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Restoration

“I will restore or replace for you” says the Lord, “the years that the locust has eaten… the hopping locust, the stripping locust, and the crawling locust, My great army which I sent among you. And you shall eat in plenty and be satisfied and praise the name of the Lord, your God, Who has dealt wondrously with you. And My people shall never be put to shame. And you shall know, understand, and realize that I am in the midst of Israel and that I the Lord am your God and there is none else. My people shall never be put to shame.” (Joel 2:25-27)

“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

Although the past is irreversible and overwhelming at times… God is the restorer of broken dreams and shattered lives! He has declared a New Day available for all of humanity! God has laid a foundation of hope in Christ – He is saying we can be a new creation (2 Cor. 5:17)… and our old ways can be in the past! There is a new beginning waiting for us, filled with new chances, new opportunities and new expectations (Isa. 43:18-21). God will wipe away our rotten past and restore that which was lost, stolen or destroyed by sin, brokenness or the devil.

Restoration begins by Believing!

As the Savior of mankind, the Lord Jesus Christ has done all to rescue us from the things that diminish or destroy us. If we can but believe – hope opens the door! There is a restoration coming into our spirits, minds, bodies, relationships, and other aspects of our humanity. Believers can be delivered from oppression (Acts 10:38) and rest in the safety that effects spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being (Mt. 11:28-30).

Come, you weary, broken and lost and find a place of safety in His loving care for you.

Hope is a Destination!

Run into the arms of your Father in the Spirit! There you will have plenty and be complete, satisfied and whole. He wants you to know the truth and the freedom of walking in His Presence! It is His joy to reveal His heart toward you! He is a Father… like no other. He will not allow His people to be orphans or feel ashamed anymore. This is a profound truth that no one else can claim.

Let Him speak into your heart today… “I the Lord am your God and there is no one else!”

Restoring A Safe Place

“I will restore or replace for you” says the Lord, “the years that the locust has eaten… the hopping locust, the stripping locust, and the crawling locust, My great army which I sent among you. And you shall eat in plenty and be satisfied and praise the name of the Lord, your God, Who has dealt wondrously with you. And My people shall never be put to shame. And you shall know, understand, and realize that I am in the midst of Israel and that I the Lord am your God and there is none else. My people shall never be put to shame.” (Joel 2:25-27)

“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

Although the past is irreversible and overwhelming at times… God is the restorer of broken dreams and shattered lives! He has declared a New Day available for all of humanity! God has laid a foundation of hope in Christ – He is saying we can be a new creation (2 Cor. 5:17)… and our old ways can be in the past! There is a new beginning waiting for us, filled with new chances, new opportunities and new expectations (Isa. 43:18-21). God will wipe away our rotten past and restore that which was lost, stolen or destroyed by sin, brokenness or the devil.

Restoration begins by Believing!

As the Savior of mankind, the Lord Jesus Christ has done all to rescue us from the things that diminish or destroy us. If we can but believe – hope opens the door! There is a restoration coming into our spirits, minds, bodies, relationships, and other aspects of our humanity. Believers can be delivered from oppression (Acts 10:38) and rest in the safety that effects spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being (Mt. 11:28-30).

Come, you weary, broken and lost and find a place of safety in His loving care for you.

Hope is a Destination!

Run into the arms of your Father in the Spirit! There you will have plenty and be complete, satisfied and whole. He wants you to know the truth and the freedom of walking in His Presence! It is His joy to reveal His heart toward you! He is a Father… like no other. He will not allow His people to be orphans or feel ashamed anymore. This is a profound truth that no one else can claim.

Let Him speak this into your heart today… “I the Lord am your God and there is no one else!”

Priority: Kenya

Wycliffe, Allan, Me, Hesborne

Wycliffe, Allan, Myself, Hesborne

Much has been discussed over these recent months about the future plans of our work in the land of Kenya. My heart has been engaged in prayer and I cannot help but focus upon the needs of my new friends on the other side of the Globe. There have been a number of emails and encouraging phone calls that confirm an alignment of hearts and minds toward greater impact in the region. What strikes me most about our relationship is how it feels so natural and positive. The pastors and their families have done something in my heart that I cannot describe in words. They are beautiful, welcoming and authentic lovers of God and I am longing for more of their fellowship.

Sharing our food together

Connecting for Kingdom Purpose:

 I am connected to the wealth of grace we share together in Kingdom purpose. My visit to two orphanages helped me wrap my heart around the needs of a poor, yet happy atmosphere where children were present at every table. Understaffed and underfunded these facilities carried no lack of compassion or creativity. Families have been so ravished by poverty and the HIV/Aids epidemic, that so many of the children have lives without attachments or meaningful relationship. My heart could only take in so much at times and I needed to just stop asking the question, “Why?”. Pastor Wycliffe Khaemba would explain to me, ”many of these children just live with us here.” 

Children in Webuye

  “This is home!”

 Not a house or facility, not a school or an academy… “this is our home”, he would say to me. Its a place that nurtures grace and favor. As God offered His loving embrace, they passed it on to every child in the area. At one of our visits in Webuye, we planted a tree in celebration of our commitment to provide an atmosphere that could be called “home”. Home for almost 300 displaced children between the two locations (Webuye and Eldoret). More than just meeting daily needs, you could watch as leaders tenderly rubbed a child’s back to encourage, held a hand or wiped away a tear. These are vivid expressions of the Father’s heart made available in their own journeys of trusting Jesus with their lives.

Making Disciples:

Certificates Of Completion

One of the most difficult realities  in any effort to rise above poverty is the constant reminder of broken dreams… dreams of a brighter future for the next generation. Jesus gave us the great commission to truly enable those who want to better their lives. He commanded us to go make disciples by feeding a hunger that is very natural, the desire to grow as a whole person in Christ. It births an appetite for an unlimited potential, because nothing is impossible for him who believes. Making disciples is all about creating learners, who although they are changing and growing in knowledge, they are looking to leave a legacy for those who will come behind them. Watching the smiles emerge as pastors and church leadership received their certificates of completion made an impact on every congregation in the region. Success encourages success like nothing else can and it helps pastors believe the percieved lid that held them back can be removed. In many of these areas pastors are the key to the community peace and the future opportunity for growth.

Can We Serve?

Absolutely, we at RevivalHut Ministries are at this very moment deepening our bonds and establishing a platform for the future. Our cooperation and resource distribution will be a huge lift to a flourishing commitment to excellence. These pastors are not just interested in success, they want a revolution in their communities. A revolution of hope!

Our Opportunity:

As close to a thousand souls were swept into the Kingdom in the Malaha Market of Webuye and nineteen widows forgave the murderers of their husbands in the Mt Elgon Region, so also our God is offering us an open door. The Holy Spirit is establishing an Apostolic Training Center for developing leaders, gathering orphans and distributing resources to widows in distress. Nothing quite like this is being done with such an emphasis upon releasing a Culture of Honor. Our desire is to come alongside with resources and training that will enable a fresh company of disciples to breakforth into God’s future.

Hand in Hand

I feel compelled to lock arms with my brothers and sisters across the Globe and want to invite my readers to come along. It looks as though I will be returning to Kenya for three weeks at the end of September. Already $1200.00 has been given toward the trip. Please pray and believe God with us as we gather our team of key leaders and continue to uncover the vision of the Father’s heart.

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