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Tom Yeakley speaking at Christian Retreat Centers in PA

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director Joy El Camps and Retreat – Joy El Generation

We just concluded one of the most Inspirational weeks in Joy El’s Released Time History. Volunteers gathered in four different locations to gain inspiration and encouragement for the upcoming year.  And they were inspired!

One volunteer said, “The speaker was so encouraging – not sure when I was so encouraged to stretch my faith!

Dr. Tom Yeakley, senior leader with the Navigators  (read his Bio here) inspired us to walk by faith.  You may watch the whole message here: Dr. Tom Yeakley RT Message

Following is a summary of his message:

God's favorite phrase – “No problem.” 

2 Kings 4:1-7 is the key passage.

There are four stages in this journey of faith.

1) Desperate, helplessness.

Hallsby in his book on prayer shares there are two conditions for answered prayer: 1) helplessness, and 2) faith. 

In 2 Corinthians 1:8 Paul was, “Far beyond his ability to endure.” God wants dependent children, not independent children 

J.O. Sanders, “God encourages us to ask for the impossible as much as the possible. For to Him, all things are the same, less than himself”

2)  A promise 

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