Leading a 40 Days for Life vigil is hard.

But difficulties are no deterrent ... and the reason hundreds lead campaigns year after year is simple: the sacrifices are worth it.

We have seen a record number of early applications come in for the next campaign. The numbers have surpassed our highest expectations.

If you?re ready to add your city, apply now!

Your prayerful witness in front of abortion businesses saves lives, converts workers and closes abortion facilities.

And today we have five more reasons ? many of them reasons you might not have considered ? to prayerfully discern leading a 40 Days for Life campaign in front of your local abortion facility or referral site this September 26 through November 4.

Yes, prayerful witness in front of abortion businesses saves lives, converts workers and closes abortion facilities.

If you answer the call to lead 40 Days for Life in your community, you will find that ? beyond saving lives ? God will use your campaign in ways you never would have imagined.

From leaders and volunteers meeting their spouses on the sidewalk to participants bringing healing to post-abortive men in prison, 40 Days for Life campaigns have proven to be spiritually fertile ground.

Watch the video above ... share it with friends ... and pray.

Is God calling you or someone you know to host a 40 Days for Life campaign?

If the answer is yes ... now's the time to act.

The next 40 Days for Life campaign will run from September 26 to November 4 ... and applications to lead the vigil in your community will remain open until June 21.

Now's the time to ask if you have questions about campaign leadership, so let us know if you?d like to learn more!

You might be reluctant to apply to lead a campaign. And that?s OK; most first-time leaders are. If you need a little extra persuasion, watch the video ... and imagine how God will transform you and your community when you step out in faith!

Only potential campaign leaders need to go through the application process. You never have to apply to pray and fast for an end to abortion!

Shawn Carney, President/CEO

In addition to co-founding 40 Days for Life, Shawn is one of the most sought-after pro-life speakers, addressing audiences coast-to-coast and internationally. He has executive produced award-winning pro-life documentaries. Shawn co-authored the #1 top-rated Christian book: 40 Days for Life: Discover What God Has Done ... Imagine What He Can Do and also wrote The Beginning of the End of Abortion.