Several months ago my TV died. I went to turn it on only to hear “white noise” and see no picture. Over the next few days I began to research TV’s and prices, when I felt convicted by the Holy Spirit. I felt like the choice for me was clear: More wasted time with TV, sowing to the temporal and the flesh OR more time with God and spiritual things, sowing to the Spirit. Galatians 6:7-8 (NKJV) says, “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. 8 For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.” Hmmm…did I really want a move of God in my life or the church I pastor, or was I satisfied with the same routine week after week?
I decided I would answer the call. If the wind of the Holy Spirit wanted to blow our way, then I wanted to put up my sails and flow with Him. Since then, I’ve spent more time sowing spiritually. I’m feeling more revived personally, more in touch with God and what He is doing, and I am seeing the effects in our church. His wind is not only touching me, but my family and the church. There are so many miracles, healings and supernatural things happening right now—it’s more than I have ever seen in my 30 years of ministry. God is truly up to something and it is exciting!
I am sensing the urgency of the hour like never before. As Noah preached, it’s time to get into the Ark before God shuts the door. God has led me to streamline my life and dedicate myself to His purposes like never before. Is it possible that God is speaking the same to you? If so, answer today!
Has God ever just interrupted your life because He had a job for you to do? This seemed to have happened with me a couple of months ago! I have been directing our annual Dinner Theatre for 14 years now, this will be number 15! We have put on many great productions like “It’s A Wonderful Life,” “The Gospel According To Scrooge,” “One Bethlehem Night,” etc. The last several years, however, I have had the thought, “Some day I would like to write my own Dinner Theatre!” But always knew I would want to start in January in order to take my time, process, pray, research, and plan. Well, God doesn’t always work according to our schedules, and about 2 months ago, after I had decided which play we were going to do this year, God said, “It’s time to write the play!” I said, “Uh….what?? No, I didn’t start in January….You do know it’s August, right God?” So after a little bit of arguing, doubting myself, and gentle persuasion from my husband :), I knew I wasn’t going to get out of this one! So I threw up my hands and said, “Ok, God, if you’re calling me to do this, then I know You have a plan!!”.....all the while continuing to remind God that it was August…..Dinner Theatre call-outs are the first week in September…..and I have NOTHING!! But I have learned through the years that obedience is EVERYTHING when it comes to your relationship with the Lord! He is so incredibly faithful!
My awesome husband, knowing that I needed time away with the Lord in order for this to work, put me in a hotel for 3 days to pray, hear from the Lord, and write! And that is exactly what I did! I was moved to tears as I sat at my laptop hour after hour while God poured out His plan for Dinner Theatre this year!
For the last couple of months, God has been moving in our church services in a way that we have never experienced before. We have recorded over 165 healings, wonders, and miracles in the lives of our people! This was the catalyst for this year’s Dinner Theatre. God wants to continue to demonstrate His power through this production!
I urge you to come and experience Jesus as you never have before…..His forgiveness, His power, His healing, and His miracles! Gather up your friends and family and get your tickets right away!! We are expecting sell out crowds because we know…..GOD IS ALL OVER THIS ONE!!! He is thinking of YOU as He is setting the stage for the miraculous!!
Below is an excerpt from the script:
Christmas isn’t just a story of a baby in a manger. The story doesn’t end at the nativity with shepherds and wisemen. The story doesn’t end with a star and angels singing, “Glory to God in the highest!” No, you see, celebrating Christmas and the birth of Christ is not the end of the story, because the birth of THIS baby, was JUST the beginning!!
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Pastor Brent Oliver grew up in Kokomo, Indiana and is an Ordained Minister through the Assemblies of God. Before embarking on God’s plan to establish a church in Delphi, Pastor Brent served in both Peru and Logansport, Indiana encompassing over 29 years of fulltime ministry. His vision and creativity has been the benchmark for the growing ministry at Delphi First and after 23 years, his passion and leadership could not be stronger.