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Buying Gold in Times of Testing

by Dana Candler
2 weeks ago

Testing can produce mature love, which is the gold Jesus counsels us to "buy" from Him (Revelation 3:18). Let go of lesser things and cling to Him with new abandon!

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Putting This Season into Perspective

by Mike Bickle

In shifting seasons we must focus on the unshakeable truths of what Scripture says is happening: birth pangs before the return of Christ, the birth of the millennial age, and the age to come.

Take a Gap Year: Why There Has Never Been a More Important Moment

by David Sliker

Want to survive the current crisis and be ready to shine in the next? Read why taking a year to prioritize seeking Jesus is an excellent move.

Now More Than Ever: Why I’m Passionate about Sending Teens to Camp

by Isaac Bennett

In these extraordinary times, teens need connection with God and with each other more than ever. Isaac Bennett shares his passion for sending teens to summer camp.

Why Camp Is As Important As Ever

by Lenny La Guardia

Perhaps now more than ever, we must guard ourselves, and our children, from falling into isolation. Why is this important? Because the Lord God made us for relationships! And not just relationships through a computer screen or phone, but rich, vibrant, in-person relationships.

Asleep in the Storm: Rest amidst Racial Conflict

by Stuart Greaves

In the midst of racial conflict, Stuart Greaves instructs us on how to let our souls rest in God through prayer, revelation, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

The War on Inaction

by Andy Byrd

As believers, we have the privilege of bringing the gospel to those who haven't heard—whether they be in our communities or another part of our world. You carry the hope that the world needs! Andy Byrd of The Send shares his heart.

We Want to Change the World, but We Hate Change

by David Sliker

We are caught in a desire for change yet get frustrated when circumstances change around us. How do we handle this wrestle? Learn from one man's journey and inner struggle.

Responding to the Crisis: Turning to the Words of Jesus

by Allen Hood

Do we shut down in the face of crisis, or allow Jesus to meet us there? Allen Hood shares his personal journey of responding to the Coronavirus /COVID-19 pandemic by clinging to the words in red.

Faith or Fear

by Audra Lynn

In shakings, our faith (or lack thereof) is revealed. Which path will we choose—fear or faith?

Clinging to God’s Promises in the Midst of Tragedy

by Corey Russell

Need hope in troubled times? One man's story of finding God in his darkest moments can encourage you.

Grace in the Process

by Mike and Anne Rizzo

God's Grace can sustain us as life goes from normal to quite different in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19). See how one man adapted.

Confessing the Risen Christ in You

by Dean Briggs

The power of life and death is in the tongue. How can confessing the risen Christ in you build your faith and help you overcome? Get fresh perspective this Easter!

Thank God for God

by Fia Curley

As world events change rapidly, we can find hope and peace in the unchangeable truth of God's character and His promise of faithfulness.

Recovering from Loss and Disappointment

by Juliet Canha

Whether it's pain, shame, bitterness, or loss, the gospel offers hope and healing in Jesus' name.

The Virtual Worship Opportunity

by Justin Rizzo

Struggling to adjust to corporate worship online during these times? Veteran worship leader Justin Rizzo shares some encouragement and advice

The Artist’s Palette

by Mike and Anne Rizzo

Can discovering more of God's beauty actually lead to seeing greater beauty in our spouse and world and inspire spiritual growth? Find out more.

The Confidence of the Gospel

by Isaac Bennett

The gospel of Jesus Christ gives us confidence, not our political party. Discover fresh joy today!

Don’t Waste Time Waiting on God

by Justin Rizzo

Where is God in the delay? Why should we wait on Him? Find out one man's answer.

Beholding the Beauty of Jesus

by Stuart Greaves

In the face of rising socio-political, moral, and spiritual pressures in the world, we need the beauty of Christ to keep our hearts burning with love no matter what we face.

Rooting Our Hearts in the Meekness and Majesty of Jesus

by David Sliker

Christ's suffering and death shout loudly of His ability to justly rule the earth in perfect meekness. Gaze deeper at the cross to be reminded of the reasons His leadership can be fully trusted.

A Letter Regarding COVID-19

by Mike Bickle

Here at the International House of Prayer of Kansas City, we are not only closely watching developments around COVID-19, we are responding aggressively in full compliance with directives from local and national officials.

Praying without Ceasing

by Diane Bickle

We often cling to God in a crisis; but can the person of Jesus alone motivate us to stay in a continual conversation with Him? What happens when we do? Hear one woman's testimony.

Jesus, My Magnificent Obsession: A People of Whom the World Is Not Worthy

by Daniel Lim

We gain perspective when we focus on Jesus, who helps us overcome trials in life and shine brightly before men. Read more about the power of this Spirit-filled life.

Inconvenience and Sacrifice

by Juliet Canha

Fasting can quicken our spiritual breakthrough and curb the appetite for other things. Will you engage in fasting to get more of God?

Loving God’s Work

by Fia Curley

God is faithful even in hard times. He has a plan to bring us through.

Thoughts on Kanye West’s Recent Declaration That Jesus Is King

by Adam Wittenberg

A major celebrity declares, "Jesus is Lord" and proceeds to record an album entitled as this bold declaration. Should we draw comfort, be skeptical, or react otherwise to the news about Kanye West? Mike Bickle responds.

The Faith of Open Hands

by Fia Curley

Faith pleases the Lord, and it also causes us to move forward during those challenging times when tough moments in life threaten to overwhelm us.