Archive for February, 2012

  1. Day 3: Call to Prayer

    Day 3: Call to Prayer

    Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Brooke M.

    During this Secret Church on Good Friday, April 6, we are focusing our prayer time on the people of the Horn of Africa. Over the next six weeks we will post information and prayer requests on this blog. We invite you to join us in learning about and praying for the people of the Horn. Can you think of anything you do five times every day? There are very few things on my list. But faithful Muslim people in the Horn of Africa take time to pray five times every day. Before praying a Muslim will (Continue reading…)

  2. Day 2: Why the Horn of Africa?

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    Day 2: Why the Horn of Africa?

    Posted on February 28th, 2012 by Brooke M.

    During this Secret Church on Good Friday, April 6, we are focusing our prayer time on the people of the Horn of Africa. Over the next six weeks we will post information and prayer requests on this blog. We invite you to join us in learning about and praying for the people of the Horn. The peoples of Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, northern Kenya and Somalia number over 100 million souls. Somalia currently has little or no Christian witness among its people. In Eritrea, believers are cruelly persecuted in an effort to stamp out any vital (Continue reading…)

  3. Day 1: The Horn of Africa

    Day 1: The Horn of Africa

    Posted on February 27th, 2012 by Brooke M.

    During this Secret Church on Good Friday, April 6, we are focusing our prayer time on the people of the Horn of Africa. Over the next six weeks we will post information and prayer requests on this blog. We invite you to join us in learning about and praying for the people of the Horn. “The Horn” refers to a peninsula in east Africa that resembles the horn of a rhinoceros jutting hundreds of kilometers out into the Arabian Sea. The countries of the Horn are, for the most part, linguistically and ethnically linked together, (Continue reading…)

  4. Pray For Pastor Youcef

    Posted on February 24th, 2012 by Radical

    Continue to pray for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani who was imprisoned for refusing to denounce his faith in Christ and was recently sentenced to death.  Pray for his wife and their two children, that God would sustain them and give them strength.  For more information visit the Persecution Blog at the Voice of the Martyrs.  

  5. Live Q&A with Pastor David

    Posted on February 21st, 2012 by Brooke M.

    This is your chance to get the inside scoop on all things Secret Church! Pastor David will be hosting a Q&A on the Secret Church Facebook page on Tuesday, February 28 from 2:00-3:00 pm (CST). Have you ever wondered . . . How Secret Church got started? Which Secret Church study is Pastor David’s favorite so far? How you can do Secret Church in your church? How Secret Church can be used to reach your community? What Pastor David’s vision for Secret Church is? How Pastor David prepares for a night of Secret Church? What Pastor David likes most (Continue reading…)

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    Secret Church Doesn’t Have to Be In a Church

    Posted on February 16th, 2012 by Radical

    Now that the Simulcast Host Map is up the most common question we get is: “What do I do if there aren’t any churches in my area hosting Secret Church?” Our answer?  Register for the simulcast and have Secret Church right in the middle of your living room! When we began working with LifeWay last year to simulcast Secret Church all over the world we wanted to do it in such a way that small groups, student groups, families, churches, anyone could participate. They had already been working on a way to make simulcasts readily available through the (Continue reading…)

  7. A Secret Church Location Near You

    Posted on February 15th, 2012 by Brooke M.

    For those of you who have been asking where you can attend Secret Church, the Simulcast Host Locations map is up! Click on the red dots on the map for more info or scroll below the map for a list of host groups. If you don’t see a location near you, keep checking back since new locations will be added as additional groups sign up. Or you can always host the simulcast yourself. We promise, it’s easy. All you need is a computer, an internet connection, and a group of friends to watch with you. All the info about the simulcast can be (Continue reading…)

  8. Five Minute Challenge

    Posted on February 10th, 2012 by Radical

    Today we are highlighting the “ Five Minute Challenge “.  Open Doors is calling Christ followers to join together and pray 5 minutes a week throughout the year for each country on the World Watch List . Take the challenge! For more about Open Doors visit their website OpenDoorsUSA.org .

  9. What Is Secret Church Primarily About?

    Posted on February 8th, 2012 by Radical

    The following is Part 5 of an interview with Pastor and author, David Platt… What is Secret Church primarily about? “What I would say, whether someone is gathering with us at Brook Hills or in someone’s home via simulcast, is that Secret Church is not just for that night. We want participants to come away with an insatiable hunger for God’s Word and we want people, when they leave, to be equipped to share what they’ve learned with others. No matter what it costs, we want every nation, tribe, tongue, and people group to hear (Continue reading…)

  10. Why Should A Small Group Host A Secret Church Simulcast?

    Why Should A Small Group Host A Secret Church Simulcast?

    Posted on February 7th, 2012 by Radical

    The following is part 4 of an interview with Pastor and author David Platt… Why should a small group host a Secret Church simulcast? “Because the simulcast is web based, basically anyone can participate if they have access to the Internet.  LifeWay has a great technical team that will help answer any questions you may have, but it is a really simple process. We received a lot of great feedback from small groups who hosted Secret Church in their homes during the last two simulcasts. If I weren’t teaching, I think I would love to (Continue reading…)