WORSHIP Begin your prayer meetings by engaging in corporate worship. Worship will unify your hearts and turn your focus towards the Lord. Suggested length of time: 10 minutes. UP “Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name…” Matthew 6:9 -Upward prayer is the prayer of adoration. Begin your prayer meetings by speaking forth the knowledge […]
Developing a powerful and consistent prayer life is within the reach of every believer and is not difficult. By setting a schedule, using a prayer list, and developing a right view of God we can easily develop a prayer life that is consistent, effective, and rewarding. This guide contains practical information to help you build […]
Within the body of Christ there are many different forms and expressions of church and each one can have a vibrant and healthy prayer ministry. Any local church can build and nurture a vibrant prayer culture and there are many ways to developing and grow your existing prayer ministry.
Systematically studying the Bible is much simpler when you have a plan for how you are going to study. This resources includes several simple ways you can begin to systematically study the Bible and some other helpful tips to help you deepen your existing study.
The most substantial way in which we can bolster our prayer lives is by feeding on the Word of God. Meditating on the Word is simply the process of developing a dialogue with God using the Scripture. This includes engaging in active conversation with God as we read His Word. Scripture gives us the “conversational […]
Prayer is the foundation, but the Scripture is essential to the long term health and vibrancy of the prayer furnace, so a critical part of building a prayer furnace is incorporating a Bible study. While the corporate prayer meeting is the foundation of a prayer furnace, corporate study of the Word is the next thing […]
At the heart of everything is the corporate prayer meeting. It is often a small and simple prayer meeting consisting of a “Daniel company” of committed believers whose hearts are joined in the place of prayer. Great breakthroughs can come from the contending intercession that rises from these small prayer meetings. Luke18 Project exists to […]
Part of our personal prayer time is prayer for those who have not yet come to repentance and faith in Jesus. Many feel the urge to pray for the lost, but find it difficult to get started. We have provided some simple guidelines that help you pray for specific individuals you know as you develop […]
All of the apostle’s prayers recorded for us in the New Testament focus on the church. The church is God’s answer to the condition of a city. One of the primary focuses of our corporate prayer meetings should be the church in our city. Transformation comes as God releases power and grace to the church. […]
Using the New Testament prayers as a basis for your prayer meeting will help you establish a Biblical prayer model. These prayers are recorded in the Scripture for us so that we have language for corporate prayer that is anointed by the Holy Spirit. Using these prayers as the basis of your prayer meeting will […]
Scene 1: Summer 1951 (It was our second date. Ralph and I were sitting on the grass close to the Rose Bowl, getting acquainted. We had first met just two weeks before.) “I want you to know I’m a rather…uh… radical person,” Ralph told me. “My mother has often despaired of me. At one point I […]
The Queen Mary, lying in repose in the harbor at Long Beach, California, is a fascinating museum of the past. Used both as a luxury liner in peacetime and a troop transport during the Second World War, its present status as a museum the length of three football fields affords a stunning contrast between the […]
“Fasting begets prophets and strengthens strong men. Fasting makes lawgivers wise; it is the soul’s safeguard, the body’s trusted comrade, the armor of the champion, the training of the athlete.” – Basil, Bishop of Caesarea (AD 330-379) With this call to enter into an extended season of fasting, we must prepare ourselves adequately so that […]
But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd. Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” (Matthew […]
The Best and the Brightest The students that were volunteering as foreign missionaries had the best minds and the brightest futures of their generation. Upon graduation, if they desired it, they were all but assured of high-paying jobs in the highest echelons of society and promised lives of prestige and honor. Yet, these student volunteers […]
“Has any such offering of living men and women been presented in this age–in this country–in any age, or any country, since the days of Pentecost?” – President McCosh, President of Princeton College (now University) in May 1887, referring to the Student Volunteer Movement In 1886, 251 young men from nearly 90 colleges gathered together […]