Virtual Prayer Walks Using Google Earth, Maps

When I was doing mission work in Sarajevo, Bosnia I remember having weekly prayer walks around the city and particular areas of significance.

It was powerful and a rich experience and lesson in trusting God for His provision, favor and Will for the city and for our work there.

But I haven’t been in Bosnia in years… but with technology I could potentially take “virtual” prayer walks via Google Maps and Google Earth!

The North American Mission Board has specifically created virtual prayer walks for Haiti.

You can use Google Maps and/or Earth to follow the path and pray through them with even suggested thoughts for prayer:

I think this is a really neat way to do it, especially if you have a heart for a particular group or region or city but are unable to be there physically.

[HT: Phil and Adam]

 

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by John Saddington
ChurchCrunch.com and Human3rror.com
John, a web developer by trade, gifting, opportunity, and choice, has been “doing” online for more than 14 years, first for numerous Fortune 50 businesses and now as the Creative Web Director for North Point Ministries. A social computing strategist and technologist, he enjoys challenging and encouraging others to see how web technology is changing how we do ministry. He blogs frequently at ChurchCrunch.com and Human3rror.com and finds Twitter (@human3rror) both a fun little nuisance and vehicle for connection.
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