Pastor’s Notes

Pray Without Ceasing

by Dr. Paul Jehle “Rejoice evermore.  Pray without ceasing.  In every thing give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.  Quench not the Spirit.  Despise not prophesying”  -1st Thessalonians 5:16-20 How do you rejoice all the time?  How do you pray all the time, or give thanks in the [...]

Pray Without Ceasing 2017-11-16T14:48:11+00:00

The Purpose of Corporate Prayer – Power for Evangelism

by Dr. Paul Jehle “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” - Matthew 18:20 Surely the main goal of corporate prayer in the church is the presence of our Lord in our midst!  The presence of Christ changes everything.  It is Christ that [...]

The Purpose of Corporate Prayer – Power for Evangelism 2017-08-01T15:47:32+00:00

Corporate Prayer in the Book of Mark

by Dr. Paul Jehle Could you not watch one hour?  Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation.  The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.”  Mark 14:37-38 Though we know that Jesus prayed earnestly in the Garden of Gethsemane, we do not often view this as a model for corporate intercession in the [...]

Corporate Prayer in the Book of Mark 2017-08-01T15:51:09+00:00

Praying with Eternity in Mind for Our Community

by Dr. Paul Jehle “Therefore we also pray always for you that our God would count you  worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of His goodness and the work of faith and power.”  2nd Thessalonians 1:11 Intercession, in order to be effective, must always keep eternity in view. Ekkelsia prayer is standing [...]

Praying with Eternity in Mind for Our Community 2017-08-01T15:02:40+00:00

Witnessing to the Reality of Eternity in Christ

by Dr. Paul Jehle “Many that are first shall be last, and the last first.”  Mark 10:31    When we talk to people about the Lord, we must know that there are two issues in tension - what they think they need and what eternity requires. The “first” thing on our minds is ourselves.  We [...]

Witnessing to the Reality of Eternity in Christ 2017-08-01T15:03:24+00:00