This phrase is normally considered a point of weakness, when all else fails, pray and things might work out. Not so in God's view. We start with prayer, and are depending on God's people praying consistently for us. We are depending on prayer to keep us plugged into God's will, having safe travel, staying healthy, knowing what God's purposes are in going on the trip, and to have the greatest impact for God's kingdom while we are traveling. There will be a prayer calendar coming out to know what to pray for us. Here is a picture from Sunday when we were praying with our pastors for the trip.