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The goals of this 14-week class are personal transformation as well as an understanding of the dynamics of Christian healing prayer as a way of living a sanctified life full of freedom and victory.  It will be offered from 6:00 – 7:30 PM on Wed. nights from Jan. 24th through May 2nd and is designed for every Christian interested in spiritual growth through prayer. Learn how to grow in freedom from past hurts and disappointments into the person God created you to be. Based on the work of Rev. Tommy Hays (Messiah Ministries http://www.messiah-ministries.org) Free To Be Like Jesus explains the basic principles behind healing prayer that help us increase our faith and respond to the perfect love of God. Through this interactive, safe, and supportive class, we can remove barriers to spiritual, emotional, and physical health to access our unique destiny in Jesus Christ.

Class topics include:

  • How to have victory in a broken fallen world.
  • Understanding how God both restores and redeems.
  • Seeing how our free will choices and God’s omnipotence can work together.
  • Learning to teach what Jesus taught and do what He did in the power that He had.
  • Realizing God’s answers to prayer in His eternal time as well as experiencing them in our chronological time.
  • Understanding healing as sanctification of spirit, soul, and body.
  • Removing key roots of resistance to healing and holiness. 

Registration: Click here for the flyer which includes registration information.

The following Reading Guide correlates the book Free to be Like Jesus with author Tommy Hay’s DVD videos. 

The 3rd edition (red) book is available from Amazon.com. For more information, contact Jane Kilgo at janekilgo@gmail.com