Category Archives: revival

On anniversary of Azusa Street revival, Lou Engle hopes to fill L.A. Coliseum, see another great awakening

By Robin Tench and Mark Ellis

The Azusa Call set for April 9th at the LA Coliseum will be the culmination of dreams, visions, and prophecies that inspired Christian leader Lou Engle to take a giant leap of faith in his hunger for revival to sweep the world.

He hopes 120,000 of all ages will join together for a day of worship and …

Revival in Spain sparked by one man finding a Gideon Bible on his hotel bed

By Brittany Tedesco, Christian Aid Mission

A few years ago in Spain a man named Antonio* cried out to God, “If you’re real, speak to me!” He was in an elevator on his way to a hotel room. Highly educated at 27 years old, he had taught chemistry and math at a Catholic school in Spain. He knew of God, but …

Gospel ‘wildfire’ burning like no other time in history

By Mark Ellis

The gospel is going forward in an unprecedented fashion — especially in the most restricted countries — driven by prayer, boldness, persecution, and the Holy Spirit, according to a recent report.

“What we are seeing around the world is really a gospel wildfire,” says Brother Jonathan, a Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) international ministries worker.

“We’re seeing the gospel go …

Plague of alcoholism and poverty in one Kenyan village led to despair, but Jesus brought freedom and hope

By Mark Ellis

In Chepkorio, about four hours northwest of Nairobi by car, one chieftain’s heart was burdened by the curse of alcohol and poverty that racked his small village.

“The chief is a Christian man who has been burdened by the plague of alcohol in his village and the poverty that has driven hundreds of women to brew illegal and dangerous …

13 questions to determine if you are missions-minded

Are you Mission-minded? This list was compiled by the International Mission Board and shows 13 ways in which mission-minded people are different than others.

13 things mission-minded people do differently:

First, they WANT to meet someone who does not follow Jesus Christ.
Mission-minded people follow Jesus’ plan in Luke 10 to go work “His harvest.” They actively seek out non-believers for conversations and …

Mongolia: Church grows from 4 known Christians to 40,000 since 1990

By Reach Beyond

The church in Mongolia has seen spectacular growth since 1990 when the country moved from communism to a democratic form of government. At that time there were only four known Christians in the nation of 3 million.

By 2000 the number of believers had increased to nearly 10,000, and a decade later it reached 40,000, the new believers gathering …

Chaplain led revival in Marine battalion, saw miraculous protection in battle

By Mark Ellis

His unit lost the first man in the U.S. invasion of Iraq known as Operation Iraqi Freedom. They also fought the most pivotal battle in the collapse of Baghdad. Through it all, God proved Himself mighty in battle, sending angelic protection during the most intense fighting of the war.

“We had the first man killed in action in the whole …

China will be more Christian than America by 2030, prof says

By Jeremy Reynalds

It is said to be China’s biggest church and on Easter Sunday thousands of worshipers flocked to this Asian mega-temple to pledge their allegiance – not to the Communist Party, but to the Cross.

According to a story by Tom Phillips of Britain’s Telegraph newspaper, the 5,000-capacity Liushi church, which boasts more than twice as many seats as Westminster Abbey …

Revival breaks out in North Africa

By Jeremy Reynalds

In a region once hostile to the gospel, tens of thousands of Muslims are now following Jesus.


A Christian revival is touching the northernmost reaches of Africa. In a region once hostile to the gospel, tens of thousands of Muslims are now following Jesus.

Muslims across Northern Africa are converting to faith in Jesus Christ in record numbers.

Revival in Iceland

by Trevor Freeze              

It normally takes a lot to move Skúli Barker to tears. But what he witnessed on Sunday night in his country… 

He’ll be the first to tell you, that simply doesn’t happen in Iceland. “My wife was sobbing next to me,” Skúli said. “And I started to cry. It’s just amazing.”

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