The Holy Spirit

The Lord put on Mike’s heart to take the Tuesday night group to the mountains overlooking the city. He picked up a carload and they all went up to a lookout point overlooking the city. They took their flashlights and stood facing the city lights. Mike asked everyone to ask the Holy Spirit how we should pray for the city. It was pretty cool to see how the Holy Spirit had the group pray for the young people in Junior High, High School and College. They started to cry for the youth and then began to weep as they addressed the wounds and deep pain in the youth asking God for healing. Then the Holy Spirit had them pray for the dads in the homes and the relationship with their children. The Holy Spirit had Mike close out the meeting by repenting for all of the stabbings and shootings that have taken place in our city and communities. It was a very powerful time in His Presence, all guided by the Holy...

God’s Powerful Presence

The whole atmosphere has changed for the team going to Santa Maria Juvenile Hall. The staff at the facility is now excited when we show up. It has truly changed in a very real way. We have God’s favor in this facility. The various meetings in different units have been uniquely special and anointed. The young people have been asking so many questions and they desperately want to feel the Presence of God. Mike stopped the meeting and suddenly began to pray for God’s powerful Presence to saturate the room.  He and Ben began to lay their hands on the young men and asked the Lord to touch them and let them feel His mighty Presence. Some started to get tears in their eyes. Ben asked them what they felt and each one described something different as to how they felt God’s Presence. God is so faithful and oh, how we love...