Category: Awakening

Praying with a Partner

During our 21 days of fasting and prayer, I encourage you to join in prayer with a partner. You will be motivated to keep on praying if every day you meet with your partner in person, by Skype or on the phone. Here are some guidelines we have developed to help you: prayer-partners-guidelines “I also […]

21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

I would like to invite you to join us from this Sunday, 8 January until Sunday, 29 January for 21 Days of Prayer & Fasting. (See notes below about Joel’s sermon from Sunday)  How & when you fast during this time should be determined by you, and children will be encouraged to fast in different […]

Sunday Sermon: 21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

21 Days of Prayer and Fasting (sermon from Joel on 1 January- technical difficulties cut of the podcast around declaration #2 below) Joel 1:14 Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD. […]

21 Days of Prayer

As we begin our series “Shift,” we focus on going from where we have been to where God would have us go next. Would you join us for 21 days of prayer from 4 September to 25 September about these shifts? Shifts in YOUR life to take you where God can use you. Shifts in […]

The Practice of Confession

Last Sunday, I shared some about the spiritual practice of private confession, both to God and to fellow believers. Confession in Prayer Here’s what I gave you as my personal practice of confession. (You don’t have to put this into practice exactly like I do, but here are some ideas for your own personal time […]

Faith that doesn’t waver

I had some thoughts last week from Day 10 of the Awakening Devotional that I’d like to share. (see 9 January post below for explanation of the Awakening journey & some resources) James 1:6 (take a moment to read it) says we should ask of God and not waver in our faith that He is for […]

Prayer Partnering

What an encouraging experience it is to have a daily prayer partner during our 21-day Prayer and Fasting time! Actually, I have the joy of having three partners in prayer. I just want you to know that it’s not too late to start praying with another person for this time we have set aside. If […]

Awakening Day 2- Removing distractions

John 10:27 “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” (See the post below for the basics about our 21-day Awakening journey) So as I read the devotional (download here) for day 2, it challenged me with this question, “What distractions do I need to remove so I can focus […]

Awakening Begins- All you need to know here

Hello friends, I am so excited about our 21 day Awakening journey in devotions, prayer & fasting! In short join us in changing your routine for 21 days to set the tone for 2016. Taking attention off ourselves & placing it on God will be so rewarding! One of the key points we are emphasizing […]

More information on fasting

Here’s some great material Suzanne found from our friends at Cru (Agape here in Europe): www.cru.org/train-and-grow/spiritual-growth/fasting.html See my original post below for more information about Awakening!