Excerpt from “A Prayer Meeting that Lasted 100 Years” by Leslie K. Tarr
FACT: The Moravian Community of Herrnhut in Saxony, in 1727, commenced a round-the-clock “prayer watch” that continued nonstop for over a hundred years.
FACT: By 1791, 65 years after commencement of that prayer vigil, the small Moravian community had sent 300 missionaries to the ends of the earth.
Could it be that there is some relationship between those two facts? Is fervent intercession a basic component in world evangelization? The answer to both questions is surely an unqualified “yes.”
Read the rest of this article here: http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/issues/issue-1/prayer-meeting-that-lasted-100-years.html.