A Nationwide Call for Spiritual Awakening

Personal Revival

10
Jun

How Much Do You Pray?

Matt’s eyes remained fixed on me. I felt my face flush slightly, and a series of justifications raced through my mind. I had given years to catalyzing spiritual vitality in my ministry vocation. I counseled and pastored people every day. Why was he singling me out? But […]

10
May

A Revived Church Is America’s Only Hope

What happens when a nation loses its conscience? When the light barely shines in the darkness? When truth is obscured by lies? We can answer those questions with another question: What does America look like in 2019? We are a nation adrift. A nation confused. A nation […]

04
Apr

The Travail That Preceded Spiritual Awakening

In 1927 my grandad, A. P. Elliff, went to be the pastor of First Baptist Church in Lavaca, Arkansas. Lavaca was a small farming community outside Ft. Smith, with just a few hundred people in the entire town. Grandad and his wife, Sue, and two children (one […]

16
Nov

Contentment

Genuine contentment is one of the hallmarks of godly men and women. Somewhere along the way, they have learned the “secret of contentment,” as Paul speaks of in Philippians 4. And this secret changes everything. Paul reminded Timothy of the path to this great treasure: Godliness actually […]

06
Nov

Gratitude

After more than two decades of ministry to hurting people, I have come to believe that a failure to give thanks is at the heart of much, if not most, of the sense of gloom, despair, and despondency that is so pervasive even among believers today. Furthermore, […]

27
Mar

The Limiting Power of Unbelief

“He did not do many miracles there because of their unbelief” (Matthew 13:58 NASB). All of us, and all of those around us, need to see the miraculous hand of God do miracles in our midst. There is a sense in which everything God does that involves […]

20
Mar

The Cry That Moves God’s Heart

We are in desperate need. The sin of our land is rampant and unrelenting, and it has invaded the church. There are some wonderful exceptions, but the normal congregation is losing 85% of its upcoming student generation. Like a Stage 4 cancer patient, we must do something […]

13
Mar

The Number One Need in America

The #1 need in America is still the #1 need in America: the next great spiritual awakening. Some would say the emergence and election of our President has brought about a political awakening in America. Regardless of one’s opinion of the President, it would be hard to […]

06
Mar

Praying for America: With One Cry

With the heightened sense of need for prayer in our nation, Dave Butts (president of Harvest Prayer Ministries, chairman of America’s National Prayer Committee, and founding Executive Team member for OneCry) has written With One Cry: A Renewed Challenge to Pray for America. Most Christians believe that […]

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