Some teachers do not regard prayer as a part of the equipment but, rather, that exercise of soul that takes us into the realm of the believer’s resource where the whole armor is rendered effective.
After calling on Jesus to save him and forgive him, Johnny’s life was changed forever! Knowing his past and hearing his testimony, God used Johnny to bring his mom, other family members, and friends to salvation. Even his former poolroom owner got saved!
Faith is found in the oddest places. We expect to find it in church, camps or weekend retreats. But could it be that we limit God to those places when all along he wants to get down from the cross and walk through our lives?
It is preaching that is preached by preachers with hearts on fire that sets a church ablaze to change their community, region, state, nation and world.
It is my opinion that unless the SBC can find a way to help combat this situation, that in fifteen to twenty years we will not have forty-four thousand churches but we will consist of about twenty-five to thirty-thousand churches.