December WCA Prayer Guide

December: The Way of Faith By Leah Hidde-Gregory This week, I went in to get my nails done. A thirty-year indulgence that my husband doesn’t quite understand. My nail tech, Carrie, explained to me that she could not do my nails next time, because she was headed back to Vietnam to see...

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November WCA Prayer Guide

November: The Way to Christian Perfection By Kevin M. Watson   John Wesley could remember a time before Methodism existed. He witnessed the beginnings of the Methodist movement, where the Holy Spirit moved in powerful, surprising, and at times, even indescribable ways. If at the end of his life, John...

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September WCA Prayer Guide

September: The Way to Revelation 7:9 By Maxie Dunnam   The big issue in life is to settle what really matters. We have struggled with that for a long time in the United Methodist Church. It is with sadness, and through deep and abiding prayer, expansive conversation, we have concluded...

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A Call to Fast and Pray

Yesterday, during worship, I called on The Fount family to fast and pray as we make our exodus journey. Prayer is essential, and fasting helps to accentuate our prayers and deepen our experience of God’s presence. As a congregation that believes in prayer, we need to practice prayer consistently and...

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August WCA Prayer Guide: The Way to Awakening

By David Thomas When all the dust has settled, it’s hard to predict all the details of what form our new connection will take. But this we know for certain: what our moment requires is not just a better Methodism. Long ago we left behind the times when denominational improvements...

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July: The Way to Spiritual Christianity

By David Watson It’s common today to hear people talk about the “secular West.” “Secular,” however, may not be the best term to describe our culture. We in the West tend to be religious people, though less frequently Christian than has been the case in the past. Apart from the...

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WCA Prayer Guide

June: The Way to Wisdom  By Dr. Stephen Seamands “Select from among yourselves seven men of good standing, full of the Spirit and of wisdom” (Acts 6.3 italics mine). Faced with growing dissension within their ranks, that was the Apostles solution for the growing food distribution problem in the Jerusalem church....

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Fountain Valley Prayer Summit This Weekend!

FV Churches: Prayer Summit Schedule Thursday Schedule (5/19) 2:00pm: Afternoon Session (Prayer Tent) Worship Irene Ruth- Spiritual Warfare through Prayer 4:00pm: Prayer Time (Specific Locations in FV, or in the Sanctuary with music and prayer points) 5:00pm: Refreshments (Coffee Bar) 6pm-8pm: Evening Session (The Sanctuary) Pastor Bumble Ho: Discussion (MORE...

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Fountain Valley Prayer Summit: May 19-21

Pastor Glen will be speaking at the Saturday morning session (10:00 AM)! Come and join with your Christian neighbors to seek the Lord for the city and to be blessed and empowered! For more information, contact Coastal Community Fellowship at (714) 963-9708.

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WCA Prayer Guide for May

May: The Way to Holy Love By Kevin M. Watson In his scholarship, Kenneth J. Collins has summarized John Wesley’s theology as “holy love.” This is seen with particular clarity in his book The Theology of John Wesley: Holy Love and the Shape of Grace (Abingdon, 2007). A cursory reading...

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