The Beautiful Exchange Boutique Continues to Transform Lives

October 1, 2022

The Beautiful Exchange Boutique Continues to Transform Lives We have seen amazing impact this month at the Beautiful Exchange Boutique. Our team got to witness to two ladies, and both surrendered their lives to Jesus. A mother got restored back to her children with full custody after years of struggling with addiction. Lastly, we got to help a homeless woman living in a tent receive approval for a housing voucher for one year! Praise God!  The clothing donations have poured in thanks to many people’s generosity.  There are still volunteer opportunities Tuesday through Thursday for women who would be interested in sharing their story with hurting women, leading a small group, helping sort donations, and/or making outreach bags. As of last Monday, we have begun to offer weekly inner healing sessions each Monday at 10 am. All women are welcome to come heal with us in a safe space.  If you would like more information, please email...
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The Spirit Tells us to Encourage and Celebrate His Work

August 30, 2022

The Spirit Tells us to Encourage and Celebrate His Work God is bringing about the good for He alone is good and His mercy endures forever. His hand moves in all places where the name of Christ is being exalted. As a result, the homeless and addicted have the Gospel preached to them and come off of the streets. Those in prison or jail have their minds transformed and renewed. People get baptized into the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Members of the Body of Christ are strengthened in churches and house fellowships as they are equipped for the work of ministry. Missionaries go out into the mission field to proclaim the Gospel where there has never before been a proclamation.  These are just a few of the things God is doing – just as the Word says: “Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written” (John 21:25). Because of this reality, we never minimize or cast off as casual what God is doing in our generation and instead encourage and celebrate it! There is a renewed focus on unity among the Body of Christ as God draws those who have an ear to hear into a deeper understanding of what the Apostle Paul said: “One faith, one Spirit, one baptism” (Ephesians 4:5-6). Together, we can celebrate the fruit of our labor and rejoice in the works of God all around the world!   So be encouraged, brothers and sisters, and know that...
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Harvest House of Prayer – How to Satisfy Your Hunger for God

August 29, 2022

Harvest House of Prayer - How to Satisfy Your Hunger for God Have you ever felt an uncommon hunger for God that no amount of corporate gatherings could satisfy? There are times when the Lord beckons us deeper into the secret place of prayer. There are seasons when the only thing that seems to fill our hearts’ desire is to be alone with Him, one-on-one. I have experienced this on multiple occasions in my own walk with the Lord. In my early days of Christianity, I would seek to fulfill this longing by any means possible except by going to the Lord in my secret place. As I matured, I learned that when this desire strikes my heart, the only thing that really satisfies my longing for Him… is Him.  Although that answer may seem obvious, it can be difficult to realize! After all, there are so many other things we can find to occupy our time other than the Lord Himself. So many other things clammer for our attention. But when an uncommon hunger for God arises in the human spirit only one thing will satisfy it. What I’ve discovered is that only God can satisfy hunger for God! I believe many of you that are reading this have sensed this hunger in your own lives. In this blog, I want to give you three big keys to discovering God in the secret place of personal devotion to Jesus. Get Alone with God Jesus stated in Matthew (v. 6:6) that when we pray we should “go into [our] room, shut the door, and pray to [our] Father…” (NIV)....
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Harvest Day Testimony

July 27, 2022

Harvest Day Testimony During our Harvest Day Outreach on Saturday July 23rd, one of our teams went into Phenix City, specifically the shopping plaza parking lot on the corner of 13th St. There, the team met a man named Kietel. After starting a conversation with him, the team learned that he was currently homeless. After approximately 30 mins of conversation, Kietel admitted that he wanted help and that he felt the need to accept Jesus as the Savior of the world. After leading him through a prayer of salvation, our team offered Kietel a chance at a new life by going into a discipleship program where he could get off the streets and be housed as he grows in the Lord. Praise God, he accepted the offer and is now on his journey with Christ.  If you would enjoy being a part of outreach, email...
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Calling All Worship Leaders

June 29, 2022

Calling All Worship Leaders The Harvest House of Prayer vision is to have 40 hours of live worship and prayer every single week. We are well on our way and would love to have you join us. If you are a worship leader, we invite you to partner with us in creating a constant flow of sweet worship to the Lord!  Whether you are a beginner or have years of experience, the main thing we are looking for is those whose hearts are set on worshiping the Lord Jesus. If you love to be in His presence and minister to His heart through song and music—regardless if the room is empty or full—you are exactly the person we are looking for! Right now, our two greatest needs are weekly commitments to lead worship on Tuesdays, 6-7pm and Thursdays, 7-8pm. If you are interested or know someone who may be interested, please let us know by e-mailing Brandon at hhop@take-the-city.com. CINDY’S TESTIMONY OF LEADING WORSHIP AT HHOP I started singing in front of people when I was 3 years old. I was taught music performance up until my second year of college—how to properly stand, act….perform. My dream was to sing in the Metropolitan Opera. I trained for it. Then, I fell in love with God and that dream changed. My worship spot in the prayer room is at 7 a.m., so it’s usually just me and Him. This time alone has given me the opportunity and the “practice” of just being, loving, and hanging out — with Him. It’s wiped out the concern of what people think, i.e. performance,...
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Melissa – YWAM Boston

“Getting to be a part of Take the City was such a blessing both in seeing how God moved in the lives of the people I met as well as how he moved in my heart. I was so encouraged to be surrounded by people willing to passionately pray for their city and the people in it. As we worshipped, people would stop and ask what was going on and we got to talk and pray with them. I felt a greater desire to pray for our nation grow in me as we sang and prayed together.”