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God called me to the woodshed

My wife Tonya and I have a little joke between us that I’m going to share with you today about when God called me into the office.

For years now it’s been a very common practice for me to wake up in the middle of the night and spend quiet time with the Lord. Let me share one of those nights with you from roughly a year ago.

It was the Fall of 2017. On this particular night, I woke up in bed and had a strong sense that God wanted to say something to me. So I got up and headed to my office (my prayer closet), where He and I spend time together.

As I settled in, I feel like He spoke to me. Now, realize, I’m not saying I heard the audible voice of our Lord. It was more like a strong impression on my heart. Here is what I heard:

WHOSE KINGDOM ARE YOU GOING TO BUILD, YOURS OR MINE?

That shook me up and served to have me do some serious soul-searching.

I was reminded of this yesterday as I was having a discussion with Henry. Henry made a comment to me that in all our conversations so far he hadn’t heard me hype up the compensation plan at all. But rather my focus had always been on evangelism, Kingdom building, and worship. I, of course, realize we all need to make money so we can pay our bills and owe no man anything but to love them (Rom 13:8). And that money in and of itself are not bad, but rather “the love of money is the root of all evil” (1 Tim 6:10).

So, my prayer for all of you reading this is that God would bring you to the woodshed also. That you would come out of that place and be able to say:

“I will seek first Your Kingdom and Your Righteousness (Matt 6:33). Lord, knowing that all things will be added to me and I will have no need because You have supplied me (Phill 4:19).”

3:33

Fast forward now a few months and I start waking up numerous times right on the minute at 3:33 in the am.

Once or twice and I can question the coincidence. Half a dozen times and counting and I find myself questioning God. Are You trying to tell me something? What is it? No answer. This was not every night but often enough to really start bugging me. And I’m starting to get a bit agitated.

GOD WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO TELL ME? A little help here, please. More time passes and yes I wake up at 3:33 a number of times. 

Now around the end of October 2018, I start having the idea of ministering to people after finishing their job. And one day I muster up the courage to actually try it for the first time, with a customer, after she has finished up her job.

This lady was overwhelmed that I cared enough to not only anoint her with oil but also to pray with her about some health challenges. We finish up and I head back to my truckĀ feeling very satisfied that I had perhaps found my destiny after all. As I start up my truck I glanced at the clock and guess what? Yup, it was 3:33 pm.

Thank You, God, for answering my question.

Unexpected benefit

Global Marketplace Ministries website is just 2 weeks old now. And I’m learning more every day as I work this new ministry.

My biggest surprise has been the friends that I’m making on the journey. You guys know who you are.

Yesterday, for instance, I had a 45-minute conversation and heard an amazing testimony. I didn’t foresee this in my plans for this business. In hindsight, I guess I should have. Perhaps I had become hardened by decades of marketing where it always felt like I was asking people to buy something.

I’m meeting and making friends with people from all over the USA. I’m sure it’s just a matter of time before it jumps abroad.

I have expectant excited anticipation each day now wondering what new person I’ll meet, what adventure God will bring into my life.

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I look forward to getting to know you better.

I had a dream last night…

I must be getting old… I had a dream about my brother (interpretation: brother in Christ).

My brother was taking his extra income and investing it in the stock market. At first, I was very excited for him and thought to myself “I should do this too.” Then my elder brother (interpretation: the Counselor, Holy Spirit) said: “Some people do invest in the stock market, some people waste all their extra income on extravagant living.

But I want you to invest in people”.

If you think about it, that’s what I’m doing with Global Marketplace Ministries. My business plan is based on spending my money to advertise and finding more people. The people will be placed to help the group thrive. With those who have been committed longer receiving more benefit. 

I’m betting on you. I’m trusting that you will stretch grow and believe that you will help build our Father’s Kingdom.

That we will rise up, an army of believers, and just like the early church, go from person to person and anointing them with oil pray the prayer of faith.

The process is simple. Call me 336-601-3023

My commitment to you

Life is changing fast with new technologies being born everyday. TV radio and newspaper ads which in previous decades were a staple for business are becoming something that only large corporations use. Savy small businesses are getting to the markets quicker and quicker using Attraction Marketing. This is the main thing Global Marketplace Ministries is going to focus on to bring the gospel of the Kingdom to the Ends Of The Earth. Let me teach YOU how YOU can be an integral part.

I trust that as I seek first the Kingdom and His righteousness, that all things will be added.

Let’s talk about our thoughts

The Scripture teaches us a lot about our thoughts. In 2 Corinthians we read that we have to take “every thought captive to make it obedient to Christ” (2 Cor 10:5).

This verse tells us that this is spiritual warfare and it is able to set up strongholds in our minds. Let that sink in for a minute. I, for one, don’t want to believe lies that the devil was able to sneak into my thinking. How about you?

In 2017, I was at an EPIC (Entrepreneurial People In Christ) conference. When Erica was speaking, she shared a dream that has a lasting impact on me even until today. Her dream went like this: she saw God and angels, who were talking about her while seeing in her heart, including her thoughts and her dreams. God was directing the angels, saying: “See, it’s in her heart! Go accomplish it!” So the outcome of her life depended on what she allowed in her heart. 

In Proverbs, we read: “Keep thy heart with all diligence for from it flow the issues of life” (Prov 4:23).

After hearing her story, I had a key made with the word “dream” on it.

Behold, I have given you the keys to the kingdom of heaven and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven. Whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

(Matt 16:19)

I wear that key on my necklace. Hardly a day goes by that I fail to remember those verses.

Let me ask you this: when you think about Global Marketplace Ministries, what do you envision?

I can tell you what I think. I think there is going to be an army of believers on social media, witnessing and spreading out like leaven in the dough. I can see prayer happening in supermarkets and office buildings. Everywhere people are gathered. I can see hundreds of Marketplace ministers making enough income to do whatever they desire with their lives because now money is no longer a problem.

What do you see?

How the business plan will benefit you

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that 
you are always blessed in abundance” – Joel Osteen

Some of you will want to learn how to set up yourself on social media so you can begin witnessing online about our Saviour Jesus Christ.

Others, Like myself, will need income to pay your bills and survive or perhaps increase your standard of living. Maybe take some better vacations or free yourself from having to work long hours away from your families. Everyone’s situation is different. And thankfully there is room within this business plan to accommodate any of those desires.

I will teach you what and how to post or live video feed on Facebook and elsewhere. With the majority of the content being valuable. There will be a very short space left at the end for people to contact you. (For the secret sauce)

Contact me to be enrolled in the next webinar for “the secret sauce”

Anointing oil: basic recipe

“It is health that is real wealth” – Mahatma Gandhi 

There are many anointing oil recipes, that provide therapeutic benefits for body and spirit. This recipe is an easy way to get started.  

Ingredients:

10 ml Roller bottle

Fractionated coconut oil (as a carrier oil)

40 drops of Frankincense essential oil, therapeutic grade

Instructions:

  • Mix fractionated coconut oil with Frankincense essential oil, shake.
  • Make sure to use therapeutic grade essential oils to maximize the quality and therapeutic effect.
  • Store in a cool place.
  • Keep out of direct sunlight.