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A Week of Prayer – Friday

Join us today at 1:30 pm as we take time to pray for us as a community, our leadership, and our pastoral search committee.


Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. – Colossians 2:6,7


Praise God for His holiness, truth, omniscience (all-knowing-ness), perfection, and faithfulness.

Praise God for His rock solid faithfulness to Pineland, despite our wavering, inconsistent faithfulness to Him.

Thank God for meeting your needs and the needs of Pineland Baptist church

Thank God for other Jesus-worshipping, Gospel-preaching, people-loving churches in Burlington.



  • Pray that we will have patience with the process of finding a new Lead Pastor
  • Pray that God would prepare our hearts for the shepherd God has for us
  • Pray that we would continue to be unified as we are transitioning
  • Pray that we would have a growing heart for making, maturing, and multiplying disciples.  Pray that we would boldly proclaim the gospel.
  • Pray that we would surrender our personal preferences and wills to God.  For acceptance of the new Lead Pastor (even if the man chosen is not their preferred choice)
  • That we will be strengthened and filled with all the fullness of God.
  • Pray for the building addition, that all hurdles will be cleared so that construction can begin and that hearts will be touched and led to continue making financial contributions.
  • Pray That members would be prepared for persecution, remembering to love, not curse, their persecutors.
  • Pray that we as a church would humble ourselves before the Lord, to repent of our sins and to ask that His will to become evident to us.  That we would gladly submit to His will.
  • That members would be good and do good in their workplaces this week.
  • That we would have unity amid diversity—loving those with whom we have nothing in common but the gospel.
  • That hopes for political change would be outstretched by the hope of heaven.


  • Pray that the pastors and elders would have strength and wisdom as we continue to shepherd God’s flock
  • Pray for insight and wisdom to pursue God’s agenda and priorities.
  • Pray for protection from Satan’s plan of discouragement and doubt.
  • Pray that we may see and experience a fruitful season of ministry.
  • That the church’s primary teachers grow in dedication to God’s Word even when no one’s watching.
  • That faithful elders would use Scripture to train members to do the work of ministry.
  • That elders would remain above reproach, kept from temptation, complacency, idols, and worldliness.

Search Committee

  • Pray that for the removal of our individual wills in subservience to His.
  • For patience, perseverance, and that we would not grow weary.
  • Pray for unity within the committee, and that we would remain close to the Lord with pure hearts as we continue with the process.
  • Pray that we would have discernment on characteristics of the successful candidate  and for the church to affirm these qualities at the right time.
  • Pray that God would prepare the man of His choice for PBC and that he would shepherd the church in truth and love and that we would submit to his leadership.
  • Pray that this process of finding a Lead Pastor is primarily a spiritual one. Sense this is a spiritual process, there is spiritual warfare present, we need God’s protection.

Pray for other churches in Burlington, Ontario, and Canada. Pray for God’s blessing on them as they worship Christ, teach the Bible, make disciples, and serve their community.

Pray for Pineland’s elders and pastors, ministry leaders, and staff to be Christ-like, biblical, wise, caring, and effective.


I joined the staff at Pineland in 2007 as the Youth Pastor and then as an Associate Pastor in 2013. I am responsible for the church ministry teams that oversee children, youth, students, and families. I also oversee the ministry for local outreach, development of media resources, and participate in the preaching ministry under the Lead Pastor. Email me at

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