Greetings from the road. Philip and I are on our way to Michigan. My sister, Marcia, a registered nurse, was in the process of retiring last summer when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. I just received a message from my younger sister yesterday that it progressed faster than anyone imagined, and she was transferred to hospice. She may not last more than 24 hours. We would greatly appreciate your prayers.
The Third Decade of the Third Millennium: It just dawned on me recently that we are now in the third decade of the third millennium since Jesus walked the earth! I believe there is something very significant about this time! So many prophetic words have been released about God moving in a powerful way bringing awakening, revival, reformation, outpouring, etc. There have also been words given about overthrowing evil in this time!
Elijah prophesied the drought to end and the rain to begin, but then he got on his knees to pray through for the word to come to pass. Daniel saw in the writings of the prophet Jeremiah that Israel was to remain in captivity for 70 years in Babylon. When he realized that the 70 years were up, he went to fasting and prayer, repenting for the sins of the people that had been the reason for them going into captivity in the first place.
Our intercessor, the Lord Jesus Christ, is standing before our Father, interceding for us continually, testifying on our behalf, according to Hebrews 7:25. But he also dwells in our hearts by faith (Ephesians 3:17), and His Holy Spirit “takes of His and shows it unto us” (John 16:13-15). When the Holy Spirit shows us what Jesus is praying in the heavenlies, and we release it here on the earth, it is the “testimony of Jesus,” that is the “spirit of prophecy” (Revelation 19:10). It’s a part of the global outpouring of the Spirit of God, that causes the sons and daughters, and servants and handmaidens to prophesy in these last days before His coming.
What a privilege to be alive in these days and participate in the workings of the Kingdom of God, doing what we see Jesus doing as He did what He saw His Father doing! Let us tune in to His Spirit and intercede with Him in the earth as He is in Heaven!
Global Outpouring Convention: on December 31 we signed the contract for the Global Outpouring Convention (formerly known as the World Convention). It is scheduled to be held at the Hyatt Regency DFW in Dallas, Texas, July 7-10, 2020. It wasn’t possible to start on Monday night, so we are starting Tuesday evening and going through Friday night. We expect that it will be much more economical for people to get there by flying than it has been the past few years. The rate is $95 +13% tax for up to four persons in the room. We are now working on inviting speakers and all the other details that go into this event. We are very excited about this development! We are moving into the new!
Jerusalem Summons: The Jerusalem Summons has been rescheduled for November 4 -15, 2020. The registration page will be available soon. In the meantime, you can download the brochure from our website on the Jerusalem Summons landing page. You can also watch several videos there that describe some of the places on our itinerary. We are expecting to have a glorious time. It is clearly an amazing time to be living, especially in the Land of God’s most intent focus!
Our Heavenly Father is about to roll up His sleeves and make His mighty right arm bare to the nations to demonstrate His powerful justice and judgment on behalf of His Land and His Chosen People. It is critical that we align with His heart and declare His Word. And the best way to stand FOR Israel is to stand IN Israel!
Podcasting: We are taking a new challenge to begin “podcasting” in February. We have signed a one-year contract with the Charisma Podcasting Network (CPN) to send out weekly episodes over their network through iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and YouTube. It’s the 21st century upgrade to radio that operates through the internet. The main difference is that one can listen to their favorite programs when they want to, not just when they are broadcast. Please pray for us as we delve into a new ministry, using new equipment and computer programs, and reaching new people.
Tony Kemp: We don’t have our registration form up for it yet but be sure to put it on your calendar and plan to come to Engeltal March 25-27, 2020 for very special meetings with Tony Kemp. I believe that it will be a strategic time of equipping for the global outpouring!
The Philippines: Philip and I covet your prayers as we fly out January 26 for the Philippines. We thought we were going there last April, but the circumstances changed for us, so we postponed the trip. As it turns out, the airport would’ve been closed the day we would have arrived due to an earthquake. The Lord certainly knows how to plan our schedule for us!
A few weeks ago, I woke in the night feeling an urgency to write down something that I had heard in a dream: “Secure Asia! Secure the UK “! We are still praying into the understanding, but we feel that it’s quite significant that we arescheduled to go twice to Asia this year. Our flight to the Orient connects through Shanghai, China, so we will have four hours in the airport to pray going each direction.
When we arrive at the former Clark Air Force Base, now known as Clark international airport, we will take a couple of days of rest from the long journey and then travel by car to Baguio City to be with Celia and Donald Soriano, and minister through the weekend. We look forward to reconnecting with the ETH&S there.
On Monday, February 3, they will bring us back down to Clarke where we will catch a flight to Cagayan de Oro on the island of Mindanao, to be with Zeny and Francisco Pacleb. They are planning a pastor’s conference and ETH meetings. This is the island where Muslims have been fighting to take it over and secede from the Philippines. Special prayers for safety and protection would be appreciated!
Then on Friday we fly to Bacolod to meet Peter and Lauren Snyder and their team. We will travel two hours from the city to connect with Pastors in a teaching session. Please pray for a mighty outpouring of the Holy Spirit as they have not yet received the fullness of what He has to offer. We will also be ministering in local schools. This is a new territory for us, and we are very excited to be there through the 14th. We are scheduled to fly out the 15th to Clark to catch a 3:40 a.m. flight on the 16th back to Shanghai. We plan to pray there four more hours before we catch our flight back to the States.
India: Please help us pray into clarity of understanding regarding how to “Secure Asia! And Secure the UK!” I feel certain that part of securing Asia will be the All India/All Asia Kath global Outpouring Convention in December. We are waiting for the airlines to give us pricing for that sometime later this month. Please pray for our team on the ground to find the right venue for this event. We need the Holy Spirit to tell us how many people He’s going to be drawing there. Please let us know if you are interested in this. I feel that we should bring a group of about 20 to 30 delegates from North America. If the Lord has put India on your heart, perhaps this is the time for you to go. We are planning to depart from the States the Saturday after Thanksgiving and return December 10. If you already have contacts in India and want to make this a part of one of your trips, I am sure that that can be arranged. Please pray about it and let us know.
The UK: This is a critical time for the UK, with their vote to leave the European Union, commonly known as “Brexit.” The matter is in process, and they are set to leave the EU on January 31, 2020.
The BBC explains: “What happens after Brexit?
“Assuming the European Parliament also gives the green light, the UK will formally leave the EU on 31 January with a withdrawal deal – and it will then go into a transition period that is scheduled to end on 31 December 2020.
“What does ‘Get Brexit done’ mean?
“During this period the UK will effectively remain in the EU’s customs union and single market – but will be outside the political institutions and there will be no British members of the European Parliament.
“…. If no trade deal has been agreed and ratified by the end of the year, then the UK faces the prospect of tariffs on exports to the EU” https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46393399 accessed 10 January, 2020.
During this year there will be serious negotiations for trade agreements. There will be a great deal of uncertainty for a lot of people, and this may be an ideal time for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit! Change creates vulnerability in peoples’ hearts, and a greater likelihood of people being willing to hear the Gospel. Please pray seriously for an outpouring on the nations of the UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain): England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These lands have all seen great revival in the past and God wants to do it again — on steroids!
Thank you! Our hearts are grateful to all the givers who support this ministry, whether on a regular basis, or occasionally. We pray that the Lord will greatly bless you for your obedience to the promptings of His Holy Spirit!
Your handmaiden and servant,
Sharon and Philip