1. That we would have unity amid diversity – loving those with whom we have
nothing in common but the gospel.
2. That a culture of discipling would form in which making disciples is viewed as
an ordinary part of the Christian life.
3. That the faithful leaders would use Scripture to train members to do the work
of ministry.
4. That a hunger for studying the gospel would form among members so that they
can guide and guard one another in it.
5. That transparent, meaningful relationships would be typical.
6. The preaching of God’s Word – that it would be biblically careful and Holy Spirit
7. That ministers would remain above reproach, kept from temptation, complacency,
idols, and worldliness.
8. That the church’s worship would teach members to biblically confess, lament,
and praise.
9. That the church’s prayers would be infused with biblical ambitions, honesty,
and humility.
10. That adult members would work to disciple teenagers and not just leave it to
11. That the church’s primary teachers grow in dedication to God’s Word even
when no one’s watching.
12. That the church would grow in being distinct from the world in love and holiness,
even as it engages outsiders.
13. That members would share the gospel each week – and see more conversions!
14. That members would be prepared for persecution, remembering to love, not
curse, their persecutors.
15. That hopes for political change would be outstretched by the hope of heaven.
16. That giving would be faithful, as well as joyful, consistent, and sacrificial.
17. That more members would use their careers to take the gospel to places it’s
never been.
18. That members would be good and do good in their workplaces each week.