Prayer and Church Planting

Episode 766

Hosts Vance Pitman and Noah Oldham offer their insights into what it means for a church to truly be a house of prayer. Here’s how your congregation can more intentionally be in tune with the Lord in each new season of church planting, establishing healthy prayer rhythms as you go.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The impact of starting your church well and finding your footing early on
  • Why your inclination toward self-reliance is more than likely stunting your growth
  • How prayer can cultivate your mission field
  • Tips for measuring success in the life of your church
  • The example Jesus set in picking a launch team!

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Sharable Quotes (#NewChurches):

Prayer, along with the Word of God, should be the centerpiece of what we’re doing and what we’re about. — Vance Pitman

Jesus said that when the lost world thinks about you as a people, they ought to say, “I don’t know everything about those people, but I know they talk to God over there.” — Vance Pitman

We don’t pray before we work; prayer is the work, and then God works. Unfortunately, today, we often think prayer is what we do before we get to the real work. — Vance Pitman

We’re not about success; we’re about kingdom fruit. — Noah Oldham

The power’s not in our praying. The power is in the One we’re praying to, and when we seek Him, He begins to move in power. — Noah Oldham

Published September 5, 2023

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