Never a Wasted Prayer

by Justin Rizzo
6 days ago

As I began to believe that even my weakest, most uninspired prayers counted, my ability and desire to persist in prayer increased.

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Training and Events

Until the Fame of Jesus Fills the Earth

by Adam Wittenberg

A praying Church, filled with praying people, is God’s vehicle for advancing His kingdom.

Slowing Down to Hear God’s Voice

by Adam Wittenberg

If you’re struggling, know that God hasn’t left you. He’s not mad at you for being busy, but His heart may be calling you to slow down and step closer to Him.

The Heart behind Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love”

by Adam Wittenberg

I just started experiencing the kindness of the Father, the goodness of the Father, in a way that I'd never experienced before.

Surrender—the Way to Hear God’s Voice

by Adam Wittenberg

Surrender flows as we begin to trust our heavenly Father, who is all knowing, the very definition of love, and always has our best interest at heart.

Growing in Prayer as a Young Adult

by Adam Wittenberg

I got more confident in His voice, and then I got more confident in my prayers. I also learned to trust God concerning my daily needs.

Eight Ways to Protect Children in Your Church

by Lenny La Guardia

The church is not immune to the potential for abuse or neglect of children.

Untie The Donkey, The Lord Has Need Of You

by Selenia Vera

He is in the business of untying donkeys—of breaking people free from that which holds you back.

Ten Ways to Grow as a Young Worship Leader

by Justin Rizzo

He has a beautiful journey for you, and being a worshipper is a key part of it.

Three Steps to Healthy Relationships with Overseers

by Lenny La Guardia

I pray that, as children’s ministry leaders, we not view our leaders as always opposed to us.

Loving God’s Truth in the Era of “Your Truth”

by David Sliker

The rejection of the Christian narrative has allowed for a secular narrative to take the dominant place in our culture and society.

Jesus, Everyone is Looking for You

by Selenia Vera

Woven into the fabric of who we were created to be, the infinite God created an infinite longing within us to be fascinated.

Train This Summer to be a Leader on Your College Campus

by Fia Curley

It really is such a significant part of the training—not just doing prayer meetings, but coming into a pre-existing pre-established culture of prayer.

How Singing the Word Strengthened My Faith

by Jaye Thomas

It’s not that God reveals new things about His character or person, so much as it is that our eyes are opened to see Him for who He is, causing our hearts to sing to Him about Him.

Storytellers for the Kingdom

by Jono Hall

If we are to persuade people to our cause, it is helpful that we have truth as our narrative and that we are persuaded by it.

When the Lord Encounters Children through His People: How the Children’s Equipping Center Impacted My Life

by Selenia Vera

Before Jesus did anything, He invited the children to come to Him. CEC is simply following this example.

Drawing Closer to the Father’s Heart

by Fia Curley

As our slain lamb, good teacher, and gracious friend, Jesus readily displayed the true nature of the Father.

Imparting a Legacy of Prayer to Our Children

by Patricia Bootsma

As Jesus taught and modeled to His disciples a lifestyle of prayer, so must we as parents teach and model to our main disciples—our children—a life of prayer.

A Time of Breakthrough for Women of God

A Time of Breakthrough for Women of God

by Fia Curley

As women secure in covenant relationship with God and filled by His Spirit, we can have unwavering confidence in the power of God to bring about His promises for our lives.

Unwavering: Standing Steady Together

by Diane Bickle

There will be many moments in life that test us and tempt us to waver from our commitments, but when we rely on the strong love of God we are strengthened to remain unwavering.

Bringing Hope to the Inner City

by Adam Wittenberg

Here, you get to see your prayers happen. You see people set free from addiction.

From Persecution to Redemption

by Fia Curley

The Lord sees every moment, even the ones in which His children endure sins perpetrated against them. He pays close attention and was prepared for these moments even before they took place.

Whatsoever Things Are Lovely

by Selenia Vera

We must be quick to replace every vain fleeting, racing thought. We mustn’t be paralyzed, doing nothing to silence them.

A Beautiful Waste

by Sara Hagerty

Every ordinary minute of my day was slowly becoming an opportunity to encounter God’s unwavering gaze, this tenderness I’d not known so intimately before, when I was highly productive.