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2018 CityLight Catalyst Prayer Breakfast First Thursday of every Month

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center | 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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COFebruary N T8thEN T S • 2018 ARTICLES Better Read the Instructions Tony Evans ................................................................................................................ Page 7 Exposing The Root of the Orphan Heart Bonita Britt ............................................................................................................... Page 8 Dr. Stephen Manley Cross Style School of Practical Ministry ..................................................................... Page 10 Jesus Pusher Stephen Manley ....................................................................................................... Page 15 How to Start a CityLight Prayer Group ................................................................................................................................. Page 16 Newton’s Laws of Influence Chakisse Newton....................................................................................................... Page 22 Stubborn, Rebellious or Listening, Obedient Jed N. Snyder, D. Min............................................................................................... Page 25 Finding Daily Renewal in the Lord Jesus Christ Daniel Henderson .................................................................................................... Page 26 CityLight Mission Statement ................................................................................................................................ Page 28 A Friend In Need Luella Redfern .......................................................................................................... Page 30

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Local Events & Points of Interest ................................................................................................................................... Page 4 CityLight Prayer Breakfast Order of Service........................................................................................................... Page 5 Midlands Prayer Opportunities ................................................................................................................................. Page 18 Volunteer Opportunities ................................................................................................................................. Page 24 Financial Overview ................................................................................................................................. Page 32 Ecumenical Church Services ................................................................................................................................. Page 33 february 2018

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Local Events & Points of Interest THURSDAY FEB 1st

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The McNair Center for Entrepreneurism at Columbia College will offer Kauffman FastTrac® for Female Entrepreneurs starting November 11, running through February. Columbia College is affiliated with The United Methodist Church.

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February 2018 Publisher: Redfern II CityLight Founders: Joe & Gladys Grimaud

Associate Publisher: Rev. Luella J. Redfern Operations Manager: Gwen Byrd Director of Chapter Dev: Bonnie Miles Prayer Breakfast Chair: Rev. David Edmonds Creative Director: Gabe Lowe Editor: Casey Lowe Photographer Videographer: Zoe Warren Sponsorship Manager: Rev. Derrick Myers Registration Manager: Ana Gelicia Byrd Logistics: Rev. Bernard Byrd Music Director: Rev. Edward King Contributors: Tony Evans, Stephen Manley, Joseph Grimaud, Gladys Grimaud, Luella Redfern, Bonita Britt, Daniel Henderson, Chakisse Newton and Jed Snyder. For information about sponsorship opportunities and rates, please contact: Gwen Byrd gbyrd@citylight.org (803)500-0475

Check Out The Catalyst Online Publication at CityLight.org! © Copyright 2017 CityLight Coalition Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

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CityLight Catalyst Breakfast Columbia Prayer Breakfast Speaker: Dr. Stephen Manley

February 8th, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center | Carolina B Meeting Room

“If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” - 2 Chronicles 7:14

Welcome & Invocation ................................................... Rev. Bernard Byrd Clarinet Medley ........................ “Just A Closer Walk” - “His Eye Is On The Sparrow” Vocal Duet - “He Touched Me” ............................ Rev. Ed King & Rev. Sylvia Mickens Solo - “The Stranger of Galilee” ........................................................... Rev. Ed King Purpose ........................................................................... Rev. Bernard Byrd

~ Prayer Time "Let Us Pray" Rev. Derrick Myers ~ Introduction of Speaker ................................................................................ We Are Cross Style ...................................................... Rev. Sylvia Mickens Keynote Speaker .......................................................... Dr. Stephen Manley

Remarks ........................................................................ Rev. Jimmy LaRose Benediction ..................................................................... Bishop Redfern II

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Better Read the Instructions By Tony Evans Better Read the Instructions Make me understand the way of Your precepts. – Psalm 119:27

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ave you ever found yourself in a mess and wondered why things had gone so wrong? Most of us have. We can remember times when we tried to put an item together quickly instead of reading the instructions. Suddenly we discovered that the pieces didn’t quite fit correctly or that something seemed to be missing. One man was determined to do the minor maintenance on his small car. Every few thousand miles, he drained the oil and then refilled it. When the car needed a tune up, he did it. But he noticed that every time he put the car back together, a couple of bolts or nuts were left over. The automobile al-

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ways seemed to run fine, so he didn’t worry about it. In fact, his leftover bolts became the source of much fun and laughter among his friends. This continued until the day he was driving down the road and heard a loud knocking noise. Frantically he pulled into the next auto repair shop he saw, only to have the mechanic tell him, “Your engine is about to fall out of your car!” Everything you need for a successful life, marriage, and family can be found in God’s Word, but you must take time to read His instructions. Leftover bolts and overlooked items—such as an unfaithful heart, bouts of anger, impatience, or a careless attitude— can lead to serious results. Everything could fall apart.

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Exposing The Root of the Orphan Heart by: BONITA BRITT, Founder Resurrection, Redemption, & Restoration Ministries International

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very one of us has to deal at some point with the manifestation of an orphan heart. It doesn’t matter whether you were raised in a dysfunctional home or a stable, well-established home. Even growing up in a good home filled with a father’s unconditional love and acceptance does not necessarily mean that you will not struggle with orphan thinking and be subject to your own mission. Consider the example of the prodigal son and his older brother in Luke 15. Although they

We all were born with an orphan heart. We all are subject to our own mission from birth. Think about it-----is a 2 year old subject to his father’s mission or to his own mission? What about a 12 year old or an 18 year old? Our orphan heart problem stems all the way back to the Garden of Eden, where our first human parents were deceived by Lucifer, the original spiritual orphan. Lucifer did not start out as an orphan, however. He began in beauty and splendor, surrounded by the glory and love of

"God is love!! The King of Heaven is all about perfect love, joy, and peace with no fear, insecurity, or anxiety. " were surrounded by the deep compassionate love of their father, each of them had an orphan heart that prevented him from enjoying intimacy with his father. The older son was angry and saw his father as someone to obey, while the younger son saw his father on an intimate level. It took the younger son leaving home and becoming destitute before he came to his senses, returned to his father, and embraced the sonship that had always been his. As for the older son, Scripture gives no indication that he ever reached that point. 8

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Father God: “You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering; the sardius, topaz, and diamond, beryl, onyx, and jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and emerald with gold. The workmanship of our timbrels and pipes was prepared for you on the day you were created. You were the anointed cherub who covers; I established you; you were on the holy mountain of God’ you walked back and forth in the midst of fiery stones. You were perfect in your ways from the day you were created, till iniquity was found in february 2018


you” (Ezekiel 28:13-15NKJV). Not only was Lucifer continually in the presence of God, he was also the worship leader in Heaven. But that was not enough; he wanted more. And in his greedy attempts to get more, Lucifer lost everything Isaiah vividly described the disaster: “How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, you who weakened the nations! For you have said in our heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God; I will also sit on the mount of the congregation on the farthest sides of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High. Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol, to the lowest depths of the Pit” (Isaiah 14:12-15NKJV). This powerful prophetic image of Lucifer, or Satan, also reveals his “job description,” to lay low or weaken the nations. How does he do it? By using the orphan heart to get us into orphan thinking. God is love!! The King of Heaven is all about perfect love, joy, and peace with no fear, insecurity, or anxiety. Lucifer dwelt there in the beginning and reveled continually in god’s perfect love. At some point, however, something in Lucifer desired to be subject no longer to God’s mission but to be dedicated to his own mission. Anytime we become subject to our own mission, separation goes to work. Lucifer

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subsequently lost the privilege of dwelling in the Father’s house of unconditional love and acceptance. He was separated from his Creator and from his home. As Isaiah says, “But your iniquities have separated you from your God; and our sins have hidden His face from you, so that He will not hear” (Isaiah 59:2NKJV). Lucifer became the ultimate spiritual orphan. Separated from his original home, he became resentful toward anyone who enjoyed intimacy with the Father God, particularly those human beings God had created in His own image. Because he no longer walked in Father’s mission of love, Lucifer began to compete for a place of recognition, position and power. Jealousy drove Lucifer to deceive Adam and Eve. The tool he used to cripple mankind and weaken the nations was orphan thinking. His strategy was to convince man to think the way he did----homeless and cut off from God’s love----and thereby weaken man to the point where he would give in to temptation and allow shame and fear to replace intimacy. Satan’s thoughts were, I will do it my way, I will pursue the things that make me feel good and give me a sense of value and significance! And because Adam and Eve bought into his orphan thinking, they, as well as we, have received his orphan heart as part of the “package deal.”

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Dr. Stephen Manley Cross Style School of Practical Ministry

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tephen has found through the saturation of the Word the message of the cross. It is beyond an event; it is a style. Thus, the cross is not a piece of wood or an emblem, but it is the heart of the person of Christ. Cross style is the Christ style. He must be central. As an international evangelist, he has taken this message to the world. Expositional preaching is crosscultural and meets the need on every level. Note: the following article/biography was written for the Nazarene Evangelist Perspective Magazine, published in Winter/Spring 2012. Used by permission. BIOGRAPHY OF STEPHEN MANLEY Stephen Manley is a Jesus Pusher. It sounds a bit odd perhaps; some people “push” drugs or alcohol, sex or entertainment, and I guess in our own ways we all have something we “push.” But I have met few individuals with such an intense focus on one thing. For Stephen Manley, his one thing, his only passion, his single desire is Jesus. In his own words: I am a Jesus pusher!!!! I am an undaunted, courageous, stouthearted, bold, adventuresome, brave, fearless, gallant, heroic, lionhearted, unafraid, unflinching, valiant Jesus pusher. I cannot help myself. He is startling and He has overwhelmed me. I 10

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do not speak of ideas about Jesus or historical information concerning Him. I speak about Him. I am a Jesus pusher!!!! I am a mastered, possessed, addicted and obsessed Jesus pusher. There seems to be no way to quit. But who would want to? And Stephen does everything he can to “push” Jesus on everyone. No, Stephen is not aggressive, mean, or harsh, but he is intense, focused, and dedicated. Perhaps that’s because of the foundation God laid in his life at a young age. THE FOUNDATION Stephen Manley, born July 18, 1942, grew up in the home of an Indiana Methodist pastor, which provided the basis for his early spiritual growth. Stephen received his call to ministry at the age of seven and began filling his father’s pulpit at the age of eleven. But as a young man entering high school, he was conflicted and torn with the reality of his spiritual life. There must be something more. During the lunch hour one afternoon, Stephen stole away from the high school and walked across the street to his dad’s church, hiding in a classroom to think and pray. There was no emotional surge, no lights in the sky, no booming voices, but Stephen left the church radically altered february 2018


in heart and mind; Christianity is about intimacy with Jesus! Stephen concluded if the essence of Christianity is oneness with Jesus – the outside God getting to be inside, living and sourcing one’s life – then it is critical to keep one’s focus upon Jesus throughout the day, not merely a few minutes each morning in devotions and prayer. As a way to develop such a habit of focus, Stephen decided every time the school bell rang he would pray: “Thank you Jesus for living inside of my life.” This became so much fun he decided every problem he had, he would bring to Jesus and allow Him to be a part of the solution. Soon, he involved Jesus in every good thing; desiring His involvement and activity moment-bymoment throughout the day. During these formative high school years, Stephen devoured every book he could get his hands on about the depths of intimacy with Christ. It was then he discovered he did not invent the concept of “practicing God’s presence,” but found great encouragement by those who had written about such a life long before his own. This concept became a growing aspect in young Stephen’s life. He was constantly growing in intimacy and oneness with Jesus in an attitude of surrender and dependency. None of his reading compared to his de-

sire for the Word of God, which became the bedrock and platform for Stephen’s life. Stephen found that as he dove into the written Word (Bible) he was diving into the Living Word (Jesus). The Bible was not a dreary book to study in order to prepare sermons, it was an exciting avenue through which he could experience the living Person of Jesus, develop deep intimacy with Him, and be continuously pressed and transformed by Truth (Jesus). As he is so fond of saying, “We do not handle the Word of God; it handles us.” Even now, some fifty years later, the Word continues to become more precious and important in his life. At age seventeen, now attending Taylor University and pastoring a local Methodist church, Stephen met, and two years later, married Delphine Oliver. For the next five years, Stephen and Delphine ministered in the pastorate of both the Methodist and United Missionary Church Denominations. While in the pastorate, the Manley’s adopted their first child, Stephen Christopher Manley, in March 1967. The following year, July 1968, they adopted their second child, Evangeline Faith Manley (Vangie). The expansion of the Manley family came at a critical time in Stephen and Delphine’s call to ministry. After pastoring for seven years, Stephen, now twenty-four, made the leap into full-time itinerant evangelism, which became his call for the next forty-one years. For his first four years in evangelism, Stephen traveled alone. In 1971 he moved his ministry under the umbrella of the Church of the Nazarene; and in 1972, Stephen brought his wife and children onto the road, where they ministering together for the next ten years. Again in 1982, Stephen found himself traveling alone as the two children, now in their high school years, stayed at home Continued on next page

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with Delphine. As young Steve and Vangie attended high school, Delphine established and administered the office for Stephen Manley Evangelistic Association (SMEA), based out of their home in Upland, Indiana. It was only after Steve joined the army and Vangie graduated high school that Delphine joined Stephen back on the road. The international arm of SMEA began in February 1985, continuing for the next fifteen years. Stephen and Delphine dedicated nearly three months of every year to international evangelism, traveling throughout Africa, Central and South America, and Europe. In 1989 they spent six months within nine different countries in Africa. These trips often consisted of pastoral training during the day and evangelistic meetings in the evenings. In addition, the Manley’s began an evangelist intern program, taking young men and women on the road with them during the summer months. The emphasis of the intern program was on practical ministry as well as Biblical training and transformation. The interns would minister to the children and teens at the summer camps and church meetings Stephen preached at, while attending a daily one-hour training with Stephen that included sessions on: theology, evangelism, saturation Bible study, practical ministry, and sermon preparation. For the next twenty years over 65 interns experienced life on the road with Stephen and Delphine Manley – seeing holiness, a servant-hearted lifestyle, and evangelism lived out in day-to-day living. Since the program’s inception in 1987, Stephen had a desire to begin a one-year school of practical ministry that would invest, train, and mentor a new generation of people called to ministry. His desire was 12

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to give individuals an opportunity to learn how to study the Word, experience growth and transformation, and provide practical ministry training within a needy community. However, the desire for the school would have to percolate for a few years. In 1986, Nazarene Bible College invited the Manleys to teach at the school, even with their busy preaching schedule. During winter semesters, Stephen and Delphine would live in their RV in Colorado Springs so Stephen could teach Monday night through Wednesday morning and then catch a flight to preach at a revival meeting Wednesday night through Sun-

day. Delphine was also an adjunct professor teaching under Verla Lambert in the Women’s Study Series during several of those NBC years between 1986 and 1992. The Lord soon pointed Stephen and Delphine toward Tennessee. In December of 1998, they responded to the Lord’s leading and moved SMEA’s ministry headquarters from Upland, Indiana to Lebanon, Tennessee; not realizing at the time that this would become the location of the practical ministry school Stephen had long felt a divine stirring over. february 2018


THE FUTURE After 41 years in itinerant evangelism, the Manleys felt a clear call from God to come off the road for the purpose of starting the Cross Style School of Practical Ministry. The basis for this school required a church body to partner in the lives of the students and in the ministry training. In September 2009, twenty-two years after the dream began, Cross Style Church of the Nazarene was established in Lebanon, Tennessee with Stephen as the lead pastor. Over the last several years, Cross Style Church has aggressively ministered within the community. Whereas some churches

are inward focused, Stephen has wanted from the beginning for the pastoral staff, the congregation, and ministry students to be outward focused. The church now runs an emergency-housing program for the homeless and needy, provides food boxes and serves a daily free hot buffet dinner to the community. Cross Style is invested in nursing homes, the community little league, the local Kiwanis Club, and has recently started a transformation program for those with addictions and people coming out of prison or jail. The ministry opportunities have been expanding and opening up in ways that can only be asfebruary 2018

cribed to Jesus. Now that a ministry foundation has been laid in the community, Stephen and the Cross Style team officially launched the Cross Style School of Practical Ministry in 2013. The outflow and ministry potential as well as the practical investment in the lives of these students cannot be overstated. Students spend between a semester to two years at the school and are grounded in the Word of God and learn how to practically live the Truth of Scripture out in practical ministry. It is the passion of everyone in Cross Style, especially Stephen, to have the opportunity to invest in and train up the next generation of leaders, pastors, evangelists, missionaries, and ministers. As such, the Cross Style School of Practical Ministry is focused on three types of individuals: high school graduates who want to spend a summer, semester, or year grounding themselves in the Word to have a Biblical filter before entering college; individuals called to ministry and want practical ministry training; and laymen who want to take their depth and intimacy with Jesus and their Biblical understanding to another level. Summer internships, much like the original evangelist intern program Stephen began, are still available for those who desire to spend a summer immersing themselves in the Word of God and learning servant-hearted ministry through practical hands-on experience. Stephen, now in his 70s, has joked that he has been doing things backwards. Often pastors retire into evangelism but he has been slowly moving out of evangelism to become a full-time pastor. Stephen still travels in evangelism, averaging one meeting a month and several camps throughout the summer, but his focus has become the church, school, and community within Lebanon, Tennessee. If you were to ask him when he might consider retiring for Continued on next page

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good, he would respond with a smirk and tell you it will never happen. And after a lifetime of full-time ministry, you might think burnout might become an issue, but long ago Stephen found the solution for burnout: getting into the Word of God. As he says, you never hear a pastor or leader express how exhausted he/she is, and follow that with “let me tell you of the riches I’ve been discovering in the Word, how Jesus has been transforming my life, and the intimacy I’ve been experiencing with Him.” Burnout is impossible when one’s life is built upon the foundation of the Word and intimacy with Jesus. For Stephen, his life is wrapped up in a total saturation of Jesus and the Word of God. Time in the Word is more than an activity or duty to schedule in his day. It is the delight of his heart and the focus throughout his day because it draws him deeper into intimacy with Jesus Christ. He wants his “moment-by-moments” saturated with the Person of Jesus and the Word. He longs for Jesus to ever increase and expand in and through His life. Stephen’s life, testimony, and preaching has been used throughout the last six de-

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cades to touch, influence, and transform the lives of countless people around the world. But in honest humility, Stephen downplays himself in order to lift up and “push” Jesus. His life is not his own; it is the stage upon which Christ acts, the glove Jesus wears, the voice through which Jesus proclaims Himself to the world, the hands Jesus uses to touch, minister, and love a hurting and needy world. Stephen is a Jesus pusher. He has no other focus than Christ. “Jesus is present in every situation of my life. There is no conversation in which I do not feel His presence. He participates in all my recreation. He is everywhere I go. Who would want to be without Him? He is the protection for my life. He is the fragrance I constantly smell. He is the flow of my spiritual blood giving me life. He is my constant nutrition making me healthy. I cannot survive without Him. I am a Jesus pusher!!!! I want to push Him on you. I want you to join me in this obsession. You do not have to work at it; it is not a discipline. It is as natural as breathing. Please let Him pull you to His heart.” –Stephen Manley *Article written by Nathan Johnson and Jeremiah Bolich *

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am a Jesus pusher!!! “Blessed are the peacemakers” (Matthew 5:8). In 1968 a major newspaper reported that there had been to that date 14,553 known wars since thirty-six years before Jesus. Since 1945 there have been over seventy wars and nearly two hundred internationally significant outbreaks of violence. While peace is promoted as desirable, the heroes of our world are warriors. Men of peace are considered weak and compromising. Our favorite sports are those of violence, and the video games supplanting the time of our youth are filled with the opposite of peace. “Peace” is heard in the background of battle noise, strife, and quarreling. Television does not promote peace. Where is the source of this constant clamor

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of strife and battle? Is it not the root or being of sin? It is self-centered carnality. I am determined to have my own way. I am willing to compromise only when it benefits my greater self-centered desires. When conflict is found, selfishness is present. The prominent, dominating philosophy of our world is to put self first. It is blaringly promoted in television advertisements and strongly recommended by many psychologists and counselors. When self is first, peace is last. Self-centered carnality is the fuel for strife, division, hatred, resentment, and war. It is the core of all sin; it is the opposite of a pure heart from which peace comes. Our only chance for a pure heart is Jesus. When “self ” is lord of my life, there is conflict; when Jesus is Lord of my life, there is peace. I am a Jesus pusher!!!

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ityLight is a Catalyst Connecting Christ to the Culture for Community Change. Our main focus is prayer; seeking the face of God, turning from our wicked ways, receiving forgiveness and the healing of our land. II Chronicles 7:14 We invite you to join us in this great enterprise called - CityLight. As Christians we are committed to bringing Light to the world through the gospel of Jesus Christ. CityLight is a movement of believers who have committed to living the Two Great Commandments and carrying out the Great Commission. We are not separate from, but active members in our local Christian Church. We are from many different cultures, countries, races, communities, societies and denominations, but we are united as one body in Christ. Our members are individuals, churches, ministers, and businesses who have come together in prayer asking God to guide us as we respond to the needs of our community. This response is in our Worship, Fellowship, Discipleship, Ministry and Evangelism. 16

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2 Chronicles 7:14 (NIV) 14 “if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” The Two Great Commandments: Mt 22:36 “’[ Jesus], which is the great commandment in the law?’ And he said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the law and the prophets.’” The Great Commission: Mt 28:16 “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (NIV ) CityLight Vision: To bring light to the world by responding february 2018


to the prayer of Christ for complete unity with God and other believers. “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one: I in them and you in me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.” ( John 17:22-23) CityLight Mission Statement: CityLight is a catalyst connecting Christ to the culture for community change. CityLight Slogan: “The light of the world is Jesus.” “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)

How To Start A Prayer Group Worship 1 The first step in starting a CityLight Prayer Group is to enter into a spirit of Worship... a spirit of unrelenting, unceasing prayer. Taking time to seek the face of God and experience His presence from the very depths of your soul. It is by the will of God and only by the will of God that you can be an instrument of this work.

City Light and it’s leaders. Share your passion and love for the Lord Jesus and this mission of prayer with your fellow believers. Allow the call of II Chronicles 7:14 to resonate in your community and the spirit. Examine your life, the lives of those in your community and the spirit and values by which you live. As you discover the will of God for this generation, we pray that you will join us as we join with Him in complete obedience and submission. Knock on the door to your heart and the heart of this generation to live The Great Commission. Allow the door of prayer to open the hearts of a dying generation and give hope anew to those who have not heard the Good news.

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Ask God to reveal His purpose for your life. The purpose for the entirety of your being. Study the Word of God - the Bible. Pray for the manifold wisdom of God to be made manifest in your every endeavor. View the 5 twenty minute video sessions of Stephen Manley’s study on prayer and the Book of Ephesians. Seek the advise, counsel and prayers of your pastor, deacons and church leaders. Learn more about february 2018

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Please Mark Your Calendars And Take Advantage Of The Following Prayer Opportunities God loves hearing His people praying together, asking Him to fill their land with His Glory. God is already doing great things in the Columbia area.  And He has promised to do even better things.  Let’s ask God to bring on the best!  God is the one orchestrating the united prayer of which we are a part.  He’s the one inspiring us to pray as never before.  Could it be that God is about to do some of the most amazing things that He has ever done?  He wants us to pray about them before they take place.  God is setting us up to give Him the praise and glory.  Answered prayer is one of God’s favorite ways of being glorified. Let’s pray for His kingdom to come and His will to be done – in this City as it is in Heaven!  God is up to something BIG and you will not want to miss being a part. Greater Columbia Call to Prayer 9:30 – 11:30a - Second Sat of Every Month

Lexington Area Pastors/Ministers Prayer Gathering Every Wednesday 10:30am – 11:30am

Columbia International University 7435 Monticello Road Columbia, SC For more information, H. L. Allen | 803-513-2003 allenhl@windstream.net

Riverbend Community Church 1015 Corley Mill Road Lexington, SC Each Wednesday morning pastors and ministers from around the Lexington area gather to pray for the many needs in our families, churches, state and nation. All area pastors and those in any ministry are welcome.

CityLight Prayer Breakfast Cola, SC 1st Thursday Each Month 7:00 – 8:30am Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center 1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201 CityLight.org | CityLightWorldwide.net Walk the Labyrinth & Pray First Friday every month 10 am – 8pm Wesley Hall at Lexington United Methodist 309 East Main Street, Lexington, SC www.lexumc.com | 803-359-6838 18

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First Friday Prayer Focus A day of fasting and prayer each month for revival and for those in authority 1 Tim www.ifapray.org. Prayer For Media & Influencers: Ongoing For more information, visit www.mastermediaintl.org february 2018


First Nations Monday The purpose of First Nations Monday is to encourage Native American leaders, prayer coordinators, independent intercessory prayer groups, organizations and churches to join together in prayer the first Monday of each month for Native Ministry. “By praying for one another,” says Jeny Covill of First Nations Monday, “there will be an increase of prayer support for each ministry, as well as an increase in Native Ministry awareness around the country.” For info visit www.firstnationsmonday.com Or Jeny Covill at jcovill@cyberport.com

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“The fruits of the Spirit are perfections that the Holy Spirit forms in us as the first fruits of eternal glory. The tradition of the Church lists twelve of them: charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, gentleness, faithfulness, modesty, self-control, chastity.” These fruits are the result of growth in the gifts of the Holy Spirit. These fruits are tendencies rather than mere willingness, because “the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.” In the person who possesses a Fruit of the Spirit, this willingness bears fruit in the life and behavior of the person. Charity is love, both of God and of neighbor. It is our love for God above all things for his own sake and our neighbor as ourselves for the love of God. Joy is the happiness found in union with the Lord. It is a glimpse of the perfect happiness of heaven that leads us to desire heaven. Peace refers to dealing justly with the world, as well as remaining in good conscience before God. Patience, also known as long-suffering, refers to the tendency to endure both temptation and suffering without it leading to sin. Kindness, also known as Benignity, is the tendency toward acting kindly and doing good. Goodness is the tendency to avoid sin and do good. Generosity is an openness to sharing one’s own gifts and goods with others. It is the opposite of both gluttony and envy. 20

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Gentleness, also known as mildness, is the tendency to allow provocations to go unanswered. Faithfulness is standing strong in faith, and strength against diversion away from faith and virtue. Modesty refers to purity in appearance and self-image. Self-Control, also known as continence, refers to purity in words as well as the tendency to avoid temptations. Chastity refers to purity in actions, especially sexual purity. Chastity should not be confused with celibacy, which is the avoidance of marriage and marital acts.

Positions in your CityLight Prayer Group Chairman Vice Chairman (Discipleship) Secretary Assistant Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Fellowship Coordinator Ministry Coordinator Photographer Internet Manager 2nd Generation Prayer Group (Evangelism) Chaplain (Worship Leader) Assistant Chaplain Columbia Prayer Group No. The members of CityLight Prayer Groups are individuals who are guided by II Chronicles 7:14 to save a generation and fit it for Worship and Kingdom Service. We pursue the Face of God in all that we do. We pray that our lives may be vessels of Holiness and Fruit of the spirit. In every area of life we offer our Utmost to his Highest. We are shaped and formed in groups with a leader and 12 disciples. Our Fellowship february 2018


is for Worship, Discipleship, Ministry and Evangelism. Prayer is the cornerstone of our assembly each month. Each disciple in every group will grow and mature to start another group of 12 so that we may reach every heart with the Good News of Salvation through Jesus Christ. We are a Chapter of CityLight Inc., a nonprofit 50 1(c)3 organization. We have purposely intentioned to find, recruit, develop, equip, and disciple Christians to be todays leaders with a new standard of Holiness. We are committed to God, our families, our children, our extended families and our church. We offer our lives in keeping the Two Great Commandments and the Great Commission. By the Seal of our Hands with our commitment to God, we commission CityLight Prayer Group No. Columbia as a new Chapter of CityLight on the___ day of the month of ___ in the year of our Lord ___.

Recruit 12 People to Join You In Prayer one hour each month...

Light to the world through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. CityLight is a movement of believers who have committed to living the The Great Commandments and carrying out the Great Commission. We are not separate from but active members in our local Christian Church. We are from many different cultures, countries, races, communities, societies and denominations, but we are united as one body in Christ. Our members are individuals, churches, ministries and businesses who have come together in prayer asking God to guide us as we respond to the needs of our community. This response is in our Worship, Fellowship, Discipleship, Ministry, and Evangelism. For more information, visit: CityLight.org or CityLightWorldwide.net

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and PRAY and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. II Chronicles 7:14 CityLight is a Catalyst Connecting Christ to the Culture for Community Change. Our main focus is prayer; seeking the face of God, turning from our wicked ways, receiving forgiveness and the healing of our land. II Chronicles 7:14 We invite you to join us in this great enterprise called- CityLight. As Christians we are committed to bringing february 2018

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NEWTON’S LAWS OF INFLUENCE

What the Women’s World Cup Can Teach You (and Your Business) about Success

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ometimes, the difference between winning and losing comes down to one word: fundamentals. In the case of Japan’s upset World Cup victory over Team USA, those fundamentals were penalty kicks. In your business, the fundamentals may be marketing, communication skills or customer follow up. In your personal life, it may be developing your personal brand. First, let’s set the stage. In 25 previous matches, the US dominated with a record of 23-0-3. While these stats weren’t room for complacency with so much on the line, they were at least cause for optimism. Then came the World Cup Finals. The match began with a clear US lead, but both teams were tied at the end of regulation play. Then the match went to overtime and culminated in a penalty shoot out or PSO. The rules are simple: whoever scores the most wins*. Although the US clearly dominated early parts of the match, Japan won the PSO. And, in the end, that was all that mattered. No matter who you are or what you do, you can learn from Japan’s win in the Women’s World Cup and use mastery of fundamentals to your advantage. Here’s how. 1. Identify Your Objectives: What do you want to achieve? Even if you think your goals are clear, it’s good to review them from time to time. But, make sure your goals are specific. Without clear, specific, goals you can’t put the right plan in place or evaluate how well you’re doing.

are the fundamental qualities or attributes required to achieve your goals? In marketing, the fundamentals include identifying and understanding your audience, creating the right solutions and finding the right delivery vehicles to reach that audience. What do you need to do and/or be good at to be successful? 3. Evaluate Your Performance: How good are you at the fundamental steps required to achieve your goal? Do you have a process in place to continue to improve your skills? Using the previous marketing example, do you have a regular review where you identify trends affecting your target market and how their business needs may be changing? Where possible, use objective evidence to evaluate your results. For example, look at the number of leads from your marketing campaigns instead of relying on “gut feel” alone. 4. Practice. Practice. Practice. If you don’t have a plan in place to work on the fundamentals for your industry, do it now. Then practice. Actress Joan Littlewood said, “Rehearsal is the work. Performance is the relaxation.” This is why basketball teams practice free throw shots, relay racers practice the baton pass and, yes, why soccer players practice penalty kicks. So that in the moment you have to perform, you can act instinctively and perform well. Sometimes the most successful person or company isn’t always the most talented. Sometimes, it’s simply the person who has mastered the fundamentals better. Make sure that person is you.

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Actress Joan Littlewood said, “Rehearsal is the work. Performance is the relaxation.�

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Volunteer Opportunities

Christ Central’s # 1 Commitment is serving everyone in a spirit of love and respect. Our devoted volunteers are dedicated to serve in excellence, regardless of how great or small the need. We are inviting churches, community organizations, and families to join us in showing the impact that love, caring, and sharing can have in the lives of the underprivileged. You can help by simply volunteering your time or resources to bring hope to enhance the lives of others. Some of the ways to volunteer are: Your organizations can sponsor a day during the month to come out to Christ Central Columbia and provide the lunch meal to our patrons. Providing the lunch meal includes any or all of the following: Providing the volunteers to cook and serve the meal for the day Providing and/or preparing the meal and/ or groceries Providing the entertainment and inspirational message for our patrons to enjoy during the meal. Sponsoring a Paper Drive to collect items we use on a daily basis in the center.

Sponsor a Winter Coat/Blanket Drive. Supply baby items such as pampers, wipes, clothes etc. Monetary donations and contributions toward a cause that will change someone’s life in a positive way. All donations are tax deductible. Those are just some ways to volunteer toward a good cause. Any other means or methods of volunteering your time and services are greatly appreciated. I Corinthians 13: 1-2 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a thinking cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 13: And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three: but the greatest of these is charity. How else can you help? If you and/or your organization are looking for volunteer opportunities or a place to donate goods and services, please consider Christ Central Columbia. Contact Info: Pastor Sylvia Mickens 803-237-2547

Love is kindled in a flame, and ardency is its life. Flame is the air which true Christian experience breathes. It feeds on fire; it can withstand anything rather than a feeble flame; but when the surrounding atmosphere is frigid or lukewarm, it dies, chilled and starved to its vitals. True prayer must be aflame.

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Stubborn, Rebellious or Listening, Obedient Jed N. Snyder, D. Min. Founder/President Jesus Every Day Ministries, Inc. | www.jedministries.com Ezekiel 2:4,5 bout two thousand six hundred years ago God called a man named Ezekiel to be a prophet. His job was unenviable. He was to tell the truth to people who stubbornly would not listen. Look at a bit of what God directed him to do.

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your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you. You shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery. You shall not steal. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. You shall not covet…” Exodus 20:12-17 (ESV)

The descendants also are impudent and stubborn: I send you to them, and you shall say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD.’ And whether they hear or refuse to hear (for they are a rebellious house) they will know that a prophet has been among them. Ezekiel 2:4-5 (ESV)

We will be wise not to take sin lightly. Committing sexual immorality is sinning. Lying, even “little white lies” is sinning. Stealing, even if it is the other person’s reputation is sinning. Coveting, jealously desiring that which is not yours, is sinning. Someone said, “a pig by any other name is still a pig.”

These verses can be applied as warnings for us today. When God speaks, and we have the whole Bible, His Word, we should listen and make positive responses. Would you take a moment to remind yourself of the last six of the ten commandments?

We, like Ezekiel, may find that telling the truth is not easy. It may even get us into “trouble.” We are called to tell the truth anyway. This can be done, again like Ezekiel did, with a very heavy heart, but truth telling is as critical today as it ever was.

“Honor your father and your mother, that

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Finding Daily Renewal in the Lord Jesus Christ

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he best-selling author and preacher of the 20th century, A.W. Tozer, said that the most important thing about a person is what comes to mind when they think about God. This is true every moment of every day, compelling us to renew our minds according to the truth. Because the hardest thing about the Christian life is that it is so “daily”, we must embrace a biblical, fresh, and intimate experience of the truth of the Lord Jesus Christ. Keeping our mind stayed on Him empowers us with peace, power, and endurance for the race set before us. For many years, I’ve enjoyed daily mental and spiritual renewal in the biblical answers to the core questions of life, starting with the question, “Who is God?” A particular exercise of focusing on the name and character of the Lord Jesus Christ has been a “game-changer” for me. I wrote an acrostic that has focused my thoughts on a daily basis. Below, you will enjoy this exercise that has come to mean so much to me. Take time today, and in the days to come, to meditate on the names of the Lord Jesus Christ. Let them renew your mind, encourage your heart, and empower your trust and obedience as you follow Him. My Lord Jesus Christ My Jesus is the . . . Light of the World, so I will invite His warmth and radiance into all the dark and cold places of my life that He might ex26

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pose and cleanse my sin and selfishness. Only Wise God, so I can boldly ask and receive from Him all necessary insight, guidance, and direction for my life today. Rock of my Salvation, so I will rest secure and safe, knowing that He has already done everything to save me and to keep me in His love forever. Desire of all Nations, so I will passionately proclaim His truth and beauty in every place, expressing to others the delight I have found in Him. Justifier, so I do not have to work today to be accepted by God, but can simply live in the grace that has made me pure and lovely in His sight. Emmanuel, so I will enjoy and practice His wonderful presence in my life today, knowing that He is with me always. Strength of My Soul, so I come to Him in humility, delighting in my weaknesses, that His power may be demonstrated through me in every situation I encounter. Unchanging Friend, so I will enjoy His faithful companionship and rest securely in His always-reliable love and commitment to me. Savior, so I will kneel before His cross in grateful worship and will live by faith in the One who loved me and gave Himself for me. february 2018


Cornerstone, so I will confidently base my well-being on the truth of who He is and allow Him to build my life by His strength and stability.

My Jesus ‘Tis of Thee My Jesus ‘tis of Thee, sweet Lord of liberty, of Thee I sing

Healer of my Soul, so I will come to Him with all my hurts, disappointments, and fears to receive His supernatural touch of wholeness, encouragement, and peace.

In love, for me You died, through grace I’m justified

Resurrection and the Life, so I will let Him live through me today in the triumph He has already achieved over all sin and death.

My Master all for Thee, I stand here new and free, Your name to praise

Image of the Invisible God, so I will draw near and gaze upon Him in intimacy today that He might reveal the fullness of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit to my heart. Shield of my Salvation, so I will trust Him today to protect my faith and to preserve my life in Him by His promise and power. Truth, so I will come to Him with all my doubts and questions, receiving counsel from His reliable word and consolation from His Spirit in order to live with confidence in this world. ————Also for your encouragement, you will find below some new words for the classic patriotic song, “My Country ‘Tis of Thee.” These revised words speak of “My Jesus ‘Tis of Thee.” Perhaps you will find a quiet place to sing this hymn of worship to Him today as you “glory in Christ Jesus.” Copyright © 2012 Daniel Henderson. All rights reserved.

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By faith I’m sanctified, let freedom ring

Loosed from the chains of sin, the contest I will win Oh, let Thy grace pour in, Your song I raise Let worship fill this place, true joy on every face, sweet freedom’s song Oh, may my heart awake, and from Your life partake The yoke of men to break, ever brave and strong Our Lord and God to Thee, Author of liberty, to Thee we sing Long may Your church be bright, with freedom’s holy light Uphold us by Thy might, great Savior, King Words by Daniel Henderson – © Daniel Henderson To the Tune of “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” – Music by

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In February 1996, Joe and Gladys Grimaud, along with a group of Columbia area Christians began meeting and seeking God’s direction for our city. The group included Pastors, community leaders, and lay people from different racial, cultural and denominational backgrounds with different talents and gifts. Each member of the group was concerned about the problems and needs of the community, many of which are the result of the breakdown of the family unity. The group knew that there is a wealth of available talent and resources, and that if mobilized, could be used to address the spiritual and physical needs of individuals, families, and the community.

We believe that Churches and the body of Christ should be the focal point of love and compassion in our community and should work together in addressing the needs of the community. CityLight Columbia organized as a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) corporation in June 1996 to bring churches and the body of Christ together to make a positive impact in our community. Our Mission is “to unify the Christian community by lifting up Christ, evangelizing, disciplining, and impacting the community through the local Church”. We believe that Churches and the body of Christ should be the focal point of love and compassion in our community and should 28

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work together in addressing the needs of the community. CityLight serves as a liaison and a facilitator between Churches, the public and private sectors, and the community at-large to help identify needs and match those needs with available resources. We help Churches and the community to become more vibrant by encouraging them to become actively involved in community outreach and to experience the rewards of helping the less fortunate and those in need. CityLight Columbia sponsored the Tony Evans Crusade at Williams-Brice Stadium in May 1997 which served as a catalyst for bringing God’s people together in a spirit of revival to empower us to begin the process of bringing moral, spiritual, and economic change to our community. Dr. Evans’ messages during the three nights of the crusade addressed racial reconciliation, one’s personal responsibility in helping to bring about change, family renewal, and the role of the local Church in reaching out to help meet the needs of the community. The vision that God has given to CityLight is unlimited. Every day, we are seeking new opportunities to reach out into the community, to mobilize the body of Christ, and to match available resources with the needs of the community. As we grow and the opportunities to serve Him increase, we need more volunteers and workers to help fulfill the Mission of CityLight. If you would like to join the efforts of CityLight, you can begin by praying for us. You can become a contact person in your own church body to help us form a spiritually powerful and effective movement of God in the Columbia area. You can help support us financially, or volunteer to serve in one of the following areas of CityLight Columbia. february 2018


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1. PRAYER NETWORK Establish a citywide prayer network involving Pastors and laity. 2. FINANCE Seek and develop ways to generate an ongoing income stream to support the CityLight’s Mission. 3. COMMUNICATION Coordinate a communication network within the community involving Churches, Christian ministries, and the community at-large. 4. VOLUNTEER COORDINATION Coordinate and integrate CityLight volunteers based on their areas of interest. 5. EVENTS Coordinate information on Christian events taking place in the Columbia area and coordinate CityLight sponsored events. 6. MINISTRY COORDINATION Coordinate information on Christian ministries and outreach opportunities in the Columbia area and develop a “Ministry Directory” listing available ministries and resources in the community. 7. UNITY AND RECONCILIATION Promote unity and reconciliation across racial, cultural, and denominational lines by encouraging Pastors, laity, and the business community to work together to bring moral, spiritual, and economic changes to the community. 8. CHURCH AND COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION Mobilize Churches and the community to capitalize on available gifts, talents, and resources to address the problems and needs of the community. 9. CHURCH AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Train, prepare, and equip Churches and community leaders for maximum community outreach. february 2018

10. FAMILY RENEWAL Rebuild and strengthen families in the community according too Biblical family principles, with an emphasis on targeting “at risk youth”. 11. EDUCATIONAL REVITALIZATION Work with Churches and the community in the areas of youth tutorial, remedial instruction, illiteracy, and other educational related problems. 12. HOUSING REDEVELOPMENT Foster safer neighborhoods, promote and provide affordable housing for the homeless and others with housing needs, encourage neighborhood property beautification, and strengthen neighborhood relationships. 13. HEALTH REVITALIZATION Work with Churches and the community to identify and address problems that are contributing to the deterioration of the physical and emotional health of the community. 14. BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Work with Churches and the community to promote business stability and growth using available resources to help the unemployed, underemployed, and others in need in the community. If you would like tot be a part of the move of God in Columbia and volunteer to serve on one of the CityLight Committees or if you would like more information about the CityLight Mission, you may call or write to us at:

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A FRIEND IN NEED by: Luella Redfern

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friend in need is a friend indeed. A man who stands by his friend in adversity is a true friend. Selfless love is the base of true friendship. True friends share each other's joy and sorrow, pain and pleasure.

in trouble, he leaves you in the lurch. A selfish friend is always after grinding his own axe. He does not love you, he only loves your riches. You give him a loan of money; you will lose not only the loan but also your friendship into the bargain.

They do not fall off in adversity. They have full confidence in each other. They never betray each other. Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. A selfless friend is a blessing; a selfish friend is a curse. The first is an angel and the second is a devil. One makes your career while the other mars it.

A friend in need is the medicine of life. He stands by us through thick and thin, in weal and woe. He is a source of joy and inspiration. A friend in need is a true guide. He is always loyal and faithful. He is never a victim of misunderstanding.

True friendship means great self-sacrifice on the part of both. A true friend foregoes pleasure and convenience. He goes

He is not a flatterer and a yes-man. He is open and plain. If his friend goes wrong, he will openly tell him that he should desist from such a course.

" A friend in need is a true guide. He is always loyal and faithful. He is never a victim of misunderstanding" out of his way and faces difficulties in his way with joy and even with pride.

Lucky is the man who has a true friend‌ a friend in need and adversity.

The friendship between Krishna and Sudama is a classic example of genuine friendship. Joy and sorrow, success and failure, good fortune and misfortune, are equally shared by a pair of true friends. They shoulder the burden of life equally for they feel that they sail in the same boat and that they have to sink and swim together.

Luella Redfern

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Financial Overview “A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” Ecclesiastes 10:19

THE ECUMENICAL CHURCH U.S. (20 Little Prayer Chapels in 13 states)...................................$3,000,000 ECUMENICAL TRAINING CAMP (43 acres, 300 residents)..........................................................$1,500,000 ECUMENICAL UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (17 acres, $250,000 rental income)........................................$4,000,000 CROSS STYLE INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS & SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL MINISTRY.....................$5,000,000 CROSS STYLE FARM

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