Into the Throne Room {welcome! and GIVEAWAYS}

If we were standing in front of each other face-to-face, I would be doing that annoying happy dance with you. Well…with you. In front of you. Either way. It’s just that God has multiplied my excitement as I anticipate what he has in store for this space, and for us as his daughters.

But before we dive into what’s ahead, I wanted to give a brief word of explanation about what’s behind us here at Million Praying Women (MPW).

 

From Where We Came

First, we are a ministry under the banner of Million Mighty Men (MMM), founded by author and international speaker, Bill Perkins. He originally launched Million Praying Women in 2003 with a vision that women would come alongside the men in their lives through prayer.

Over these last ten years two women, Patsy Cadwell and Eva Gibson, faithfully wrote on this site, inspiring many to seek the Lord through prayer. And to them we say a heartfelt, “Thank you!” for laying the foundation.

 

Join the Million Praying Women movement. We're encouraging women in ever-deepening communication with their Maker. #MPW (Great prizes during launch week!)

 

Last year, these two precious ladies sensed God leading them to step down. So Bill began to pray for wisdom regarding the site. And through that time of prayer, the Lord led Bill to me. Proof of God’s grace.

Bill asked if I would pray about possibly heading up a re-launch of MPW. And to be honest, I wasn’t interested. I had other projects on my project list. But I agreed to pray. And as I did, God surprisingly pierced me deep for this ministry. Deep.

Long story…longer…I knew I wasn’t supposed to go at it alone. I envisioned a group of women walking this journey with me. And God faithfully raised up a powerful team that exceeds all my expectations. Every day this week and next, you’ll get to meet each of the ladies that God has led to be a part of MPW and hear how he has grown and directed and transformed her heart for prayer.

 

Where We’re Going

So where are we going? Into the throne room. Literally. That’s our prayer. That’s our vision — that you and I would hold hands and walk together into the throne room of the Almighty God.

To those in Christ, he beckons, “Enter in.” To those who walk by faith, he assures, “My promises are yours.” To those who stand under the banner of his grace, he whispers, “Believe.”

We’re walking together into the presence of the Lord — humbly, boldly, faithfully, and powerfully.

We as a team are humbled by the vision that God is unfolding for MPW. We believe the Lord stands ready to deepen the worship of his children, which naturally includes a deepening of his daughter’s intimate communication with him. Click here to read more about the site.

 

But the Lord sits enthroned forever;
he has established his throne for justice,
and he judges the world with righteousness;
he judges the peoples with uprightness.

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed,
a stronghold in times of trouble.
And those who know your name put their trust in you.
Psalm 9:7-10

 

The Practicalities

Just so you know what to expect on a practical level, Lord willing, we plan to have new posts on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. We also have a Facebook page and Twitter account that offers multiple daily inspirational quotes, prayer challenges, and more.

Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter. The newsletter will arrive in your inbox on Sunday mornings and will contain a brief synopsis of and links to the prior week’s posts, as well as exclusive news and offers available only to newsletter subscribers (i.e. 5-day weekly prayer focus, prayer room invitations, and more). Subscription is easy and free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Click here to sign up.

 

The GIVEAWAYS!

Now for the GIVEAWAYS! Because you can’t launch a new website without giveaways. We will randomly choose 3 WINNERS — one for each of the three bundles. Entry deadline is Friday, February 7th. Winners will be announced on Monday, February 10th.

Drumroll, please.

 

Giveaway #1 :: The Personal Bundle


Copy of The Ultimate Daniel Fast

By Kristen Feola / Zondervan
The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast is an inspiring resource for Christians who want to pursue a more intimate relationship with God through the 21-day commitment to prayer and fasting known as the Daniel Fast. Click here to find out more about the book. (Kristen is one of the MPW team members! I’m telling you. God has raised up some amazing women.)

Jesus Calling

Teal, leather-look copy of Jesus Calling

Designed exclusively for (in)courage, this beautiful 365-day devotional is written as if Jesus Himself were speaking directly to you words of hope, encouragement, comfort, and reassurance. Experience and enjoy refreshing peace in the presence of Jesus as you read and meditate on each daily devotional and relevant Scripture.

journal

Walk by Faith Prayer Journal

Write out your prayers in the beautiful, Scripture-lined pages of this journal from DaySpring.

notecards

Walk by Faith Notecards

Send a prayer of encouragement to a friend with these notecards from DaySpring.

 

Giveaway #2 :: The Marriage Bundle


Signed Copy of To Walk or Stay

By Lara Williams / Christian Focus
Signed copy of my book To Walk or Stay in which I share our redemption, marriage story and give tender guidance to any woman walking the unexpected paths of betrayal.Abundance in Christ is available to everyone, regardless of any shattered hopes or suffocating fears.


Copy of Praying God’s Word for Your Husband

By Kathi Lipp / Revell
Copy of Kathy Lipp’s book in which she asks, “Do you talk to God about your husband without really believing things will change for the better?” Weaving biblical wisdom with personal stories, Kathi Lipp shows how praying the Scriptures will transform your husband’s relationship with God, friends, family, and you!

christa wells music

Music from Christa Wells

Christa’s music evidences her heart for worship. She will absolutely lead you into God’s presence. Click here to learn more about Christa.

 

Giveaway #3 :: The Parenting Bundle


Signed copy of Praying for Boys

Asking God for the Things They Need Most

Signed copy of Brooke McGlothlin’s newly released Praying for Boys plus an ecopy of the leader companion. And by the way, Brooke plays a vital role here at MPW. If you don’t yet know her awesomeness, you will get to meet her tomorrow.

Teach Them Diligently Registration

In the City of Your Choice

Leslie Nunnery, yet another of our amazing team members, and her husband founded the Teach Them Diligently Conference. And excitedly MPW will host the prayer room this year at all four of their conference locations!

For this giveaway they have donated a FREE registration to one of their 2014 conferences, in the city of your choice. This conference is a time of worship and parenting inspiration for any and all parents, because all of us “homeschool” our children in some capacity.


Cheetah Standing Block Cross

This beautiful standing block cross brings words of truth from Psalm 100:5. Made to stand or hang on the wall, the cross measures approximately 5″ x 1 3/8″ x 6″.

 

How to Enter the Giveaways

All newsletter subscribers will be entered into the giveaway! If you have not yet subscribed, you can do that by clicking the image below.

 

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You can also earn additional entries! Leave one comment for each action that you take to help spread the word of Million Praying Women’s launch. Maximum of 5 extra entries per person. You receive one entry per comment.

  • Share this post on Facebook.
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  • Share this post on any other social media venue.
  • ADD our hashtag #MPW to your Facebook or Twitter profile pic. Just click here!

If you have a preference as to which GIVEAWAY bundle you prefer, please note it in your comment.

We as a team here at MPW look forward with anticipation. We believe that worship and prayer is the catalyst to revival. So let’s press into our God — worshipping him, listening to him, believing him, and calling forth his promises into our lives and into the lives of those around us.

Today’s Prayer

Lord God, you alone are worthy of honor. We praise you as the King of kings and Lord of lords. Use this ministry to draw more and more women into your presence. Stir up your daughters to deep places of worship in the dailiness of our lives, for your great glory and our blessed good. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.

 

About lara

Speaker and author, Lara Williams lives in North Carolina with her husband, Adam, and their three children. "Life gets messy," Lara says, "But our home is a place where God has redeemed the broken and proven his sufficient love."
 
Author of To Walk or Stay, you can find out more about Lara at LaraWilliams.org and read her blog at ToOverflowing.com.

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  • Angeline

    I posted on my Facebook page, can wait to see where He takes us!

  • http://natashlim73.wordpress.com/ Natasha Limberopoulou

    I am from Athens, Greece. I am so excited to see impossible things made POSSIBLE through our LORD as we draw near to Him in prayer!!!!

  • Jennifer Cain Heeres

    I subscribed, shared on Facebook, and pinned the launch blog on Pinterest.
    So excited about this page!

  • http://www.leeanngtaylor.com/ LeeAnn Taylor

    Retweeted on Twitter (@leeanngtaylor) https://twitter.com/millionpraying/status/427757980990578688 and prefer the Personal bundle. Thank you!

  • http://www.leeanngtaylor.com/ LeeAnn Taylor

    Shared on Google+ here: https://plus.google.com/100793954734887563772/posts/F8hjq2BKRQ4. Would prefer the Personal bundle. Thank you!

  • Sarah

    Shared on Twitter because that’s what I do. ;) https://twitter.com/girlgrowsup/status/427772392878788609

    So excited for all that God’s doing here!

  • Beth Richardson

    Congratulations… this is fantastic!!!

  • Erin Kathleen

    I added you # to my FB profile picture. I would prefer the personal or parenting bundle. Thank you!!!

  • Erin Kathleen

    I shared your post on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/ektesta

  • Erin Kathleen

    I pinned your launch blog onto my Pinterest! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/298856125244649020/

  • http://ajourney4life.blogspot.com/ Jenn

    So excited for this and sharing!! All Glory to God!

  • Darcey Zahaykevich

    Signed up for the newsletter. Cannot wait to see where this goes. I would prefer one of the first two giveaways. Thanks

  • BobbeyM

    I shared on FB

  • BobbeyM

    I pinned this to my Giveaways board – http://www.pinterest.com/pin/118782508895926875/

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  • BobbeyM

    I also added the # to my twitter pic. I’m very excited about this!

  • Sally Wilson

    Blessed to be a part of this

  • Erin

    Parenting bundle!

  • Lindsay Chung

    I subscribe to the newsletter and also shared on Facebook!

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  • Jenn

    So excited about this!
    I posted on Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter
    I guess Personal Bundle if I were to win ;)

  • Candace Roberts

    Candace
    Hashtag #mpw added top profile pic on fb. Shared on fb, Twitter and pintrest.
    Give away #1 please.

  • Rachelle Sneigoski

    Shared on Facebook and twitter. So excited about this giveaway!!

  • Nora

    So excited to be apart of such an amazing group. I just subscribed to the page.

  • Nora

    I shared this page on Facebook. I hope more women join.

  • Nora

    I posted on pinterest too under Blogs to Read.

  • Nora

    I don’t often Tweet, but I did today.

  • Nora

    I also emailed this site to my pastor’s wife.

  • Gina C Melton

    subscribed, liked and shared on face book :)

  • Tracey M.
  • Tracey M.

    I added Hashtag #MPW to my Twitter profile pic. Congrats on the launch!

  • Frances

    Thank you for your obedience to His calling, specifically to be a prayer warrior!

  • Tracey M.

    I shared the giveaways on Pinterest on my “Giveaways” board http://www.pinterest.com/pin/128634133081227922/. I also pinned one of the images on my board “Books to Read” http://www.pinterest.com/pin/128634133081227924/. There’s also a pin on one of my homeschool group boards to help spread the word http://www.pinterest.com/pin/77476056063924707/. I will pin it on others boards at a later time too. Thank you for launching this much needed website!

  • Tracey M.

    I already subscribed to the newsletter. I look forward to reading the posts and newsletter for more inspiration and to gain in Biblical knowledge and wisdom. I would LOVE to win either the first or second bundle. I have heard a lot about the Jesus Calling book! However, at this point or season in my life . . . I could benefit greatly from reading the books in The Marriage bundle. Praying God’s Word for Your Husband has been on my wish list and I am a huge Kathi Lipp fan. I am trying to be more intentional in all areas of my life and that includes my marriage and prayer. I listened to the music samples on Christi’s website – her music is beautiful! Thank you for the opportunity to win such amazing giveaways. I can’t wait to read and pray with all the women who support this endeavor.

  • Julia ‘Marek’ Ponce

    I posted on Twitter! I prefer the first or third bundles :-)

  • Julia ‘Marek’ Ponce

    I posted Pinterest! I prefer the first or third bundles

  • Julia ‘Marek’ Ponce

    I added the hash tag to my Twitter profile pic! I prefer the first or third bundles

  • Kristi C.

    Shared on facebook. : ) https://www.facebook.com/kristi.cartwright/posts/586120306350?stream_ref=10

    I prefer the marriage bundle. But any will do!

  • Kristi C.

    I shared on twitter. https://twitter.com/kristicart_rite/status/427800207938428928

    I prefer the marriage bundle, but any will do! :)

  • Kristi C.

    Shared on pinterest. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287667494922604238/

    I would prefer the marriage bundle, but any will do! :)

  • http://homewiththeboys.net/ Erin @ Home with the Boys
  • Kristi C.

    I added #MPW to my twitter profile picture.

    https://twitter.com/kristicart_rite

    I would prefer the marriage bundle, but any will do! :)

  • http://homewiththeboys.net/ Erin @ Home with the Boys

    Added the Twibbon!

  • Tracey M.

    I just posted the launch celebration on my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/tracey.douglasmasters. Thank you to all of the individuals working behind the scenes to make this launch a huge success! I know that my walk with God with be impacted profoundly through this website.

  • Melody H

    Sharing on my Facebook. Any bundle would be nice.

  • http://homewiththeboys.net/ Erin @ Home with the Boys

    Shared on my Facebook page!

  • http://homewiththeboys.net/ Erin @ Home with the Boys

    Pinned!

  • http://www.undergodsmightyhand.com/ Caroline @UnderGod’sMightyHand

    Shared on Twitter! https://twitter.com/Keep_Tha_Faith/status/427808942715338752
    I’d love the parenting bundle or marriage bundle!

  • http://www.undergodsmightyhand.com/ Caroline @UnderGod’sMightyHand
  • Michelle Shannon Bennett

    Hashtag #mpw added top profile pic on fb. Shared on fb – would love #1 or #3 :)

  • Tricia McClain

    I subscribed.
    I shared on twitter
    I shared in Pinterest.
    Yay!!!

  • Darcey Zahaykevich

    I shared this post on Facebook, Pinterest and twitter. I also added hastag to my facebook profile pic.

  • http://www.marybonner.net/ Mary Bonner

    Love this idea and this space. I subscribed and would love Giveaway #1

  • Shannon Woodhouse

    I subscribed, would love the marriage bundle

  • uffdamom

    I tweeted and am very excited about this website and praying with so many women!

  • uffdamom

    I posted on Facebook. This is going to be such a wonderful opportunity. Where two or three are gathered, well, how about making it a million and watching what God is going to do!

  • Elle

    I subscribed.
    I shared this post on Facebook. Would love #1or #2 :)

  • mariel

    yayay! subscribed and excited with you for the start of this site and the opportunity to “enter in” with many sisters around the globe every week! I would LOVE the marriage bundle…even though I have Lara’s book (and LOVE it!) but the other items look helpful too! But I am happy to just win, so whatever you send would bless me! Praying for you all as you embark on this journey leading us all to the throne room.
    blessings,
    Mariel
    marieldavenport.com

  • Terese

    I posted on Facebook! (Would love #1 – The Personal Bundle!)

  • Terese

    I posted on Pinterest!

  • Terese

    I posted on Twitter!

  • petrii

    What a wonderful place of prayer online. I’m so excited to see all God will do through the prayers of His daughters. I signed up for the newsletter yesterday and if I were to win, I’d love Bundle #1, the Personal Bundle. Thank you so much for the chance.

  • Terese

    I added the hashtag to my twitter picture!

  • mariel

    also I am pinning this to pinterest now too! would love giveaway #1:) (don’t have any of those books from #1 but would love them!)
    mariel
    marieldavenport.com

  • Jackie Self- Simpson

    I would love giveaway #3 for the Teach them diligently convention in Nashville.

  • Christelle M

    Glad to be a part of this launch..being a wife and mother of 5 boys giveaway#3 would be wonderful #MPW

  • Danielle Morris

    I signed up for the newsletter.

  • Danielle Morris

    Shared on Facebook

  • Danielle Morris

    Shared on Pinterest

  • Kayla Glenn

    Shared on Facebook… would love giveaway bundle #3! :)

  • Kayla Glenn

    Shared on Twitter… would love giveaway bundle #3! :)

  • Kayla Glenn

    Shared on Pinterest… would love giveaway bundle #3! :)

  • Kayla Glenn

    Shared on Google+… would love giveaway bundle #3! :)

  • Kayla Glenn

    Added the twibbon to my Twitter profile pic…would love giveaway bundle #3! :)

  • Desi

    I subscribed! Would love bundle #1!

  • Desi

    Shared on Pinterest- Would love bundle #1!

  • Desi

    Shared on Facebook! Would love bundle #1!

  • Desi

    Shared on Twitter! Would love bundle #1!

  • amie mckay

    Shared post on Facebook Would love giveaway bundle #1 or #2

  • amie mckay

    Shared post on Twitter

  • amie mckay

    Shared post on Google+

  • amie mckay

    Add Hashtag #MPW to Facebook profile pic Would love giveaway bundle #1 or #2

  • amie mckay

    Add Hashtag #MPW to Twitter profile pic Would love giveaway bundle #1 or #2

  • Emma Roe

    Shared post on my personal Facebook page and also on my blogs Facebook page. All the bundles look great! They each have something on my wish list! Bundle #1 I think would be my first pick however any of them would be a blessing.

  • Guest

    shared on twitter. If I were to win, I’d like:
    Giveaway #2 :: The Marriage Bundle

  • Heidi J

    shared on twitter and added the #MPW to my profile pic. If I were to win, I’d like: Giveaway #2 :: The Marriage Bundle

  • Emily Dillard

    Awesome. Just awesome. Praying with you, my friend.

  • Mandy Torgerson

    shared on Facebook. I’d love the parenting bundle. I have three awesome little boys and sure could use a good book about praying for them.

  • Elaine Peterson

    What a wonderful, absolutely incredible opportunity to join a group of prayer warriors! I’ve shared on Facebook, and pray that the news spreads like wildfire. If I happen to receive one of the giveaways, I’d love the personal bundle.

  • Lisa Landrum Henson

    I shared on Facebook and added the #MPW hashtag to my profile pic. I’d be happy with any of the bundles! Thank you for the giveaway, and I’m excited about the website!

  • Joanna Harrell Tyler

    would love to win bundle #1. I subscribed to newsletter. :)

  • Joanna Harrell Tyler

    shared on facebook.

  • Joanna Harrell Tyler

    added the twibbon to my fb profile pic.

  • Janet Schilling

    added the hashtag to my fb profile pic

  • Janet Schilling

    share post on fb

  • Janet Schilling

    shared on instagram…would love marriage one.. NEED MARRIAGE ONE user:schillingfamily5

  • Janet Schilling

    signed up for newsletter.

  • Amber Scavo

    Subscribed. So exciting to see what God is doing!

  • Amber Scavo

    shared on fb…

  • Amber Scavo

    added a twibbon. giveaway #3

  • Glenda Merkley

    Subscribed, added a twibbon on Facebook, added a twibbon on Twitter, tweeted on Twitter, shared on Facebook, and pinned on Pinterest! So excited about this site! Thank you so much for taking it over and following God’s leading! Can’t wait to see more!!!

  • Rebecca Holt

    I shared on Facebook!

  • Madie

    I shared on fb, via email, added the ribbon. And subscribed. Any gift will make me happy.

  • Kristin

    I shared on Facebook! If I happen to be a lucky winner, I would love Bundle 1!

  • Kristin

    I pinned this on Pinterest! If I happen to be a lucky winner, I would love Bundle 1!

  • Kristin

    I added the hashtag to my profile pic on Facebook! If I happen to be a lucky winner, I would love Bundle 1!

  • http://www.momsmustardseeds.com/ Rebecca Brandt

    Tweeted this and can’t wait to see what God does through all of you.

  • Christina E

    Added a hash to my profile picture.

  • Christina E

    Shared on Facebook

  • firewifewolter

    Shared on Twitter :)

  • firewifewolter

    Added hash to Twitter profile pic :)

  • firewifewolter

    Shared on Pinterest Ministry Board

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