RAISING UP HOUSES OF PRAYERFUL EXPECTATION

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Throughout the Bible, the Lord encounters His people and calls them into purpose and destiny.  Our Lord does have good plans for us! His plans are to expand His kingdom and for His glory! We can be filled with expectation and faith through hearing the Lord’s voice. May His kingdom to come and His will to be done on earth as it is in heaven. 

Hope Ministries International is committed to being a voice crying out in the wilderness preparing a way for God to move in individuals, churches, cities, and nations through worship, prayer, administration, and instruction. 

Additionally, HOPE is called to birth individuals, churches, cities, and nations into their God-given destinies through prayer by simply hearing His voice and obeying His instructions. We will train prophetic intercessors who listen and obey God’s voice, and also, raise up a network of Houses of Prayerful Expectation locally, nationally, and globally. It is time for the intercessors, prophets, missionaries, and revival movements to come forth. 

MEET OUR FOUNDER

 For over twenty years, Julie Hayden has actively led the effort to connect and join local bodies of Christ together through congregational partnerships with local prayer groups. Along with the call on her life to connect intercessors and encourage and equip pray-ers,  Julie’s passion and love for intercessory prayer has prompted her to lead city wide church initiatives and community based partnerships. She co-led Portage Global Day of Prayer for 18 years. Additionally, Julie co-led National Day of Prayer events, county concerts of prayer, and Portage Compassionate Ministries which was a coalition of churches and nonprofits to meet the needs of the community with the love of Jesus Christ, just to name a few.

Julie has been an ordained Bible minister since 2003. She pursued and obtained a bachelors degree in Christian Ministry from Shalom Bible College in 2016.  Furthermore, Julie is a published author, songwriter, and a happy mother of two grown sons: Drew and Luke.

 Adventures in Hope

Wrestling with God

Wrestling with God

For the last nine months, God had been speaking to me privately about moving into HOPE fulltime.  He had spoken that the time would come when I would no longer be a pastor at City Point Church and I would be serving full-time as a prayer missionary with...

The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

Monday night, 9pm.  I was praying on the phone with a friend.  We took a minute to just wait on the Lord.  Was there anything He wanted to say to us.   I think it is a good habit to see if He has anything to say.  Often I've just rushed...

Do you struggle with prayer? 

You may not believe me but for years I struggled with prayer.  I didn’t know how to have a personal prayer time, let alone lead a prayer group. I never planned to lead a prayer ministry.  Here is my story recorded on Facebook Live in August 2019.  

Be encouraged, folks!  If God could use me in prayer ministry, He has a plan for you too!   We are all called to pray.  God loves to hear your prayers. 

 Let go of your reluctance.  Start where you are.  Find the joy in intercession!

 

Are you a reluctant intercessor?

Spreading HOPE

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“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” 

- 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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