WALK WITH JESUS:
GROW IN YOUR FAITH
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We desire to be a church of unceasing personal and concerted prayer, where hearing and obeying God’s voice is normal for all believers
If I want to grow in your prayer life, how do I grow?
Ask Jesus for a plan.
He’s personal! He says, My sheep hear my voice and they follow Me. Take Him at His word and ask Him questions: Jesus, where should I read in the Bible? What do you want me to pray about today? Is there someone I can pray with?
Ask Jesus for growth. He’s the Vinedresser. John 15 talks about when we abide in Jesus we will bear much fruit and fruit that is lasting. That means some pruning is going to take place. A good prayer to pray is to ask Jesus, Is there something I need to ask or let go of in this season of my life? Is there anything that’s hindering my growth as a follower of Christ? What will help me grow in Christ?
Invite Jesus into your routines.
He’s always with us. Before Jesus ascended to Heaven He said, “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:20 He’s with you with you get up, with you when you leave your house, with you in the street where you go for a walk. He’s with you in your day-to-day activities. Talk with Jesus about all of them. Have a running conversation with him. Open your heart to His conversation back to you. Invite Jesus in all day long. Watch for signs of Him at work in your life and the lives of those around you.
Ask Jesus for divine appointments.
He’s always there to empower us. Ask the Holy Spirit to empower you daily. The Holy Spirit has been given to us to help us share about the hope that is within us. Invite the Holy Spirit to give you Christ’s love for people. Pray walk your neighborhoods. As you pray for your city, listen for divine guidance. Where? in the city, in the field, in the gym, in your neighborhood, and wherever you are. Be open to the moving of the Holy Spirit on you to speak, pray, and care for His kingdom to come.
Jesus has a plan for your growth.
Jesus wants to be in the center of your routines. Jesus wants to empower you with His Holy Spirit. All of this will grow you in your devotion to Christ AND cause the Kingdom of God to advance. Start talking to Jesus today about these things and take the NEXT STEP.
SHARING YOUR FAITH CLASSES
Hillcrest offers a variety of classes and materials to help you grow in your knowledge and ability to share your faith.
Learn how to overcome the fears that stop you from sharing the gospel! Learn how to share clearly, effectively, simply and most importantly, biblically.
Live a life of prayer evangelism:
- Bless in Prayer
- Spend Time building relationships
- Meet Felt Needs
- Share Jesus
Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith.
Disciple Making Movement
In a Disciple Making Movement, the emphasis is not on growing an ever increasingly large church, but in multiplying small groups of disciples who make disciples.