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Seven Days of Prayer for the Election – Day 4

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When we pray, God moves!
Join us for seven critical days of prayer before Election Day.

 

Concerned Women for America was founded on prayer and action. It is an honor to have you join us as we battle for America on our knees. The following is our prayer for the day. It is in no way exhaustive. Please feel free to add to it on your own. You can download the seven-day prayer guide here.


Day #4 – Saturday, November 5, 2022
 
Pray for the Holy Spirit to intercede on our behalf.
Lord, in a time of chaos and turmoil,
When words seem insufficient,
Draw us to our knees.
Give us the words to say.
Through the Spirit’s groanings,
Hear the petitions we cannot speak.
Lord, help us to see the world through your eyes so we may greater understand your mercy and grace.
 
Romans 8:26 – “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.”
 
Pray that we will trust only in the Lord.
While we live, we shall praise You, Lord.
Blessed are the people who put their trust
Not in the might of their armies or political prowess,
But who put their trust in You, the Great I Am.
 
Isaiah 26: 3-4 – “The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, because he trusts in You. Trust in the Lord forever, For in God the Lord, we have an everlasting Rock.”

Seven Days of Prayer for the Election – Day 3

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When we pray, God moves!
Join us for seven critical days of prayer before Election Day.

 

Concerned Women for America was founded on prayer and action. It is an honor to have you join us as we battle for America on our knees. The following is our prayer for the day. It is in no way exhaustive. Please feel free to add to it on your own. You can download the seven-day prayer guide here.


Day #3 – Friday, November 4, 2022
 
Pray that we, as Christian citizens, would be good stewards of the responsibilities we have been given.
We pray for wisdom beyond cynicism.
We pray for eyes to see beyond insincere speeches.
May we look to You for guidance and
Look for men of integrity and character.
 
James 1:5 – “But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.”
 
Pray that God’s people, His church, will persevere in proclaiming His Truth.
We pray that we may represent
Your grace and transforming power in our lives.
We pray for humility, kindness, perseverance,
And boldness, with longsuffering.
 
Ephesians 6:19 – “And pray on my behalf that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel.”

Election 2022 Forecast

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Next week is the big day. On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, voters across the country will cast their ballot for the 2022 U.S. elections that will decide the makeup of the 118th Congress.

 

Let us begin with the upper chamber. One Senate seat must flip in order to achieve a Republican majority, and three seats must flip in order to achieve a pro-life, pro-woman, pro-parental rights majority. The U.S. Senate is considered a toss-up. As of this writing, seats in Arizona, Georgia, and Nevada are within reach of candidates Blake Masters (R), Herschel Walker (R), and Adam Laxalt (R), respectively. These candidates, if they succeed, would replace Sen. Mark Kelly (D) of Arizona, Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) of Georgia, and Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto (D) of Nevada. Unfortunately, these incumbents have toed the line in Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-New York) radical leftist agenda. If candidates Masters, Walker, and Laxalt succeed, it would be a message that Americans have no tolerance for the policies of the current regime.

 

Wisconsin is also within reach of remaining with incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson (R) and out of the hands of his opponent, Mandela Barnes. Finally, there is a chance that Sen. Pat Toomey’s (R) seat in Pennsylvania will remain within the Republican party. Candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz (R) is in a tight race with candidate and current Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman (D).

 

In the lower chamber, there is a strong prospect of a Republican majority. Only eight House seats must flip in order to flip the House from Democrat to Republican. About that same amount is necessary to achieve a majority that will advance pro-life, pro-woman, and pro-parental rights policy at the federal level. If this prediction holds true, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) is on track to be the Speaker of the House.

 

In light of all this, up until the day of the election, Concerned Women for America is on the She Prays She Votes bus tour to generate voter turnout among women of faith. We hit the road for a 12-state, 40-stop, 3-week tour across the country to show support for Biblical values in public policy. Speakers like Jenna Ellis, Toni McFadden, and Reps. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) and Yvette Herrell (R-New Mexico) have joined us. With Jenna, we had the opportunity to share the importance of voting and our invaluable right to select who represents us in our government. In multiple states, we prayed with community leaders for law and policy to help moms and families with unexpected pregnancies, to protect the unborn, to reflect how God created us male and female, and to help rather than hinder parents to raise their children. Check out our roundtables on our Facebook page here.

 

In all this, we cannot help but marvel at the privilege to vote. Of course, President Joe Biden and his leftist policies still control the White House. Indeed, there will be legislators who do not share a Biblical worldview and work to oppose this view at every turn. However, our vote is not just about who gets to be in control of government. Voting with our values in mind is just one small way we can shine His light in a world of darkness.

 

We heard an important message during our bus tour stop at First Church in Pearland, Texas. As Christians, we are called to live a Christ-filled life, which includes praying for the peace of the land in which the Lord has placed us. In Jeremiah 29:11, the Lord promises: “For I know the plans I have for you. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” He made this promise when the Jews were in a hostile land and after commanding them to pray for the community opposed to them.

 

Thus, we do not anticipate all of our legislative priorities becoming law quite yet. Nevertheless, we will continue to pray for the sanctity of life, the dignity of women, and parental rights to have representation in Congress that the American people do not currently enjoy. We pray for these policies because they are consistent with Biblical values, which contribute to rather than undermine human flourishing. Even amid the challenges that lay ahead, and regardless of the outcome, we can abide in the Lord’s promise and continue to share Christ’s love because He gave it to us first.

Less than a week out … what the polls are telling us (or not)

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One of the “outtakes” from the 2020 election was the dismal state of polling and whether, or to what extent, they could be relied upon in the future. In a nutshell, pollsters were burned in 2020. Virtually every national poll leading up to the presidential election in the final week had Joe Biden beating Donald Trump handily. As it turned out, the error in those predictions was the worst showing in 40 years. Even after nine months of “diagnosing” what went wrong, the possible answers by those in the practice were guesses at best.

 

A few reasons for miscalculation were identified – including the wildcard of Covid 19 – but in the end, most practitioners threw their hands in the air. “Major errors” were admitted, but “no consensus on a solution has emerged” about how to fix it was the much anticipated statement from a group of top Democrat pollsters

 

What does the experience of 2020 tell us as we close out 2022? Should we believe the polls? Does it matter?   

 

Even if we see a tide rising, the short answer is, polls should never be an indicator of how we respond or act. They may be a sign of hope or disappointment, but they should never influence our commitment to the process. Election integrity for us as individuals has as much to do with acting on our convictions about the importance of a representative democracy. It means to practice what we preach in prayer and action. It means we never downplay the importance of any office or initiative on the ballot, and we encourage our neighbors to recognize that, too. 

 

If you are in a slam dunk state where the primary was the “general,” it still matters that you vote. If you are undecided on an issue or candidate for a particular office, take that matter to prayer and ask for the wisdom to know what to do. Then vote. Even if you are decided, pray anyway! Pray for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in Heaven, and for these elections and outcomes to play their part in His bigger plan. Whether or not we can trust the polls, we know in Whom we trust. 

 

Let us pray, Lord, may the motto of our nation, in God we trust, be the result that brings honor and glory to You in this election. 

Seven Days of Prayer for the Election – Day 2

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When we pray, God moves!
Join us for seven critical days of prayer before Election Day.

 

Concerned Women for America was founded on prayer and action. It is an honor to have you join us as we battle for America on our knees. The following is our prayer for the day. It is in no way exhaustive. Please feel free to add to it on your own. You can download the seven-day prayer guide here.


Day #2 – Thursday, November 3, 2022
 
Please pray today that we would seek after righteousness in our nation.
Lord, help us to seek after righteousness,
Justice, and all that is good and true.

Psalm 23:3 – “He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name sake.”
 
Pray that as a nation we would love and worship God.
Teach us to love You, Lord —
To obey You,
To honor You;
Teach us to worship You.

II Corinthians 5:14 – “For the love of Christ controls us.”

Seven Days of Prayer for the Election – Day 1

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When we pray, God moves!
Join us for seven critical days of prayer before Election Day.

 

Day #1 – Wednesday, November 2

 

Pray for healing and unity in our nation. 
Holy Father, we humbly ask you to heal the hurt in our nation,
Bridge the divide that continues to grow.
Help us to recognize our need for you – our deep sickness from sin.
Help each of us to be a bandage in our communities through sharing your love.
 
Mark 3:24 – “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.”

 

Pray for humility and repentance.
Heavenly Father, turn our eyes inward, and open our eyes to our wrongdoings.
Draw this nation back to You, that we may bring honor to Your name.
 
2 Chronicles 7:14 – “If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”

 

Download the Seven-Day Election Prayer Guide.

Rejoice, Even While Enduring Name-Calling

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The She Prays She Votes bus tour is a concrete representation—a tribute—to the truth that the Lord is sovereign over all things, which includes American politics. Every American has the right to civic engagement, Christians included. It is an honor that we get to be a part of the democratic process in this way.

 

But what to do about the name-calling? Have you been called a “hypocrite” for trying to engage in politics with a Biblical worldview? Have you been lumped in with the amorphously defined category known as “Christian Nationalist”? You are not alone. Concerned Women for America (CWA) President and CEO Penny Nance, and Annabelle Rutledge, National Director for Young Women for America, joined Washington Journal to discuss the bus tour. They were called “hypocrites” by at least one caller on the line. “Christian Nationalist” is another term that pops up from time to time in the news.

 

Such comments are bound to arise whenever we put ourselves out there as the face for civically engaged women of faith. It is important to understand these comments and how to respond to them. Here are some ways to think about this topic when the conversation comes up with colleagues, friends, or family. Ultimately, such labels are a result of a misunderstanding of the proper role of faith in politics.

 

First, we can rest on the fact that Scripture tells us to expect these slights and treat them as a blessing. In the Beatitudes, Jesus states, “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me” Matthew 5:11 (NIV). Note the emphasis on verbal attacks. This is exactly what we face in the present day when we are called “hypocrites” or “Christian Nationalist.” We can expect this when we share our belief in Scripture or share why we apply those beliefs to every aspect of our lives, including how we vote.

 

Why is it a blessing? The reasons are numerous. But the final caller into the Washington Journal was an immediate blessing for the bus tour team. She shared how alone she felt in her community for her belief in the Bible. She shared how encouraged she was that there was a group of people actively trying to share Jesus in the political realm. Through the name-calling, the team was given the gift of giving encouragement to a fellow believer.

 

We must always respond to verbal attacks firmly, respectfully, and with a Biblical perspective. Of course, no one is perfect or always does this perfectly. But with this sincere intention, the Holy Spirit will use our imperfect selves and “will teach [us] at that time what [we] should say” Luke 12:12 (NIV). When done right, we may not get the other person to vote for the same party, but that person has a shot at getting a better glimpse of the Lord because of our constructive engagement.

 

What about the phrase “Christian Nationalist”? The phrase often (though not exclusively) amounts to little more than name-calling. For instance, one article blames today’s “Christian nationalists” for the antisemitism towards Jews, then calls for the solution for the GOP to condemn antisemitism (it has many times over, including one condemnation from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia)). Another article throws in the word “white” for good measure. One of CWA’s core issues is support for Israel, and we abhor anti-Semitism. We also strongly condemn racism, knowing that the Lord created all of us in His image. But the phrase “Christian Nationalist” is just another convenient tool to hit well-worn media punching bags.

 

Sometimes, the phrase receives a veneer of credibility. “Christian Nationalism” has been mentioned by a Member of Congress in a floor speech as a threat to the nation. He cites the report by Baptist Joint Committee (BJC) and Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), “Christian Nationalism and the January 6, 2021 Insurrection.” Notably, BJC comes from a philosophy that faith must remain out of the public square. For instance, it supports the Johnson Amendment, which creates a chilling effect on religious leaders’ ability to discuss politics with congregants. FFRF frequently files suit to remove religious imagery from public property. It is important to keep these perspectives in mind. But even on the merit of the report alone, the supposed case against “Christian Nationalism” is really a superficial attack against former President Donald Trump and his supporters.

 

In addition to attributing qualities of racism and nativism to “Christian Nationalism,” the Member and the report lump in a host of other qualities. The report references support for “Trump and Trumpism.” The Member describes unnamed Members of Congress, unnamed officials in the previous administration, and presumably Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mrs. Thomas in particular said things that—according to the Member—“smacked of White Christian nationalism.” It is a shameful accusation given that Justice Thomas, Mrs. Thomas’ husband, is African-American. Those who broke into the Capitol deserve the consequences of their actions. But “Christian Nationalism,” as it has been put forth by its theoreticians, is a label to oppose conservatives.

 

What are some statements one can make in response to claims of “hypocrisy” or “Christian Nationalism”? Here is a short list:

  • I am a Christian because I believe the Gospel.
  • The Gospel is God’s message to us through Scripture to reconcile us to Him because we have strayed and sinned.
  • Our reconciliation is possible because Christ died for our sin.
  • Christ’s love and role in our lives transcends, age, race, and any other category you can think.
  • Laws and government best serve the people when they reflect values in Scripture. This is true even for nonbelievers.
  • We often partner with groups of other faiths and no faith so that these values are reflected in law and policy.
  • These values are cross-sectarian because they are good.
  • Although, God wants nonbelievers to be reconciled to Him, too.
  • America was founded on principles of religious freedom and free expression.
  • The Constitution preserves my right to advocate for Biblical values.
  • Everyone has the right to vote for the candidate who most closely maps onto views rooted in their beliefs and faith, which for me is:
    • respect for the sanctity of life in order to honor God’s creation,
    • preserving the traditional family and the categories male and female in order to reflect His design for humanity, and
    • freedom to exercise one’s faith in the public square, including our jobs, in order to show His love for us and declare His glory.

 

Be encouraged! We can stand firm on the truth that the Lord wants the unborn child to survive, the girl to be comfortable in her own body with a loving mother and father, and the missionary to serve the vulnerable. By deciding and encouraging others to vote for the candidate that reaches this outcome, we are trying to implement Biblical values in public policy and bring human flourishing to all.

Will You Pray and Fast?

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Dear Prayer Partner,

 

You have probably heard it said many times during this election season that this election represents a critical turning point in our history. I believe the results of this election will determine whether or not this Republic will survive as we know it. But I also rest in the knowledge that God places people in positions of authority, and as a sovereign God, He moves them as He chooses. “Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God.” (Romans 13:1). “The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: He turneth it whithersoever He will.” (Proverbs 21:1)

 

I can so relate to the story of Esther in the Old Testament.  When she was faced with the dire situation facing her country, she said,  “Go, gather all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me; neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day. My maids and I will fast likewise. (Esther 4:16) 

 

Like Esther, I am asking you to consider setting aside, between now and November 8, a day of fasting and prayer for our nation and the situation in which we find ourselves. Would you fast as you can, whether it be a 24-hour fast or a shorter fast? I believe that fasting is a way of humbling ourselves before God. As we fast and pray, we acknowledge that He is sovereign over all things, and even though He does all things according to His will, He requires that His people seek His face and His plan. 

 

“ … Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, great and awesome, and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses.” (Nehemiah 4:14)

 

Your prayer partner,
Penny Nance
CEO and President

Live From Texas! National Prayer Roundtables

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No matter what state you live in, we invite you to Concerned Women for America’s (CWA) Facebook Live national roundtable prayer events, where we will discuss important issues impacting Americans and then spend time in prayer for the General Election. Each prayer event will be unique, so we invite you to join us for each event.

 
Our next two roundtables will take place in the important state of Texas. We believe that the battle for the soul of America is going to be won on our knees before a sovereign God. Please watch on Facebook and pray with us! Your prayers will make a difference!

 
Saturday, October 29 @ 2:30 p.m. CT [3:30 p.m. ET; 1:30 p.m. MT; 12:30 p.m. PT] – Live from Houston.
This event will be unique. It will be in English and Spanish. Our prayer roundtable guests will include Jenna Ellis, Dr. Alveda King, Sonya Ashton, and our Spanish-speaking staff, Mario Diaz, Esq., and Ana Castillo. Join us live here. Join us on Facebook.

 

Tuesday, November 1 @ 7:00 p.m. CT [8:00 p.m. ET; 5:00 p.m. MT; 4:00 p.m. PT] – Live from Dallas.
CWA’s CEO and President, Penny Nance, will be joined by pro-life activist, author and speaker, Toni McFadden, Carolyn Cline, President of Women’s Health Center, June Hunt, founder of Hope For The Heart, and Young Women for America leader, Tyvery Mack. Join us on Facebook.

 

Our prayers do make a difference. Do not give up hope. Join CWA as we lead the nation in prayer.

The Big Pink Bus Heads Across the South

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Days Nine and Ten found the She Prays She Votes big pink bus traveling through the southern states on our way to the target states of Nevada and Arizona.  But we could not pass up the opportunity to gather our Concerned Women for America (CWA) friends as we passed through the states of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. 

 

In Alabama, we stopped in Hoover at Hoover Tactical and were joined by a great crowd of enthusiastic citizens.  Miss Tuscaloosa Teen, Ali Joy Mims, sang The Star Spangled Banner, and former state representative Paul DeMarco welcomed everyone.  Eunie Smith, head of Eagle Forum in Alabama, thanked CWA for joining Eagle Forum in their fight to squash subpoenas from the Department of Justice.  Just this week, Eagle Forum won that case!  Annabelle Rutledge, CWA’s Young Women for America (YWA) National Director, introduced Susanna Edgecomb, who is YWA’s Chapter President at the University of Alabama.  Susanna shared her story of how she came to YWA.  Annabelle and Jenna Ellis, attorney and host of the Jenna Ellis Show, challenged the people to remember what an incredible privilege it is for us to be able to exercise the right to vote.  When we vote, we vote to protect the God-given rights that were enumerated for us in the Declaration of Independence. 

Ridgeland, Mississippi, (just outside of Jackson) was our second stop on Day Nine.  The highlight of our stop in Mississippi was a visit from Attorney General Lynn Fitch.  AG Fitch is a hero of the pro-life movement as she fought the Dobbs case all the way to the Supreme Court, where we saw the overthrow of Roe v. Wade.  A large crowd welcomed AG Fitch and thanked her for standing strong.  Annabelle and Jenna joined in thanking AG Fitch for her hard work.  All of them emphasized that elections have consequences.  We are where we are on the life issue because of the people who have been voted into positions of authority.   A huge thank you to Dick and Melodie Tunney (Melodie works for CWA part-time) and Jack and Tammy Lane for providing the bus crew with a home-cooked meal and wonderful southern hospitality!

Day Ten found us traveling across Louisiana headed to Houston.  We stopped off in Covington, where our Louisiana State Director, Laura Huber, and her great team put on a great event in the parking lot at Lakeshore Church.  Our very special guest at the Covington stop was Rep. Steve Scalise, Minority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives!  It was such a privilege to welcome Rep. Scalise to the SPSV bus tour.  Listen to his comments on Facebook Live

 

Follow us on social media as we move through the Lone Star State over the next three days. 

Prayer for the 2022 Elections

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Written by Denise Cappuccio, Chief Financial Officer, Concerned Women for America

 

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when a wicked man rules, the people groan.” Proverbs 29:2 (NKJV)

 

Prayer for the 2022 Elections:

 

Lord, we ask that Your perfect will is done in the 2022 elections, in each race taking place. Establish righteous leaders in every state across our nation. We ask you to remove those in leadership who have set their hearts and minds against You and the Truth of Your Word.

 

May there be many more elected officials who are “oaks of righteousness,” planted and standing with unwavering tenacity for Biblical principles. We know that following the Truth of Your word brings life and prosperity to individuals, families, and nations, and we ask for leaders who understand this principle.

 

Lord, we ask You to remind Your people of the importance of voting their values in this election and in future elections. Let there be a tremendous turnout of believers voting in this election! May Christians understand the urgency of the hour and all that is at stake in our country.

 

If there are any plots being planned to alter the results of the elections in any state, we ask that You uncover that which is hidden in darkness! Shine the light of Your truth into all areas of corruption and bring complete exposure of lies and deceit! We pray and believe that each election taking place will have truthful and accurate counts and results.

 

We thank You in advance, Almighty God! The future of our nation is in Your hands, and we trust You for a great turnaround in 2022!

 

“The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy!” Psalm 126:3

Georgia on Our Mind

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The Concerned Women for America (CWA) She Prays She Votes (SPSV) bus tour has just completed days six, seven, and eight in Georgia. We started our time in Georgia with a prayer stop at Level Grove Baptist Church. Our goal is to start the tour in each of the target states with a prayer stop to cover the state and the election with prayer. We had a wonderful group of ladies who gathered to pray. Their concern for their state was apparent, and they know that the solution begins with prayer. 

 

We did three “meet and greet” stops. Annabelle Rutledge, CWA’s Young for America (YWA) National Director, led the program and was joined by Toni McFadden, pro-life activist; Chloe Satterfield, YWA Chapter President at Georgia Tech, and Suzi Voyles, Georgia Eagle Forum. The purpose of the “Meet and Greet” is to encourage people to vote, to talk with their family and friends about voting, to urge them to get involved in the political process as a poll worker or a poll watcher, and to do what they can to help others get to the polls.

The bus made a stop at the First Care Women’s Clinic in Marietta. What a blessing to see the ministry that God has established there. We were inspired by the work that they do. We hope that our time of prayer with them was an encouragement to them.

Young Women for America has chapters at Georgia Tech and at Kennesaw State University. We did a drive-by at those universities and took pictures and prayed over those universities. 

Annabelle led a Facebook Live roundtable discussion with Chloe, Toni, and Suzi. They talked about the Georgia LIFE Act, Chloe’s stand on women’s sports, and Toni’s amazing story of redemption. Watch the roundtable discussion on Facebook Live.  

 

Check back in with us for our stops across the South headed to the Southwest!

National Prayer Roundtable Event-Live from Atlanta

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No matter what state you live in, we invite you to Concerned Women for America’s (CWA) Facebook Live national roundtable prayer events, where we will discuss important issues impacting Americans and then spend time in prayer for the General Election. Each prayer event will be unique, so we invite you to join us for each event.

 

We will be live from the battleground state of Georgia. We believe that the battle for the soul of America is going to be won on our knees before a sovereign God. Please watch on Facebook and pray with us! Your prayers will make a difference!

 
Here are the details:
Date: Tuesday, October 25
Time: 7:00 p.m. Eastern [6:00 p.m. Central; 5:00 p.m. Mountain; 4:00 p.m. Pacific)
Event link: CWA Facebook

 

She Prays She Votes Bus Tour – Days 4 and 5

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Day 4 Bus Tour Recap

We started Day Four at Crossroads Bible Church in Bedford, Pennsylvania. The church is set in a picture postcard setting with rolling hills, beautiful fall trees, a corn field, and a beautiful church campus. Pastor Mark Dillow spoke with great boldness on the position of the church in today’s culture. Penny Nance, CWA’s CEO and President, was joined by Jenna Ellis, attorney, and host of The Jenna Ellis Show on Salem Podcast Network. They discussed the role of the church in policy issues not politics and how important it is that the church be engaged in these issues. Annabelle Rutledge, National Director of Young Women for America, shared about how important our votes are to the younger generations who depend on us to be their voice.

The second stop of the day was a little different from our other stops. We stopped at a small church in Harrisburg, where the pastor had asked us to come and pray over his church and the surrounding neighborhood. He said that there were strongholds that needed to be broken, so we pulled the bus up, and we prayed! CWA’s State Director, Dilonna Coran, and Kurt Weaver from the Family Policy Council joined us for a concentrated time of prayer over this church and its neighborhood.

 

While in Harrisburg, we could not pass up the opportunity to get a picture of our bus in front of the state capitol.

The last stop of the day was at Berean Bible Church in Pottstown. Vanessa Saylor, CWA’s Prayer/Action Chapter Leader, lead a Q&A session with Penny, Jenna, Dilonna, and Annabelle. It was a wonderful conversation covering topics from election integrity, being women like Esther, and the importance of being engaged in the election process. Watch it on Facebook.

Day 5 Bus Tour Recap

On Day Five of our bus tour, we headed into Philadelphia to Iglesia Christiana Avivamiento where we picked up a group of Hispanic pastors and church members and our Pennsylvania State Director, Dilonna Coran. As the bus drove around the city of Philadelphia, this group of believers prayed for their city and for the moral climate of their communities. It was an amazing time of anointed prayer as these men and women poured out their hearts to the Lord for the salvation of their city. Our bus was filled with the presence of the Holy Spirit as they interceded for their churches, their communities, the city, and the nation as a whole. It was such a blessing to have them as a part of our bus tour.

After we dropped our friends back at the church, the bus headed south towards Atlanta. We took a little detour onto the campus at Liberty University, where we were greeted by an enthusiastic group from Liberty University’s Young Women for America chapter. We took lots of pictures and handed out signs and t-shirts. Britton Miller, our Young Women for America President at Liberty, and Teresa Pregnall, CWA’s Virginia State Director, encouraged the young women and men to be sure they are registered to vote and then be sure that they vote. 

Trans Insanity: Ulta Beauty Pushing Gender-Bending On Minors

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Trans Insanity: 
Ulta Beauty Is Just The Latest Big Business To See
Dollars Signs In Pushing Gender-Bending On Minors

 

In this timely article in The Federalist,  Doreen Denny, Concerned Women for America’s Senior Advisor reports on the heartbreaking account of a young woman’s realization that “gender affirmation” deception has ruined her life and exposes how teen girls have become prey to the booming medical and retail industries marketing gender ideology. 

She Prays She Votes Bus Tour – Day 3

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Today, we drove into snowy Pennsylvania. The first stop was at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania. Neither the rain nor the cold dampened the enthusiasm of our Young Women for America (YWA) members as they and their friends gathered next to the pink CWA bus. Anabelle Rutledge, the National Director of YWA, talked about the importance of this generation engaging with the culture and voting their values. Katie Kenlein, our YWA Chapter leader at Grove City College, told her fellow college students that it is their responsibility to speak up and defend our faith and freedoms. 

Down the road in Monroeville, we had a great meet and greet at Grace Life Church, with about 40 people gathering. We so appreciate the great hospitality provided by Pastors Buck and Amy Schafer. Pastor Buck shared some thoughts about the state of our nation and how change will come when Christians are engaged in the election process. Among the others sharing with the group was Toni McFadden, pro-life activist from Pennsylvania, who shared her amazing story of God’s redemptive power in her life. CWA’s Pennsylvania State Director, Dilonna Coran, emphasized that voting is important, but voting for those who will uphold righteous values is even more important. Lauren Glickert, YWA Ambassador from Grove City, encouraged the audience to be hopeful. Her generation is stepping up!

Wednesday evening, we held our first roundtable discussion and prayer time. East Liberty Women’s Care Center in Pittsburgh hosted our first roundtable. Penny Nance, CEO and President of CWA, was joined by Tiffany Gilbert, co-founder of the Women’s Care Center, retired Superior Court Judge Cheryl Allen, Toni McFadden, Dilonna Coran, and Lauren Glickert. 

 

Watch their thoughtful discussion and anointed time of prayer.

 

Tomorrow we will continue to travel east in Pennsylvania.

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