Women

Releasing the Biblical Feminine: A Virtual Summit!

Join me for a day of teaching, hosted by the wonderful ladies at the Rooted Kafe. RELEASING THE BIBLICAL FEMININE kicks off TOMORROW, October 14th, 2020!

This summit is virtual and free! The sessions/teachers will be recorded, so if you purchase a pass (see below), you will have access to anything you miss. If you are a Rooted Kafe member, this option is also free. (Registration links below.)

The Summit features 7 speakers who are ready to launch the Bride of Messiah into new cycle of Torah. You don’t want to miss this Summit!

You’re going to hear from:

– Dr. Hollisa Alewine

– Dr. Deb Wiley Gold

– Dr. Robin Gould

– Brenda Stroth

– Simonette Cherepanov

– Deborah Flanagan

– Kisha Gallagher

Topics include:

– RELEASING THE BIBLICAL FEMININE

– THE GOSPEL IN SEVEN DAYS OF CREATION

– THE FEAST OF THE BORN AGAIN: CELEBRATING THE BIBLICAL NEW MOON

– BACK TO EDEN, WHAT HINDERS US?

– DIVORCE & REMARRIAGE IN THE BIBLE

-YESHUA AND THE WOMAN WHO LOVED HIM

 


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  • Downloadable Worksheets & Summit notes from speakers

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In the Beginning: LIGHT

It’s a new year with a renewed Torah cycle. The human soul craves new beginnings, do-overs, fresh starts, and restoration. The Creator knows this well and has built many such renewals into His calendar. We have a renewal every day, week (Shabbat), and month (new moon). Renewals occur at various points throughout each year (moedim), and especially at the new year, in the seven year cycle (Shemittah), and in the fifty year rotation (Jubilee/Yovel).

At the turn of the year (7thmonth), the weekly Torah Portion cycle begins anew with Genesis. This year (5780), is the fifth year of the current Shemittah cycle.[1] As I’ve consulted with others, prayed, and meditated on this upcoming cycle, many things have been on my lev (heart/mind). The creation days in this week’s portion, B’reishit, are the foundation of all things. They especially inform the many other sets of sevens found throughout the Bible.[2]

The year that just went out was a year four, which mirrored day four of creation, the day that natural light from the sun, moon, and stars was separated from the darkness. Their mandate was to rule the day and night, and to be heavenly governors and calendar markers for those that dwell upon the earth. Spiritually speaking, they represent God’s authority of not only creation and man, but of time. What or who governs your clock, calendar, and time? Did you receive “light” on these issues in the previous year?

The Light of the World is Messiah:

John 8:12 (TLV) Yeshua spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. The one who follows Me will no longer walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

The Torah (Law) is Light:

Ps. 119:105 (TLV) Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Pr. 6:23 (TLV) For the mitzvah is a lamp, Torah a light, and corrective discipline the way of life.

Followers of Messiah and His Torah are also Light:

Mat. 5:14-16 (TLV) You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a basket. Instead, they put it on a lampstand so it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before men so they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Has the authority that Adonai gave you to be one of His “lights” been challenged? I have certainly witnessed those dead set on hiding the “light” of others in year four with the promise to continue to do so in the fifth year. Light and authority go hand in hand as the proclamation of day four of creation. Challenging authority is challenging Light. Oppressing a brother or sister by denying their authority to be a light to the world is akin to hiding their light.

This has always been the mind and intent of the enemy. His heart is set on enslavement, bondage, and taking captives. His desire to rule, reign, and govern is a false light that is really darkness. He proclaims to be light. He masquerades as light. He proclaims himself holy, righteous, and good. But, he rules by fear and scare tactics. He wants you to be afraid, to question what God has said, and to be fearful to walk in your calling. His focus is to subject, dominate, silence, and make himself the head. (Isaiah 14 – King of Babylon) It seems that we should recognize him easily, but we don’t. Messiah warns that false light is difficult to discern. In fact, it is possible that the light we think we have is really darkness.

Luke 11:33-36 (NASB) “No one, after lighting a lamp, puts it away in a cellar nor under a basket, but on the lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light. 34 The eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye is clear, your whole body also is full of light; but when it is bad, your body also is full of darkness. 35 Then watch out that the light in you is not darkness. 36 If therefore your whole body is full of light, with no dark part in it, it will be wholly illumined, as when the lamp illumines you with its rays.”

The Spirit of Messiah stands in stark contrast to those that seek to oppress and hide the true light. He says:

Luke 4:18-19 (TLV) “The Ruach Adonai is on me, because He has anointed me to proclaim Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free the oppressed, 19 and to proclaim the year of Adonai’s favor.”

The body has two eyes, not one. THEY are the lamp of the body. This is akin to the Torah and the Messiah. It is also like a man and a woman as one flesh, the male and female created on day 6. Each is an “eye” in their unity. The man and woman (as echad) should be filled with the Light of Torah and Messiah. This is also the message of day and year four. The Light of the Torah and the Spirit were given on the fourth feast day: Shavuot or Pentecost.

Two eyes and two equal yet different perspectives, like the two tablets and two loaves waved before Adonai on Shavuot. These prepare one to walk properly in the Spirit of Power of day and year five to move rapidly throughout the earth like the birds and fish to spread the Seed (Gospel). If they fulfill their mandate and move within their (wind) currents of purpose, they will be judged favorably in year (day) six.

What are these two eyes on the ONE body (man and wife)? They are the Torah of Chesed (lovingkindness) and the Torah of Emet (Truth). The woman teaches the Torah of Chesed and the man the Torah of Truth. Both are equally important. Hiding or covering one eye partially blinds the body and the family unit. The lamp becomes dim and darkness encroaches. When light is suppressed, the people are oppressed. Praise Adonai that Messiah recovers sight to the blind – both eyes are able to function properly. (Is. 61, Luke 4:18)

Rabbi Sacks has an excellent video explaining the role of men and women as the Torah of Kindness and Truth.[3] I pray it enlightens your Torah cycle this year!

Ps. 118:24-29 (TLV) This is the day that Adonai has made! Let us rejoice and be glad in it! 25 Hoshia-na! Please, Adonai, save now! We beseech You, Adonai, prosper us! 26 Baruch haba b’Shem Adonai—Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Adonai. We bless you from the House of Adonai. 27 Adonai is God, and He has given us light. Join the festival with branches, up to the horns of the altar. 28 You are my God, and I praise You. You are my God—I exalt You! 29 Praise Adonai, for He is good, for His lovingkindness endures forever.


[1]Leviticus 25

[2]For an in-depth thematic study of this, see The Creation Gospel: The Foundation Workbook One by Dr. Hollisa Alewine. And, Know the Time, Change Your World by Barry Miller.

[3]Thank you, Barry Miller, for bringing this video to my attention!

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Sheep Among Wolves

 Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves. Mat. 10:16 (NASB)

In my women’s Bible study last night, several recommended watching the documentary “Sheep Among Wolves Volume II” produced by Frontier Alliance International (FAI) Studios. Hopefully, you’ve already had the opportunity to watch it as many have recently been sharing it in their Facebook feeds. The film features many stories from the fastest growing and largest church in the world. Where is this church? In one of the most unexpected places: IRAN.

In one of the Islam’s strongholds, the Gospel is spreading like wildfire in an unprecedented underground movement that is led mostly by women. Yeshua cuts right to the heart, dividing asunder the joints and marrow of wicked minds, regimes, and hierarchies. In a place where women are owned, raped, beaten, and oppressed by Islamic patriarchy, the Holy Spirit is moving powerfully to liberate the souls of men and women to serve Him boldly in the midst of the enemy’s territory.

Can you imagine this?! These women lead, minister, love, and serve the underground church in Iran, one of the most dangerous places in the world for a Christian. They are the epitome of an eshet chayil! How lovely are their feet that proclaim the Good News!

And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death. (Rev. 12:11)

The Ruach HaKodesh and the Word are also teaching these Iranians to love Israel and the Jewish people. The emunah (faith) of this underground church is profound, shaming the lazy, apathetic assemblies in the west. Their example of discipleship and obedience is refreshing and far more fruitful than our institutionalized versions. Yeshua is truly life to these precious brothers and sisters.

May we learn from these heroes of faith!

 

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Women of Valor 2019

It’s official! The next Women of Valor meeting will be August 30th – September 1st, 2019 at Henry Horton State Park in Chapel Hill, TN. You don’t want to miss this event! Registration is now open. I hope to see you there.

From the WOV website:

The new moon of ELUL ushers in the 40-day season of repentance before Yom Kippur.  The purpose of our event is to prepare the Bride of Messiah for the return of her King.  Women of Valor exists to encourage female image bearers, as co-laborers, in equal partnership and counterbalance with their brothers in Messiah Yeshua/Jesus.  Our message will transform the culture in our congregations, but it requires men of faith, who are willing to share our vision and mission.  For this reason, we will introduce Treasured People ministry for our brothers in Messiah at our gathering. Celebrate Erev Shabbat with a dinner banquet (included in the registration price) on Friday evening.

This year, we will offer a reduced rate for husbands, who wish to attend with their wives at our event.  As in the past, there is also a discount for daughters, 8-18 years of age.

OUR SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Hollisa Alewine of The Creation Gospel
  • Jane Diffenderfer – Founder of Women of Valor
  • John Diffenderfer – Pastor of Mercy Collective Congregation
  • Kisha Gallagher of Grace in Torah
  • Robin Gould of New Covenant Paths
  • Nathein and Shannon Perkins – Co-pastors of Mercy Collective Congregation

TIME:

Marketplace and Registration will be open at 2:00 PM on Fri.

Afternoon Prayer session and dance class will be from 2:00-4:00 PM.

We will end the conference at 11:00 AM on Sunday.

VENUE:

Henry Horton State Park
4209 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN 37034

REGISTRATION:

  • Early bird discount through July 8 is $89.00 per woman
  • Daughter or spouse discount is $59.00 per person
  • Regular Registration during July 9 – July 30 is $99.00 per person
  • Late Registration during August is $109.00 per person

 

Click here for more information, and to sign up!

 

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