A Nationwide Call for Spiritual Awakening

Extraordinary Prayer

03
Dec

A State of Spiritual Emergency

Adapted from Simply Prayer (copyright 2020), by Bill Elliff. Used with permission. A National State of Emergency is a governmental declaration which usually suspends some normal functions of executive, legislative, and judicial powers; alerts citizens to change their normal behaviors; or orders governmental agencies to implement emergency preparedness plans. […]

09
Jul

The Forgotten Prayer of Lament

Mark Vroegop is a friend of our ministry and the author of Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament. This article, originally featured on Crossway.com, was written to pastors. However, we found the message both timely and appropriate for all believers. We sincerely hope it […]

02
Jul

How Should We Deal with Our National Tragedy?

The last months have been filled with countless opinions of how we should view and respond to our national (and international) tragedy. Health and government officials have interpreted for us the nature of the problem and the potential solutions. We have been fixated on these daily reports, […]

28
May

PRAYER: The Most Essential Element for Reopening

Every church in America (and across the world) is making decisions about reopening after the recent months of COVID-19. We are developing many practical plans, as we should. But in all of our planning, are we PRAYING? Are we crying out to the head of the Church […]

16
Apr

God’s Invitation to Prayer

Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain, saying, “Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob and tell the sons of Israel: ‘You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles’ […]

02
Apr

Will God Hear Your Prayers?

Your answer to that question determines everything about you. If you believe God answers prayer, you will pray often and experience all the benefits of that arrangement with Him. But if for some reason you think that prayer is meaningless—a mere shout into the wind—you will never […]

26
Mar

What will you do with your gift of time?

Don’t waste the gift of time. Why not pause each day and pray for 30 minutes? It could turn some idle time into eternally productive time. Here’s how … 5 MINUTES: Pause and look up to God; read one of the psalms. Step into the Lord’s presence […]

14
Nov

Forgetting the Real Problem

Politicians, social scientists, and every man on the street argue about what’s wrong with the world. “It’s the government,” they say. “If we would just adopt this form of government,” (the one they agree with), “everything would be right.” There are as many ideas as there are […]

11
Jul

How Revival Can Begin With You

There are a lot of good definitions of revival. My favorite is very simple: It’s when God shows up for church. It’s that very special time in a life of the people of God when they begin to experience the presence of Jesus Christ in a fresh […]

27
Jun

If you could only pray for one thing . . .

What do you pray when you have the opportunity to lead the entire nation in prayer? This happened for Solomon as he came to dedicate the new temple (1 Kings 8). What did he pray? After a few sentences of praise to God for being a covenant-keeping […]

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