Revival in American history has always been directly proportionate to the degree of domestic war. The greater the attack, the more pews are filled. The Battle Hymn of the Republic became more of a movement than a mere song, as it caught wind during the American Civil War. Events such as on December 4, 1941 or September 11, 2001 led to packed-out Church services.
Revival is a time when the Church gets back on track and non-Christians get revitalized. It affects everything from economics to the environment. The Fiji Islands saw revival recently—farmland that was formerly dead produced carrots the size of your arm! That was only the beginning. A dead coral reef came back to life and polluted water was miraculously purified. [Full post / Comment...]