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Fellowship in the Pass

Doesn’t that sound like a beautiful church? I flew to Palm Springs, California, yesterday and will be sharing my heart this weekend with a group of hungry-hearted women from this church. Will you join me in asking God to meet with us?

Will you join our hearts in asking God to move within the Church at large to bring true revival?

I’m excited about being with a group of women who are committed to living out God’s mission for their lives. I’m asking God to fill my mouth to speak what He wants communicated this weekend.

Please pray that God will meet with us and instruct us. 

Whenever I speak, it is always with fear and trembling; knowing what an awesome responsibility it is to share God’s Word. So why am I taking the long flight and putting myself under that pressure again? What is my motivation in giving up the weekend with my favorite person in the world (my hubby)?

Why am I in California? I’ve shared this with you before, but I can never say this enough:

Women need to hear the truth about our great redeeming God.

We live in a day noisy with the clutter of false ideas and loud, ungodly, rhetoric. Women are confused and in need of truth. Marriages are failing, children are walking away from the faith, and women are drowning in a sea of lost dreams and hopelessness. I can’t fix this, but I know One who can.

What is the answer?

Our only hope is a mighty, mountain-moving, earth-quaking, nation-shaking movement of God. I’m asking Him to do this.

I’m asking God to bring revival.

Don’t misunderstand me when you read the word revival. I’m not talking about an old-fashioned tent meeting, or church event on the calendar where people come, have an emotional experience, and leave without measureable life-change.

When I use the word: revival, I’m talking about a revolution of mind and heart that so affects a group of people that there is no mistaking they’ve been radically transformed by God! 

A God-Centered Revolution where:

♥ People cannot get enough of the Word of God—they hungrily devour it, memorize it, meditate on it, and then (what a novel idea) they actually APPLY it to their daily lives!

♥ Employees view their place of work as their mission field and live out their Christianity with integrity, graciousness, a God-centered work ethic, and sincere hospitality.

♥ Marriages are healed and transformed—never to be the same again.

♥ Gossips repent and use their mouths to speak truthful, life-giving words.

♥ The next generation is fueled with a passion for Christ.

♥ The cynicism of the age begins to close its mouth in wonder over God’s obvious work in people’s lives.

♥ The older generation lives with a commitment to be fruitful to their dying breath.

This is what I dream for. This is what I live for. This is why I pack my bags and take another weekend away. I’m only one small speaker in a world of voices, but I pray God meets with us. I pray God moves in the lives of women who are attending this retreat.

I’m asking God to ignite the fire of revival.

Will you join me in asking for that?

Will you pray for us this weekend?

11 Comments

  • Vivian Etherington

    Yes! I love the privilege of bringing you before the throne of grace as you teach the Truth, and praying for the women who are there listening!

  • Cathy

    Yes, I will keep you in prayer that you will touch the hearts of those that need to hear your message.
    May God be with you as you glorify His name.

  • Anna Smith

    Thank you so much for giving up a week-end with your favorite person! You truly blessed us and gave us words of encouragement. I know many lives, including mine, were challenged and changed because of the messages you brought to us.

  • Kimberly Wagner

    Thank you for praying, Vicki!

    God answered specific prayers this weekend and several women shared with me how God dealt with their hearts.

  • Kimberly Wagner

    Thank you, Vivian ~

    It was such a sweet time, and we saw prayers answered.
    God’s presence was tangible and evident!

  • Kimberly Wagner

    Hello Cathy ~

    Thank you for praying! I hope you read Anna’s comment below and are encouraged that your intercession was a contributing factor in what God did at this event!

    Grateful ~

  • Kimberly Wagner

    Hello Anna ~

    It was a joy to be with you all this weekend! Thank you for taking time to leave a comment. It is so encouraging to hear how God worked in women’s lives. May the work He began continue and grow!

    Blessings, friend ~

  • Vicki

    Praising God with you, Kim!

    You had asked about my mom – progress is slow, but she is gaining strength. I do believe we’re heading the right direction. I’ll probably be down here quite a bit for a while yet. Every physical battle certainly has a spiritual component to it, and this is no exception. I’m looking forward to seeing her healthy and strong in both areas! I so appreciate your caring and your prayers.

    Love,
    Vicki