Building a Praying Church & a Life-Giving Ministry

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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

  1. Evaluate how the vitality of the early church is linked to their prayer life and God’s manifested presence among them.
  2. Recognize the manifesting presence of Christ in both the Bible and daily life.
  3. Restorethe manifesting presence of Christ to your church, your life, and your future ministry.
  4. Activate your highest calling—to minister to the manifest presence of Christ.
  5. Become skillful at leading your congregation to be filled with the Holy Spirit
  6. Build a Presence-based church ministry—in corporate worship on Sunday, in children’s and youth ministries, and in small groups.
  7. Experience the power of fasting.
  8. Exercise authority in prayer.
  9. 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
Rev. Jon Mitchell


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.


More courses in this series:
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Learning to Pray Like Jesus

Explore the dynamic prayer life of Jesus with biblical, practical, life-giving, field-tested training that will equip you to build a Christ-encountering prayer life.

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Starts March 9, 2022

Restoring Family Life & Redeeming Your Family Dynasty

Explore biblical perspectives on healthy family life and learn welcome the presence of Christ into your family, no matter what your story is.

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Starts October 19, 2022

Seize Your Calling & Walk in Kingdom Authority

Discover your unique life-calling and be empowered to walk in kingdom authority as we reach the remaining unreached peoples of the earth.

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Required Texts:

Hartley, Fred A. (2019). Ignite. CLC Publications. Purchase at Revival Now Resources or Amazon.  

College of Prayer Year 3 Notebook (Available for free download inside the course)

Gospel of Acts (any Bible translation)

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