“From the Heart” teaching by Drs. Rodney & Adonica Howard-Browne.
And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. 3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry. Habakkuk 2:2-3 KJV
1. A local church with a global reach:
a. A place where the Word and Spirit come together.
b. Three ingredients:
1) Powerful praise and worship
2) Anointed preaching and teaching
3) Demonstration of the Holy Spirit and power – souls; healings and miracles; deliverance.
c. We are a family – multiracial, multinational, nondenominational
d. Impacting the generations: the children; the youth; the adults; all the way to the seniors.
e. We are preparing people for eternity by helping them fulfill their earthly purpose.
f. In this environment, they will be worshippers, givers, lovers of God’s Word, people that pray, soul winners, and people who love the supernatural.
Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Psalms 127:1 KJV
2. The Lord is building the house:
a. Each one, reach one.
b. Win the lost at any cost.
c. Make disciples.
d. Reaching the community:
1) Operation Raven – feeding people
2) Bus ministry
e. Building the Houses of Joy (HOJ).
f. In-reach – outreaches.
h. Training – discipleship – through HOJ, RBI, RSW, RSG, etc.
i. Occupying (till He comes) – schools; universities; places of government; marketplace; agriculture.
j. Television – reaching the nations.
k. Call center.
l. Ministry of helps.
m. Crusades – national and international.
n. Publications – books; audio; video; music albums.
o. Main event.
And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house, 21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. Acts 20:20-21 KJV
So the church throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was edified [growing in wisdom, virtue, and piety] and walking in the respect and reverential fear of the Lord and in the consolation and exhortation of the Holy Spirit, continued to increase and was multiplied. Acts 9:31 AMP