The Hour of Intercession

The Hour of Intercession is a radio show hosted by Pastor Joseph Parker. This show covers topics of prayer, intercession, the Word of God and features interviews with pastors and religious leaders.

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Episodes (1627)
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Reading through the Word of God, ep. 214
November 09, 2021

George Washington Carver said, "The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible, 'In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths (Proverbs 3:6)." Pastor Joseph Parker reads from this amazing book on this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: 1 Chronicles 23:1-26:8 (NKJV), 2 Peter 1:1-3:18 (NKJV) | Find out more about AFA Streaming at www.afa.net. | Joseph mentions this blog: www.afa.net/the-stand/faith/2019/03/the-bible-the-book-that-is-alive/ | Email Pastor Joseph for evangelism and discipleship resources at jparker@afa.net.

The Crucial Habit of Reading and Meditating on the Word of God
November 06, 2021

Have you considered the importance of spending quality time reading and meditating on God's Word? Pastor Joseph Parker talks to us about that in this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: Psalm 1:1-6 (NKJV); Psalm 112:1-10 (NKJV) | www.samaritanspurse.org/occ | Find out more about AFA Streaming at www.afa.net. | jparker@afa.net.

Evangelism, Discipleship, and the Great Commission
November 05, 2021

Christians are called to share the good news of the gospel and to help fellow believers to grow in their faith. Pastor Joseph Parker and By Design's Jade Hollyfield have a helpful conversation about the Christian's responsibilities on this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: Matthew 28:16-20 (NKJV) | www.afa.net/bydesign | www.samaritanspurse.org/occ | Contact Pastor Joseph at jparker@afa.net to receive the free Prayer Tools he mentions on today's show.

Ben Bennett, Co-author of Free to Thrive
November 04, 2021

How your hurts, struggles, and deepest longings can lead to a fulfilling life. That's the message behind the book Free to Thrive, written by Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett. Ben discusses the book with Pastor Joseph Parker on this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: Psalm 1:1-6 (NKJV); Proverbs 5:1-23 (NKJV) | www.resolutionmovement.org | Sign up for AFA Streaming at www.afa.net. | jparker@afa.net.

The Arsenal of God
November 03, 2021

Do you look at the Bible as an arsenal of weapons for spiritual warfare? Pastor Joseph Parker discusses this vital topic in this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: Psalm 27:1-4 (NKJV); 2 Corinthians 10:4 (NKJV) | For information on AFA Streaming, visit www.afa.net. | www.samaritanspurse.org/occ | jparker@afa.net.

Reading through the Word of God, ep. 213
November 02, 2021

Listen to Pastor Joseph Parker as he reads from the Book of books, the Bible, in this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: 1 Chronicles 19:1-23:23 (NKJV); 1 Peter 3:1-22 (NKJV) | Discover more about culture-transforming video content available at AFA Streaming at www.afa.net. Contact Pastor Joseph for the Prayer Tools he mentions on the show today at jparker@afa.net.

Words of Faith That Lead to Victory
October 30, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker challenges listeners to establish a lifestyle of speaking words of faith.

Show notes: Hebrews 11:1-2 (NKJV) | AFA Streaming: www.afa.net | www.samaritanspurse.org/occ | www.afa.net/the-stand/faith/2021/07/a-lifelong-student-in-the-school-of-faith/ | jparker@afa.net.

Pray for the U.S. Supreme Court Regarding the Lives of the Unborn - Attorney Allan Parker of The Justice Foundation
October 29, 2021

This is a critical time in our nation's history. November 1st and December 1st are critical dates at the Supreme Court of the United States. Pro-life champion Allan Parker shares four vitally important matters of prayer... in this episode of Hour of Intercession with Pastor Joseph Parker.

Show notes: Ephesians 6:10-20 (NKJV) | www.thejusticefoundation.org | www.samaritanspurse.org/occ

Reading through the Word of God, ep. 212
October 28, 2021

Cedra Sartin, Content Coordinator with Engage, drops by to talk about the Orange Letter Campaign. The OLC is a project to send letters to missionaries and persecuted Christians around the world. The remainder of the show focuses on the Word of God as Pastor Joseph Parker reads from 1 Chronicles and 1 Peter.

Show notes: 1 Chronicles 16:14-19:7 (NKJV); 1 Peter 1:1-3:11 (NKJV) | www.engagemagazine.net | jparker@afa.net.

Dr. Andy Miller, III of Wesley Biblical Seminary
October 27, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker is joined by Dr. Andy Miller, III of Wesley Biblical Seminary in Jackson, MS. Dr. Miller is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of Historical Theology. Pastor Joseph and Dr. Miller discuss a wide range of topics from the negative influences of a secular worldview to students and full-time ministry. In the final segment of the program, Pastor Joseph underscores the dangers of deception and the importance of staying in God's Word.

Show notes: Ephesians 6:10-20 (NKJV) | Learn more about Dr. Miller here: www.wbs.edu/personnel/dr-andy-miller-iii and contact Wesley Biblical Seminary at www.wbs.edu. | www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child | www.afa.net/the-stand/faith/2014/09/meditate-on-gods-word

Reading through the Word, ep. 211
October 26, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker shares passages from the Book of all books, the Bible, on this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: I Chronicles 12:1-16:25 (NKJV); James 3:1-5:20 (NKJV); 1 Peter 1:1-12 (NKJV) | Connect with Pastor Joseph at jparker@afa.net. Blogs by Pastor Joseph include: www.afa.net/the-stand/faith/2021/05/the-word-of-god-no-apologies-necessary.

A Call for Pastoral Leadership to Stand Courageously for the Unborn with Bishop Patrick Wooden
October 23, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker is joined by Bishop Patrick Wooden of Upper Room Church of God in Christ in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bishop Wooden is a champion for the unborn. (The interview begins at 11:30.)

The first guest is Jennie Rodgers. She talks about an October 23rd event in which her son, Caleb, is scheduled to speak. Little Caleb has cerebral palsy and has a heart to tell others about Christ.

Show notes: Exodus 1:15-22 (NKJV) | www.upperroomgospel.org/meetourpastor | www.justjesusinc.com | jparker@afa.net

Couples Dealing with Infertility and Miscarriage | Introducing Hannah's Heart!
October 22, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker is joined by Anne Cockrell and Kendra White, the hosts of the new AFR podcast Hannah's Heart. Hannah's Heart is a half-hour program specifically designed to encourage Christian couples walking through infertility and miscarriage. It’s named after Hannah in the Bible, a righteous woman who struggled with infertility but sought God in the midst of her pain. Listen to Hannah’s Heart each Saturday afternoon at 5 central on American Family Radio or find the podcast at AFR dot net.  

Show notes: Psalm 113:1-9 (NKJV) | www.afr.net/podcasts/hannah-s-heart | jparker@afa.net

God's Perspective on the Issue of Life*
October 21, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker opens the Bible and shares what God has to say about abortion. You'll hear several passages of Scripture in which God reveals His heart about the life issue.

*This show originally aired on October 6, 2021.

Show notes: Luke 1:1-56 (NKJV) | Pastor Joseph offered the biblical insight from three of his blogs: www.afa.net/the-stand/faith/2019/10/the-church-and-the-issue-of-lifewww.afa.net/the-stand/family/2020/12/god-s-word-clearly-opposes-abortionwww.afa.net/the-stand/family/2020/05/life-pregnancy-and-motherhood.

Jerry Cox with Family Council of Arkansas | The Call to Courageously Follow Christ
October 20, 2021

Jerry Cox, president of Family Council of Arkansas, joins Pastor Joseph Parker for segment 1 of Hour of Intercession. Hear how God called him to this exciting work. Then, in segments 2 and 3 (scroll ahead to 17:14), Pastor Joseph issues a challenge for believers to listen for the voice and God and obey the word of God. Don't miss this inspiring message to the church on this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Show notes: Joshua 1:6-7 (NKJV); Exodus 1:8-21 (NKJV) | Family Council of Arkansas contact info:  (501) 375-7000 and www.familycouncil.org | Contact Pastor Joseph at jparker@afa.net. | Here's a link to the blog mentioned: www.afa.net/the-stand/faith/2020/08/courageous-servants-cowards-and-the-church.

Praying for Our Government and Our Nation
October 19, 2021

As Christians, we have a responsibility and privilege to pray for our nation. Pastor Joseph shares from the Bible about this important matter on this episode of Hour of Intercession.

Pastor Joseph serves as AFA director of intercession and outreach. He is the author of the book, A Pastor’s Notes; God Calls the Church to Stand Boldy for Life. It’s a collection of pro-life blogs. His newest book is titled The Intercession Chronicles and it’s a parable about prayer. It’s designed to set your prayer life on fire, and it can serve as an evangelism resource to pass along to others. Both books are available at the AFA Resource Center at www.resources.afa.net.

Show notes: 1 Timothy 2:1-10 (NKJV) | www.prayinginvictory.com | Contact Pastor Joseph for free prayer, discipleship, and evangelism resources at jparker@afa.net.

The Life-saving Efforts of Embrace Grace with Guest Amy Ford*
October 16, 2021

Embrace Grace, Inc. helps women and men experiencing unplanned pregnancies find a place of belonging within the church through support groups. Amy Ford, president of Embrace Grace, Inc., shares some amazing stories of God's work through Embrace Grace.

*This show originally aired on June 2, 2021.

Show notes: Exodus 1:15-22 (NKJV)Luke 10:25-37 (NKJV) | www.embracegrace.com | www.helpherbebrave.com | jparker@afa.net.

Life Lessons from a Worshiping King*
October 15, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker looks at the Bible's worshiping warrior king highlighting Psalm 23 and Psalm 34.

*This show was first heard on July 24, 2021.

Show notes: Psalm 23:1-6 (NKJV); Psalm 34:1-22 (NKJV) | Contact Pastor Joseph at jparker@afa.net.

The Word of God, the Holy Spirit, and the Christian Life*
October 14, 2021

Helpful teaching today as Pastor Joseph Parker focuses on picking up the pace in the Christian walk on this episode of Hour of Intercession.

*This show originally aired on September 17, 2021.

Show notes: John 1:1-18 (NKJV) | jparker@afa.net | www.greenwoodhopecenter.org.

Rose and Odette: Unknown Children of the Holocaust*
October 13, 2021

Pastor Joseph Parker visits with AFA Journal staff writer Joy Lucius about her young adult historic novel Rose and Odette: Unknown Children of the Holocaust.

*This show originally aired July 23, 2021.

Show notes: Joy's book is available here: www.afastore.net/rose-and-odette-unknown-children-of-the-holocaust.

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