DAY 14 | 21 Day Fast | Leave a Legacy
LEAVE A LEGACY
We are living in a very critical time in history. According to many, we are living— not in a Christian nation— but in a “Post Christian” nation. This once great land of ours has fallen from the ideals and principles of our founding fathers.
The statistics tell the same story. A Huffington Post article stated that 9,500–10,000 Christian churches are closing every year in America. Other sources say only 4,000-5,000 churches close yearly— for every 1,000 new church plants. Either way, our nation is quickly embracing secularism, humanism, and atheism- even socialism and communism- instead of Christianity.
Most startling of all, 3 million people in America walk away from church and Christianity every single year. This group is multiplying so fast it’s hard to keep track of them.
Is there any hope for revival and restoration? I believe there is, but it will only happen when our nation returns to God! This includes prayer, repentance, evangelism, and a commitment to plant thousands of new churches across North Dakota and America.
In 2007 I had a supernatural encounter with God— I heard him speak very forcibly to me, “Don’t Let America Die." I was not sure what it all meant, but after research I found out that America has lead the Missions movement for about 100 years- and if America goes down, world missions almost comes to a standstill.
I grieve for the spiritual state of America. We must plant churches! We must get out of our comfort zones and do everything we can in our power to co-operate with the Holy Spirit and plant numerous churches across North Dakota and the United States.
On January 28, the last day of our fast, we receive a “Breakthrough Offering." The money will be used in each location (Bismarck, Jamestown, and Beulah) for local Kingdom expansion and to help us plant churches in yet other locations.
Every year we see dozens of people saved and discipled at New Life- church planting is the #1 way to reach new people. We are a church planting movement. New church plants are 3-5 times more effective in winning souls than an existing church that is 10 years of age or older.
I plead with you—don’t let America die. Give your best offering to help us expand locally and plant a new church in a new location. Help us reach people that are lost and eternally damned without a living relationship with Christ.
Most of our families can participate at the $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, or $1,000 levels. Just pray and obey the Lord. Make a faith commitment, even if you can’t pay it all right away. Many give a cash offering on Breakthrough Sunday and bring the remainder as the Lord provides throughout the year.
Stretch your faith. Do your best. And God’s Word promises you will be supernaturally blessed financially, and many other ways throughout the year, because of your willingness to sacrifice on His behalf and help God fulfill His #1 dream!
The Best is Yet to Come!
Lead Pastor Ron Enget | New Life