Item description for Growing in the Prophetic: A Practical, Biblical Guide to Dreams, Visions, and Spiritual Gifts by Mike Bickle...
Overview Bickle combines biblical balance and passionate faith to frankly discuss the joy and the pain he has seen, and includes new insights and experiences he has faced through his founding of IHOP and involvement in TheCall.
Publishers Description Mike Bickle combines biblical balance and passionate faith to draw readers into new spiritual levels of relationship with God. This revised edition discusses Bickles's involvement with the International House of Prayer and TheCall. Having lead a church where prophetic gifts have been practiced for over 20 years, Bickle offers practical and sound advice to pastors, leaders and lay people. Learn how to integrate prophetic ministry into the life of your church.
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Studio: Charisma House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.7" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Oct 15, 2008
Publisher CHARISMA HOUSE #135
ISBN 1599793121 ISBN13 9781599793122
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More About Mike Bickle
Mike Bickle is the director of the International House of Prayer Missions Base of Kansas City, an evangelical missions organization based on 24/7 prayer with worship that is engaged in many evangelistic and inner city outreaches along with multiple justice initiatives, planting houses of prayer, and training missionaries.
The International House of Prayer has continued in non-stop prayer led by worship teams since September 19,1999, and is committed to combining 24/7 prayers for justice with 24/7 works of justice. Around 1,500 people (staff members, students, interns) serve full-time on the missions base, investing fifty hours per week in the prayer room, classroom, and ministry outreaches. Mike is also the founder of the International House of Prayer University which includes a full-time Bible school, music school, and media school.
Mike is the author of several books including Passion for Jesus, Growing in the Prophetic, The Pleasures of Loving God, After God’s Own Heart, and Prayers to Strengthen Your Inner Man. Mike’s teaching emphasizes growing in passion for Jesus through intimacy with God, doing evangelism and missions work from the place of night and day prayer, and the end times.
Mike Bickle currently resides in Kansas City, in the state of Missouri.
Reviews - What do customers think about Growing In The Prophetic (Revised)?
Get closer to God Dec 17, 2007
I do recommend this book to anyone who want to get closer to God to read this book and not only once, but read it again and again. God bless.
Very nice view from a non-prophetic Christian Jun 24, 2007
I quite enjoyed this book, not that it gave great insight into moving in the Prophetic, but it gave great insight into the very real and present (physical and spiritual) dangers of being in the prophetic. The author, Mike Bickle, admits to being very non-prophetic, and as such he takes a very real stance on maintaining a proper balance of worship, teaching, leading, and prophetic ministering. I believe this is a MUST READ book for anyone who believes they have the gift of prophecy or for anyone who works with those who do.
Growing in the Pathetic Jan 12, 2007
Unfortunately, Mr Bickle's book is little more than unauthoritative ideas taught with authority. Many of his statements of truth begin with, "I belive that" and "I am convinced that" followed by teachings that cannot be proven in the Bible.
He lifts up Paul Cain as a prophet equal to Old Testament prophets. Hmm. Cain has claimed that Jesus rode in the car with him one day and in order to discourage his upcoming marriage, placed his hand on him and removed all sexual temptation from him for life. Of course, Cain would later fall into sexual sin. Old Testament prophets aren't what they used to be.
Bickle is the prophetic movement's damage control arm. He is there to do the PR when things go wrong. For example, in this book he relates that one time a prophecy happened where a man told another man he was to have a music ministry. Bickle says that guy blew the prophecy because what he really saw was musical notes surrounding the guy. He interpreted the prophecy wrong. Oh, if only God would stop being so unclear!
I could go on, but I don't want to take the time. If you are a believer, pick read ALMOST ANY book on Bible interpretation and learn to discern truth from falsehood. If only Bickle had done so as a young man, we wouldn't be subjected to such nonsense.
Kansas City Metro Dec 8, 2005
Mike Bickle is not just a great author...but he has sheparded a move of God. He is a great man of God with tremendous incite. He is also balanced and not overly emotional nor drawn to extremes.
I would recomend not only this book...but anything by him.
Insightful Feb 17, 2005
The author tells of his own journey away from "prophetic chaos" toward a clearer understanding of God's order. Out of this experience he conveys insights beneficial for the development of prophetic ministry in the church today.