The Global 4/14 Prayer Day is the day designated for the church to pray for children around the world between the ages of 4 & 14. Here’s some facts about Global Prayer Day copied from this link.
What is the 4/14 Window?
The 4/14 Window refers to all children between the ages of 4 to 14. During this decade or “window,” most children in this demographic develop their moral and spiritual foundations.
Why do mission strategists consider this age group so important?
There are 2.3 billion children on earth under age 15 and they represent the largest unreached people group in the world. Boys and girls in the 4/14 Window are given priority because they are more open and receptive to the gospel than older youth and adults. Nearly 85% of people who make a decision for Christ, do so between the ages of 4 to 14!
What is the 4/14 Window Initiative?
The 4/14 Window Initiative is “to raise-up a new generation from the 4/14 Window to transform the world for Christ.” This is simply the mission statement of the 4/14 Window Movement.
What person or denomination oversees the 4/14 Window Movement?
The 4/14 Window Movement is a partnership of Christ followers and Christian leaders from the Body of Christ around the world. While many denominations and ministries are represented, the 4/14 Movement is non-denominational. Many who serve within the movement are employed by local churches or other ministries. The 4/14 Movement has no headquarters, no formal organization and no paid staff. Everyone who serves, does so out their love for Jesus Christ and the children in the 4/14 Window.
What are the 4/14 Window Tracks?
See all 10 titles and descriptions of 4/14 Window Tracks in the 4/14 Window Tracks link on the right. Each Track is an ongoing research and work team that focuses on specific ministry needs within the 4/14 Window. Track members meet for consultation at global, national, and regional gatherings.
Is the 4/14 Movement gaining momentum?
Yes! More than 1,000 Christian leaders from 93 countries gathered at the third 4/14 Global Summit, September 6-9, 2011, in Singapore. While momentum at the global level has increased each year since 2009, the growth and impact of the 4/14 Window Movement at national and regional levels is blazing trails across six continents!
Mark your calendar! Global 4/14 Day is Sunday, April 14. This is an international day of prayer for children in the 4/14 Window. “ONE MILLION Christians praying for TWO BILLION children.”
To download a free prayer guide, click here.
Global 4/14 Website
Here’s some resource links to teach your students about Prayer:
Teaching Children How to Pray
Teaching Children to Pray Using a Model
Teaching Children to Pray by Example