In this workshop Olivia explains what intercession is, why it is important in youth ministry, and the reality of spiritual warfare in our daily lives, particularly in ministry. Olivia shares tips, tools and encouragement on how to incorporate intercession into you ministry, how to increase your spiritual awareness, as well as how to respond to spiritual attacks, and the importance of operating from a place of victory in Jesus Christ.
Olivia is from Oxford in North Canterbury and is a graduate of the 2015 Mission Team. She has been employed and volunteered as a Youth Minister in a variety of Parish and Diocesan settings for the past 5 years, including at Christ the King and St Teresa’s Parishes. She has recently returned to Aotearoa after serving for 1 ½ years as a missionary at the Catholic Children’s Home Finca del Niño in rural Honduras, where she worked as a teacher and programme coordinator. Olivia is passionate about intercession, journeying with people, tea drinking and joyfully living out Jesus’ promise of John 10:10!
A Practical Guide to Intercession by Anne Marie Gatenby