The Awe of God: A Key to Intimacy with God | Alita Reynolds + John Bevere

In this Women of Faith Show episode, I had the incredible opportunity to interview John Bevere, a seasoned minister, best-selling author with 40 years of experience in serving the Lord. John Bevere, known for his commitment to ministry and his passion for Jesus Christ, shared valuable insights and wisdom during our conversation. The episode began with John Bevere humbly expressing his dedication to serving Jesus and his desire to remain in love with Him throughout his ministry journey. He emphasized the importance of protecting his heart from becoming cynical or jaded, a common pitfall for many in ministry. As the conversation unfolded, John Bevere shared about his ministry, Messenger International, which has impacted lives globally through books, speaking engagements, and the Messenger X app. His bestselling books, including "The Awe of God," have inspired countless individuals to deepen their relationship with God. The discussion delved into the concept of the fear of the Lord, a topic central to John Bevere's teachings. He clarified that the fear of the Lord is not about being scared of God but rather about being terrified of being away from Him. John Bevere highlighted the importance of intimacy with God and the transformative power of walking in the fear of the Lord. John Bevere also touched on the challenges and successes of ministry, emphasizing the need for pastors and leaders to prioritize their relationship with God through prayer and studying His word. He shared his vision for resourcing pastors globally and fostering an inclusive approach to ministry succession. The episode concluded with John Bevere encouraging online ministry leaders to prioritize physical gatherings and community, recognizing the unique impact of in-person fellowship in the Christian journey. Overall, this podcast episode with John Bevere was a profound and insightful conversation that inspired listeners to pursue holiness, deepen their relationship with God, and approach ministry with humility and passion. Time Stamps 00:00:00 - Introduction and Ministry Commitment 00:05:30 - Importance of Speaking Truth in Love 00:09:07 - Impact of "The Awe of God" Book Club 00:10:06 - Understanding the Fear of God 00:19:02 - Promises of God for Those Who Fear Him 00:25:12 - Women of Faith's Mission and Encouragement 00:26:38 - Keys to Success in Ministry 00:32:25 - Prayer Request for Ministry Outreach 00:35:38 - Advice for Online Ministry CONNECT WITH WOMEN OF FAITH & ALITA REYNOLDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: ▶︎ INSTAGRAM | ▶︎ INSTAGRAM | ▶︎ FACEBOOK | ▶︎ TIKTOK | ▶︎ TWITTER | ▶︎ WEBSITE | ▶︎ NEWSLETTER | ▶︎ YOUTUBE | ABOUT JOHN BEVERE: HUSBAND. FATHER. TEACHER. AUTHOR. SPEAKER. FOLLOWER AND MINISTER OF JESUS CHRIST. John Bevere is a minister known for his bold, uncompromising approach to God’s Word. He is also an international bestselling author who has written more than 20 books that have, collectively, sold millions of copies and been translated into over 130 languages. Along with his wife, Lisa, John is the co-founder of Messenger International, a ministry committed to revolutionizing global discipleship. Driven by a passion to develop uncompromising followers of Christ, Messenger has given over 60 million translated resources to leaders across the globe. To extend these efforts, the MessengerX app was developed, providing digital discipleship resources at no cost to users in more than 120 languages. MessengerX currently has users in over 20,000 cities and over 235 nations. When John is home in Franklin, Tennessee, you’ll find him loving on his g-babies, playing pickleball, or trying to convince Lisa to take up golf. ABOUT ALITA REYNOLDS: Alita Reynolds is the President of Women of Faith, Host of the Women of Faith Show with Alita Reynolds, Founder of the Women of Faith Group Coaching program, a Certified Master Christian Life Coach (CMCLC), and a sought-after trainer and speaker. She and her husband, GJ, are the Visionaries of Women of Faith, a global ministry equipping women to live victoriously with Jesus. In addition, she serves the International Christian Coaching Institute (ICCI) by leading the Women’s Life Coaching model, where she trains and mentors women’s life coaches. Alita’s life purpose is as simple as her upbringing on a Nebraska farm. She passionately inspires others to find Jesus by bringing out God's beautiful story in their lives. Alita creates opportunities to encourage everyone to find their own God-given purpose and to live a life of excellence. This all starts at home for Alita in Lincoln, Nebraska, with her husband and three adult children, Logan, Rees, and Lexi. When she’ not working, you may find her pruning her flowers, pickling cucumbers, throwing a sushi-making party, or simply enjoying the long summer days. Women of Faith Group Coaching - Find Your Purpose, Live God’s Plan Visit to join today!