Encountering God: Cultivating Your Relationship with the Lord in Worship

by Sada Rogers
10/6/17

Worship is one of the many ways we grow in intimacy with the Lord, as we draw near to Him and learn of Him and His character. This is strengthened as we use His word as a conduit to worship.

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Training and Events

Fake News, the Bible, and the Beauty of God

Fake News, the Bible, and the Beauty of God

by Jono Hall

There's a battle raging around news, truth, and the person of Jesus. What is God doing to address the challenge?

The Greatest Preparation for Ministry: Understanding God's Word

The Greatest Preparation for Ministry: Understanding God’s Word

by Amanda Beattie

Want to make a difference in the world? It starts with a foundation in the Word of God, the only hope and power to effect change.

How Does God Prepare Messengers?

How Does God Prepare Messengers?

by Aaron Phillips

God likes to form His messengers through a patient process, requiring much listening before speaking. In our fast-paced culture today, this still applies—perhaps more than ever. Find keys to greatness and biblical leadership in our latest blog.

Why Educate Yourself as a Christian

Why Educate Yourself as a Christian?

by Charles A. Metteer, PhD

Hunger points us to learning, something that, done in the right context, can yield a lifetime of fruit. Read a stirring perspective on education as a Christian in this blog.

Experiencing God in Worship

Experiencing God in Worship

by Adam Wittenberg

Bethany was too tired to worship, until God broke in and touched her heart! Read her testimony from the Onething conference.

The Importance of Worship Training: An Interview with Jaye Thomas

The Importance of Worship Training: An Interview with Jaye Thomas

by Adam Wittenberg

Jaye Thomas has led worship all over the globe, and now he's leading the Forerunner Music Academy at IHOPU. Hear his vision, hopes, and dreams for the school, as well as his perspective on what God is doing in the worship movement.

We are Made for More

We Are Made for More

by Adam Wittenberg

Why not take a special season to press deeper into God, pursuing the more that many of us desire, but don’t know how to get? See if the Intro experience is right for you.

How to Live for One Thing

How to Live for One Thing

by Adam Wittenberg

When Paul met Jesus, life came into focus. Instead of striving against Jesus and the Church, he now gave all of his energy to building it.

Helping Teens to Stand in a Culture that Opposes God

Helping Teens to Stand in a Culture that Opposes God

by Hampton Conder

Although the current culture opposes God, it's still possible for teens to live for, and love, Him in a way that makes an impact.

he Power of Worship to Touch Families

The Power of Worship to Touch Families

by Christina Reynolds

The powerful influence of music is evident all around us, especially in the mouths and lives of young children.

7 Mindsets Depleting Your Leadership Strength

7 Mindsets Depleting Your Leadership Strength

by Isaac Bennett

The easy path in ministry doesn’t exist. The easy path in Christianity doesn’t exist.

Onething: Testimonies of God's Faithfulness

Onething: Testimonies of God’s Faithfulness

by Adam Wittenberg

God moves when hungry believers gather in His name, and each December the Onething conference produces many testimonies of His goodness. Here are a few to whet your appetite for this year's gathering in Kansas City, Dec. 28–31.

Finding Purpose in Your 60s

Finding Purpose in Your 60s

by Brad Tebbutt

Think you don't have a voice because you're over 50? Think you can't influence or help young people? The kingdom doors are open for inter-generational ministry, and you have a role. Learn more in our newest blog.

Building the House of Prayer

Building the House of Prayer

by Adam Wittenberg

Prayer flows best from the place of intimacy and delight. See how God is raising up lovesick worshipers to usher in His Son's return as He builds the global house of prayer.

How to Love Jesus When Your Friends Don't

How to Love Jesus When Your Friends Don’t

by David Sliker

True friendships have more than affection and loyalty at their core. The powerful “binding agent” of lasting friendships is the love of Jesus that empowers us to love selflessly and fearlessly.

Cultivating Kids' Devotion to God

Cultivating Kids’ Devotion to God

by Lenny La Guardia

More than a program, children need a vibrant relationship with God through prayer, the word, and training in signs and wonders. This simple approach can cultivate leaders who will transform the body of Christ. Read more in our new blog.

What Teens Need from Us More Than (Almost) Anything Else

What Teens Need from Us More Than (Almost) Anything Else

by Fia Curley

You can encourage your teens to seek the Lord through the simple but effective plan of helping your teens know God, trust Him, and talk with Him.

Parenting Unto Godly Dating and Marriage

Parenting Unto Godly Dating and Marriage

by Patricia Bootsma

Stay strong with your boundaries, have a consistent prayer life for your child to marry God’s choice for them, and give honest, loving input.

Teens Need Social Connect More than Social Networks by Lauren Sliker

Teens Need Social Connect More than Social Networks

by Lauren Sliker

Social media may be convenient, helpful, and even fun, but oftentimes it robs us of true interactions with those God has placed around us.

How to Know God's Will for Your Life After High School

How to Know God’s Will for Your Life After High School

by Isaac Bennett

While our temporary assignments in life may change, God's calling for our lives—to know and experience Christ—will never change.

The Power of Creative Storytelling: an Interview with George Otis, Jr.

The Power of Creative Storytelling: an Interview with George Otis, Jr.

by Adam Wittenberg

The Bible is a book of stories, and believers are still called to use this powerful medium to convey truth to every area of our culture. Documentarian George Otis Jr. shares tips and advice for kingdom storytellers in the end times.

Stop Trying to Make the Gospel Relevant to Teenagers

Stop Trying to Make the Gospel Relevant to Teenagers

by Isaac Bennett

The gospel meets the deepest needs of every human soul, including the youngest ones around us.

God Needs Your Voice

Let Your Voice Be Heard

by Adam Wittenberg

What is God’s plan to deal with the darkness in our world? Is He moving, and, if so, what part do you play?