Louisiana Governor’s Prayer Breakfast

The 2023 Governor’s Prayer Breakfast was inspiring and God honoring from start to finish. This annual event is non-partisan and is led by citizens of Louisiana who join together in a time of prayer for the leadership of our state which includes the Governor, the Legislature, and all state and local elected officials. Its purpose is to seek God’s guidance for all leaders and citizens of our State and to strengthen ourselves for the journey as we try to live as a responsible community of faith. It is an interdenominational event centered on the person of Jesus Christ as the Savior of the world and is intended to promote His glory.

I thank God for the ministry of the Louisiana Governor’s Prayer Breakfast. This year I served as the Chairman and the entire Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Team was incredible. I had the honor of serving with the Governor, First Lady, Keynote speaker Bishop Coffey, vocalist Charles Billingsley, Legislators and Pastors. Psalm 119:46 says, “I will also speak of Your testimonies before Kings and shall not be ashamed.”

Our theme was FAITH, NOT FEAR. We made sure we prayed at the Prayer Breakfast and did not just talk about prayer. A nun came up to me afterward and said, tongue in cheek, “We prayed so much at the breakfast, I will not have to attend church for a month.” LOL.

Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Team with Governor. First Lady Mrs. Edwards, Keynote Speaker, Vocalist

I thank God for the following opportunities in April:

  • Leader Faith Forum – April 4, 12, 25
    Regional elected leaders, pastors and the community gathered for prayer and the Word of God.
  • St. Bernard Parish State of the Parish Event – April 4
  • The Hope House Breakfast – April 19

Pray for These Upcoming Big Events in 2023-24:

  • Louisiana Legislative Session– April 10-June 8
    Bible studies and ministry at the Capitol in Baton Rouge resumes.
  • Giving Hope Retreat Center Promo – April 25
  • St. Timothy Men’s Dinner – April 27
  • National Day of Prayer Event at the Capitol in Baton Rouge – May 4
  • Parlemento & Faith Conference– May 8-14
    A team from Capitol Commission will be speaking and training in Geneva, Switzerland to prepare leaders to be chaplains in national capitols around the world.
  • Officers’ Christian Fellowship Weeklong Retreat– June 30-July 7
    Teaching daily at White Sulphur Springs Conference Center in Pennsylvania
  • Forcey Bible Church 90th Anniversary – September 22-24
    Speaking at the Saturday Missions Breakfast and at a Saturday Workshop
  • Holy Land Trip– February 24- March 4, 2024 The trip is full. Get on the list for the next trip.


Governor Edwards and Vocalist Charles Billingsley
State Treasurer John Schroder
2023 LA Governor’s Prayer Breakfast
Kim Mulkey, LSU Women’s Basketball Coach




Louisiana Governor’s Prayer Breakfast

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