Praying for Strong Farewells

April 21, 2013

Jesus Servant

This week, we took a look at Acts 20:17-38 and received a Message on Praying for Strong Farewells.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at Praying for Strong Farewells. Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about God’s Servant

1. God’s servant serves the Lord with all humility and with tears.

2. God’s servant doesn’t shrink back from trials.

3. God’s servant is an “extremist” who values the gospel as greater than his life.

4. God’s servant brings the whole counsel of God.

5. God’s servant prepares people for the difficulties to come.

6. God servant is not afraid to work with their hands to meet their needs.

7. When God’s servant sees money, he sees souls.

Reflecting on Today’s Message

Can you identify people from your past who have served the Lord in the ways that Paul describes?

These days, who are the people your life who match Paul’s description of God’s servant in this passage ?

In light of the truth of this message, is God asking you to shift anything in your life?

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The Role of Kids in the Kingdom of God

September 9, 2012

Today, Lelonnie Hibberd came and shared a message about the Role of Kids in the Kingdom of God.

Go here to listen to this incredible encouragement that Lelonnie shared with us today.

Lelonnie Hibberd Teaches Kindergarten and Grade 1 Bible and has been with The Daniel Academy since its beginning.  Lelonnie came to Kansas City in 2004, for International House of Prayer. Lelonnie was born in Canada where she acquired a B.A. in Psychology and Canadian Teaching Certificate, then taught Kindergarten for four years.   She met her husband, Mike, in the UK, where they had three children, worked as children’s pastors since 1982 and were ordained in 2007. Lelonnie loves writing books about Jesus for adults and children, writes curriculum for Daniel Academy and both she and Mike long to see praying children at the center of the earth’s prayer movements.


The Kingdom of God

August 5, 2012

Today, we enjoyed a message from guest Speaker Quovadis Marshall on the Gospel of the Kingdom.

To listen to the message and read the notes, click here.

Quovadis and his wife Angela are native Midwesterners with a long and affectionate history with the Vineyard Movement. Before becoming the Director of IHOPE House of Prayer Missions Base in Waterloo, Iowa Quovadis was a youth leader and dynamically involved in outreach, teaching and volunteer leadership.

Quovadis continues to serve and maintain a connection with the Vineyard Movement in the Cedar Valley congregation, speaking at their regional youth conference SOS with Robby Dawkins and hosting other conferences for the Vineyard Churches. Quovadis is currently the Associate Director of the African American Forerunner Alliance a messaging department at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City Mo. Quovadis has a passion to equip the body and declare the message of the First Commandment, Forerunner Ministry, House of Prayer and Leadership.

Go here for a little more on Quovadis’s ministry.


The Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard

July 15, 2012

This week, we took a look at The Parable of  Laborers in the Vineyard.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at 7 Truths about the Justice of the Kingdom of God.  Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about the Justice of the Kingdom of God 

1)    God is the Judge who defines Justice in the Kingdom. 

2)    God shows us His Justice through the Bible

3)    God’s Justice trumps Man’s Justice.

4)    God never gives us what we deserve.

5)    God asks us to come into alignment with His Justice without offense.

6)    It is God’s pleasure for us to excel at both Kingdom justice and Man’s justice for now.

7)    Let God’s justice roll down!

Joining with the Justice of the Kingdom of God

What are 2-3 things that God is highlighting to you regarding His Justice?

What are the obstacles in your life to navigating between man’s justice and God’s Justice?

What does God want you do about Kingdom Justice this week?


The Parable of the Prodigal Son

July 8, 2012

This week, we took a look at The Parable of the Prodigal Son.

If you would like to read the story from the Bible for yourself, click here.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at 7 Truths about the Father of the Prodigal Son.  Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about the Father of the Prodigal Son

 

1) The Father is not offended by his son’s actions.

2) The Father is generous.

3) The Father treats his son as a partner, not a subordinate.

4) The Father has compassion for the Prodigal son.

5) The Father honors the Prodigal son.

6) The Father has compassion for the son who stayed.

7) The Father is just.

 

Joining with the Father’s Heart for Prodigals

Are there 2 or 3 Prodigals in your life you could name?

What has God already shown you about His heart for them?

Would you be willing to pray each day this week for more insights into God’s heart for them?


The Parable of the Sower

June 17, 2012

This week, we took a look at The Parable of the Sower.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at 7 Truths about the Parable of the Sower.  Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about the Parable of the Sower

1) The Kingdom Seed is the Word of God.

2) The fruit is the Kingdom results.

3) Hearing the Word is no guarantee of Kingdom fruitfulness.

4) Understanding the Word is no guarantee of Kingdom fruitfulness

5) Enjoying the Word is no guarantee of Kingdom fruitfulness.

6) The sowing of the Word of God into prepared soil yields Kingdom increase.

7) God is disturbing the soil of our lives.

Joining with Jesus’ Teaching on the Parable of the Sower

What is the Kingdom fruit that you would like to see in your life?

Are you willing to allow God to disturb the soil of you life?

What is He asking you to do about this?