Jack Hayford Ministries ministered a series for the Trinity Broadcasting Network called Teach Us To Pray, which continued until September 1980.
In 1979 Pastor Hayford also taped the series, Ask Anything, which included his well-known “Nehemiah” teachings.
These half-hour telecasts launched the Pastor's broadcast ministry.
Born June 25, 1934, in Los Angeles, California he is the president of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. In 1954, Dr. Jack Williams Hayford married Anna Smith, and together they now have four children and eleven grandchildren.
He graduated from L. I. F. E. Bible College in 1956 and from Azusa Pacific University in 1970. During that time, in 1969, Jack Hayford began ministering a small congregation, the First Foursquare Church of Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California.
This congregation of 19 people has since become known as The Church On The Way, one of the largest churches in Southern California. Dr. Hayford has been the president of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel since October 1, 2004.
Jack Hayford Ministries is also widely known for involvement in the Promise Keepers movement,
founder and chancellor of The King's College and Seminary, initiator of the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem and for some four-dozen books and 600 hymns and choruses.
Pastor Hayford is the author of the hymn "Majesty," which has proved extremely popular in churches worldwide since it was written in 1978.
Pastor of the Year Angel Award (1985)
Religious Heritage of America’s California Community Award (1988)
Alumnus of the Year, Azusa Pacific University (1997)
Devries Award, MusiCalifornia (1998)
World Changers Award for Lifetime Achievement (with Anna), Foursquare Women International (1998)
Gold Medallion (from Evangelical Publishers Association, for Spirit-Filled Study Guides)
Gold Medallion Nomination (for book, Moments With Majesty) Clergyman of the Year
Jack Hayford is also a Winner of Billy Graham Association’s Decision Magazine Hymn Writer’s Competition, “We Lift Our Voice Rejoicing, “ being selected from more than 900 international entries
The Gospel Music Association’s Dove Award for his part in the album, “God With Us”
Dr. Hayford of Jack Hayford Ministries writes, “…where Jesus Christ is exalted and central in all, where God’s Word is honored and authoritative in all, where the Holy Spirit is welcomed and free to work in every way, and where spiritual dynamics and disciplines are joined by all…” that is the kind of person and life that God will use to touch and change our world.
With more than 1.9 million copies sold, the Spirit-Filled Life Bible equips Christians for Kingdom Living.
Dr. Jack Hayford, founding pastor of The Church on the Way, has led a team of anointed leaders to produce the New Spirit-Filled Life Bible. This dynamic Bible is available in contemporary new styles. This new edition addresses important issues of Spirit-filled living in the context of solid biblical scholarship.
Readers will be glad to see the popular "Word Wealth" feature and the "Kingdom Dynamics" feature throughout the Bible. A new generation of believers seeking to become biblically equipped for kingdom building will eagerly read and embrace the New Spirit-Filled Life Bible.
Kingdom Dynamics - study outline for spiritual maturity
World Wealth - studies in the biblical language
Truth-in-Action - charts relating scriptures to practical living
When a baby dies the anguish can be incalculable. Every bereaved parent wants to know they'll see their child again. In I'll Hold You in Heaven, renowned Christian leader and pastor, Dr. Jack Hayford, presents not platitudes but solid biblical truth the truth that babies lost to death wait for us in heaven.
Spiritual warfare is raging across the globe. How can we defeat the enemy? Encouraging you to stand firm in hope and light, Hayford lays out the strategies he's learned for overcoming evil. Discover how to develop powerful devotional habits, practice intercession, plead the blood of Christ, understand the correct use of binding and loosing, and more. 208 pages, softcover from Chosen.
The first Bible handbook designed especially for charismatic and Pentecostal believers---now updated for use with the New Spirit-Filled Life Bible! Features surveys for each book of Scripture, the unique Spirit-Filled Life Encyclopedic Dictionary, hundreds of Kingdom Life Insights, word studies, maps, charts, and Kingdom Keys highlighting the Holy Spirit's presence throughout God's Word. 864 pages, hardcover from Nelson.
For many Christians, the Minor Prophets can seem distant and incomprehensible. Twelve Voices for Truth shows how theses ancient prophets still speak to believers today. By exploring each book's theme in the context of history and revelation, you'll learn how the prophets speak to you today.
Though the books may be minor in length, they are major in the truths they teach, including: the majesty of God, courage and hope, injustice and judgment, trusting and loving God, and many other spiritual precepts. This study helps you discover Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah and Malachil.
God's Way to Wholeness takes an in-depth look at the theology of divine healing; both of the physical and of the soul. This study presents Scriptural evidence and answers for this much debated doctrine. The position of this study guide is that Christ's redeeming work on the Cross, which was culminated at His resurrection and ascension, was effective for the whole person for the entire church age.
Spirit-Filled Life Study Guides are perfect companions to the New Spirit Filled Life Bible or for use on their own. The guides' interactive approach offers an in-depth look at practical living in God's kingdom and challenges users to examine and live their daily lives in light of God's Word.
Evangelical leaders have long noticed that Jack Hayford's approach to "speaking in tongues" doesn't fit the stereotype. He shuns sensational display, warns against excesses, and is never emotionally overwrought. So what, they ask, does he believe about "spiritual Language"?
In The Beauty of Spiritual Language, Dr. Hayford describes his own experience and explains how he came to validate that experience. In sensible, biblical terms, he describes how tongues speaking is neither gibberish nor emotional exuberance, but rather an intimate encounter with the heart of God.
In a broad appeal that crosses denominational lines, Hayford makes a persuasive case for accepting tongues as a normal part of a Christian's experience. Anyone wanting an objective inquiry into the nature and biblical basis for this gift will appreciate The Beauty of Spiritual Language.
In a world of 3-day diets and game-show millionaires, it's easy to forget the spiritual disciplines God provides for victorious Christian living. Discover the power and blessing that come from prayer, fasting, meditation, obedience, and worship---and celebrate what it really means to be an effective disciple of Christ in modern times! 250 pages, softcover from Regal.
In Old Testament times, the presence of God dwelt in the Most Holy Place beyond the veil of the temple—the symbol of separation between God and man. Today, the veil between us and God has been removed through Jesus Christ's sacrifice so that we may "come boldly to the throne of grace" (Hebrews 4:16). As you study the book of Hebrews you' ll gain deeper insight into the nature of God and the importance of the ministry of Jesus Christ.
Spirit-Filled Life Study Guides provide all you need to gain a good, basic undertanding of the covered theme and apply biblical counsel to your life: study questions help you to observe, interpret, and correlate (oth er Scripture passages which shed more light on the text), definitions, cultural and background information, further study resource information, controversial issues raised, and reflection questions.
Repair your life's broken places with the Holy Spirit! In Hayford's study of Nehemiah, you'll discover life-transforming dimensions of renewal and personal restoration that will enable you to identify and deal with obstacles effectively; walk fully and fruitfully in the Spirit-filled life; receive the Word of God without feeling condemnation; and rejoice in God's faithfulness. 240 pages, softcover from Charisma.