Frequently asked questions before signing up

Frequently asked questions before signing up

Below are common questions that you may have if you are thinking of signing up for
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What is and who owns is a ministry service of the Mapping Center for Evangelism and Church Growth, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1997. We believe God planted each church and ministry with the primary purpose of helping transform their neighbors into vibrant, reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ. Our goal is to see every single home in America be prayed for by name by one or more Lights for Christ. is the tool that we have spent years developing to accomplish that goal.

What is a Light?

A Light is what we call our users who are praying for their neighbors. When you create an account, a Light role will automatically be added to the account. This role contains a prayer list of your closest neighbors and also includes the tools to track the progress with each neighbor as you share the gospel with them.

When you sign up, you will receive:
  • A free personalized and customizable list of your own neighbors so that you can begin to know your neighbors like never before.

  • Color-coded tracking tools to record your Pray, Care, Share journey with each neighbor home.

  • Daily reminder emails featuring a prayer prompt and the next 5 neighbors to pray for that day.

  • Private prayer journals  to keep track of prayer requests or notable life events for the resident of each home on your prayer list.

  • Access to our collection of resources to help you grow in your ability to bring others to Christ.

  • Ability to connect with your church and share your progress.

  • And much more!

Is there a cost involved?

There has never been and there will never be a cost for any individual believer that wants to sign up to be a Light.
On top of this exceptional free tool, we also offer multiple services to churches, associations, and other ministry partners that do have a fee.

What is your privacy policy?

You can find our current privacy policy here.

Will I be able to view other people who are using the service?

There are certain instances where you will be able to see other users' information or they will be able to see yours. The primary purpose behind this functionality is to allow Lights to form networks of praying believers in their community. It is important to note that this feature will only show the information of Lights that are extremely close to each other. Both you and the other Lights must opt-in to this connection in order to be seen. By default, all users are opt-ed out. You can read more specifics about this functionality here.

Can I use the service if I don't want to provide a name, address, or email address?

On our website, you must enter a first and last name, a valid email address (some functionality may be unavailable until your email address is confirmed), and a US street address (used as a location to generate a list of homes to assign to a prayer list) in order to create an account.

If you download our mobile app and create a prayer list, the only thing that is needed is a US street address to get started. From there, you can choose to later to create an account to unlock more features and secure your progress so you can access it on the website and other devices.

How often will I get emails?

After signing up on our website and receiving the confirmation and welcome emails, you should expect to receive one email per day, seven days a week. These are your daily prayer reminder emails that include a scripture-based prayer prompt and five of your neighbors to pray for. These emails also include links to quickly mark the five homes as prayed for or open our site to view those five homes on the map where you can record more detailed actions, notes, or prayer requests. You can completely customize which days you receive these emails, if at all. You can read more about this functionality here.

Other than the prayer reminder emails described in the paragraph above, we very seldomly send site-wide communications to our users, but you can configure your account to receive certain types of emails but not others.

Where does the prayer list information come from?

We purchase our data for the homes that appear on prayer lists from a large "big data" provider. This is the same provider that many Fortune 500 companies use to create marketing campaigns for their businesses. We instead use this data for ministry purposes.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up for an account on our website.
You can also download our mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Does Bless Every Home work in every country?

We only have household data for homes within the 50 states of the USA and Washington DC. Each country has different privacy laws that can affect the availability of the type of data we use. For the countries where the data is available, there is still a considerable and prohibitive cost to license that data. At this time, we have no stated plans to expand to other countries.

An address from one of the 50 states or DC is required to register. However, once registered, a user can manually input any names from anywhere if they wish to use our tools such as prayer reminders or pray-care-share tracking for those people.

Other questions

If you have any other questions before signing up for an account that you didn't see listed above, feel free to send us a help ticket.
We also recommend reading the complimentary article to this one: Frequently asked questions after signing up
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