A DENOMINATIONAL CALL TO PRAYER FIRST FRIDAY FAST

Prior to the Great Awakening, Jonathan Edwards, along with several colleagues, issued what was called “The National Prayer Accord.” It was a call to united prayer throughout New England. God moved in response to those prayers, and America experienced an incredible awakening.  The National Prayer Committee and Awakening America Alliance have issued a similar “National […]

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Collegiate Day of Prayer

February 27 was National Collegiate Day of Prayer, as historically, since 1823, the last Thursday in February has been set aside as a day for special prayer for our colleges and seminaries. The Second Great Awakening (1790-1845) produced our most powerful student revivals and the prayer movement that sustained them. For literally half a century, America experienced […]

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PRAYER MINISTRY IN CONFINEMENT

Pandemics that force us to be confined allow God to show us new and creative ways to be involved in ministry. God is creating some amazing ministry options these days. I was blessed the other day when I opened Facebook. The first post I saw was one from my daughter-in-law. She had issued an invitation […]

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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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URGENT CALL TO UNITED PRAYER:

In light of the current pandemic related to Covid-19, we are calling the people of the Missionary Church to united, persistent, extraordinary prayer. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary prayer. Most who are reading this are already praying. This call to prayer is an attempt to unite us in prayer and create some rhythms of prayer. […]

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PRAYER CHANGES ME

It has been 40 years, but I remember the day quite clearly. I was just leaving the home of a couple from the church whose nine- or ten-year-old son was losing his three-year battle to leukemia. In spite of his leukemia, he had been a star baseball player — a natural athlete. We (the church) […]

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PRAYER GUARDIANS

There is a fellowship of churches in New Zealand called the Christian Community Churches of New Zealand. Their tagline is “working together to take the good news back to New Zealand.” It is always great to see churches work together for the advancement of the Kingdom of God. I know little of the structure of […]

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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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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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