I had a dream last night, and YOU are invited! Please read the invitation at the bottom, even if you skip the first part.
In a large cage, about the size of a large dog kennel, were chicks and one or more rabbits. There was chicken wire down the middle, with an opening to pass from one side of the cage to the other. I saw a brownish-gray full-size rabbit, and multiple baby chicks. In the dream, I had neglected to feed the rabbit/s and the chicks. When I remembered, I threw a handful of feed into the front of the cage. The bulk of the rabbit feed fell on the far side of the chicken wire, where the rabbit couldn’t reach it. I thought that the rabbit would go around to the other side through the opening in the chicken wire. It didn’t. The rabbit was ravished, hungry, and attempted to reach the feed by sticking its nose through the holes in the wire. I then threw another handful of feed into the cage where the rabbit could reach it. Looking into the cage, instead of seeing chicks running around to get the feed, they were laying down. Some of them I thought might have died because of my neglect, but somehow, feeding them would bring them back to life.
Interpretation: People are spiritually starving. Some are dying. They need the food of the word of God to live…and I need to get on the stick!
The full-size brown-gray rabbit is wild. We bred and raised rabbits for a while, and they were all snow white. The rabbits that came out of the woods to eat their feed looked like this, brown-gray. These rabbits symbolize the unchurched and spiritually starving wild people in the world, but specifically, in our area (the woods). Instead of taking the normal path (go around to the other side of the chicken wire through the opening) and going to church, they are so hungry they will strive to eat any “food” they see, even if it means hurting themselves.
The “chicks” are women of God; but could also symbolize and young Christians.
Resolution: I have been neglecting to “feed” the rabbits and the chicks for a variety of reasons. Regardless, they are starving, and some are potentially spiritually dying – BUT GOD’S WORD WILL RESURRECT THEM.
- We live in the woods and there are lots of “wild” people that live out here, people that are spiritually starving, who are “eating” other doctrines and religions, doing drugs, etc.
We are building The Refuge, an apostolic training center and hub. Our intent is to train people up and turn them loose to disciple others. Unfortunately, we are way behind schedule, again, for a variety of reasons. This has, in part, led to my “neglect” of the wild rabbits and chicks of God.
- In addition, I have known for a while, and spoken, that God is calling His “power-house women” (His chicks!) to come together to minister to each other. This apostolic move of God’s healing culture will overflow into all of our immediate spheres of influence. I feel very strongly that God has so many women who are intensely trained for this moment who still need the healing touch and ministry of God – and we need each other.
So, I know now not to just “toss feed into the cage” willy-nilly, hoping that the right people get it. I believe that once The Refuge is open to the public we will be on target to reach the people that God wants us to reach, the wild rabbits in the woods.
In the interim, I am inviting the Power-House Women of God to The Refuge to come and minister to each other. This will be a true 1 Corinthians 14:26 gathering. The King James Bible says it like this:
“How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.”
There will be no “main” speaker. We are all “The Main Thing” with God. You will be ministered to by others, and prayerfully, you will minister to others as well. Regardless of what your gifts are, bring them and use them in this safe, open ministry environment. We need you!
However, you must be OK with a construction zone and the mess that goes with it. Good news! We have bathroom doors! Until we have railings for the loft upstairs it is off limits – but at least we can use the restroom in privacy!
There is no set date for this gathering yet. God is working all things out, so prayerfully when the date is announced you will be able to come. I believe that God is in the Details (not the devil) and that the date will be at the perfect time.
I am inviting certain people that the Lord has laid on my heart. However, if you feel the unction of the Lord for ministry (either to give or receive, or both!) then this likely applies to you. You’re Invited by God to gather at The Refuge for this Power-House ministry happening!
Please start sending me dates that would be good for you during October, during the week as well as weekends. God will make a way.
Blessings, abundance and much love!!