Soldiers Ask For, Receive Prayer and Protection
A local church has a unique ministry for the soldiers departing for war from Fort Hood:
All soldiers deployed from Fort Hood are asked before heading overseas whether they would like someone to pray for them, through arrangements Pray FAST (“Pray For A Soldier Team”) coordinator Cecil Wolfe made through proper channels with the support of the chaplains. Those who request prayer fill out cards with their personal information and prayer requests, and the information is forwarded to [Skyline Baptist Church] prayer warriors.
Cecil Wolfe retired from a 30-year career in the Army.
Apparently, Skyline’s ministry has resonated:
[The] desire for prayer has spread, with as many as 85 percent of all soldiers deployed from Fort Hood now requesting a prayer partner.
As reported here last year, a church in Del Rio, Texas, has a similar objective. Operation M’Brace provides metal bracelets with the names of military members, which are worn as a reminder to those who pray for them.