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The purple pig and other miracles

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They called it the Prayer Corps-A Radical Band of Young Intercessors in The 1970s who Gave Birth to Many of Today's 24/7 Global Prayer Movements!

In the 1960s and 1970s a root of prayer was born from the prayers of Dick and Dee Eastman, who established a house of prayer in Sacramento where young people could give a year of their lives to pray for others.

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Unknown Binding, 207 pages
Published June 1st 1974 by Whitaker House (first published 1974)
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What an inspirational account of how God has moved and used people to develop intercessory platforms around the word! I found myself moving more slowly through the book than anticipated - not because it was hard to read; on the contrary it was well-written and appropriately quippy - but because each chapter was so full of treasures on how to have a powerful prayer life as well as what it means to be obedient to God. This book has ignited a spark within me to find out more about the history of Ho ...more
Dick's story is encouraging and inspiring. It chronicles his journey from launching a 24/7 prayer center for youth in Sacramento, California during the Jesus movement of the 1970s to directing a global ministry that takes the gospel to the homes of almost one million people daily (Every Home for Christ). Struck me how much God can do through ones who will listen and obey, and how Eastman's ministry has affected whole generations, including mine.
This is a great read full of amazing testimonies of God's faithfulness and ability to do more than we can ever think or imagine!
Excellent book about the early worldwide prayer movement. Extremely inspirational.
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