Praying for the Nation

Sept. 24, 2016 Dave Butts speaking at Praying for the Nation

Historically, in times of crisis, Americans have again and again gone to the Lord in prayer. In this closing message from True Woman ’16, Dave Butts, President of Harvest Prayer Ministries, shares principles from Isaiah 37 for praying for our nation.

Running Time: 40 minutes


In over twenty-five years of prayer ministry, I have never seen anything happen like what is happening around the world in our day. Whether you know it or not, you’re living in the midst of the greatest prayer movement, as far as we can tell, in the history of the church. More people praying in greater numbers, with greater power than ever before.

I’ve been privileged to serve the last fourteen years as the chairman of the board for the National Day of Prayer in the United States. This year, we saw over 49,000 different prayer events with millions of us gathering to pray.

What’s exciting about that is there are a lot of Christians in other nations who are committing to pray for us here in the United States for which we are so very, very grateful.

This year, we’ve seen so many things happen. I don’t have time …


Scripture References

  • Isaiah 37:14-21

About the Speaker

Dave Butts

Dave Butts

After years of serving in pastoral roles in local churches, Dave Butts—with his wife, Kim—launched Harvest Prayer Ministries. In addition to his work there, Dave serves on seven boards and committees related to prayer, missions, and evangelism. Dave received a PhD in 2014 from Atlantic Coast Theological Seminary, has authored fourteen books, and is a much sought after conference speaker, both nationally and internationally.