Press Center » FAQs and Controversies Is a certain prayer format important? It is important that the house of prayer be organized, so that there is no confusion for leaders and participants. We believe God works through anointed leadership that allows freedom in the Spirit. God is the Head, and He looks to partner with us here on the earth. Individual houses of prayer in different cities function somewhat differently from each other, and usually takeon the “flavor” of the region for which they are contending. The format at IHOPKC is 24/7 prayer and worship. We have been going nonstop since September 19, 1999, and we have set our hearts to continue until the return of Christ Jesus to earth.