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Making Holidays Happily Holy

Making Holidays Happily Holy

Written by Jack Hayford

Nothing is more likely to open hearts to Christ than being exposed to the joy of Jesus in a home or congregation where people have learned to radiate celebration with a richness of joy that only the original Spirit of Christmas can bring.

My Commitment to Freedom

My Commitment to Freedom

Written by Jack Hayford

This bold affirmation was declared during Pastor Jack's message, “Facing Down Your Bondage,” delivered at God’s Convocation for Men.

My Wife...My World

My Wife...My World

Written by Jack Hayford

In all our relationships, but most especially in marriage, learning to sing together rather than criticize one another will bring the life and fullness that God intends for us. As Jack Hayford learned, the Lord intends for husbands and wives to mirror God’s image, not one another’s.

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Not "Just Another Day"

Written by Jack Hayford

The story of Jesus stilling the tempest begins with “Now it happened, on a certain day....” It was on this “certain” day that the Lord sowed the seed of His word into their hearts and then demonstrated their truth in action. The disciples learned to receive the Word of God on this “certain day” in the manner that you and I are to receive it in all our days, and in the face of whatever storms we find ourselves in.

On Our Knees for All Nations

On Our Knees for All Nations

Written by Jack Hayford

Praying for the whole world is a vast undertaking, and it is often hard to know where to start. This biblical guide to prayer for the nations will help you grow in new levels of intercession for all lands.

Open to the Savior

Open to the Savior

Written by Jack Hayford

Are you praying for your family's salvation, or are you new to the family of God? Perhaps you are wondering about making that decision. God loves you, accepts you, and wants to welcome you to His family. Everyone is invited! Here's how to begin your new life in Christ.

Pleading the Blood

Pleading the Blood

Written by Jack Hayford

Pleading the blood of Jesus is not the superstitious application of a magic formula of words. Rather, a spiritual dynamic is being applied. The power of the blood of Jesus Christ is greater than both the energy of our own humanity and that of our Adversary.

Prayer and the Climate of a Nation

Prayer and the Climate of a Nation

Written by Jack Hayford

The summons to us as believers and citizens is not to sit in judgment of our nation but to pray and intercede for it. As financial and economic systems face an upheaval of "drought" proportions, we are called to prayer, supplication, intercession, and giving of thanks for those in authority as the means for changing the "climate" of our nation.

Preparing For A New

Preparing For A New "God-Thing"

Written by Jack Hayford

Are you ready for God to do "a new thing" in your life? It's already set in motion. The Lord calls us to open to and embrace His promise as He leads us on His pathway to fulfillment.

Pressing Toward the Mark

Pressing Toward the Mark

Written by Jack Hayford

Following Jesus is not about religious achievements but about walking in a permanent lifestyle of dependency upon Him. It was as a fourteen-year-old boy that Jack Hayford received his life verse and began his journey of "pressing toward the mark."

Ready for the Wedding

Ready for the Wedding

Written by Jack Hayford

Weddings have to do with love, commitment, and embrace—about being open enough to do whatever is necessary in order for the right thing to be done.

Recovering the Lost Art of Celebrating

Recovering the Lost Art of Celebrating

Written by Jack Hayford

The Lord calls us to celebrate in the context of our relationship to Him by ordaining four great principles of celebration: remembrance, rejoicing, feasting and giving.