"In July 2000 God captured the heart of a South African Christian businessman, Graham Power, with a vision based on 2 Chron. 7:14. The vision had three clear instructions: To call Christians from all denominations in Cape Town for a Day of Repentance and Prayer at Newlands Rugby Stadium. To challenge Christians across the rest of South Africa to unite in a Day of Repentance and Prayer. To challenge Christians in Southern Africa to unite in a Day of Repentance and Prayer. In March of 2001 more than 45,000 Christians united for a Day of Repentance and Prayer at Newlands Rugby Stadium in Cape Town. It was a day of intense intercession that transformed lives and was reflected in a changing city in the months to come. "So this Defending the Faith SONday, let all Christians unite in prayer. Let's all pray for understanding to foster discussion, for blessings and peace and for all of God's children to come to a saving knowledge of Christ and a hope in Heaven. Amen.
Today is the Global Day of Prayer. According to an article on Breaking Christian News,