Kim’s Blog

Dave and Kim Butts are the founders of Harvest Prayer Ministries. As long-time teachers on prayer and revival, Dave and Kim write a lot! With more than 10 books published between them, and dozens and dozens of magazine articles, plus blog entries, Dave and Kim will keep producing insights and training on prayer. Come back regularly to see new blog posts with Dave and Kim’s thoughts, experiences, insights and teaching on prayer.

NURTURING PRAYER AS EVERY DAY LIFE

NURTURING PRAYER AS EVERY DAY LIFE

“When you are able to create a lonely place in the middle of your actions and concerns, your successes and failures slowly can lose some of their power over you.” ~ Henri Nouwen, Out of Solitude Jesus would regularly separate Himself from the crowds, and even from the...

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PRAYER IN DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES

PRAYER IN DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES

A few weeks ago, my younger sister went through a major health challenge. She walked through a lot of darkness and difficulty. Yet, in the midst of her struggle, she said to me, “I would not have chosen to miss going through every bit of this struggle because of all...

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ARE YOU LISTENING?

ARE YOU LISTENING?

I work with many leadership teams, including pastors, prayer ministry teams, missions teams, etc. about hearing from God together for next steps…for decision-making and roadmaps into the future of kingdom work, etc. Of course, without each individual practicing the...

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DIVINE APPOINTMENTS

DIVINE APPOINTMENTS

Sometimes God just puts things into perspective and smacks me upside the head! I was struggling to write this blog today…nothing was coming to mind, even as I prayed and searched the Scriptures for a jump start. I was beginning to get frustrated and was feeling a bit...

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LIGHT A FIRE!

LIGHT A FIRE!

For several years now, I’ve been shepherding a creative week by week 24-7 prayer experience called Light the Fire. A “torch” of prayer is passed between churches, colleges and missions organizations that participate throughout the year. Based on the Moravian Community...

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IDOLATRY

IDOLATRY

“Who may ascend the hill of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not trust in an idol or swear by a false god” (Psalm 24:3-4). My husband and I are preparing for a three month sabbatical (which will have...

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BLESSING THE BODY

BLESSING THE BODY

2 Thessalonians has become one of my favorite books of the Bible. It is filled with blessings to pray for and over others! What I love about these verses is how simple it is to adapt each prayer for believers wherever they may be and whatever circumstance in which...

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REVIVAL FIRE

REVIVAL FIRE

As I watch the news and see the city of Baltimore erupting in flames and violence, my heart is grieved and my spirit aches for God to pour out revival in our midst – that there might be a great move of His Spirit, a re-establishment, restoration and renewal of the...

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OPERATING ON THE WRONG INFORMATION

OPERATING ON THE WRONG INFORMATION

I was recently recalling an occasion in my life when I spent a lot of time and effort trying to fix a situation in my own strength. The outcome, as you can probably imagine, was a disaster. My ideas, my wisdom, my experience and my advice were so filled with my own...

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