Prayer: A Brand Mark of the Early Church

Prayer was a distinguishing brand mark of the early church... The early church bore three distinguishing brand marks: Prayer Public evangelism Strong doctrine It seems many churches today have one of these three, but rarely all three. The first distinguishing mark is prayer. ‚ÄúThese all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the…

Fasting: 4 Dangerous Pitfalls (And how to avoid them)

By prayer and fasting, believers may seek God in a deeper way and win spiritual victories otherwise impossible (Matthew 17:21, Isaiah 58:6). While fasting, there are dangerous pitfalls every believer must beware of... As with any good gift from God, Satan will counterfeit that gift and try to use it against us. This…

Kenneth Cates - A Simple Man of Prayer

Even in the dead of winter, Kenneth Cates often went out and prayed all night - preparing to leave North Carolina and go to Brazil. He would light a kerosene heater and seek God - interceding for the Amazon people. When he got to Brazil he found a place out in the woods where he…