1 million Christians to pray for children around the world Saturday
On Saturday an international coalition of one million Christians around the world will pray for children aged 4 to 14 during Global 4/14 Day.
“Global 4/14 Day is an annual day of prayer for the world’s children,” said Steve Karges, coordinator of the event.
“The focus of our prayers on Saturday will be for kids and we invite Christians everywhere to join the movement and pray.”
The coalition, known as the 4/14 Window Movement, is focusing on kids from toddlers to teens because, according to the event’s organizers, research shows that children develop their moral and spiritual foundations during this time.
There are 2.3 billion children on earth under age 15 and they represent the largest unreached group to Christianity in the world.
Boys and girls in the 4/14 Window are given priority by evangelical mission strategists because they are more open and receptive to the gospel than older youth and adults.
Research shows that nearly 85 percent of individuals who make a decision for Christ in the United States do so between the ages of 4 to 14. Christian missionaries serving around the world report similar results.
“The response to Global 4/14 Day from Christ followers is nothing short of a miracle,” Karges said.
“One million Christians, either praying on their own or with a group, for two billion children worldwide is remarkable. God is using Global 4/14 Day to bring Christians together through love, prayer, children’s ministry and the internet.”
For more information on Global 4/14 Day, visit www.Global414Day.com. The event’s website is available in 14 of the world’s most-spoken languages. A free Prayer and Fasting Guide has been posted online to download and print.