Once again, we are partnering with friends throughout the city of Lexington to host a week of non-stop prayer Easter week! LexPray, which started in a spare bedroom of a simple church family several years ago, is now happening at the Prayer Room on Broadway. This is a great opportunity for you to join together with the city church in Lexington to connect with God in a special way. Sign-up today for a time slot and let’s fill the whole week as we focus on the Risen Christ this Easter season! How does it work? Once you sign up, you… Read More »LexPray 2018 – 24/7 Prayer Easter Week!
Spring Cleaning by Kristy Wheeler Friends, while spring cleaning this week I found a jar full of thoughts & prayers from our group many years ago. I figured it would be encouraging to share these since no names are attached and since quite a bit of time has passed. –God expects us to gather like we do. We will not grow as He intends if we avoid deep fellowship. When life gets tough, we tend to avoid getting with the church. Iron sharpens iron. –We need to make space in our lives to serve others. –Jesus chooses who to heal… Read More »Spring Cleaning (by Kristy Wheeler)
Once again this year, we will be participating in around the clock prayer the week leading up to Easter. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience prayer fresh way with members of Lexington’s city church! Prayer will happen at the Prayer Room in Lexington on South Broadway (1218 S Broadway, Ste 110, Lexington, Kentucky 40504) Sign up: Follow this link for more details and to sign up for a time slot! https://www.24-7prayer.com/signup/7fbbde When you sign up, you will receive an email with detailed instructions about your visit to the Prayer Room. Worship Nights and Mornings: Also, there will be live worship… Read More »24-7 Prayer Easter Week in Lexington
I want to take a second and thank everyone who came together this last weekend for the simple church conference. As I shared at the conference, I had experienced a lot of resistance about the entire during the whole process of planning our time together–so much so that I knew the day had to happen! I trust that the our time will together will continue to impact our faith journeys and our simple churches that we are connected too. For those that could not make it, allow me to offer a brief summary of our weekend: On Saturday morning, we saw… Read More »Simple Church Conference 16 Wrap Up
Sometimes in simple church, this question can be heard echoing in the back of our brain. Sometimes the question is an accusation from the enemy (that we are really doing nothing of significance with our lives or that whatever we are doing is wrong). However, sincerely spoken it can be a powerful prayer… “God…what are we doing?… What are You doing and how do You want to involve me?” This Saturday, we will sincerely ask the Lord this question. What are we to be doing? With whom? Why? How? Simple church, while simple in form, is not easy. We believe… Read More »What In The World Are We Doing?
July 30th, we will return to the Wheeler’s Farm for a network wide summer gathering. Worship, Prayer, Fellowship, Picnic, Fishing? Rock Skipping? Playing in the creek? The possibilities are endless. We even hope to celebrate baptisms! Simple Church Summer Network Gathering Saturday July 30, 6-9PM Music By Gideon Maki What To Bring: Your Own Picnic Dinner (Food, Drinks, utensils, etc.) Chairs/Blanket Water shoes (if you want to get into the creek) Everyone in your simple church community! flashlight A Friend (or two or three) A Song or Encouraging Testimony To Share? (optional) Baptism: Would you like to take… Read More »Summer Network Gathering – July 30
Hey Y’all… LexPray! This Easter, we are hosting a week of prayer along with others in the Body of Christ in the city of Lexington. Several years ago simple churches in Lexington came together to host a 48 hour prayer room. It went so well that we wanted to do it again this Easter. In the process of putting this together, it has grown into a city-wide effort with several churches and ministries joining in! Our friends at the new prayer room in Lexington are excited to host and we want to invite everyone in the Body of Christ to consider coming… Read More »LexPray! 24:7 This Week!
By Nate Smith Lent is a time for personal reflection, repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming Easter. A set forty days for self-examination and giving up something in order to prepare our hearts. It is a chance to come with expectation for greater things. We, as Christians, have this crazy belief that Jesus, who walked in the flesh, actually died and rose again. Death itself has been conquered. This is the reason, and the only reason, we have to gather, to worship and break bread. It is all about Jesus. Friends, it is time to prepare our hearts, not… Read More »Lent: A call to prayer
On May 15th just a couple weeks ago I had the privilege of hosting the women of simple church in my apartment for a creative worship night. It was such a blessing to have our community of women of all generations, from age 8 and up, gathered in the presence of our Father to seek Him and to express ourselves in creative worship. It was at last year’s Simple Church Conference that my heart was set ablaze with a yearning to have more quality time with the women who make up Simple Church, but God had not shown me how… Read More »Guest Blog by Kaity Wilson
This past weekend we had a the great experience of seeing people from simple churches across the region (really the entire southeast!) come together for 48 hours of continual prayer. Participants that made it to the designated “prayer room” were encouraged to experience communication with God in a variety of ways. Prayer through song, art, journaling, silence, Communion, and utilizing a map of the city to pray for different areas were some of the ways that participants could pray. While it is certainly not possible to share all the requests and insights reflected in the room and from those that… Read More »Images from the Prayer Room