Jesus is and will be worth the fight and the promises He has asked us to contend for. These things are worth giving our lives to believe for and to birth in prayer.
More than stone and architectural prowess, each creation helps strengthen the memory of what has been accomplished, a visual reminder of historic events.
The one good thing about pain, though, is that it makes you desperate enough to run to God. And run I did.
The Word takes you on a journey if you stick with it. Somehow, you wake up one day after years of singing it and find that it's alive.
But from heaven's view, prayer is not just a simple act but one that is connected to the ultimate fulfillment of God's plan.
It makes sense now, thinking of how Jesus first came to see small beginnings that would change hearts.
The Lord meets the mostly-weak and mostly-boring prayers of the saints with His power.
I was an Anna. I was a Mary of Bethany. I was called to “waste my life” at the feet of Jesus, and it didn’t matter if anyone else saw me or understood me, because it was all for Him.
I had never considered for a minute that He really delighted in me, much less that He rejoiced over me.
The Lord has been after a people for a long time to do Psalm 27:4—even before the house of prayer was established here in Kansas City
Whether you’re in a room of 1,000, at a gathering of 100, or praying with a few intercessors together in a room, the delight of combining prayer with worship is available to all of us.
Wasting my youth on day-and-night prayer has really been the best investment of my time and energy.
There’s no shortcut to loving God. It requires time and intentional implications of our heart, mind, and soul.
As IHOPKC marks its 20th anniversary this year, we’re taking a moment to walk back through those years and observe what the Lord did and spoke to establish this ministry.
Laugh and rejoice, for because of the day of His resurrection, the great day of your resurrection lies before you.
We don't want to miss Him in this hour, so we're taking a break from our normal rhythms to seek Jesus first over all things.
The words can fill us with wonder. It can all seem just a little too good to be true. Seemingly…
What we need in this hour is a narrative that transcends the left and the right, and that is the gospel of Jesus Christ.
This fragile Toddler is the Lamb of God, the Lamb without spot or blemish, the Lamb that was slain, the Lamb in the midst of the throne.
The Shack has ministered healing to the many millions who have read it, but, on the other side of the coin, has provoked a firestorm of criticism from those who call it heresy and false teaching and say it should be avoided in the same way as pornography.
Ultimately, the words prophesied by Isaiah will be our reality. Our great victor—who came in the form of a baby to a Jewish couple—will come again as King to restore all things.
We can maintain hearts of joy and thankfulness for the gift we've been given in the Son of God, who is actively bringing about restoration.
The Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage will put pressure on the Church and refine it, bringing unity and greater love for Jesus.
In this hour of crisis, IHOPKC director Mike Bickle has joined the call of many national Christian leaders, urging believers to cry out to God for mercy on our land.