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Imitation Christians

Have you ever had someone try to imitate you? Imitating someone can be done for a variety of reasons. Growing up in Georgia and living the vast majority of my life in the state has given me what some might call a “drawl.” I did not know this until I worked in a ministry for . . .
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Articles

Hakha Chin Revival Videos

In my recent trip to Hakha City last November, we made a few videos regarding the Hakha Revival of 2004-2005.

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Life and Death Prayer

When many Christians think of prayer and the believer’s relationship to prayer, they often come to the conclusion that his greatest shortcoming is his neglect of it.  Christians, often, do not pray. Our sermons and books tend to focus on this prayerlessness.  We try to provoke one another to pray more often with larger numbers . . .
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Observations from the Hakha Chin Revival

My heart leaped! Just a few weeks ago my good friend Colin Richards and I were making our way into the Chin Hills for a conference. Only in recent years has the government of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, allowed foreigners into this area. After driving over seven hours on the high ridges of the . . .
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Knowing God

This summer I had the privilege of attending and ministering at my first Christ Life Conference in Ann Arbor. What a blessing! As I was preparing to attend the meeting I became friends with a deacon there who helps out with the counseling part of the conference. He asked me about my own journey to . . .
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News

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Meet Evangelist Jonathan Beazley!

Every so often a pastor will ask me, “What evangelists could you recommend that preach on the Christ-life?” Among the ones I could mention, I would like to suggest Evangelist Jonathan Beazley. He and I got connected some years ago through both being a part of the Neighborhood Bible Time training with Larry Koontz. I love his passion to understand and . . .
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Announcing New Venue

For the past three years the Lord has burdened my heart deeply about the coming millennial kingdom and our need to prepare for it as believers.  I believe the church of Jesus Christ has grown lax and flippant because of not correctly understanding what lies ahead at the Judgment Seat and how our verdict there . . .
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Christ Life Clinic Photo Gallery and Summary

If you were at the Christ Life Clinic this year, you already know what I’m going say—the Lord met with us in a wonderful way! The daytime sessions delved deeply into spiritual truths, the evening sessions spurred us forward, and the one-on-one counseling sessions and Q&A times put the pieces together for ongoing growth and . . .
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We Have a New Look!

Welcome to the newly-redesigned Revival Focus Forum, or you can simply call us Revival Forum. As we approach our second anniversary (Sept. 1, 2014), we listened to your input and broadened our layout & design from the former blog format (Friends of Revival Blog) to the new Revival Forum format, which allows greater flexibility in . . .
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August Desktop Background

August is here, and here is a new desktop background for you! As always, a big thanks to Benjamin Smith and the guys at IFB Design. They do excellent work and would be a great source for your ministry graphics needs. Don’t miss the terrific graphics they designed for previous months! We are pleased to . . .
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