By Pastor Jim Johnson
Pastor, Seeley Lake Baptist Church 

Praying for revival



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Pastor Jim Johnson, Seeley Lake Baptist Church

The thought of a revival has been heavy on my heart for a long time. I have read a lot about different revivals that have taken place here in the USA, like "The Great Awakening" in the 1730s and 1740s, that swept through the New England and Middle Colonies. Ministers called for "a new birth," a return to the strong faith of earlier days. One such minister was Jonathan Edwards of Massachusetts, who gave powerful sermons for people to return to the Bible. George Whitefield, a minister from England, toured the American colonies preaching in open fields the message of revival from the God of...

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