23rd Annual Worldwide Weekend of Prayer for the Addicted
The weekend of April 6 - 7 2013 has been designated as the 23rd Annual "Just Pray NO!" to drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting, reports Jeremy Reynalds, Senior Correspondent for ASSIST News Service.
According to a news release received by the ASSIST News Service, since early 1991 “Just Pray NO!" has united millions of Christians from 150 nations and territories around the world in intercessory prayer on behalf of the addicted and their families.
Organizers are asking for a formal commitment from believers worldwide for the upcoming weekend. The news release said event organizers are hoping to enlist “millions of prayer warriors from around the world ... ”
It continued, “We are not only praying for the release of those bound by substance abuse but also for people to be delivered from pornography, gambling, obesity and smoking. We are seeking individuals and groups which are willing to commit to pray weekly on behalf of the addicted and their families, and then join with multitudes of other committed Christians from around the world in prayer and fasting.”
The news release stated, “Not only is substance abuse America's number one health problem, the devastation of alcoholism and other drug addiction has impacted families and communities worldwide. Substance abuse has been directly linked to violence and sexual immorality and is a major source of income for organized crime and terrorist activities.”
Event organizers asked that those interested in participating or learning more, visit www.justprayno.org