Lent Links on our Sidebar

February 13, 2015

With Lent looming, I’ve moved our sidebar list of Lent links & resources to the top category of all the links on our sidebar (i.e. just below the calendar, the twitter feed, the list of “most viewed” posts, and the category box).

I verified and updated most of those links last year in 2014.  I’ll try to do some additional verification and updating of the links this weekend as well.  But in the meantime, I hope they will be a helpful resource.

Please let us know in the comments if you find any broken links, have any recommendations, or if there’s some Lent resource you’re trying to find which we may be able to help you with!

California revival

February 13, 2015

California has birthed many movements in its 160 year history among which are: the Black Panthers, the Satanic church, the Hell’s Angels, the hippie movement, the Symbionese Liberation Army, and the music of the counterculture during the “Summer of Love.” California served as the epicenter of the American eugenics movement.
California also birthed many Christian Movements including the Azusa Street Revival, 1906-1915; Aimee Semple McPherson founded the Foursquare Church in 1927; Billy Graham scheduled a series of revival meetings in Los Angeles in 1949; Campus Crusade for Christ was founded in 1951 at the University California, Los Angeles; Kathryn Kuhlman’s healing ministry has influenced many worldwide healing ministries; the Jesus Movement was birthed in Santa Ana in the late 1960’s and early 70’s; the Charismatic Movement was ignited by Dennis Bennett in Van Nuys in 1960, the Catholic Renewal launched under Francis McNutt in Los Angeles in the early 1970’s, Rick Warren founded Saddleback Church in Saddleback Valley, and Bill Johnson leads Bethel Church in Redding.

Although not a complete list, California is a seedbed for future revival.  Therefore, it was with great interest that I read of revival breaking out in Los Angeles and Orange County high schools. 

Praise God from whom all blessings flow.

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