What is Prayer?  Partnership

Third, prayer is partnership.  God has plans for you, your family, church, and community. When we pray, we enter into partnership with God to fulfill His plans. In the Lord’s Prayer, we express this: “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done.” Some synonyms for partner are ally, companion, and helpmate.  Isn’t reassuring that God is…

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What is Prayer?  Communication

Second, prayer is communication. This is probably the most common definition of prayer (talking to God). Any good relationship needs meaningful communication.  God desires prayer to be two-way-communication, an ongoing dialogue with us. The following definition dives into different elements of communication: “Two-way process of reaching mutual understanding, in which participants not only exchange information,…

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What is Prayer?  A Relationship

Prayer can be described using three critical components.  First, prayer is a relationship between our loving and caring heavenly Father and us, His children. God invites us to a personal relationship.  He desires a deeper, intimate relationship with us – Holy and Consecrated. A relationship can be defined as “a state of connectedness between people…

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Face to Face with God

Prayer Watch International is excited to offer a new blog series which highlights Prayer School IA – Face to Face with God by Pastor Bjørn Pedersen.  These excerpts are brief snapshots from the 15 lessons of this Prayer School and from Pastor Bjørn’s book, Face to Face With God in Your Church: Establishing a Prayer Ministry. …

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2017 European Prayer Mission – Czech Republic

The PWI team prayer walked in Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic.  After walking the city, the team went to a Lutheran church (pictured below) and prayed for the people, the country, and for a powerful movement of the Holy Spirit.  PWI has been to this church on two previous occasions – to prayerwalk and to pray…

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2017 European Prayer Mission – Norway

International Prayer School 7 – Jesus is Coming Back – was held in Lyngdal, Norway from September 11th-16th.  All but one of the PWI Prayer Schools have been held in Lyngdal. This Prayer School was held in Å Bedehus, which means House of Prayer. The leader of PWI Norway is Magne Drageland. We are grateful for his…

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Happy Thanksgiving from PWI!

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2017 European Prayer Mission – Norway

International Prayer School 7 – Jesus is Coming Back – was held in Lyngdal, Norway from September 11th-16th.  All but one of the PWI Prayer Schools have been held in Lyngdal. This Prayer School was held in Å Bedehus, which means House of Prayer. The leader of PWI Norway is Magne Drageland. We are grateful for his…

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2017 European Prayer Mission – Czech Republic

The PWI team prayer walked in Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic.  After walking the city, the team went to a Lutheran church (pictured below) and prayed for the people, the country, and for a powerful movement of the Holy Spirit.  PWI has been to this church on two previous occasions – to prayerwalk and to pray…

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2017 European Prayer Mission – Germany

PWI had a fantastic Prayer Mission to Europe in September – which included a Prayer Training Seminar: Maturing Spiritual Gifts in Hof, Germany. The team, consisting of Pastor Bjørn, Pastor Steve Brown, and worship leader Wendy Brown, enjoyed reconnecting with friends from previous Prayer Schools as well as making new friends. Pastor Herbert and Rita…

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