Well-known pastor and author Max Lucado is among several Christian leaders calling on believers to pray for America in the 40 days leading up to the election.
"Everywhere I go, I hear the same question, 'What can I do about the condition of our country?'" Lucado said.
He said first and foremost, Christians must pray.
"We (Christians) take into an election cycle a different view than the rest of the world and that is a view of faith," he told The Christian Post.
Lucado wrote the following prayer:
Dear heavenly Father,
You have given us this promise: "If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land."
So, we pray to you. We turn from evil and look to you, our God. Please unite us, strengthen us, appoint and anoint our next president...
In the name of Christ we pray,