"Pray. Don't talk about it. Do it.
"Pray before you plan. Pray before you do anything else. Above all, let prayer lead the way in developing a prayer ministry. Tarry in prayer.
"The flesh will want to plan it into being. The Spirit will want to pray it into being.
"Pray for prayer--a spirit of intercession. Pray for pray-ers--an army of prayer warriors.... Pray for God's unique design for the prayer ministry of your church."
(Source: P. Douglas Small in Prayer the Heartbeat of the Church, pp. 75-76.)