Some 1,000 churches across the state joined “Awaken Tennessee,” a 30-day initiative for prayer and fasting.
“Awaken Tennessee” started on January 26 and concluded on February 23. According to The Rogersville Review, 220 churches in East Tennessee and more than 800 churches from Middle and West Tennessee joined the month-long initiative.
This is not about my church or a denomination, we are simply hosting an event in partnership with churches to see true lasting revival take place. —Rev. John Butler, pastor of East Rogersville Baptist Church
Sheldon Livesay, East Tenn. Coordinator for “Awaken Tennessee,” said they distributed 3,100 prayer packets to the churches in the county alone. “Many churches are only giving one packet per family where both the husband and wife have committed to pray, which means well over 100,000 Tennesseans could be involved in prayer during February. Prayer is always the foundation for revival.”
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