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.

THE DISCIPLINE OF SOLITUDE IN EVERYDAY LIFE

THE DISCIPLINE OF SOLITUDE IN EVERYDAY LIFE

Over the past several months, I have found myself longing for more opportunities for solitude…for time with God that for this season of my life seemingly can only be found in the peaceful, set apart spaces. More than a quiet time, more than sitting alone in silence...

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PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR

PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR

I have been prayerfully reflecting upon 2014 and looking ahead to what God is holding in His heart for me in 2015. His faithfulness emerges so clearly out of the difficult places of the past year. Psalm 86:11 begins, “Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your...

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BEING HEARD IN HEAVEN

BEING HEARD IN HEAVEN

“During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission” (Hebrews 5:7). We don’t often hear the specifics of Jesus’ prayer...

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ALONENESS IN PRAYER

ALONENESS IN PRAYER

This morning as I was preparing for work, I thought through all that was on my plate for the day and began to feel a bit overwhelmed. Then, a small thought came into my mind… “Maybe you need some aloneness in prayer.” It occurred to me that it was exactly what I was...

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PRAYER IN SUFFERING

PRAYER IN SUFFERING

Recently, I have heard the heart cry of several friends and family who have been enduring significant seasons of suffering. Some are dealing with physical and emotional struggles; others, with financial stresses and setbacks or prodigal children. Still others are...

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THE VOICE

THE VOICE

When my husband calls me on the phone, he never has to identify himself. I know his voice so well that further identification is not needed. At the risk of embarrassing us both, I will share that almost every phone conversation begins with Dave saying, “Hi Gorgeous!”...

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BE THE ANSWER

BE THE ANSWER

“For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead” (James 2:26 NASB). Years ago I met a young woman in a Bible study whose family was struggling financially. Her husband was in prison and she had four young sons at home. They were...

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RETURN TO THE UPPER ROOM

RETURN TO THE UPPER ROOM

“Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk from the city. When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas,...

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