10 and think about what it means to grieve sin and how this is beneficial for every believer?
  3. How have you see repentance taken our of context or misunderstood?

Section 4: Impact & Trust


Study Questions

  1. Read through Ephesians 1:3-6 and think about what Paul says about God's will.
  2. Examine your heart and determine where you struggle with trusting God's plan for your life and how your personal prayers fit into this plan.
  3. Identify various ways you can grow to trust the Lord more fully.

Section 5: Impact & Oneness


Study Questions

  1. How has sin caused division among people, and what can true believers do about it? Romans 16:17
  2. Are you (or your church) welcoming of all kinds of people or do you see divisions that are weakening your witness?
  3. How can you be more intentional to show the world you have been reconciled to Christ Jesus by the way you unite with others?

Section 6: Impact & God's Restoration


Study Questions

  1. What six things did God promise in Joel 2:18?
  2. What have you learned from Joel that you can apply to your life?
  3. What can you apply to your church?

October Daily Text Messages

Would a daily prayer prompt reminder help you? It's free. Just text the word Pray30Days to 313131 and you will be entered to receive an October daily prayer reminder with what to pray that day.

October Daily Devotional Emails

Would you like to delve deeper into the prayer emphasis with a daily email devotional during the month of October? You can receive a daily devotional with prayer points and resources with the current year's theme and "Pray for 30 Days" emphasis by clicking the button below.


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More Information

Chris Schofield cschofield@ncbaptist.org  /  (800) 395-5102 ext. 5514
Fatima Roma  /  froma@ncbaptist.org  /  (800) 395-5102 ext. 5513