Revival in 2015

I am getting ready to lead a retreat with my staff in a couple of weeks and this is one of the topics that I want to cover over the weekend. If you have been in a Baptist church for more than 5 minutes, you have heard the word “revival”. Some churches still have revivals on a yearly basis.

The idea behind revival is to experience a spiritual renewal in your life. There is a case of this in Israel that I would like to examine. This is what I am going to teach on in a couple of days. This example of spiritual renewal is found in II Kings 22 as well as in II Chronicles 34.  Josiah is our “hero” in these passages. He is used by God to change the direction of a nation during his lifetime. We have much to learn from him. Continue reading