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Abandoned Devotion

Fasting – The Atomic Power of the Great Commission

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By Ryan Shaw A key to our calling in the Great Commission is developing an environment, through communion prayer and fasting, where God can present himself among an unreached people group with great authority. Throughout the Bible, as well as church and mission history, we observe men and women with lives of prayer that few […]

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Abandoned Devotion -The Key Characteristic of Message Bearers

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By Ryan Shaw Message bearers are not developed in a vacuum. They do not all of a sudden appear. They are prepared by His hand over time, primarily through the channel of local ministries (local churches and campus ministry fellowships). The Holy Spirit is seeking to align every local church and campus ministry fellowship with […]

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Sweet Hour of Prayer

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Joel Iyorwa One hour of prayer? “Impossible!” some might say. “Unnecessary!” others might argue. Still others would insist “only those who have the special gift of prayer are capable of it.” More than just a few Christians think that a whole hour of prayer is something out of the ordinary, beyond the average Christian. Someone […]

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Understanding Abandoned Devotion

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By: Kelly Shaw The word “abandoned” has a strong meaning and often strong emotion attached to it. Most often it is construed as something negative. The word conjures up pictures of children who have been abandoned, left utterly alone, needing to depend completely upon themselves, unable to trust anyone else. In some cultures like Thailand, […]

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Created For Wholeheartedness

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By Ryan Shaw The Holy Spirit is trumpeting the message of the fulfillment of the Great Commission in this generation. He is calling the church to become all she was created to be and be used as the catalyst for the greatest global harvest ever seen in human history. The Great Commission is the natural […]

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Six Core Elements of the Fulfillment of the Great Commission

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By Ryan Shaw In Matthew 24:14 Jesus prophesies, “And this gospel of the Kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.” In this one verse we find Jesus linking the timing of His return to the gospel being experienced among every people […]

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What Is The Gospel? (Matthew 24:14)

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By Ryan Shaw What is the Gospel? I have asked this crucial question to believers from many cultural and national backgrounds over the years. Generally, I receive a hodge-podge of responses, mostly limiting the Gospel to eternal salvation. As those caring deeply about the Great Commission, it is necessary to ask what message we are […]

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