Prayer is Where the Action Is: Culture of Prayer [Part 2]

[fa icon="calendar'] October 2, 2019 / by Ray Van Gilst posted in Culture of Prayer

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If you’re not a prayer meeting type of person, let me encourage you—neither was I and neither were the apostles. Jesus’ disciples were no more capable of praying for 10 days than they were to fly to the moon. The night prior to His execution, Jesus urged His disciples to pray with Him for an hour—a mere sixty minutes—but they couldn’t do it. They kept dozing off. They failed miserably. Rather than joining Jesus in His upper room of prayer, they each rolled over, grabbed their pillows, and fell back asleep. Now, only a month later, they can pray like champions. So, what happened?

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The Upper Room and the Manifest Presence of Christ: Culture of Prayer [Part 1]

[fa icon="calendar'] September 11, 2019 / by Ray Van Gilst posted in Culture of Prayer

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I think we may be at a point in our history where God wants to develop in us as a district a “culture of prayer?” We’re going to go on that journey for a season. Over the coming weeks, I want to focus on what God wants to do in the Central Pacific District through prayer. 

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