Building a Praying Church & a Life-Giving Ministry
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Explore dynamics of church vitality and health, while discovering field-tested tools to build a praying church for lifelong fruitful ministry.
What you’ll learn
- Evaluate how the vitality of the early church is linked to their prayer life and God’s manifested presence among them.
- Recognize the manifesting presence of Christ in both the Bible and daily life.
- Restorethe manifesting presence of Christ to your church, your life, and your future ministry.
- Activate your highest calling—to minister to the manifest presence of Christ.
- Become skillful at leading your congregation to be filled with the Holy Spirit
- Build a Presence-based church ministry—in corporate worship on Sunday, in children’s and youth ministries, and in small groups.
- Experience the power of fasting.
- Exercise authority in prayer.
- Become a nation-reaching disciple.
College of Prayer International mentors, trains and equips Christian leaders who will reach a lost world through a revived church. Lives are ignited with the presence of Christ.
We’re here to guid you in getting back to the basics of a vibrant Christ-filled life. We’re here to mentor you when you’re working too hard and praying too little. And we’re here to equip you with tools to increase your intimacy with the living God. All of this starts with a simple, but honest plea: “Lord, teach us to pray!” (Luke 11:1).
Rev. Fred Hartley III
Fred Hartley, III pastors Lilburn Alliance Church in metro-Atlanta, where he has served for over 30 years. LAC continues to play a vital role in the region in bringing many different nations together in prayer and worship. Fred founded the College of Prayer International in 1997 and has ministered throughout the world as they mentor more than 15 million church leaders in over 125 nations. A prolific writer, Fred has written over 25 books including Prayer on Fire, God on Fire, Church on Fire, Hearts on Fire, and his most recent, Just Say Father. Fred holds an undergraduate degree from Wheaton College and an M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Rev. Jon Mitchell
Rev. Jon Mitchell has a spirit, heart, and passion for the Kingdom of God. He desires to see lives ignited by the manifest presence of Christ. He is the Executive Director of the College of Prayer International, a global ministry actively mentoring, training, and equipping over 15 million Christian pastors and leaders to reach a lost world through a revived church. He provides oversight to the growth, traction to the vision, and travels extensively to stir revival and teach on prayer wherever he goes. Jon loves spending time with his wife and three girls, as well as watching the Alabama Crimson Tide beat other teams in football. Jon holds an undergraduate degree from Toccoa Falls College and an MBA from LeTourneau University.
EARN A CERTIFICATE
College of Prayer Series
By completing all 4 courses in the College of Prayer Certificate series with a demonstrated 80% proficiency, you are eligible to apply your College of Prayer Certificate for 3 academic credits in an undergraduate or graduate degree at Crown College. This certificate can also be applied as 3 professional development credits of the Crown 30 Certificate Program for learners pursuing licensing, ordination or consecration with the Christian & Missionary Alliance in place of CWN 3040 Spiritual Development.
College of Prayer Year 3 Notebook (Available for free download inside the course)
Gospel of Acts (any Bible translation)