praying hyde


Praying Hyde

John Hyde was not only a missionary to India in the early 1900’s, but he also was known as “The Apostle of Prayer.” John was a part of the Punjab Prayer Union which was started in 1904 and was instrumental in the beginning of the Sialkot Conventions which also began during the same year. For . . .
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Living the Resurrected Life (Part 1)

Imagine for a moment the state of Christianity if Christ had not risen from the grave: Our sins would not be forgiven. The serpent would have crushed Messiah’s head, not the other way around. Satan would be the victor, along with sin and death and hell. There would be no life after death. Life would . . .
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What Does Prayer Change?

Do you believe that prayer changes things? If you do, what do you believe prayer changes? Once, while a team of us were in New York City sharing the Gospel, a New Yorker challenged me with, “You know what prayer changes, don’t you? It changes you!” Many good and pious people would agree; so do . . .
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Renewing a Commitment to the Gospel

Last week in a revival meeting in Ohio, we scheduled a pre-service youth rally in which we encouraged the teens of the church to invite as many unsaved teens as they possibly could. After playing some cool games (Danger Games, as Evangelist Micah Self calls them), we fed the teens some pizza, showed them a . . .
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fixing the wrong problem

Worried About The Wrong Things (Part 1)

Have you ever looked back on your life to see times when you were focused on the wrong things? Looking back on the early days of my marriage, I realize now that the freedom that came with an independent household contributed to me losing focus on the most important things. I still struggle with focusing . . .
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Revival Journey DVD Package

The Revival Journey. Some of us are on it. Some of us long to start it. In this new Revival Journey DVD package, you will find teaching and encouragement from John Van Gelderen that will help you along the path God has for you. Each one of these four lessons is packed full of truth . . .
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Christ Life Clinic 2015

This year’s Christ Life Clinic focuses on the provision of Christ in you and you in Christ. All of the speakers will focus on the Spirit-filled life and Otto Koning—veteran missionary and author of The Pineapple Story—will focus on spiritual warfare. Please pray about coming and joining those who desire to know more of Jesus! Christ Life Clinic . . .
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eternal life

“Eternal Life” Tract Now Available in Print!

A while back we offered our new Eternal Life tract as a free download. This full color, tri-fold tract written by Jim Hollandsworth presents the gospel by pointing the reader back to the sin of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and explaining the effects of sin upon mankind. The necessity of depending . . .
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Praying for Rain: A New Year’s Greeting

The Lord has challenged me afresh with His challenge in Zechariah 10:1: “Ask ye of the LORD rain in the time of the latter rain; so the LORD shall make bright clouds, and give them showers of rain.” For me personally this is going to be my theme verse for 2015. Merry Christmas to all . . .
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Jonathan Beazley

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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