The National Governors' Prayer Team is a cooperative effort of individuals, independent Christian ministries and businesses working together to intercede for and on behalf of all those in authority including the Governor in their state.

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KENTUCKY NGPT Group

We are here to come together with the focus of praying for our Governor and "all those in authority". Beside our weekly statewide prayer call this give us a place to communicate what you as a watcher on the wall are seeing and hearing. To sound the alarm for special prayer needs and calls. To also get to know and serve one another.

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  • A wise man once said, "If you can describe your vision, I will tell you your future..."  I am happy to report that my vision is to see our city, state, and nation , literally transformed by the power and love of God.

    I am praying that Kentucky will have the lowest crime rates in the nation, the lowest divorce rate, the lowest teen pregnancy rate, the lowest single-parent family rate, the lowest rate of gang activity, lowest rate of drug use, the lowest rate of prostitution, the lowest unemployment rate, the lowest incidence of homelessness, and the highest per capita income.

    In the educational system I see a minuscule dropout rate and the highest levels of academic achievement anywhere in the nation.  I see racial harmony everywhere and true equal opportunity for everyone.  I see systemic poverty eliminated in Kentucky and the cities with the most crime transformed into a place of peace, and prosperity.


    And a tangible way that we can see the Kingdom of God expanding is to see positive effects of His presence. Landa Cope (Youth With a Mission), Ed Silvoso (International Transformation Network), and others have studied and written on the Seven Domains of Culture. These seven domains include the most crucial elements affecting our lives, families, environment and society.

    As we identify and learn more about these domains we may be able to help mobilize forces to improve them. Working together in synergy we can all contribute to making things better. We might conclude that the ultimate is the full expression of the Shalom of God, the Kingdom of God.

    The Kingdom being released in the earth and yet to be released more fully, touches (affects) the mountains or domains of culture. Below is a list of those things that can be considered domains to be taken captive by the victorious saints, empowered by the Holy Spirit and living today for life tomorrow and into the future.

    Landa Cope agrees with Martin Luther that ―the gospel that does not deal with the issues of the day is not the gospel at all.

    Richard Stearns, President of World Vision authored a book, ―The Hole in the Gospel.  In this book he shows that the gospel that does not have a tangible, touchable, genuine affect on people in the society is hollow and impotent. We recognize that Jesus is Lord over all domains or mountains and expressions of influence.

    Domains or Mountains of Culture
     Business
     Education
     Family
     Government
     Media
     Religion
     Arts and Entertainment

    The late Bill Bright from Campus Crusade, Loren Cunningham from YWAM and Francis Schaeffer all concurred that the above domains were paramount in culture and should be viewed as essential in any transformational ministry or training efforts.

    Some other change agents picked up on these and defined them with skill. These include Landa Cope (YWAM), Os Hillman (Marketplace Leaders), Peter Wagner (The Apostles) and we could add others to the list.
    The process of transformation of communities has been presented with clarity and purpose by Ed Silvoso (International Tranformation Network).

    Silvoso, formerly an Argentinian pastor, bridges the pulpit and the marketplace very effectively. He identifies the Five Pivotal Paradigms required for transformation to take place.

    The Five Pivotal Paradigms for Transformation
    1. The Great Commission is about discipling nations, not just people.
    2. The marketplace (the heart of the nation) has already been redeemed by Jesus and now needs to be reclaimed by His followers.
    3. Labor is the premier expression of worship on Earth, and every believer is a minister.
    4. Our primary call is not only to build the Church but to take the Kingdom of God forward where the kingdom of darkness is still entrenched, in order for Jesus to overcome the darkness and to build His Church. (Christ in Community)
    5. The premier social indicator that transformation has taken place is the elimination of systemic poverty.

    Diane, these paradigms might seem radical, and are not necessarily what we hear from the pulpit every week, but they are thoroughly biblical and clearly reflect God’s perspective. "However, to be able to see them we need to wear the right lenses, because it is our tendency to be short-sighted when processing divine instructions; that is, we tend to focus on what is closer in the present at the expense of capturing the full scope of all that God has in store for us and wants to accomplish through us." (Ed Silvoso in Transformation p. 29).

    What do you think?


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    Diane,

    I am praying for you and all of the elected officials in your great state. Especially, for peace, hope and guidence from our Heavenly Father. May each of you experience the fullness of Gods' love and blessings throughout 2011.

    Love in Jesus Christ

    Brynda Clark

    Cleveland, Tn.

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