Praying for Lipscomb, Alabama

After the news this past week, I thought revisiting a few of the cities we’ve prayed for would be a good idea. We’re going to start with Lipscomb. The original post is so appropriate, that I thought I would just post/pray it again. Praying – again – for Lipscomb, Alabama.

City On Its Knees

I originally posted this on Oct. 29, 2013. At the time, I didn’t know much of anything about the city of Lipscomb. Recently, it’s made the news a couple of times, including this past week. Whenever I see a city we’ve prayed for on the blog pop up, it makes me go back and read how we prayed. I was amazed at how the Lord guided my prayers for Lipscomb nearly two years ago, and how relevant that prayer is for the city today. Let’s take a few minutes to pray for Lipscomb and its leadership.

Lipscomb, Alabama

Located in Jefferson County

 Mayor Lance McDade

Incorporated on June 30, 1910

Named for L Y. Lipscomb, one of three brothers who first settled the area

2010 Population  2,210

  • First settled in 1830s

  • First church established in the area in June of 1834 Union Baptist Church

  • Early 1880s called Wheeling after Wheeling…

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