Revive Our Hearts Weekend Podcast

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Learning to Offer Desperate Prayers

Topics: Prayer

This episode contains portions from the following programs:

"Your Prayer and God's Power, Day 3"

"The Break Came"

"A Call to Corporate Prayer"


Dannah Gresh: “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” You know that line, right? Penned by Charles Dickens. Does it ever feel like we’re living in the worst of times?

Before he went to be with the Lord last fall, Dave Butts was able to view tough times through a lens of prayer.

Dave Butts: We're living in exciting times. By the way, it's exciting because things are also dark. The good thing is that's what helps make us desperate. It brings us to our knees before the Lord and say, "Apart from You, Lord, there is no hope."

Dannah: This is Revive Our Hearts Weekend. I’m Dannah Gresh.

What’s worrying you these days? …

About the Hosts

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through two nationally syndicated radio programs heard each day—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than five million copies. Through her writing, podcasts, … read more …

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

About the Guests

Dave Butts

Dave Butts

After years of serving in pastoral roles in local churches, Dave Butts—with his wife, Kim—launched Harvest Prayer Ministries. In addition to his work there, Dave serves on seven boards and committees related to prayer, missions, and evangelism. Dave received a … read more …

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Kim Butts

Kim Butts and her husband, Dave, co-founded Harvest Prayer Ministries, where she also serves as the Vice President. Her ministry involves writing, teaching and consulting, and she compiles and edits Harvest Prayer Ministry's blogs and daily devotional. Kim has a … read more …

Megan Hill

Megan Hill

Megan is the author of three books, including A Place to Belong: Learning to Love the Local Church (Crossway, 2020). She is an editor for The Gospel Coalition and lives in Massachusetts with her husband and four children.