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Consecrated, Not Constrained

Wearied by the continual battles with the Philistine armies, exasperated by the heat of the harvest-time sun, David’s army waited in the caves outside Bethlehem, observing the Philistine army down below them. David, surveying his occupied homeland, let out a cry, “Oh that one would give me drink of ... Read More

Lancaster Revival 1951

Speaking directly to the crowd in a tent meeting that was conducted a little over a year after the Lancaster revivals began, George R. Brunk II directly addressed the crowd: It is thrilling to witness the sea of faces like this. It is challenging. It makes one tremble when it comes to the responsibi... Read More

Opening the Ancient Wells

For the last three weeks I have been on a very interesting trip to Eastern Europe. A small church group from the Czech Republic city of Auspitz (Hustopece) had requested Anabaptist preachers and historians to come to their city for a historic celebration. The event was the celebration of the 480th y... Read More

The Lion, The Witch, and the Happy Meal: Christian Beware!

At the end of a short visit with my brother and his family this past weekend in South Carolina, we said our last goodbyes over a late night dinner at the local McDonald’s. I don’t care much for fast food—especially McDonald’s—but facing a 13 hour drive home we agreed with my brother that it might ma... Read More

The Moravian Mission Machine

Revival, by its very definition, implies something is brought to life that was once sleeping or dead. Throughout history, God has repeatedly sent revival to awaken His church from sleepy self-indulgence to an active, world-changing force. It is interesting how history repeats itself, and it becomes ... Read More

Why Revival Leaves

Late in the 1950s Leonard Ravenhill wrote a book that quickly became a classic on the subject of revival entitled Why Revival Tarries. It addressed the perplexing question: If God earnestly desires to pour His gracious Spirit onto all flesh, then what is preventing it? In other words, what is stoppi... Read More

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