prayer

October 29, 2019
teach church to pray

Teach the Church to Pray

Reshared with permission from the author Learning to Pray With Scriptures Praying with Scripture is not a new concept. The use of Scripture for prayer has been around since the early church fathers and it gained momentum during the Monastic period. Some Christian traditions kept this practice in their liturgical worship and Lectio Divina.  However, this practice is generally lost to most of us evangelical Christians due to our disproportionate emphasis on spontaneous prayer, thinking that this approach to prayer is much more sincere than prayers that are being read out. The Four Movements in Prayer This book combines methods […]
August 21, 2017
mobilise

The Lausanne Movement and Operation World join forces to mobilise prayer globally

Sharing exciting news from Lausanne and Operation world below as they work together to better mobilise Christians to prayer around the world. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25 July 2017—The Lausanne Movement and Operation World announced today that they are entering into a unique partnership to mobilise prayer for the nations and world evangelisation. Lausanne and Operation World (OW) share a longstanding commitment to prayer and mission, as well as a strong conviction that Christians worldwide must have more opportunities—in more languages and in more forms of media—to join in prayer for the nations. The two organizations have been exploring partnership for a number […]
August 21, 2017

i A . S . K : Messaging God

The ubiquitous “i” prefix stands for words like internet and innovation. It has also turned us inward, arousing self-centeredness and exhibitionism through selfies and social media. But altruistic verbs like care or love can sanctify the “i” pronoun in front of them. I recently addressed a thousand missionaries characterized by iGive or iDie in the two largest lands in the world. For this devotional on the theology and practice of biblical prayer, the verb that follows the “i” is an acronym. As such, it will be pronounceable and memorable, and more importantly, doable. The acronym A.S.K. generates from Matthew 7:7–8, […]
May 22, 2017

Leadership Development Consultation (LDC)

You are invited to the upcoming Leadership Development Consultation (LDC) At LDC 2017, Christian leaders from many nations will gather for prayer, learning, networking, collaboration and encouragement. We’re gathering thought leaders and field experts to tackle the most critical and timely issues for those who work in Christian leader development. Special RREACH discount (5%) & Super Early Bird Discount (30% off) The Super Early Bird Discount Expires: 12/31/16 at 11:59 PM (EST). With the discounts, the total registration fee would be $196.65 Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand! When: May 22-26, 2017 Come for a unique experience that will shape thinking and practice […]
April 22, 2017

Takeshi Takazawa Prayer Update

One of the core values of the GProCommission is exchanging encouragement and a vital way we encourage one another is through prayer. For many of us, a very real battle began at the conclusion of the Congress and is still ongoing, like our wonderful GProCongress morning MC, Brother Takeshi Takazawa, who has been grappling with severe kidney issues since the Congress ended. He and his wife Dorrie, have been grateful for your ongoing prayers and gave their kind permission to share the most recent update. Please take a moment to pray for them but you may also find yourself encouraged […]