Tapping into God’s Agenda


Hi Everybody!

So Today I want to focus on us as Christians tapping into God’s Agenda for this Year of Divine Grace. Stop what your doing and listen for just a moment. Ask yourself this question…“Are you where you should be right now?” if the answer is “No”, then consider that you are outside God’s agenda, you are outside God’s plan for your life, you are traveling on the road of mediocrity that leads to nowhere and realizing that that isn’t where you want to be will lead you to look back, turn around and walk back on God’s designed path for your life. It says in God’s Word to …seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you [emphasis added] – (Matthew 6:33).


What does that really mean?

It doesn’t mean that if you do church activities “in the sight of God” you’ll get blessed like a “get rich quick scheme”. It means that in your heart of hearts, you personally make it your priority to advance God’s agenda on earth which is to fulfill the great commission of discipling nations and teaching them about what the Word of God says about the Kingdom of Heaven and what Jesus did for us at Calvary. Jesus was always talking about the Kingdom when He was teaching his disciples and followers and in the same way that is what we have to do in this life too. We have to make people aware that the Kingdom of God is real and near them. It’s great that we are saved, but there are countless others out there that need to hear the same good news that will bring them out of the kingdom of darkness and into the glorious one filled with light. We need to ensure that we aren’t simply occupying space on Earth until we get to Heaven. We need to care about our unsaved brothers and sisters as well.


God’s Agenda

Did you know that you are part of God’s plan? If you are walking outside of His will, you will find 6cc2d944f6cfb62b30e00d1fae1f8ca5that where you are right now is leaving you with feelings of depression, dissatisfaction, frustration, worry, uncertainty, obscurity and doubt. You aren’t aligned with God’s purpose for your life if you aren’t making it a point to advance God’s agenda in your life. You were made for a purpose, a great one at that and that is why it is important that you get back on track. Get back on God’s track, more specifically. You may have many reasons and excuses to avoid God’s plan and path for your life, but I tell you the truth, you will end up with a wondering spirit looking for things to fill up the empty spaces and voids in your life if you keep ignoring the fact that God placed you here to advance His Kingdom. You must be Kingdom-minded, Kingdom-motivated and Kingdom-driven to preach the gospel of Truth to the Nations. If you have not made it a point to share the message of salvation with others in your life, aren’t you “missing the mark” (also defined as “sin”)? You can’t be simply satisfied that you alone are going to Heaven while others are perishing. If you are thinking in this way then you truly do not understand the Heart of Jesus.


Keep Seeking God

How do I advance the message of the Kingdom? Use what you know best, but in all things prayer is the first thing you should do. Seek God to give you direction on how to pursue His agenda effectively. Talk to your Church leaders to get their advice. Get involved with your community and find opportunities to testify about what the Lord has done in your life. I’m sure there is something that you can give God praise for. Your entire life is a testimony of the goodness of God. Seek God and it’s alright to not have all the answers. That is why you must seek first the Kingdom in the first place. God knows that you need His help in order to satisfy the call on your life so get serious and go down on bended knee and fast if necessary.


Matthew 7:7-8 NKJV

[ Keep Asking, Seeking, Knocking ] “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.


What is my calling?

If you don’t know what your calling is then this is an indication that you need to pray and seek God more in your life. You maybe feeling lost and unsure about where you need to be, but your calling is tied to your giftings. Your job could be the very tool God wants to use to impact other people’s lives. Do not limit God with your limited way of thinking because God is limitless. You have to decide right now that today, you are going to make God’s agenda your top priority this year. You are actively going to make an effort to share the message about the Kingdom with others. You will no longer shy away from testifying about God’s goodness in your life. You will make it a point that Jesus is still relevant and needed in other people’s lives. God will create the platform for you. All you have to do is step out and reach out by Faith. Stop overthinking things and just act and be moved by faith.

You won’t always get it perfect all the time, but that is why it says in the Word that it is through Him we become perfected when we keep His Word.


1 John 2:5

But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.

The important point is to share what we know about Jesus to others. People need to know that God loves them and that it is not His will that any should perish, but that all would have everlasting life (2 Peter 3:9; John 3:16). My concern is that the theology of today has got us so caught up in storing up treasures for ourselves here on Earth that we have put the great commission on the back burner. It’s great to get blessed, but don’t allow your blessings to get you to lose focus on God’s agenda.  I don’t think that God is pleased.


Matthew 16:26

For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?

Let’s tap into God’s Agenda everybody. Let’s not lose our focus to the distractions of life and remember why we are here. We are here to do what it says in Isaiah 61:

[ The Good News of Salvation ] “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, Because the Lord has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound;

So today, Seek God’s face and repent of not pursuing God to the fullest in the way that we should. Let’s put God first again and work towards fulfilling our God-given purpose in Him. Let God continue to direct your path, Amen! God Bless you everybody! 😀

Worship Sunday: Chosen by You


Hi Everybody!

This song really ministered to my spirit today. So far evangelism has been an interesting thing for me to be doing as of late. I give glory to God for every opportunity to share my faith with others. It’s been a miraculous journey where it’s coming to a point where I’ve had the opportunity to speak words of Knowledge to people  or God has allowed me to speak directly to the issue towards people I encounter by prophecying and they ask me “How did you know that???”… Two words “HOLY SPIRIT”.  It isn’t by might nor by power, it’s by God’s Spirit.

God gave us the ability to speak into the atmosphere and see things change not only in just our lives, but in the lives of others. The Church shouldn’t simply wait on a pastor to preach a word when it’s time to fulfill the great commission. Bench warming isn’t saving anybody…and you can’t expect the pastor to do everything for you. It’s amazing how people refuse to pray for themselves and for others, but are readily accepting to receive the prayers of others on their behalf. When we die…God isn’t going to ask you how many times you attended church, He’s going to ask you what you learned and what did you put into practice.  There is a difference in learning like a scholar and practicing what you’ve learned. Schools teach you the foundations to deal with everyday life…if you prefer being in school all your life, you will never put what you have learned into practice which makes you a useless student. Don’t be complacent and get with the program. Wake up and be the change that you wish to see.  Faith without works is dead… so God is challenging us to question where we are right now and is asking us…where are your works Church of Jesus Christ?

I refuse to be someone who has no impact. Are you satisfied with your Christianity?

You can’t have 50 churches big or small in the same vicinity and yet have no impact. Obviously, something is wrong if gun violence is prevalent and youth are getting in trouble with the law. We must be influencers of change…but if we do not change our bench-warming statuses soon, we will become mere buildings as reference points of mediocrity and no one will perceive us as the answer.

In order for the Church to be the answer, we have to do one thing….STEP OUT so that GOD STEPS IN. Can I get an AMEN????

Let us not be wrapped up in just retaining biblical information, and work on using it for transformation. Isn’t that what we are all meant to do in the long run?

Listen to this song by Kevin Downswell called Chosen. May it bless your spirit today. God Bless you everybody! 😀

How Great Thou Art!!!!


salvation_is_foundHi Everybody!

Okay, I think I’m addicted to StikYard…This group is phenomenal in their worship. Talk about unrestricted praise…and with DRUMS!!!!! 😀

There are times in life that you may face challenges and obstacles, but when  you think of How great God is…your challenge or issue today will become smaller in your eyes when you Magnify God in your praise. There are days people act like they have nothing to be thankful for, but each day is a gift and we should not take each day for granted because it could be our very last day.

If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, would you still give God praise or would you simply wallow in self-pity?

What you do right now is just as important as what you did yesterday and what you will do tomorrow. Everything you do in life is important to God and that is why we must make room to Magnify the Lord in our daily walk. Look at where you are right now and ask yourself, did you give the Lord any thanks for what He has done in your day? If not, take a minute to give Him thanks right now, and I mean right NOW.

I know of someone who was adamant that she would not believe in God and thought Christians were “Bible Thumpers” and yet she liked me ironically and enjoyed my company. She was struck with cancer last year and during the time she was away I would call her every now and then to chat with her and check on her even though I was going through my own trial with being laid off without a job etc, and she knew I was a Christian, but she saw me as a “different type” of Christian and yet still refused to acknowledge God. Even though she was stubborn about it, I still prayed for her. Sometimes, when we talk about God, not everyone is willing to accept Him, but the point is, our job is to share about Him anyway.

She revealed a lot to me concerning her family issues and her bitterness and finished with Chemotherapy a few months ago last year. She was making plans to return back to work, however, today, I heard sad news that this same lady passed away. I pray that she found the Lord before her time was up because I knew where she stood concerning the message of salvation, and she did not seem interested to hear the Good news even though it was shared with her. Life was like a flickering flame for her and she did not know, that her time to choose was about to burn out.

We cannot walk around presumptuously thinking “I have all the time in the world”....Are you really sure of that?????

Sometimes we are too busy making other plans in our lives that we can’t seem to see that God is important and we need to make time for GOD in our lives.

Christians are lights to the world that can’t see God. The question I have for you today is how bright is your flame? Is yours dimming through unbelief, increased ignorance and indifference, or is your light shining brightly and burning ablaze with passion for God? It occurred to me that we must assess how bright our flames are as Christians in our daily walk…

If people can’t tell where you stand by just looking at you, then something is out of alignment. Take a look in the mirror my friend and tell me what you see? If Christ isn’t in you…what or who is?

How can we be lights to the world, if we are dim in our convictions towards our salvation and our belief in Christ Jesus? 

How will the world know of Him if you are too busy trying to hide Him from others? Or are you simply hiding from Christ yourself?

If you are ashamed of Jesus, Jesus says He too will be ashamed of us. For if Christ is in you, the shame you exhibit falls upon the Christ that is inside of you.  Do not be ashamed of Who you are in Christ, rather Fear Him and remember, the light in you guides all our disconnected brothers and sisters back to Jesus.

Mark 8:38

If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of them when he comes in his Father’s glory with the holy angels.”

Luke 9:26

Whoever is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of them when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.

Hebrews 2:10-12

10 In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through what he suffered.11 Both the one who makes people holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters.[a] 12 He says,

“I will declare your name to my brothers and sisters;
    in the assembly I will sing your praises.”[b]

Today, focus on what is important and seek to increase that flame of passion in you today. Magnify God in your life by what you say and do and seek to make Him a priority in your life. Make His name famous by living out what you believe out loud so that those that never knew Him can hear His name and call upon it so that they too can be saved. We are life lines to those walking in the wrong direction so seek to be the lighthouse that guides  people back to the Heart of the Father, Amen!

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.

Today, be blessed by this song called “How Great Thou Art” by StikYard. I guarantee that this presentation will bless you.

Still Believe


Hi Everybody!

I hope you are having a blessed weekend right now. So much has been happening to me these past few weeks that I really don’t know what to say but Praise God for everything.

This June, I’m focusing on evangelism for the month of June and want to see a move of God during this month.  It’s one thing to preach to the church…but ultimately the message needs to reach the unchurched and disconnected people back to God. How will they know God if we don’t go out?

I admit, this whole evangelism thing is outside my comfort zone, but lately I’ve been doing a lot of things outside my comfort zone and I’m saying to God, “Here I am, use me”. Saying this is easy, but doing this is a whole new thing entirely.

We cannot afford to be passive individuals as Christians. We are meant to be active in our Faith if we really want to hear God say “Well done faithful servant” at the end of our lives. So today I challenge the fence-sitters to get up and do something to reach someone with the message of hope. You have to live what you preach, and you have to aim at being genuine to others which includes a bit of vulnerability on your part  in that you have to expose your weaknesses to show others that you aren’t super-human and that you too are in need of the Savior.

Our Lord Jesus isn’t asking us to pretend our faith, He is asking us, “Do you believe?”

If you believe, then share what you believe, even in the face of ridicule, testify without shame. Remember, as you go out, you will learn as you go along. Don’t be discouraged by those that don’t listen, the whole point is to go out and cast your net. God will help you with what you catch, Amen!

Today I have a song here by Kim Walker and Jesus Culture called Still Believe to bless your spirit today. God Bless you Everybody!

Don’t throw out friendship evangelism


Hi Everybody!

I just wanted to post this video out there to get you to start thinking about how you want to invite people to church. Be strategic and be genuine is my two cents. This video is amusing and it just really gets you thinking about how we go about our Jesus thing.

We need to demonstrate love before we give the Word to anyone.

Jesus shows us like the woman at the well that He was more concerned about her well being than about talking about Himself to her.  Showing her that He cared about her, drew her to evangelize about Him simply because Jesus demonstrated His love for her through action without  prejudice or arrogance. We have to be careful about not appearing lofty or arrogant about what we know about Jesus and show people that we care. Jesus tells us “love one another as I have loved you”. So why is it that we aren’t demonstrating this one instruction? Are we too proud to follow His words? Are we too Self-absorbed to even care? Does it even matter? We really need to dig deep and consider that being a “Christian” doesn’t mean thrusting your ideas at someone…it’s about understanding who you are and what you believe and demonstrating that Love is personified through the actions of Jesus, so in believing in Him, we ought to do the same. But are we???? food for thought.

John 13:34-35

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”

 

So the next time you go about your evangelism thing, remember this one important fact:

People don’t care about what you know, they want to know  about how much you care.

Jesus showed us this example countless times through the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Think about the effect it has of showing how you care about someone, you draw them to Christ when you show them how much you care. The question is, when was the last time you reached out to care about someone else apart from yourself? Being self-absorbed draws people away from what you are about so rethink your attitude and start the change within in order for you to have impact throughout.

Read the story about the Samarian woman at the well in John 4  and think about it during this Easter/Passover season.

Enjoy this clip and God bless you everybody! Love y’all! 😉

Net-work Evangelism -The Power of ONE


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Hi Everybody!

I’ve been wanting to write some things but haven’t had time for the past few days because I was part of a Woman’s Conference at my church that was absolutely phenomenal. All I can say is if you are around in Toronto next year, come on down to my church for the next conference. You’ll be blessed. Dr. Che Ahn and Dr. Sharon Nesbitt were our guest speakers and I believe many women were blessed by their words of exhortation and various truth encounters through the release of the Prophetic Word. Healings took place as people forgave those they had been harboring bitterness towards others. It’s amazing how something as simple as Bitterness can keep you bound from receiving divine healing. People, all I can say is, if you haven’t forgiven some people in your life and you aren’t feeling well in your body…you gotta let go of the anger, the hatred, and the bitterness and just forgive. Forgiveness isn’t so much about the other person, forgiveness is for you. When you let go of that person in your heart, you allow Jesus back into yours and He heals every part that was consumed by negative emotions, thoughts and deeds. In the Conference, people started to get healed when they decided by FAITH to forgive. Hallelujah! God is GOOD! AMEN!

So today, my Post is about Net-Work Evangelism.

Did you know that by ministering the gospel to ONE person you can change a NATION?

I know it sounds far-fetched for you to believe, but I have a video to explain my point. You have no idea what the POWER of ONE can do in your life. I talked about casting your net and respecting the easily cast-away fish by expressing true compassion and letting go of prejudice in one of my earlier posts. I believe that you should never underestimate who you encounter in life. Consider that the one person you speak to today is a door that leads you closer to your destiny. You may not know how many people are behind that door, but if you decide in your heart that as you cast your net in obedience to God and set aside your pride and your prejudice and seek to speak that Word of Truth into someones heart today, you not only save one soul, but you save an entire nation because of who that ONE person is attached to. I want you to understand that when Abraham and Sarah had Isaac, Isaac wasn’t just their son, he was a nation because of the generations that flowed after him. Every person is a nation, when you evangelize to One, you evangelize to a nation. This is how a GENERATION is saved in CHRIST. When we aim for that ONE person, we in fact save an entire GENERATION and NATIONS.

So today, consider that one person that you share the message of hope is in fact within the Net-work of Evangelism that can save not just a Generation, but an Entire Nation! Think on this today and GOD BLESS YOU EVERYBODY!

We Give Because He Did First


Hi Everybody!

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend. Here is a video called We Give by Dan Stevers.

May it bless you today as you meditate on why you give what you have be it your time, your advice, your money, your love, your help, your testimony, your message of hope for another for the day, your hands extended, your home, your car, your work, your life and your prayers. We give to others because Christ showed us what it means to give by giving us His life in return. We live to give what we can never pay back in full because Jesus Christ paid it all for us with His precious blood. God is saying, look at what’s in your hand, what’s in your heart, what’s in your mind, and give to another what you can to help those who don’t know that what He has given you is what He yearns to give to all who seek His face. God loves you and God loves everyone.

Give the gift of the knowledge of Christ to another today. God bless you everybody!

Counting the Cost of Discipleship – Evangelism in Today’s World


Happy TGIF Everybody!

Today, I was really contemplating for the past few days about the price of Discipleship. I personally realize within myself that as Christians, we have to learn to be more transparent about how we feel about the Lord. Transparency is an issue that not many people want to deal with because we know that it is not easy when we face criticism and pointing of fingers and also the threat of being persecuted for what you believe is a deterrent for others wanting to be transparent. However, with what I’ve been praying for, the Holy Spirit has being harping a lot to me about the need for Christians to be Transparent. 

I asked myself how transparent am I?

Am I a “transparent Christian” or am I “Opaque”?

I find that with the things I’ve been able to share here, such as my personal stories about abuse and spiritual attacks I’ve encountered in my life in relation to witchcraft and the testimony of how I got saved, I can say that it took me a while to come out with these stories. It isn’t always so easy to testify. For me, the problem isn’t the story…I always feel the need to assess the timing and the type of audience that I can share my stories with. Some stories are a little far-fetched to some who are immature or are just babes in Christ and will take what I say the wrong way…and some stories are heavy and traumatic that it may take time for me to share with others, but with having blogged over time revealing a little bit more about myself here and there as I go along, I find that it is getting easier and easier with time.

I think that building upon transparency takes time as one conquers levels of fear each step at a time as one builds their faith is what I think the main issue is. I still struggle with areas of fear, but I have no problem admitting it. God has been helping me overcome with time and is building a boldness in me to speak the truth and tell it like it is on here and with people I encounter in my daily lives, so don’t be discouraged if you feel shy or are still uncomfortable about sharing your stories of faith with others. The whole point is to pursue building on that transparency in some way and if you don’t know how, seek help from more seasoned Christians and also do not forget to seek God to help you build courage and you will become bold when you take steps of faith.

Other questions that I have been contemplating about for the past week are:

Why are some Christians “closet Christians” while some others are seemingly more outspoken about their faith than others?

I can think of a few factors as to why this is so, but I think it boils down to two main things, it’s either Fear or Unbelief.

There are some Christians who are introverted and don’t know how to effectively communicate their faith because of Fear … or because they are simply shy and that is their personality type, Others who are extrovert seemingly have no problem and go all out which is awesome. This doesn’t mean that introverted persons have no means of sharing their faith, there are just so many ways we can do that if you really think about it, no need to over-complicate it just use what you already know how to do and maximize on using your gifts to do the job. I write pretty well, and I’m a pretty good story teller…I use this gifting in conversations and in my writing. That’s what I know how to do best and that is what I maximize on. Don’t put God in a box, use what you’ve got to give Him glory.

We also get those who claim they are “Christians” in name only, but seriously operate like they don’t believe in what they purport to believe. Their demonstration doesn’t match the character which can be confusing to the outsider looking in because to many that’s just a form a hypocrisy. We cannot be all about the information without the demonstration to back what we hopefully live. Evangelism is effective when we are honest and don’t come out as fakesters. It is important to be real at all times…people are moved by what is sincere rather than sugar-coated. It’s okay to discuss your weaknesses with non-believers because it just shows them that you are not superhuman just because you are Christian. We are fragile beings that need our Savior. That’s how we become like salt to the earth, we add flavor by preserving and maintaining that which is true, Amen!

I know that I struggle with fear, but that’s when we need encouragement from others to help us develop courage and boldness to do things that we normally wouldn’t do. You learn new things that way when you step outside your comfort zone. Let me tell you it isn’t always pleasant to step out of your comfort zone, but the rewards of what you learn in doing so far outweigh the discomfort. There  are many instances that I’m bold in certain situations and then on the odd occasion I just freeze up because of Fear. It happens and it is still an issue I’m dealing with, *surprise surprise*, so fear not, you are not alone in this arena lol :D.

For those operating in a state of “I’m a Christian in name only but don’t really practice the faith” , you are living a compromised lifestyle that will lead you down the road further into the realm of developing a seared conscience. Don’t kid yourself. You have got to ask yourself why is it you lack faith period? Why continue to say you are Christian when you don’t believe in it anyway? As disciples of Christ, we have to consider that Faith is a demonstration of what you live and believe rather than what you say you believe without the actions to back it. It is an ongoing journey and no one is perfect…however, testimonies are derived by imperfections and prove that we need GOD, Amen!

I believe that there are many forms of evangelism that cater to different character and personality types. There was an article I read concerning introvert evangelism by RELEVANT magazine. Here is the link to the article:

http://www.relevantmagazine.com/god/practical-faith/introverted-evangelism

I believe that we shouldn’t put people in a box and neither should we put God in a box either. We are all created differently with various giftings. We all evangelize differently and for some they thrive in the writing department which is something I’m good at, some thrive in volunteerism, singing, dancing, some are very good at just being listeners, readers, teachers, etc etc. The point is, there are various methods to evangelize your faith which cater to any personality type which include the introverted Christian. Some know how to be very outspoken than others, while others are more shy. I’m shy in some instances and then there are times when I’m just bold and daring. I think some people trap themselves in a situation of guilt when they believe that there is only one method of evangelism that is effective and that’s by outreach street evangelism. Like I said before in my other post, this method did not appeal to me at all when I started out, but it is effective in its own way; however, I think of it as just one form of evangelism, but there are so many avenues in today’s world to reach the lost.

Use the gift you know how to use is my advice. People thrive at what they are good at and I believe you’ll be successful in your approach when you realize that whatever you do well at is the area you can use to evangelize the message of hope.

Instead of tracts you can use different items that people will like…such as pens, bookmarks bracelets, pins, free t-shirts, business cards, iPhone covers, just as an example. Youth like cool stuff and people love freebies, I don’t know of anyone who doesn’t…sometimes it’s just as simple as buying someone coffee and talking about your faith. I have found these methods to be more effective in my walk.  There are so many ways to reach someone…you don’t always have to use the archaic methods to do it, although I’m not suggesting that people stop street evangelism or anything. I’m just saying that if you find these traditional methods aren’t your type of thing…then use modern methods to grab peoples attention. It’s just that simple really, no need to be complicated.

My personality type is good at writing about what I believe, hence the blog. I also like volunteering my time to different social events.  I’m also good at talking to people and listening to their problems, although I at some points prefer to have my own peace since sometimes people off load too much information that it becomes difficult to process, but then again, God wants us to stretch outside of our comfort zone, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you stop being you, Amen!

I have here a video concerning the cost of discipleship. At the end of the day, there will come a point where we will have to take a stand on what we believe. No matter how uncomfortable it makes us, God wants to use those who are willing to overcome their Fears in order to stand on what they believe as Truth. Unbelief is something we must fight against and fear is not of God so we must pursue to operate with a spirit of courage and God will show you how you can effectively evangelize using the gifts you already have within the palm of your hand.

Don’t stress out if one form of evangelism isn’t for you…use what you know how to use and use that well. My last question that I will leave here for all of us to think about before watching this video is:

How far are you willing to go to be God’s Disciple?

God bless you everybody and have an amazing weekend!

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Casting the Net – Modern Day Evangelism


Hi Everbody!

Happy Monday!

I had a phenomenal weekend as I had attended a Revive Canada conference with Evangelist Shyju Mathew and let me tell you, there was soo much downpoured into my spirit about revival that although I’ve been praying for it to come here in Canada, I’m more than convinced that it is already in operation. I believe that God is setting the stage as we speak to break forth into the type of Revival that will become the largest in our lifetime and if you come from another nation…I just want you to know that this Revival I’m talking about isn’t just for Canada…it’s going to be global. That is what I’m believing for and I can already see it happening. I would like to say more, but I must remain silent and let the Lord do His work. There is soo much more in store that I’m currently excited and at the same time fearful for those not prepared for what will take place.

Setting that aside I went to church yesterday and my Pastor was talking about Evangelism in her sermon and how there is a gap in the church for this area. I cannot agree more with her on that one. In fact, the night after the Revive Canada conference the Holy Spirit had told me the same exact thing. Talk about confirmation. Evangelism in North America seems to have dwindled as of late because people are being swayed between wavering opinions with the enemies agenda to promote COMPROMISE. 

How long must the Church compromise and waver between two opinions?

1 Kings 18:21
And Elijah came to all the people, and said, “How long will you falter between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.” But the people answered him not a word.

I remember as I listened to my Pastor preach as she mentioned how Jesus told his disciples in

Matthew 4:19
Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

The Holy Spirit spoke to me during the service and said…”Evangelism is just like Casting a net, however, not many people like what they catch”, I thought…WHOA…ain’t that the truth!

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We know that God can make us fishers of men and yet we don’t always seem to like what we catch in terms of  looking at what’s caught in your net. Sometimes we expect to capture the most impressive and responsive individual to the Word which I liken to favourable big fish…but it’s the small fry fish that we typically get caught in our nets most of the time that seem to always be the first ones cast away when it comes to evangelism. Why is that the case?

I see these type of cast-away fish as those that are easily overlooked, easily ostracized, easily misjudged by prejudicial eyes which tend to be the ones that look irregular to the big fish that we as Christians seem to aim for. Some of these fish maybe deformed, or be of a different colour, creed, family, social economic status, some may even look like EMOs, Punk Rockers, Satanists, Witches, Occult users, homosexuals, prostitutes, adulterers, those that have mental disorders and some maybe of various religions including the atheists. These types of fish from what I’ve seen, seem very unappealing to us in regards to spreading the gospel of Truth…but these are the same people that God wants us to capture the most. They may seem unresponsive at first, but these are the ones that God will use for REVIVAL. This is what I’m sensing strongly in my spirit right now.

The Holy Spirit also posed an uncomfortable question to me which I will share with you. He asked me, “How far are you willing to cast your net?”.  Has the Holy Spirit ever asked you that kind of question?

He revealed to me that although I’ve captured some through my blog, He seems to be implying to me that I can do better than this. I was incredibly Challenged that I didn’t answer His question right away….because obviously, I was assessing the price.

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 Dear Lord….I am feeling the fear of God rise each time I’m challenged by God’s mandate. It was a fearful question that I found I was not so readily available to answer right away, surprise surprise *gulp*. I’m sensing that I’ve got to prepare myself to be pushed in the uncomfortable zone to see this manifest through. My whole mind feels like it’s just trembling thinking about it. I won’t claim to be welcoming this mandate with open arms…because sometimes…it’s about pushing the bar and walking right into destiny. I thought about it and struggled with the answer…in fact I found myself wrestling with myself with the answer; however, I’d like to be brave and claim by faith here on this blog with much fear and trembling *gulp*, “As far as you want me to, Lord.”

As soon as I answered the Holy Spirit’s question…I began to see visions….and I’m just not looking forward to the rest to tell you the truth and yet with the encouragement of a friend, she tells me that “I am groomed for spiritual warfare”. *sigh*….I certainly hope so *gulp*.

Has anybody ever felt Challenged by the Lord like this???? What did you do? How did  you answer?

I am one that doesn’t answer too rashly or too quickly when the Holy Spirit asks me a question….I have a tendency to assess the risks first and I always seem to look before I leap in faith lol. I guess it’s time to just Leap :).

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The Holy Spirit began to tell me and show me of what I’ve been able to accomplish with just my blog. Of course I do more than just blog about my faith…but this is just an example.

Some people may not know this, but ever since I’ve started to blog about my faith a year ago, I’d get private emails from readers who have told me that their faith has been revitalized, that they feel like after reading some of my posts they feel a lot stronger in their walk, some have even sought information about spiritual warfare, some have seen answers to their problems and others are just hungry to hear more on certain topics that I’ve posted which has given me an indication that social media is one powerful evangelistic tool. Of course you get the occasional hate mail…but that sort of goes without saying when you speak the truth.

One person I remember contacting me who wishes to remain anonymous works for the UN and has seen amazing breakthroughs in their workplace with the spiritual warfare posts I had posted, with one of them in particularly dealing with Hamans in the workplace and other such material. Some people contact me for material that they can read and where they can buy it, etc etc. And many people from my blog come from across the globe. In fact, more the 52, 000 people have viewed this blog according to my flag stats and these people come from 171 different countries! I mean…I haven’t even blogged for that long and even though the blog was open nearly 2 years ago, I finally got active last year in October and it’s only been a year since I’ve been writing regularly and yet so many people’s lives have changed in such a short period of time via Wpress.

If God can attract more than 52,000 people to one blog in one year…What say you in ten years? What say you with thousands of other Christians blogging????

A social media revival is indeed possible, People!

What I am trying to imply here is that we cannot underestimate the power of social media to bring about Revival. I think we have to look outside the box. Television will always be an effective form of evangelism, but there are other effective tools out there to bring people to one place with the gospel message and that is definitely social media. Social media is even more effective than magazines these days and with the use of the internet, anything is possible.

What I’m trying to say here is that we don’t have to over complicate Evangelism. We can cast our nets further than we’ve ever imagined before through social media since it is one place that seems to have mobilized the whole world to be gathered in one place through cyberspace.

You just don’t know who God will use to make a difference.

I remember back in the day (10 years ago) when my sister and I went out with a couple of friends of my mother from the UK to hand out tracts in the street in a popularly known dangerous neighborhood and it was an exercise that I kind of cringed at because honestly…I have never been moved by that form of evangelism personally in regards to myself and I had never done street evangelism before either. “Who says that street evangelism is fun?” is probably the most passionate about it…but I knew even in my Christian self…it did not appeal to me one single bit no matter how much I loved the Lord. I’m just being honest here folks. The idea of talking to strangers was one thing…but in a risky area…that did not appeal to me at all… Yes, I have to admit..it was not my cuppa tea, but I learned a few things during this exercise.

When I was with these two ladies from the UK who were obviously pros at this street evangelism thing,  it was interesting to walk through and try it out and give this thing a whirl. We did get a few jokers out there who just accepted the tracts hoping to get a phone number at the end which kind of got on my nerves, but eventually my sister and I got the opportunity to evangelize to a Satanist. Yep, in all that hallabaloo, we encountered those that took the tracts without much conversation, some listened with an open ear and thanked us and some were mere jokers until we landed on a Satanist. A fish we did not expect to encounter in this exercise.

My sister and I did not expect that we’d actually encounter one at all since it seemed that the obvious target in the area we were in were “youth at risk”. Yes, there were a few brothas that just took the tract wanting my phone number…which also is another reason I was not interested in street evangelism, however, when we spoke to the satanist, I thought, “Wow! Now here is a real fish that I’d like to get saved!” Mind you I was an immature babe in Christ when this event happened so this is just a recollection of what happened.

The person thought that by confessing he was a satanist that we’d back off in prejudice and fear because he kind of smirked when he told us he was a Satanist…Much to his surprise, I was actually excited and forthcoming…because I was thinking “Here we go…finally someone worth it!” because I felt up for the challenge. Yes, a few people where just playas…not really serious about listening to the gospel of truth… only interested in a date which greatly discouraged me from continuing this type of evangelism after 2 hours of it on the first day…(I shake my head at these). The Satanist was surprised that we were not afraid of him and was completely in awe of how calm and welcoming we were…in fact he must have thought I was crazy between my sister and I, because I was really excited to tell him about Jesus. At first he wasn’t very forthcoming in taking the tract we had to offer, but when we talked to him about the love of our Lord Jesus, and noticed how passionate we were about talking about Jesus without judging him on his appearance or status quo, he became responsive. He even thanked us for sharing the message with him. The whole day seemed worth it to me after we talked to one of the easily ostracized fish in our day. I believe there is a party in heaven for each one that receives the gospel of truth and this was the method of evangelism I was doing when I was a babe in Christ 10 years ago.

I look back at this and think of it as a very fond memory that is bringing me back to where I am now in my walk. I question myself, Am I still as passionate as I was before? I know in my heart I’m passionate about the gospel of truth, hence the blog, but I must confess that I think what I am battling right now is Fear brought upon by over-thinking the whole persecution complex. I went through a round of it when I was a youth leader in my church that I realize what I experienced has affected me more than I realized…but God is saying, “Get over it, it’s not going to be the last time either”. UGHHHHHHHHH! well…can’t argue with the Almighty now can I?

Well, in the end I have to get over myself if the target is for the cast-away fish. I think that the message today is that as Christians, we love aiming for responsive fish to the gospel and get easily satisfied by those that willingly come to the Lord with less effort when the true Catch that God is aiming for is for the easily cast-away fish. These fish are actually easy to catch but we cast them away so easily because of prejudice.

I think that we have to re-think Evangelism and analyze who we catch when we Cast our nets and also consider that we maybe guilty in some areas of casting away fish that so truly need to hear the Word by so easily giving up on them after experiencing their initial rejection of the Truth. I’m not saying become aggressive and stalk people with the gospel, all I’m just saying is that our approach should be one that is loving and kind, appealing to those that are easily overlooked that tend to be the ones who feel ostracized by Christians who approach them with prejudice rather than with compassion. We cannot afford to speak about the gospel of truth with prejudicial hearts and condemning spirits. That will not appeal to them at all. Empathy and Honesty wrapped with Compassion will work better to reach the lost rather than being perceived as a bible-thumping Christian, Amen.

What do y’all think? Do you agree or disagree? I’d like to know your opinions.

Have a blessed day everybody!

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