S.O.I.L.

School of Intimacy and Love
IHOP-LI Internship
And the one on whom seed was sown on the good soil, this is the man who hears the word and understands it; who indeed bears fruit and brings forth, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty." Matthew 13:23 Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains. You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near. James 5:7-8

Introduction
IHOP-LI values the wisdom of those who have gone before us; laboring over the years to build a Global House of Prayer. We have reaped the benefit of the hard work carved out by others by adopting many aspects of those models as our own (e.g. contemplative prayer, Perpetual Adoration, prophetic worship, the Harp and Bowl model of intercession). Thank you all!! We love and honor you… Each House of Prayer has it’s own distinctive based upon history, influence and assignment. • • • Because we have a unique history, our family story differs from others. Because we have a unique set of influences, our values in ministry reflect what we have reaped from those relationships and events. Because of our unique assignment, our expression of mission is tailored to the region we serve.

All of this to say that although you may or may not have served in another House of Prayer, the introduction to IHOP-LI is a unique internship based upon culture-specific criteria. Regardless of your purposes in taking this internship, we honestly look forward to serving you in deep love during this time you have set aside before the Lord. Whether you have taken this internship as a sabbatical to immerse yourself in worship and prayer before the Lord, Jesus Christ or as a pre-cursor to becoming a staff member, you are of equal and dearest value to us. We consider this time with you both a privilege and honor.

Goal of Internship
Someone once said, “You cannot really introduce someone to the King unless you are willing to travel far into the Kingdom.” This internship is meant to equip/strengthen you to do exactly that. Our primary intent is to help you discover more of King Jesus in the light of His first and second commandments: To love the Lord, your God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength and to love your neighbor as yourself…. Good Soil…

Disciplines of the Internship
We believe that certain creative disciplines will serve you well in your travels. They include: I. Cultivation of the Heart through A. Corporate Prayer 1. Harp and Bowl 2. Worship with the Word B. Individual and Small Group Prayer 1. Meditations on the Attributes of God 2. Meditations on His Love and Purposes 3. Meditations on Being the Beloved C. Independent Study 1. Reading 2. Audio Modules w/ Notes 3. Personal Interests D. Participation in Large Group Instruction E. Development of Relational Identities 1. Small Group Sharing and Processing 2. Meals and Laughter 3. Time to Play 4. Identifying and Developing Ministry Skills 5. Coaching in Personal Goals - Bathed in Prayer 6. Personal Prophetic Ministry Time F. Communal Development of Service Project 1. Identified in Communal Prayer 2. Developed in Relationship with the Community 3. Bathed in Intercession 4. Expressed in Love 5. Gathering of Testimonies

Instruction Modules
I. Biblical Narratives A. The Father: Love, Visionary, Home… B. Jesus: Bridegroom, King, Judge C. Holy Spirit: Comforter, Teacher, Empowerment D. The Ekklesia as Ambassadors of The Kingdom Historical Narratives A. History of the Prayer Movement 1. Biblical Leaders, Models & Hallmarks 2. Prayer in Christian Movements 3. Modern Prayer Models B. Fathers in Prayer 1. Count Zinzendorf 2. George Mueller

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3. Father Daniel Nash 4. Rees Howells 5. Henri Nouwen 6. Mike Bickle 7. Pete Grieg IHOP-LI: The Ark House of Prayer 1. Collective DNA a. The Catholic Church b. The Vineyard Movement c. Mike Bickle and IHOP-KC d. Billy Humphrey IHOP-ATL e. Marv Adams WVHOP f. Pete Grieg 24-7 Prayer/Boiler Rooms g. Kevin Prosch/Sean Feucht The Burn: Long Island 2. Prophetic History 3. The Burn: Long Island 4. Love + Justice = Mission

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The Facets and Theology of prayer A. The Seven-fold Beauty of Jesus & The Seven Spirits of God B. Overview of Revelation Ch. 1-5 C. Government of Prayer D. Kingdom Theology E. Friendship With Holy Spirit/Hosting the Presence of God F. Praying the Bible G. Contemplative Prayer H. Intercessory Prayer I. Declarative Prayer J. Ministry Skills – Words of Knowledge, Healing, etc… K. Matthew 18: Conflict Resolution – Rules of Engagement Harp & Bowl: A. 16 Values of IHOP B. Structural Elements of Harp and Bowl C. Prayer Leading D. Worship Leading E. Antiphonal Singing F. Worship with the Word G. Bridegroom Fast Financing the House of Prayer A. Kirk Bennett – Funding the Prayer Movement B. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/ C. Prosperous Soul Foundations Module (De Silva)

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Schedule
I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. Weekly Instruction (Includes Video Modules) Independent Study (Includes “Marveling at God” through the development of individual musical/artistic expressions of worship, prayer and contemplation, Reading and Audio Modules) Family Time (Includes Staff Meeting/Meal Sharing/Small Group Discussions/Personal Ministry/Play Time) Harp and Bowl Team Worship/Prayer Prayer Room Hours (May include Scriptural Study, Reading and Interaction in H&B Prayer) Ministry Team Training (Prophetic, Healing, Deliverance) Love + Justice = Mission (Outreach)

Curriculum
Books: Red Moon Rising – Pete Grieg The Vision and the Vow – Pete Grieg Passion for Jesus – Mike Bickle The Bridal Paradigm – Gary Wiens A Generous Orthodoxy – Brian McLaren Envy – Bob Sorge The Pleasures of God – John Piper Hunger for God – John Piper The Autobiography of George Mueller A Culture of Honor – Danny Silk Additional Suggested Reading: Rees Howells: Intercessor The Prophets – Abraham Heschel Dreaming with God – Bill Johnson A Million Miles in a Thousand YearsDonald Miller The Three Battlegrounds – Francis Frangipane Money and the Prosperous Soul – Stephen De Silva Approaching the Heart of Prophecy – Graham Cooke

Documents: Pursuing Intimacy with Jesus – Mike Bickle The Seven Longings of the Human Heart – Mike Bickle The Rewards of Fasting – Mike Bickle Audio w/ Notes & Discussion Biblical Foundations for Night and Day Prayer – Stephen Venable The Face of Christ and the Pursuit of Intimacy – Stephen Venable The Bride – Mike Bickle Song of Songs – Mike Bickle Video Training: Prophetic Training – John Wimber, Graham Cooke Healing – John Wimber, Bethel Excellencies of Christ – Allen Hood The Glory of an Intercessor – Cory Russell Financial Peace – Dave Ramsey Prosperous Soul Foundations – Stephen De Silva (Bethel)

S.E.E.D.S. Job training Worship Leading Music Theory Asst. WL Prayer Leading Vocal Intercessors Creative Media Sound Tech Section Leader/Gatekeeper Intern Coordinator Burn/Artisan’s Gate Development Samuel Internship- Children’s David Internship- Prophetic Worship Daniel Internship- Prophetic Prayer & Dreams Entrepreneurial Development for Missions R.O.O.T.S. Family Development T.R.E.E.S. Leadership Discovery and Development

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