Through 2,000 years of church history, we can learn much from the prayers of men and women who have gone before us. We will begin each day this week by praying the words of a Puritan prayer from The Valley of Vision. Read More
Over this past year we have been in the process of re-envisioning our mission, values and vision here at the 20-year mark. As amazing as the past two decades have been, we trust that the years ahead will be marked by even greater fruitfulness for the kingdom of God, in our lives and through our lives.
To that end we once again invite the church body to a season of prayer and fasting.
as we pray
In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place and was praying there.
Because we are following the Servant King, and it was His habit to pray—it was His life. Jesus says in John 5:19-20, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing…For the Father loves the Son, and shows Him all things that He Himself is doing…” Read More
Because throughout redemptive history, God’s people have fasted. Because Jesus fasted. And while not commanded in the New Testament, we see the early church fasting at moments of great need and/or crisis. Read More
Fasting is not a requirement for prayer, nor spiritual growth. If you have health issues that prohibit you from skipping a meal, please do not skip a meal, but instead let that meal remind you of God’s provision and His invitation to pray.