January 15, 2017

Person Driven Hope

God’s constant re-creative nature to rekindle His people, and through them, to light that same fire in others who have known only darkness, is undeniable and […]
January 30, 2017

Day 1: The Scent of Revival

Not long ago, I went to a local garden center with my wife, Ouida. I needed some help. I couldn’t get anything to grow. When I […]
January 31, 2017

Day 2: Pinpoints of Light

It happened several years ago while I was speaking at a church in Rochester, New York. The topic was church revival. I launched into a carefully […]
February 1, 2017

Day 3: Person-Driven Hope

God’s constant re-creative nature to rekindle His people, and through them, to light that same fire in others who have known only darkness, is undeniable and […]
February 2, 2017

Day 4: In Christ Alone

Is a fresh revival ready to sweep across this nation? Is it already happening? Could God really be about to ignite a holy fire that could […]
February 3, 2017

Day 5: Two Revival Snapshots

At a small downtown community church in Memphis, Tennessee, thirty-five men gathered for a special Saturday morning meeting. They had learned that Bill, a man in […]
February 4, 2017

Day 6: Cleaning out the Rust

God’s greatest desire, as the supreme evangelist, is for people everywhere to know Him personally in and through Jesus. God has chosen to reach the rest […]
February 5, 2017

Day 7: America’s First Great Awakening

If you think our current moral decay, increasing violence, and crumbling ethics are signs of an inevitable, darker, downward spiral, think again. Consider the uneasy twilight […]
February 6, 2017

Day 8: Commitments and Indicators of Revival

When a nation’s darkness becomes overwhelmingly destructive, only God can supply what people need to be brought back to life. These things include the assurance of […]
February 7, 2017

Day 9: The Heartbeat of Revival

The renowned pastor Charles Spurgeon, while giving people a tour of his church prior to his sermons, led them down into the basement. “Here, I want […]
February 8, 2017

Day 10: We Pump the Same

“I am convinced that God will soon send a great spiritual awakening to our country and the world … .” These words came from Bill Bright, […]
February 9, 2017

Day 11: Normal Christianity

Bruce Snell is a businessman who loves getting rousted out of bed at 3:00 a.m. “I have this intimacy with Jesus. Seven days a week, He […]
February 10, 2017

Day 12: Clean Hands and a Pure Heart

It happened on the Hebrides Islands, off the western coast of Scotland in 1947. A group of five to seven very godly men had become concerned […]
February 11, 2017

Day 13: Your Jesus Now

Might the Holy Spirit already be at work in you drawing you to Himself, stirring you to pray, moving you to pray for a fresh awakening, […]
February 12, 2017

Day 14: Obstacle 1 – “We Can Do This Thing!”

In the coming days, all of the interest, desire, and prayers for God to revive our land could become nothing more than the spiritual equivalent of […]
February 13, 2017

Day 15: Obstacle 2 – Reason Has Its Limits

The second potential obstacle to personal and national spiritual revival is as basic as our desire to know God. It is the need to understand. North […]
February 14, 2017

Day 16: Obstacle 3 – Stand Up or Remain Seated

A third potential obstacle to personal revival and spiritual awakening is the very real fear of not being accepted (and feeling rejected) by others. Imagine Jesus […]
February 15, 2017

Day 17: Obstacle 4 – Who Cares About Apathy?

A fourth potential obstacle to personal and national spiritual awakening is apathy. This disease of disinterest has been a nagging, disruptive gadfly to every revival in […]
February 16, 2017

Day 18: Obstacle 5 – Unwillingness to Believe

In my years of ministry, especially as I’ve marveled at how the interest and prayer for revival have grown, I’ve met Christians who are content to […]
February 17, 2017

Day 19: The Master

Revival is happening this very moment in the coal-mining country of West Virginia. Prayer and desperation for God led to a great movement of God. As […]
February 18, 2017

Day 20: The Principle of Ebb and Flow

Most Christians today are unfamiliar with the big picture principles of revival. In the classic work Revivals, Their Laws and Leaders James Burns identifies 11 laws […]
February 19, 2017

Day 21: The Principles of Spiritual Growth & Providence/Sovereignty

Burns’ second principle of revival is the Principle of Spiritual Growth. The goal of revival is not to get absorbed in guessing when the wave will […]
February 20, 2017

Day 22: The Principles of the Dry Season & the Fullness of Time

Look at any spiritual awakening in history, including those that have occurred in our country, and you’ll discover an obvious, common thread: Revival is always preceded […]
February 21, 2017

Day 23: The Principles of Leadership & Brokenness and Confession

James Burns’ sixth principle of revival is the Principle of Leadership. In any revival, at least one prophet always emerges. Though he or she may be a […]
February 22, 2017

Day 24: The Principles of Influence & Variety

Burns’ eighth principle of revival is the Principle of Influence. As revival progresses—as the wave action builds, as the movement of God crests—large numbers of people […]
February 23, 2017

Day 25: The Principles of Recoil & Doctrine

Any movement that strikes in one direction creates a reciprocal reaction. Burns’ tenth principle of revival is the Principle of Recoil. If the church is under […]
February 24, 2017

Day 26: Where Now?

Seen as a whole, Burns’ timeless principles offer more than just the “big picture” of spiritual awakening. As you look at each truth, the real discovery […]
February 25, 2017

Day 27: Hope for Reconciliation

Whenever I would come home from college on a short break or for the summer, I would drop off Ouida at our house and then visit […]
February 26, 2017

Day 28: The Rain of the Holy Spirit

I grew up on a farm, homesteaded by my grandfather, Joseph Whitefield Phillips, in northeastern Mississippi. This Primitive Baptist circuit rider with a revivalist middle name […]
February 27, 2017
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Day 29: Where are You in Revival?

As a Christian, continue to fast and pray, asking yourself, “What do I believe about spiritual awakening in me and in my nation?” As you explore […]