Praise Report from the European Mission Team

We ended the PWI European Mission last Sunday night with Pastor Bjorn preaching at Betania, a local church fellowship in Lyngdal, Norway. Pastor Karol Brecheisen also shared a short message. We praise God for a fruitful and rewarding  mission trip to both Ukraine and Norway. Please join us in thanking God for using us to build up the body of Christ…

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Final Update from 2013 The European Mission

Today was the last day of our leadership training seminar in Lyngdal, Norway. We finished our teaching, graduated PWI’s newly-trained teachers, had a Celebration of Lights ceremony and enjoyed communion together. We praise and thank God that all went well and that eight people in Norway are now certified to teach with PWI. The other six people who attended the…

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Friday Update from LTS in Lyngdal, Norway

The last five students did their presentations at the PWI teacher certification training Friday morning in Lyngdal, Norway. Eight people chose to do the presentations so they will graduate tomorrow (Saturday) with a diploma.  In the afternoon the LTS students completed a spiritual gifts questionnaire. Not surprisingly the teaching gift was prominent for most of the students. So were the gifts…

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Update from the LTS in Lyngdal, Norway

Thursday was an uplifting and productive day at the teacher certification training in Lyngdal, Norway. Shelley, Pastor Bjorn, Pastor Karol and Pastor Miriam all did some teaching. We also divided the students into groups so that we and they could pray that God would help them develop 12 attributes of outstanding teachers. The students were very moved by…

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The PWI European Mission Team is now in Norway

The PWI European Mission Team is now in Norway. Pastor Lyngdal Sunday night. Pastor Bjorn Pedersen, Pastor Karol Brecheisen and Shelley Hedlund got here Monday evening along with Magne Drageland who was on our Ukraine team. Lyngdal is his home. On Tuesday Pastor Karol, Pastor Miriam and Shelley did some sightseeing with Reidunn, one of our LTS students. This was especially fun…

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Photos from the Ukraine Prayer School

   

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Final Update from the Ukraine

Here are some highlights on the last part of our week in Petrodolina, Ukraine. Thursday: Shelley opened with devotions, Pastor Bjorn taught on the importance of corporate prayer and Pastor Karol taught on spiritual gifts. The students completed a spiritual gifts survey and came forward so that we could bless their gifts and pray for more. On Thursday evening team members…

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Wednesday Prayer School Highlights from the Ukraine

Pastor Bjorn taught on why it is important for us to listen to God. We cannot follow our shepherd if we don’t recognize his voice. God speaks in numerous ways, but especially through His Word. Pastor Bjorn provided steps in learning to listen. He also taught the students about how we renew our minds. We…

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Tuesday Prayer School Highlights from the Ukraine

On Tuesday morning Pastor Karol Brecheisen taught on how we and our churches are to be houses of prayer. We pray before we do anything else. Pastor Karol also touched on fasting, putting on the armor, being spiritually alert and praying for the nations around the world. During her teaching representatives of the eight nations…

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Monday Prayer School Highlights from the Ukraine

Today (Monday) was our first day of teaching at Petrodolina, Ukraine and we are off to a good start. Pastor Bjorn and Pastor Karol covered introductory material and then Pastor Bjorn spoke to the group about Moses and the burning bush. As some of you know we are teaching Prayer School 2, “The Burning Bush Encounter.”…

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