|About the Book|
Revival Fire - 150 Years of Revivals by Mathew Backholer features twelve detailed accounts of revivals from ten countries on five continents.As a revival historian, the author through the use of detailed research, eye-witness accounts andMoreRevival Fire - 150 Years of Revivals by Mathew Backholer features twelve detailed accounts of revivals from ten countries on five continents.As a revival historian, the author through the use of detailed research, eye-witness accounts and interviews, presents some of the most potent revivals that the world has seen in the past one hundred and fifty years and tells the stories of those who lived through these spiritual awakenings and moves of the Holy Spirit which were days of heaven on earth!Read about the Prayer Meeting Revival that reverberated around the world, the Gold Coast Revival on the west coast of Africa, the Azusa Street Revival that ushered in the modern Pentecostal movement or the Pyongyang Great Revival where the Korean church, which was less than a generation old, swept the country!In every chapter, there are valuable lessons that can be learnt, alongside educational and inspiring conclusions that can be drawn from each historical account of revival. Discover how the Christians prayed, the Scriptures that they pleaded, the challenges faced and how they saw the blessing of God in their towns and cities as the Holy Spirit came down and convicted saints, converted sinners and transformed lives unto the praise and glory of God!The author makes many references to other lesser known revivals and brings facts to life through the use of detailed descriptions, statistics, interviews and eye-witness accounts- coupled with his broad and extensive knowledge of revival church history makes this book informative, and a truly inspirational read. Learn from the past, be challenged for the present and be inspired for the future!Mathew Backholer is the co-founder of ByFaith Media (www.ByFaith.org) and author of a number of books, including: Revival Fires and Awakenings, Understanding Revival, Global Revival and Revival Answers. As a revival historian, he documents, collates and records revivals from around the globe. He also films and co-presents ByFaith TV, which airs on more than a dozen Christian networks around the world. Mathew has travelled to more than forty nations researching revivals and carrying out mission work.