INDONESIA (BP) -- It started with a map and a book.
The map laid out the sprawling city in which International Mission Board worker Howard Brackey* lives. The book challenged Howard to put feet to his prayers for the city.
The book hit close to home. In "That None Should Perish: How to Reach Entire Cities for Christ Through Prayer Evangelism," author Ed Silvoso described undertaking the task of prayerwalking a large South American city. As Howard read the book, he thought about his well-creased map of his large Indonesian city.
"God put the vision of this particular map in my head. I thought, 'All right, we're going to prayerwalk this city.'"
As part of an urban city team, Howard figured he and his teammates could at least prayerwalk major roads in the city that is roughly the same size as St. Louis but, like most Asian cities, is densely populated with millions of people. Read More