Things are moving very fast as applications to lead local 40 Days for Life campaigns continue to pour in ... and there are less than three full days until applications close at midnight local time THURSDAY, JUNE 21.

So if you're ready to lead 40 Days for Life in your community from September 26 to November 4, then it's time to apply:

If you're thinking about applying to lead a 40 Days for Life vigil in your community ... yes, there are some challenges to overcome. But those who've taken the leap of faith into campaign leadership say there are also many unexpected benefits that make it all worthwhile.

To learn some of the positive impacts ... watch the video above!

Still have questions before taking that step? We've posted a list of answers to frequently asked questions online at:

The questions answered on that page include:

  • This seems overwhelming ? where do I start?

  • Why is there an application cutoff?

  • Is this only for people from certain churches?

  • Why is there a fee to lead a local campaign?

  • How much more will this cost our community?

  • Why apply? Can't we just do this on our own?

  • Why ask for 12 hours of daily vigil coverage?

  • Why focus our vigil on just one location?

  • Can I really do this?

Get the answers you need here:

Once again ... 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 through June 21.

Now's the time to ask if you have questions about campaign leadership, so please get in touch!

Please keep the hundreds of cities preparing to undertake this historic initiative in your prayers!

There's no application needed to volunteer as part of a local campaign ? only to lead a local 40 Days for Life effort. If you aren't called to lead a local campaign, that's certainly okay.


With 40 Days for Life, David wears many hats. Prior to joining the 40 Days for Life team, he was an award-winning radio and TV journalist. He has also served as a board member for a pregnancy help center and as publications director for a major national pro-life organization.