Welcome to the online course “Awake My Soul”. On this page you will find:
NB – there will be text shown on slides through each video. You may find it helpful to enter full screen mode for this reason – simply click on the button (four arrows pointing out to the corners) in the bottom right corner of the relevant video to do this.
As a reminder, the Zoom calls for Awake My Soul are on the following Wednesdays between 7:00 – 8:45pm BST (please adjust for your timezone as necessary):
Pauline Eyles (DFB&I) interviews Brad Long (PRMI) about the Next Great Awakening venture vision. Filmed at the Community of the Cross, Black Mountain in May 2022.
Please excuse the audio quality – there were technical issues upon recording.
Week 1 Video 1 : What is a Great Awakening?
Paul Stokes (Academic Dean for the Dunamis Institute, Director of the DFB&I) dives into the characteristics of historic Great Awakenings of the Holy Spirit.
Week 1 Video 2 : Is this a Kairos Season?
Paul Stokes (Academic Dean for the Dunamis Institute, Director of the DFB&I) explores at the question “Is this a Kairos season? Are we now in that period of time that is leading into the next Great Awakening?”
Week 1 Video 3 : Essentials of a Great Awakening
Paul Stokes (Academic Dean for the Dunamis Institute, Director of the DFB&I) looks at the essentials of a Great Awakening. He speaks on R. A. Torrey’s 3 Essentials, Jonathan Goforth’s 2 Principles, and Moravian Dynamics.
Week 2 Video 1 : When God is on the Move (Part 1) – Lives are Transformed
Pauline Eyles (a Dunamis Institute Teacher) explores how lives are transformed when God is on the move.
Week 2 Video 2 : When God is on the Move (Part 2) – The Church is Restored to God’s Original Plan
Pauline Eyles (a Dunamis Institute Teacher) dives into how, when God is on the move, the Church is restored to how He originally intended it to be. In particular, she looks at the One New Humanity and the Great Commission.
Week 2 Video 3 : When God is on the Move (Part 3) – Society is Transformed
Pauline Eyles (a Dunamis Institute Teacher) explores how there is societal transformation when God is on the move.
Week 3 Video 1 : By My Spirit
Paul Stokes (Academic Dean for the Dunamis Institute, Director of the DFB&I) introduces the focus on advancing the Kingdom of God, not by human power and might, but by His Spirit, and considers the counsel from R.A.Torrey about how we can position ourselves to work in this way.
Week 3 Video 2 : Baptised with the Holy Spirit
Paul Stokes (Academic Dean for the Dunamis Institute, Director of the DFB&I) explores the connection between a Great Awakening and our personal need to receive what Jesus promised: the baptism of the Holy Spirit.
Week 3 Video 3 : Operating in the Power of the Holy Spirit
Pauline Eyles (a Dunamis Institute Teacher) unpacks some of our ‘spiritual toolbox’, highlighting Zechariah 4:6 where we are told to operate by His Spirit, not by our own power or might. She addresses what this might look like in practice.
Week 4 Video 1 : Blocks to the Outpouring
Paul Stokes (Academic Dean for the Dunamis Institute, Director of the DFB&I) looks at factors which block the Holy Spirit’s work of bringing a new Great Awakening.
Week 4 Video 2 : How do we Pray for Revival?
Martin Boardman (Prayer Mobilizer for PRMI, a Dunamis Institute Teacher) explores the questions ‘How do we pray for Revival?’
As we partner with God in carrying out His purposes, He will answer our prayers, He will pour out his Holy Spirit, and He will begin to bring revival, renewal and awakening.
Week 4 Video 3 : Preparing Ourselves for Opposition
Pauline Eyles (a Dunamis Institute Teacher) reminds us that when we are doing work for God’s Kingdom, the enemy gives us opposition. With a brief recap on functional and manifestational gifts, and teaching on Greek words for ‘filled’, Pauline highlights the importance of balancing fruit and gifts and knowing who we are in Christ. She also outlines 4 Discernment Tests we use to help discern whether we are hearing from the Lord.
This course was developed alongside the book, Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit, which is used as the text for the course. Written by Brad Long, Paul Stokes and Cindy Strickler, this presents Two Foundations and Seven Dynamics for a church to grow in cooperating with the Holy Spirit so that it expresses the Kingdom of God in its local context.
Click on each book cover to view in an online bookstore, where you can read a bit more about them (please note the links may not work outside the UK, so you may need to manually search for them).
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Jesus told his disciples to wait until they were clothed with power from on high. In this eBook, you will discover why Jesus wants you baptised in the Holy Spirit to advance the Kingdom of God.
This eBook is free – simply fill in the short form on this page of our website to receive the download.
A small group of believers earnestly prayed for Revival in England at the beginning of the twentieth century. Little did they know how God would answer that prayer – an answer that would impact the church worldwide. This revival would lead to the birth of Pentecostalism in Britain and awaken people to a new relationship with God.
This video includes information on the Sunderland Revival referred to in our teaching videos.
All the information in Doug’s book can also be found on this website. He shares free teaching videos on the history of the move of the Holy spirit. There’s also a set of videos with a superbly encouraging look at the book of Revelation, highlighting all the promises that God has set out for his church during the very difficult last days that will come before the return of Christ.
Duncan Campbell came to the Isle of Lewis to conduct a two week evangelistic campaign and ended up staying two years. This is his personal account of what happened.
Gordon Pettie talks with the revival historian Mathew Backholer about the amazing events surrounding the Welsh revival of 1904. Their prayer is that God will do it again in our times.
(Matthew Backholer is a prolific writer on revivals – you’ll see some of his books on our list of recommendations).
John Graham Lake (March 18, 1870 – September 16, 1935) was a Canadian-American leader in the Pentecostal movement that began in the early 20th century, and is known as a faith healer, missionary, and with Thomas Hezmalhalch, co-founder of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa. His healing ministry touched thousands if not millions. These quotes will reveal how he ministered healing to the sick.
Born into a family plagued by sickness and grief, John G. Lake experienced the healing power of God. This is a short video on the history of John G. Lake’s ministry.
George Otis has been used phenomenally by the Lord to collect and record testimonies of transformational prayer in communities and societies; and the insights into prayer that he has subsequently been able to capture are incredible. He is highly recommended by our own Douglas McMurry who has drawn extensively on his research.
It is easier to just search for George Otis on YouTube, but here is just one link to get you started.
In the 1980s Dan Juster, a leader in the burgeoning Messianic movement, was challenged by a friend regarding the restoration of the Church by five fold leadership (apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers). He began to gain a vision for the restored unity of the Body of Believers, and the foundations for restoration began to grow.
Revive Israel is a multi-purpose ministry team, based on the examples of both Yeshua and Paul. The vision of Revive Israel is to pave the way for the restoration of the kingdom of Yeshua on the earth.
DFB&I is a faith-based ministry and we do not charge for any of our teaching.
At some point during the course, you will be given an opportunity to hear more about the work of this ministry. If you are blessed by the teaching and the Lord prompts you to give, then we will be sharing with you how you can make a donation.
If you would like to explore this sooner, you can head over to our Donations page for more information.