Stand Firm!

Reader’s Note: As we enter a new year and new decade, the power of prayer is necessary to see every promise of God come to pass. Lead and Founding Pastor of Christ Church and Prayerfest visionary, Dr. David Ireland, shares these words of encouragement from his book, “The Kneeling Warrior.” Becoming a kneeling warrior means …

Joining Jesus in Prayer

The Bible is chock-full of examples of Jesus praying with a fervent heart, connecting with His Heavenly Father. Jesus innately understood that if He was going to fulfill His purpose in the earth, He needed to commune with His Father continually. Leonard Ravenhill, the English Christian evangelist who used to spend up to eight hours …

Boldness in Prayer

Prayer begins when we approach Him with boldness—reflecting the fact that we feel welcome to approach Him. This frank approach does not imply irreverence toward God, however. Because we are in relationship with God, we have the right to make a logical assumption that God already knows us and we already know Him. Soformality and …

The Spirit-filled Prayer Life

An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life…”A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil. He is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, self-doubt, and ego. The other is good …

Now What?

What happens after an encounter like Prayerfest? On Friday, July 27, 2018, thousands gathered live at our Christ Church campus in Rockaway, NJ and via our Livestream to experience Prayerfest. During the course of the all-day festival of prayer and worship, many in attendance confessed and repented of sin, forgave others, received an impartation of God’s …

How to Intercede in Prayer

“Ain’t nobody praying for me. Who praying for me? Ain’t nobody praying.” These are the words of hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar on his song “FEEL.” His words echo the sentiment of many, wondering who is praying for them. Who is bringing their needs before the God of the universe who has the power to answer …