Jul 07

Peaceful Protest

By: Hannah S. Hunter

As I write this the President of Kenya came on media and announced he is opening the nation of Kenya. Curfew 9PM- 4AM shall remain. Also opening schools is still under discussion. If there is a resurgence of virus lockdown will be reimposed. The following is excerpts from a teaching I gave yesterday in our first service.

The nation of Kenya held her bated breath through the weekend knowing our authority in this land would hold movement or inertia in his speech. With the rhetoric and fixed statistics, we were surmising we were going for elongated shutdown.

I saw that Kenya is at a crossroads. I saw four different paths. I also saw the words turning point. In every war there is a battle where historians in retrospect can say this turned the tide. The war was won or lost. For USA revolutionary war it was the battle of Saratoga. In our civil war it was Gettysburg.

Once the spirit of greed, power, and control seize your freedoms and rights they will not yield them back to you- ever! They must be fought for and wrested from the jaws of these enemies of freedom.

Health care needs to be in the hands of the trained scientists and doctors not the government. Being a nurse many years and watching my husband battle and lose to a rare cancer if the money holders decide your health and treatment it is no longer about health. They decide if it is fiscally solvent to treat this disease or by age or other factors if you are worth it.

Fear of health and death was used to take sanity from the people. Suicides, depression, loss of lifetime achieved businesses, and violence far outstripped the virus in devastation and harm. God forgive us and restore soundness to our minds and reasoning.

Kenya ratified her constitution in 2010 by a 67% vote. It is quite similar to ours in the USA. It was released to the public a month later. Promulgated in August of that same year. Kenya is also called a republic. The supreme power is to be held by her citizens and they elect all the reps and President.

Crisis often show us the cracks or loopholes in the form of ruling in a nation. The supreme law of the land needs to be the guide- the constitution and the supreme power holders- the people need to set the pace.

Peaceful assembly is a guaranteed right. Protesting injustices which are unconstitutional need to be confronted without disrespect to God appointed authority. Civil disobedience without violence or destruction of property may be warranted.  Law and order must rise up and stare down and beat back anarchy and chaos. Justice is required. Even heaven has a court. Mercy is part of justice. Mercy is for people but not for the evil powers that seek to destroy us. When any law or restriction defies the Word of God and His commands we have to go with His Word.

Pulpits were the media in our battle in USA for freedom. Revolution was fueled from the pulpits. Pastors taught the people to think biblically and our nation was founded on those principles. There was a great awakening and revival.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr was the epitome of a peaceful protestor who never showed bitterness nor let himself be provoked. Yet he changed a nation. He left a legacy to follow.  He was educated, articulate, and clear on his goals. He led his people to the streets and never stole, burned or killed in his quest.

As the globe is wrestling with so many issues and trying to find what is a new normal in every sense, I am reminded of Jacob wrestling with an angel or Jesus. He went into that match as a liar and deceiver. When he saw his true identity reflected in the eyes of his Savior, he realized he was living a lie and not his true destiny nor getting his true inheritance. He held on and refused to let go until the Lord spoke his true identity into the atmosphere and into him.

Israel, the one God fights for, emerged and became the father of the twelve tribes of Israel. Who would have imagined? What are the inheritances we are missing? What do we need to wrestle for and who with? If not for yourself engage in this for the sake of your children.

Remember after this war the greatest awakening and harvest will be streaming to our land and to our doors. Let us fight the good fight of faith and prick our ears to hear well done good and faithful servant.

Shalom and Selah!

Jul 07

Encouragement from Bishop Coulter: Don’t Get Weary

Jul 03

5. otra palabra de aliento de LIMI-TMCI

Jun 30

Heavenly Realities: Encouragement from Bishop Coulter

Jun 25

The Beginning of the Life of Jesus: Judy Covington, Teaching Time

Jun 23

Praying the Word Ministries: ZIMBABWE update

THANK YOU!! To those who have invested, given for Zimbabwe, THANK YOU. We are making a difference, but more is needed. The situation worsens politically and affects everyone.

I just got off the phone with Bishop Emmanuel Bawa from Zimbabwe, Africa. As we were sharing about what is going on in our lives, and what God is doing, I asked questions and a  heart-wrenching scenario unfolded.

Across every level of people (except high officials in government), severe hunger and starvation is happening. At a recent government roadblock, a policeman collapsed onto the road, weak from hunger. Later that same week a stranger with a child appeared at Immanuel Chapel Ministries. It is cold there now and both were not clothed for the cold weather. Hungry and shivering from the cold, Bishop Bawa did what he could to help, including giving money out of his own pocket.

Several leaders, those with government type jobs or connections, who are Christians have had their lives threatened, including members of ICM. One recently fired government official we have met and prayed for, is in hiding due to threats and attempted murder on him and his family.

Nelson Chamisa, who ran against the current president of Zimbabwe (the vote count actually showed he won that election), is a pastor and president of the Movement for Democratic Change, has also had MUCH come against him. He remains victorious over all attempts. Keep him in prayer.

BUT God is using the situation and our support to draw people. Many are coming to ICM seeking help who have never been before. Recently on a radio program, the announcer was asked from a call-in if he knew where they could get food. He told them he heard that Immanuel Chapel Ministries in Waterfalls (ICM) was able to help! Our prayer is that this kindness will result in people seeking the God we/they represent!

Please help us help them. These words do not come near  expressing appropriately the grief and concern I could hear in Bishop Bawa’s voice for his people, the people of Zimbabwe.

Keep up the prayers, and as you can, please give. 100% of the money goes to ICM/Bishop Bawa. We cover any costs incurred to send.

You can give here – all donations are tax deductible.

http://www.prayingtheword.org/donations-1.html

Bless you,

Cheryl Coulter

President, Praying the Word Ministries

(SIDE NOTE – to those whose comments question about helping the hungry in the USA – yes we do, and in other countries. However Zimbabwe is the mission field God has called me to minister to, serve in, and adopt as my second home)

Jun 23

Encouragement from Bishop Coulter: Don’t Get Weary

Jun 09

Don’t Hinder God: Encouragement from Bishop Coulter

Jun 02

Do NOT Conform: Encouragement from Bishop Coulter

Jun 01

GRACE CHRISTIAN OUTREACH MINISTRIES, The Rosendahls

Dear Friends,

God bless all of you!

We pray that you are feeling the calm at the end of the storm as states open up again, step by step, after this trying challenge of the coronavirus. We also pray that the effects of the corona virus on your family and financial livelihood were slim to none. If you or your family were affected significantly by the coronavirus, we pray that God would restore back to you and multiply back to you what was lost! We serve a great, loving God who wants to take care of His children!

Personally, this time of the corona virus pandemic has been difficult in many ways. However, in many ways this time of the coronavirus pandemic has also been a blessing to us, and to the ministry. Usually, as a family, we have at most two weeks together each month. During this time, we have had at least two months together which has been a blessing. We have also been able to accomplish many important administrative things that had been put off for a long time due to my being in Mexico so much. This time has been a blessing by allowing me to get rejuvenated and restored to be at 100% strength when things do open up in Mexico. I will turn 50 in August and when ministering in Mexico, everything goes at a whirlwind pace, so this slower time of focusing on office and administrative work has done a lot for me physically and emotionally.

FOOD

A month ago, God put in the heart of one of our donor couples to provide a very generous amount of food for needy Mexican people being affected greatly by the corona virus, including government lockdowns and loss of work. Through their generous donation, many thousands of people have been blessed with meals that will last them up to a week or more depending on the size of their family. These meals were distributed throughout Mexico by the local pastors. Some of the cities where churches received food care packages to distribute to the needy in their churches and outside of their churches were Ensenada, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Acuna, Puebla, Mexico City and Nuevo Laredo. A church in Oaxaca City took the food care packages to a mountain village far removed from Oaxaca City and blessed the needy people there. In the future, we are talking about starting a church in that village.

In Guadalajara, we were blessed to be able to buy a nice loaded care package with a wide variety of different foods for several dollars. In the other areas we made our own care packages consisting of rice, beans, boxes of elbow macaroni and cans of tomato sauce. The local churches often added other supplies along with the basics. Sylvia and I have worked hand in hand to facilitate this project by many hours on the phone speaking with pastors and pricing the food items in each area.

Pray for Mexico

Please pray for the people in Mexico as the corona virus cases and deaths are still climbing. Pastors have encouraged me not to come to Mexico until things have improved and lockdowns are lifted. Thankfully, pastors and evangelists continue to distribute literature throughout Mexico. A new Bible School has started in Guadalajara and people have seen Jesus’ love through the churches’ distribution of food care packages throughout Mexico. This brings great joy to us as missionaries! The desire of a missionary is to see the national church lead the way in reaching its people for Christ and in spreading the love of Jesus to its people!

Thanks for partnering with GCOM to impact lives for Christ in Mexico and around the world! We appreciate your faithfulness and know that God will reward you for your faithfulness and generosity! Serving Christ,

Rev. Kevin, Sylvia, and Joshua Rosendahl

Ministry Needs
-Continued faithful prayer and financial support for the ministry

-If you feel a desire to help with additional food for the Mexican people, just let us know when you send your donation. Any amount will be a huge blessing!

Prayer Needs –

Pray that the corona virus would rapidly subside and disappear in the U.S., Mexico and around the world

-Pray for Rick Waymire of Body Life Ministries, who prints a lot of the literature that we distribute, as he has been battling severe back pain and incredible tiredness that he cannot seem to shake. Pray for 100% healing of his body and for strength and energy

-Pray for Sylvia as she has been having pain in her liver area. Pray that the pain leaves and for her healing -Pray for Josh as he heads up our ministry IT work. Pray that God uses him mightily to use the computer to spread God’ s Word

Pray for Josh to be led by the Holy Spirit in all of his decisions, to seek God with all of his heart and to be kept free from the enemy’s lies

-For GCOM’s finances to be blessed to do able to reach more people for Christ

-For wisdom in every ministry, family, and individual decision

Thank you for your partnership! All contributions are tax deductible.

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