Prayer Changes Everything


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Today’s post is from Monday’s iWork4Him podcast with Jim and Martha Brangenburg, where they interviewed LOVE2020’s Kathy Branzell and Brian Alarid (America Prays & World Prays). “Another month, another important update from our friends at Love2020! This is a movement of people who are just like you and me in that they’re being intentional in bringing an authentic loving touch … Read More

National Cityreaching Call Report – November 14, 2019

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Integrating Prayer, Care, Share in CityReaching Movements Participants: Chad and Ashley Wleczyk and Brent Taylor (Milwaukee), Sherri Baierl (Green Bay), David Gadoury (Rhode Island), Al Buchweitz (Cincinnati), Kathy Branzell (Atlanta), Marci Patera, (Bay Area), Roger Matthews (Michigan), John Kieffer (Wisconsin) Al Buchweitz (Cincinnati) shared how prayerful acts of kindness have been a successful way to share Christ with people. Integrating differently … Read More

The Importance of Gathering Together

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Psalm 122:1 1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD.” A few months have passed since many of us assembled at the LOVE2020 gathering in Colorado Springs and a few weeks since the Table Coalition gathering in L.A. There is a strength and sweetness that comes with gathering together with … Read More

Avoid Summer-Faith-Drought Syndrome (SFDS)

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Here’s our latest LOVE2020/Iwork4Him radio podcast! This month features LOVE2020 Director, Kathy Branzell in a conversation about Summer Faith Drought Syndrome and how to overcome it with a Prayer-Care-Share lifestyle. Click here to listen now!

Launching “Love Beyond” Campaign

Love2020Love Is A Verb

What do you think of when you hear the word, “Love?” It may bring up all sorts of emotions, good and bad, as you think about your past and present experiences. I pray that when you hear the word, “Love” you think of Jesus. If you grew up in the church one of the first songs you sang was, “Jesus … Read More

How Churches Contributed to the Rise of Selfism

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When we last spoke before Christmas, we introduced the hashtag #EndSelfism to combat the official theocracy firmly established in America today.  Self-deification, or intolerance of opinions that conflict with another’s personal view of truth, is now the state religion enforced by government, employers and social media.  As evidence, dare to articulate a dissenting view against gay marriage, transgenderism or abortion … Read More

The Fastest Growing “Religion” in America

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Disciples should stand out in a crowd today more than ever.  A new religion has infiltrated the hearts and minds of not only American culture but of America’s churches.  What was once simply an inherent trait of human nature running directly counter to the central characteristic of a disciple of Jesus Christ has now been formalized into a religion that … Read More

Ultimate Goal of Selfism’s Religious Extremists

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Part 2 of 3     As we discussed last week, the fastest growing “religion” in America poses a growing threat to the rights of Christians and the proliferation of Christianity, yet is actively practiced by most of its churches.  The movement to #EndSelfism must take root before this new religion engulfs American culture and tempts more churches to acquiesce … Read More

Can You Spot the Christian in the Crowd?

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Today’s topic is the culmination and unfortunate consequence of the “Top 10” lists we’ve reviewed over the past 5 weeks: 10 Words No Longer Heard in Church or Christian Music 10 Popular Bible Verses Taken Out of Context 10 Ways Jesus’ Church Growth Model Differs from Yours 10 Practices You Rarely See in Church Anymore 10 Ways Churches Underutilize Their … Read More

Love is Oxygen

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You see, love is like oxygen. It’s essential for the Christian life. We can’t live without it. We can’t breathe without it. And here’s the thing about breathing: It gives us life, but holding our breath won’t do any good. There’s a rhythm to it. We breathe in, and we breathe out. God’s love isn’t meant to be held in; … Read More