A Young Man from Lompoc

A young man from Lompoc came to the Tuesday night group with his fiancé. He used to live in town but had to leave due to some serious trouble locally. The Lord asked Ben to drive soon after he got off work to pick up this young man and his fiancé up and drive them to Santa Barbara.  After they attended the Tuesday night meeting, Ben let them stay at his place over night. Mike called his boss and asked if he could start work the next day at 1:00 in the afternoon and his boss was ok with it. God has given Mike so much favor with his boss. Praise God! In the morning, Mike drove them to court to clear up some past violations. The Lord made it possible for him to go into the courtroom at the last minute. The judge talked with this young man and dismissed a few issues and then said that he could pay the other fines, and then and only then, could get his driver’s license. After court the Lord provided the money to clear his record, he left the courthouse with tears in his eyes, saying that he has never had a clean record since he was a teenager. He is now in his mid-twenties. The Lord is clearing up his past so that he can embrace his future and his...

Light of the World

Tuesday night group was pretty special tonight. As we began to worship, one from the group brought a friend. This new young person sat and watched as people worshiped the Lord and then interacted during our prayer time. He asked his friend, “What’s in this house? I feel something in here.” She told him that he was feeling the Presence of God. After the preaching and prayer time was over, this young person asked Mike if he could talk to him. They talked until 11:00. He told Mike that he was diagnosed as a bi-polar person. He started hearing voices, six at a time, for the past few years now and he was being treated for his condition. He said that as he sat down in our home the voices stopped. He couldn’t believe that they stopped. Mike shared with him that Jesus is the Light of the World and that all darkness has to leave when He shows up. He received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and was now filled with the Light of the World. Praise God! Thank you, Jesus, for all You are doing in the loves of these young...