Pray for deep spiritual cleansing and fullness of the Holy Spirit in each team member. (Psalm 66:18; John 15:5; Ephesians 5:18) Pray this for each member by name.
Pray for keen supernatural discernment, wisdom and strength for each team member.
Pray for powerful unity and oneness of spirit within the team. (Amos 3:3; Matthew 18:19)
Pray for God’s clear direction in how résumés are collected, examined, and interviews conducted. Ask God to bring the right people to the attention of the teams. (Isaiah 55:8-9)
Pray for the search teams to have God’s wisdom in all the questions and information they share with the prospective staff members. Spirit-led thoroughness is essential! (1 Corinthians 2:10-16)
Pray for the teams to have supernatural wisdom as to the unique characteristics and traits most needed for our church.
Pray for the teams to have no timetable but God’s. They must be determined to find God’s perfect will in God’s perfect time. (Ephesians 5:17)
Pray for the future staff members and families to have absolute certainty in their sense of call to our church. They must KNOW they have God’s direction.
Pray for the prevention of Satan’s influence in misleading or rushing the search teams. (One of Satan’s wiles is deception.) Pray for a powerful hedge of protection around the teams and their families.
Pray for God’s guidance in how the future staff members are presented to the church. Pray for the church to have a supernatural unity in calling new staff members to our church. (1 Corinthians 1:10; Acts 2:1)