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The Cinderella of the Church Today Is…

“The Cinderella of the church today is the prayer meeting,” wrote Leonard Ravenhill in Why Revival Tarries. “This handmaid of the Lord is unloved and unwooed….” I agree and venture to guess that in 99.99% of our churches today, the least attended event is the prayer meeting. We Christians seem to eagerly clear our calendar for Sunday morning worship, a Sunday school party or... read more

Is Prayer Really the Pits?

The shabby prayer life of the church these days could be termed “the pits.”  But I propose this term for a whole different reason.  Did you know that you play in an orchestra – or rather, you “pray” in an orchestra? In June of this year, the Holy Spirit began speaking to me about starting the Passionate Pursuit season off right – with an evening of worship and... read more