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  • Army base sees 1,459 salvations since March

    August 14 2018 by Josie Rabbitt Bingham, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Army base sees 1,459 salvations since March

    U. S. Army Chaplain (Capt.) Jose Rondon believes “there is nothing more exhilarating in life than seeing people come to Christ.” This year Rondon has experienced that exhilaration with more than 1,400 professions of faith – something one could describe as a spiritual awakening – at Fort Leonard Wood, his place of ministry.

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  • Colo. Baptists seek revival, anticipate building sale

    October 20 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Colo. Baptists seek revival, anticipate building sale

    A focus on revival and an announcement the Colorado Baptist General Convention will sell its Denver-area office building were among highlights of the convention’s Oct. 9-10 annual meeting at Mississippi Avenue Baptist Church in Aurora, Colo. Colorado Baptists celebrated their first annual meeting with Nathan Lorick as CBGC executive director.

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  • Awaken: Humility leads to confession, repentance

    April 6 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Awaken: Humility leads to confession, repentance

    John Franklin believes revival has a ripple effect. When Franklin spoke at the Awaken statewide prayer gathering March 11-12 at First Baptist Church, Charlotte he said when people turn their hearts to God, the effect is contagious. Pastor Mark Harris and Richard Owen Roberts also spoke at the event.

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  • Messengers pray in Columbus ‘as one family’

    June 18 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Messengers pray in Columbus ‘as one family’

    Thousands of messengers at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention knelt in prayer and raised their hands to heaven as they prayed for revival in the church and a great awakening across the United States. Spiritual leaders from Southern Baptist churches across America – including Hispanic, Korean, Native American and African ...

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  • N.C. Baptists, SBC leaders pray for revival

    February 27 2015 by K. Allan Blume & Seth Brown, BR staff | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists, SBC leaders pray for revival

    Chris Schofield, director of the Office of Prayer for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, says a prayer for spiritual awakening is rising to God all over the country. “It’s been growing – the initiatives, the emphases in the different state conventions have all been dovetailing,” he said. “It’s a groundswell.”

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  • “Do you know His name?” Fred Luter asks

    June 12 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    “Do you know His name?” Fred Luter asks

    Fred Luter drew enthusiastic, soulful responses from worshipers at an evening revival service June 10 during the SBC annual meeting in Baltimore as he preached from Psalm 80:18–19, the meeting’s official theme scripture calling for “Restoration and Revival through Prayer.”

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  • Prayer gathering in Atlanta doubled

    January 20 2014 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Prayer gathering in Atlanta doubled

    At the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel on Jan. 13-14, nearly 400 pastors and other ministers gathered to seek God and encourage one another in fellowship and believing prayer. This Atlanta prayer meeting doubled in size compared to the Dallas meeting last fall.

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  • Pastors call 2nd prayer meeting for revival

    December 5 2013 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pastors call 2nd prayer meeting for revival

    Pastors call for a 2nd prayer meeting in January taking place in Atlanta. Building upon the Word of God, pastors will be praying for each other, churches and the nation as a whole.
     

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  • Youth pastors join in call to prayer

    September 20 2013 by Sharayah Colter, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Youth pastors join in call to prayer

    Youth pastors are joining in to pray for revival and spiritual awakening.

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  • Preach scripture, not ‘Duck Dynasty’ or politics, Luter says

    September 18 2013 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Preach scripture, not ‘Duck Dynasty’ or politics, Luter says

    Preaching the scripture, not politics or even “Duck Dynasty,” will bring revival to the Southern Baptist Convention and the nation, SBC President Fred Luter said in his address to the SBC Executive Committee at its Sept. 16-17 meeting in Nashville.

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  • 47 SBC pastors call massive prayer meeting

    August 15 2013 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    47 SBC pastors call massive prayer meeting

    A group of 47 Southern Baptist pastors is inviting senior pastors to participate in A Call to Pray for Revival and Awakening Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Southlake, Texas.

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  • Hollifield calls messengers to pray for spiritual awakening

    November 20 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 4 comments
    Hollifield calls messengers to pray for spiritual awakening

    As the interest in revival services among church members continues to decline, especially among younger members, so does the interest and awareness of the need for spiritual awakening.

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  • Pastor shares ‘OneCry’ for N.C. Baptists

    November 18 2011 by Shawn Hendricks, BR Managing Editor | with 2 comments
    Pastor shares ‘OneCry’ for N.C. Baptists

    While pushing his way through the cobwebs as he entered the balcony of Moriah Chapel in Wales, Darryl Craft felt chills. During a 10-day trip to the United Kingdom, he stood there looking across the site of the legendary Welsh revival that took place in 1904.

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