Prayer Study Generates Revival

Three years ago, Pastor Nelson Foster went to Ankeny, Iowa, just outside of Des Moines. For a year, he used the Chapel on the nearby Military Base in planting his new church. The security measures at the base presented problems for visitors, so growth was slow. After the church had grown to about fifty in…

Churches That Pray!

When Jim Cymbala became pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, the first Sunday there were 15 people in attendance and a grand total of $85.00 in the morning offering toward a mortgage payment of $232.00 plus utilities and other bills. The building was small. The walls needed painting. The windows were dingy and the floor was…

A Personal Note from Doug Small

Barbara and I are off today for a multi-state regional conference in “Dutch Country!” – Lancaster, PA. The event is sponsored by “The Fellowship!” The somewhat diverse group began as an effort out of Christ For the Nations to maintain contact with the many pastors and leaders who had been trained there or who looked…

Jesus Goes to Prison!

Jesus the answer for numerous American prisoners, says Mark Earley, the president of Prison Fellowship. He says new statistics on the number of Americans behind bars shows the need for Christ-centered, biblically based initiatives in correctional facilities. According to the report by the Pew Center on the States, for the first time in history, more…