2020 GLOBAL YEAR OF THE BIBLE

The 2020 GLOBAL YEAR OF THE BIBLE is a relational network of people who wish to encourage a fresh movement of re-engaging with God’s Word at a grassroots level all around our planet. More than 2.4 billion individuals self-identify as followers of Jesus. Many of their globally known leaders have declared 2020 to be the […]

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WHAT IF…

God is in the practice of interrupting ordinary time and ordinary events to do extraordinary things. It was an ordinary Sabbath when Zacharias went into the temple to burn incense. It was significant for him because it would have been his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to offer incense representing the prayers of God’s people, but it was […]

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COLLEGIATE DAY OF PRAYER

The Missionary Church is blessed to have one of the best universities in the country, training people in a Christian environment to do ministry in a variety of fields of study. Their focus on discipleship and their concern for the spiritual growth and well-being of students is worth celebrating. The founders of Bethel College (now […]

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21 DAYS OF PRAYER

In 2 Chronicles 16:9, we read that “the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward him” (ESV).  Several years ago, I read this verse and thought, what if we could be THAT people? What if, when God’s eyes come […]

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SEEK GOD FOR THE CITY

Daniel Henderson, founder and president of Strategic Renewal ministries, reminded us at the Prayer Awakening conference that we should “seek His face before we seek His hand.” Using the pattern of the Lord’s prayer, we always begin with praise — “Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.” Regardless of our circumstances, God […]

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH

I love hearing stories of how God is working in many parts of the world in spite of government, religious, and cultural opposition.  I recently read an article about a woman from Saudi Arabia who came to Christ because she had a “Jesus dream”. She told of more than 30 of her friends who had […]

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CITIES AT PRAYER

The latest issue of PRAYER CONNECT, which is published by the Church Prayer Leaders Network (https://www.prayerleader.com), is focused on cities at prayer. Brian Alarid “explains the strategy for America Prays, which is cropping up in cities such as Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Bellingham, Washington — and is now spreading across 14 states and eight nations.” […]

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH

I love hearing stories of how God is working in many parts of the world in spite of government, religious and cultural opposition.  I recently read an article about a woman from Saudi Arabia who came to Christ because she had a “Jesus dream.” She told of more than 30 of her friends who had […]

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH

I love hearing stories of how God is working in many parts of the world in spite of government, religious and cultural opposition.  I recently read an article about a woman from Saudi Arabia who came to Christ because she had a “Jesus dream.” She told of more than 30 of her friends who had […]

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PRAYER AT BETHEL UNIVERSITY

Prayer is one of the primary values of the leadership of Bethel University. In addition to chapels, spiritual emphasis weeks, and intentional mentoring of students, there is a group of people who gather every Wednesday at noon in the old log church on campus for a time of prayer for the university, the students, and […]

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