Archive for August, 2010

Praying With Power: Key #2

Last week we mentioned how helpful it can be to gather together with two or three others for powerful prayer. (See Matthew 18:20.) However, your prayer team will not reach its full potential until the following principle is applied. ~ 2. Be in One Accord "If two of you shall agree on earth as...

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Something to Live For

For the first time in my life I experienced God. God is alive! He is real. I felt the power of His Spirit that week. We would pray for hours, crying out to God, and it would only feel like a few minutes. It was the most beautiful experience of my life, and one that I will never forget. It was on...

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Praying with Power: Key #1

Does the idea of a prayer meeting really get you excited? Do you sometimes feel like your prayers are hitting the ceiling? Do you have a problem falling asleep when you pray? Every Sunday morning for the next seven weeks, we will explore one aspect of powerful prayer that can completely transform...

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August 2010 Guys Journey

This team of fifty-nine young men arrived in the Northwoods this evening for a week of spending time "with Jesus." It is our prayer that their return from the Journey will prompt a similar response to what Peter and John received many years ago: "When they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and...

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Conquering the Tyranny of the Urgent

"So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God" (2 Chronicles 27:6). Jotham is not a very well-known king of Judah, but his success ranks right up there with Josiah, Uzziah, and Hezekiah. Scripture does not leave his secret up to speculation! In this powerful...

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The Paramount Importance of Prayer

In the beginning of July, I was blessed with the privilege of attending my fourth Journey to the Heart. The Lord used those ten days of self-examination and time alone with Him to reveal Himself to me in great and powerful ways! I found myself asking the first day, “Lord why am I here this week? What...

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