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ON REFLECTION 2015


The following is what the Lord showed at the beginning of the year as the plan for WAA moving forward.
“As the Lord has revealed what He wants for WAA it is clear there are two streams emerging. Firstly, it is a support, networking and encouragement for women who are proactive, courageous five-fold ministers’, who know they are called and are purposeful in their intent to walk in their call no matter the cost.

Second, we are to help train, teach, and equip women about the five-fold ministry. These training evenings help bring clarity and understanding about how each of the five ministries operates. It helps us to understand one another and ourselves. In these training nights we provide opportunity for women to share, and to glean from one another’s anointing. Very powerful!!”
One of the most powerful things we can do is to stop and reflect where we have come from so we can evaluate in order to move forward into God’s divine purposes – not too late, not too early but on time!

I have done a bit of an overview of what WAA has done and achieved and whether we are on course.
As we look at the two streams for WAA it is interesting to see what the Lord has shown and how we have actively done what He has required.
Our local branch meetings have prayed, declared and done prayer activations and we have seen some positive answers to prayer. We as women, and those called or are activated in their five-fold call are required to make a stand and expose the enemies lies and speak and declare change in the spiritual realm. This is the governmental role of the five-fold minister and that is what we at WAA are charged to do. Five-fold minister’s have a God given authority to speak and declare.

Evil is increasing and if there is one thing that I have observed this year is the blatant demonic attack on families.  Domestic violence is one such example. At the beginning of the year the Lord alerted me to the issue of domestic violence and within a very short time Rosy Batty was announced as the Australian of the Year. God has exposed what has and is a secret, a shameful burden upon many women. Many things are changing with governments, both state and federal advocating for change. Money is being poured into support services and the justice system shortfalls and issues are being examined. The domestic violence court trial in Southport is an answer to prayer.
Our other prayer, declaration focus has been the push for same sex marriage debate. We strongly advocated against the Glitter Festival held in September at Evandale parklands and Gold Coast Arts Centre. This involved letters being sent to the Mayor and the organisers of this festival. We went to the Gold Coast arts centre and Evandale and walked, prayed, and declared God’s standards in these buildings and areas.

Broadbeach has continued to be a prayer activation focus for us particularly addressing the homosexual lust spirit over the area. We prayed at the Kurrawa Surf Club and another couple of prayer activations were in areas around the surf club.
We have also been a voice speaking out against and confronting the demonic realm when the books and movie ’50 Shades of Grey’ was released.

Society has double standards when the outrage of domestic violence was voiced yet these same people attended this disgusting movie. And Christian women were ensnared in this lie.
I think it is important to examine what we do and why. Our training nights are crucial, as we need to know and understand one another – our motivational gifts and what the five-fold call looks like. We know the five-fold gift’s are to train and equip the saints for the work of the ministry. I think we have all learnt the unique expressions of each of the five-fold. There are very distinct qualities that define each one. It is amazing as we understand the five-fold we get a picture of what the church is meant to look like if we all worked together to bring the saints into their call and destiny. We see how the fullness of Jesus Christ could be expressed and how effective we would be to bring change in our sphere of influence, whether that be in the church or out in the community. Very powerful!
Some of the topics we have discussed at these training nights included justice, truth, forgiveness, and mercy. It was fascinating to see each five-fold minister’s take on these subjects. The questions, evaluations and discussions as a result have been fascinating and very thought provoking. In the past couple of months we have examined warfare and how to walk in our God given authority.
God is raising up His women in this hour, we each have a responsibility to walk in the position He has ordained for us. There is an evil assault against women and families and we as women are charged to speak, and to do everything the Lord requires, as we be a voice in this hour against evil.
Some of us attended the ‘Women on the Front-lines’ conference where Patricia King spoke. We met with and heard of many amazing women doing powerful things in the Spirit. Sadly many have done it alone and without support. That is why WAA exists. God created us to need one another, and we need each other like never before.

God is not going to raise His women without the indigenous women alongside us. There is a powerful move of God among the indigenous women, and again many have done much alone. Lynne and I were blessed to minister at the Indigenous Women’s Conference in Ipswich. Ada Boland, an apostle who has the vision for this is strategic in us together forging ahead as women of God to bring change in this nation. Very exciting!

We held two one-day seminars. Ada Boland spoke on the ‘way of the Cross’. The other day seminar had Ruth Smith speak about the ‘religious spirit’.
We were blessed to hear and catch the spirit of these amazing women. I was impacted by the unity at these seminar days and conferences.

Women unfortunately can be good at pulling one another down, however I have been encouraged by the strength, and desire for unity. The walls of division are crumbling down and we have to proactively seek and put into practice reaching out to one another in love, encouragement and assurance.

I have been very privileged to meet with many of you one on one and to hear your exploits and speak into your lives. I marvel at the tenacity of women who have overcome much, but have never given up on God no matter what has assailed them.

I have personally learnt to lean and rely on God in ways I have never imagined. We all have our battles, and some battles are intense and vicious. It is in our trials and tests that we learn to overcome. We see where the Lord has come through for us, meanwhile forging a deep overcoming spirit that only comes about through difficulties.

Like all of us, some things haven’t gone the way we thought. This has exposed the deep issues of the heart and I put my hand up and say it is pretty ugly. However, I know without a doubt I have matured from where I was and I look forward to new adventures in Him. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your journeys too. That is the greatest honour one can ever have.

Blessings,
Glenice Mills

Words

Glenice Mills
17th June 2015

Words! So many words!

Have you ever wondered what Father God hears with the billions of conversations taking place through out the world?

Just think: He knows what we will say even before we say it.
It is mind boggling to think. Yet we will be judged for the words we speak. That is very sobering.

We, as women have to be particularly careful of the words we speak. Unfortunately we can use our words as a weapon. There is something in women that is very ugly – and that is the way we manipulate to get what we want by using words to ‘win over’ particularly men and our children. We see and hear examples of this all the time with acrimonious marriage break ups and issues within family relationships.

Fear is a major stronghold for many women and control is one of the main ways we think we keep our environment ‘safe’. We control using our words from a fear base.

Women are the worst culprits of gossip. Speaking ill of another is ungodly. It is a trap that we need to watch for very carefully, so we don’t fall in, speaking against, or coming in agreement with what others are saying.

The world is watching and one of the most obvious ways we can display righteousness is by the way we speak. Use our words to build one another up, rather than tearing down, don’t come in agreement with gossip by using words in judgment of one another.

As five fold women ministers the onus is on us to conduct ourselves to a higher standard because others are watching. We are to set Godly examples so others, particularly the younger ones who learn from us. What are we modeling to other women?

Consider all the words you have spoken today. How many of them have been affirming? How many are prattle, of no substance and use to anyone?
Maybe your words have spoken life to someone, bringing clarity to a situation, or wisdom that has brought resolution to a problem.
Perhaps your words have created emotional damage to someone and caused your reputation to be tarnished?

The truth is you can’t take words back once they are spoken. They have gone out there. We have all been guilty of speaking unwisely. We have all hurt someone by our words. However we can stop, and become more aware of the words we do speak. Scripture tells us to be slow to speak.

There are a number of problems that arise with words.

They can be taken out of context – This is particularly dangerous when there is an agenda to try and twist what is spoken by taking one sentence and elaborating on that without considering the complete context. We see this happening all the time when politicians say something. The media then makes it say something it is not.

One-liners can be throwaway lines but they are often scathing, mocking, and appear smart, but are in fact stupid and foolish. They can do a lot of damage.
We hear this a lot, and we then joke about ‘foot in mouth disease’. It is not a laughing matter.

Opinions – there are so many opinions out there, many not founded on fact but rather hearsay. How much misunderstanding has occurred because of someone’s strong opinions?  These opinions have swayed and impacted many people.
How often do we hear the loud minority speaking as though they are representing the silent majority? We are seeing this at the moment with the debate on same sex marriage. If we hear something being said for long enough we then begin to subtly embrace it as truth. That is how compromise sneaks in.

Are you one who has lots to say? You find it difficult to restrain yourself from passing an opinion or thought. You just can’t seem to stop speaking. It is often because of anxiety, because you feel uncomfortable in a situation.

Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is wise.
Proverbs 17:27,28 He who has knowledge spares his words, and a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.
Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace; when he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive.

Perhaps we all need to learn to be wiser with our words, rather than being foolish. It is not an easy thing to do.

It is the ‘how’ we deliver words which is often the problem. If our tone is argumentative, angry, forceful or harsh no matter what we say will be misinterpreted leading to great misunderstanding. Maybe we come across as patronizing, making people feel put down, and ‘small’.

Matthew 12:34 For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Bad attitudes are expressed in our words. These bad attitudes come from our heart issues. It is always good to reflect on what we say and particularly the attitude as we say something. We know our hearts are wicked and are a true reflection of our sinful nature. Be quick to repent of our heart issues. The Lord can change hearts when we repent and choose to speak and behave in a Godly way.

Let’s be aware that we don’t speak lies. Lies are a cover up for fear and shame and before we know it we have dug a hole for ourselves that can take some undoing.

Let’s use our words to speak truth instead of lies, words of honour rather than dishonor, respect instead of disrespect.

Matthew 12:35-37 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.
But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment.
For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.

Words are powerful! Watch what you speak!

Entrenched Jealousy

Glenice Mills
28th April 2015

One of the biggest downfalls as women is our entrenched jealousy. Sadly I have observed women older in years harden their hearts against fellow women who appear to be getting ahead. The tragedy of this is it is against God and His precious daughters. So how does this happen?

As young children we are raised in competitive environments where we try and find our place among our friends. Already some children show leadership qualities and because they stand out, they are the obvious and subtle objects of competitive jealousy. Child leaders alike are jealous of one another, as are their followers. This on flows into teenage years where the jealousy is more blatant. There is a competitive push to belong to the ‘it’ crowd and when you are cast out jealousies root takes deeper ground. By the time we reach adulthood and particularly parenthood this stronghold has entrenched itself in and through our lives. Women are often seen at their worst as parents. It becomes all about the children – who are brightest, sporty, musical, best looking and myriad other ways we judge. Jealousy that already has a hold is now becoming more bitter and resentful. This develops into a deep hatred that flows over the children. This continues the iniquity of jealousy down through the generations. So by the time women reach older years jealousy is like a rotting crusty hard shell.


Jealousy that is already ugly is uglier in an older woman. I am particularly centred on women because it is what the Lord is highlighting to me at this time.
We have a problem because we should show a higher way, a Godly example for those who are watching us. Women, we are our own worst enemy. Jealousy with its roots of judgment, comparisons, resentment, bitterness and resulting hatred causes divisions, competitiveness, backbiting and betrayal.

It is interesting that as I have waited on the Lord and He has been speaking to me that He would use the word ‘entrenched’. The dictionary meaning of entrench is to establish firmly in position, and surround as fortification. In other words jealousy takes a position in our soul area and we then fortify it as a protective mechanism. Anything that is fortified appears to stop attack however it is a false strength that needs to come down so we can let others in. At its core are insecurity and a fear of missing out.

Why am I writing this at this time? The Lord has been alerting me to entrenched jealousy because it is actually bringing bondage on both the perpetrator and the victim of the jealousy. It is a cause of strife among women in the body of Christ and does nothing to build up or encourage one another. If we are to be examples to the younger we need to be careful of our words and actions.

I am particularly alerted at this time with the mature in years because it is and will have the potential to actually hold us, and keep us in the old. We will resist the new move of God, and worse still become a stumbling block to the young ones who are being raised in this hour.

Romans 14:12,13
So then each of us shall give account of himself to God.
Therefore let us not judge one another anymore, but rather resolve this, not to put a stumbling block or a cause to fall in our brother’s way.

To resolve is to make up one’s mind, to decide firmly with a firm mental decision or intention. This is a choice – to purposefully hold one’s back or choose to want the best for them.

The truth is God is raising a new generation of young ones whose growth is exponential compared with many of us who have battled for decades. We dare not begrudge the younger from a place of entrenched jealousy because this is displeasing to God. This word is not meant to be critical but we have to be very careful we don’t put bondage on the younger ones because they ‘appear’ to have it easier than we had. They will have different battles to face and the Lord has uniquely forged some things in their lives that will be required for their walk in the coming times.

However there is good news! We don’t have to bow to jealousy. We can also choose to stop it continuing down through the generations. Repentance is the key. Acknowledging our behaviours, attitudes, and the words we speak, stop jealousy becoming entrenched in our lives. We need to examine the insecurities and the ground where this became a stronghold.

Older women are to train up the younger. We are charged with this responsibility and our Godly behavior and example are powerful influencers.

God is requiring a higher standard from us more mature ones. Let’s come in unity, encouragement and most importantly love. Love conquers all!

I Looked At Your Life

By Apostle Dr Sharmaine Dobson
New Zealand Coordinator

I looked at your life
This is what I saw
A young woman bent, and broken, crying on the floor
In utter despair she cried aloud
“I am here what is it You want of me”?
“Success you will have a good dose of fame too
But what I really require
Is a big ask of you…
Irrespective of your answer
Know that I love you true
Give everything  away!
I saw your tear stained face turn up
Face the Master and straightaway you replied”
“Here you are Lord
Take it all my Lord
I will serve you always and today”
I saw Him smile
Take your face and
Gently wipe away those tears
“Well my daughter
Feed the nations”
“Pardon Lord,?”
I heard the surprise
“No longer x2
But millions through You?”
I saw His tender look
And smile
As He opened your eyes
And you looked and saw the hunger and shame
The pain and blame
All in His name
You stood up strong
And picked up your sword
“I go to battle for the truth of the Word.”
I looked again and smiled as I saw no longer twenty
But a few years more
You still wield the sword and battle
For His truth you daily put on the garments, the armour He gave you to battle
For the Word-  His Word
He showed me your smile, your twinkling eyes, Your eyes that flash with thunder when His truth is denied
How He loves you dear friend every single day
His arms enfold you
His love upholds you
He sweetly whispers your name
“Lynne feed the Nations, Lynne care for the sheep
I know they are millions
But you I trust to keep
The light to keep going
You have done so well
I love you my luvvie
I hold you tight
I Never stop whispering my love for your name
My Luvvie, my light of the nations
You are my delight!”

Pleasure Is Pain, Pain Is Pleasure

by Glenice Mills
17th February 2015

Isaiah 5:20 "Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness;
Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!"

We live in an age where we see this happening more and more. It is subtle and we often don’t recognize where it is happening.

There is a perverse muddying of the waters in our society where the enemy is slowly numbing us into accepting a lie that is from the pit of hell.
We as Christians need to be on the alert for this perversion that many are succumbing too.

With the release of the movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ and the popularity of the books this movie is based on we are seeing a subtle turning of something that is good into something that is evil.

How come pain inflicted on another is called pleasure? Where did sexual intimacy become something that is distorted and perverse by inflicting of pain to bring great pleasure?
There is something seriously wrong in this and we must speak up about it.

How have we come to a place where pleasure comes by inflicting pain?
Somehow pleasure and pain have been distorted and we as Christians need to stop sticking our heads in the sand and hoping this issue will go away.
It is like intertwining chords of compromise bringing blindness, and deception.
If we accept this as right what is the next level of depravity as we become numb to this way in our sexual relationships?

There is a mindset in women that says ‘I deserve pain’. It goes back to the fall where women are still paying the price for Eve’s sin. It is founded in a wrong thinking that says ‘we have to bear a life time of shame’ because we are deemed ‘lesser than’ and we must suffer because of it. This has opened the door for enemy access that sadly has led to many women coming into great bondage.

Unfortunately the church has not been blameless in this with their false doctrine of ‘submission’. There is a thinking that says ‘Just submit yourself to whatever is inflicted on you because that is counting the cost, of suffering just like Jesus did.
That is a cross you have to bear.’ Jesus died on the cross for all sin, and He took all curses on the cross. We have been redeemed, as have men. Our sin is no worse than a man’s and we should not have to carry the burden of this. It is a lie!

Come on church leaders, men and women stand for what is right! Be courageous and speak out about this. Let’s talk about it in our church services, with the youth at their youth group meetings, in the work place and other areas where we socialize. Let’s call some things for what they are – evil!

I find it interesting that the main male character in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ is called Christian. Is this not founded in mockery? Is this not a subtle plan of the enemy to challenge what it is to be a male and a Christian? Of all the male names this character could be called it had to be Christian. What is behind this? It is subtly saying this man’s behavior is all right and a perverse word association with Christian and the name Christian.
Maybe at the foundation is a thinking ‘let’s get Christian men into believing this way of treating a woman is right’.

It is interesting that God is highlighting domestic violence both here in Australia as well as internationally. It must be exposed. The enemy loves secrecy and this is one issue that has been taking place ‘behind closed doors’. We have conveniently shut our eyes and ears to it but God is saying this must be exposed for what it is.

Isn’t the abuse of women as promoted in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ a form of domestic violence? It is and to say otherwise is delusion.

Let’s be careful we don’t dumb down some words and misuse them in such a way to make them seem okay. Let’s call things for what they are. Pain is pain, pleasure is pleasure. They are complete opposites and should not be distorted. That is perversion.

God has a standard, a righteous way of living. Let’s be careful we don’t get entrapped with believing the enemies lies. Let’s expose the enemy’s plans and help those who are both the perpetrators and victims of pornography and struggles with issues such as hatred and violence. This word is not to condemn but to expose what the enemy is doing. The first step is to talk honestly and openly about some of these issues. Freedom comes when secrets are exposed.  Let’s shine the light into darkness.

Graham Cooke, via Dr Sharmaine Dobson

Hi Everyone

Praise God, 2015 is upon us.  Graham Cooke has spoken a prophetic word over New Zealand, I thought it would be good to share this with you.

"I believe the Lord would say to us that all of heaven celebrates your birthing. As the nation 200 years of the Gospel. As a ministry 40 years ... that’s kind of like a coming of age.
And the Father says to us “I will no longer deal with you as with children, but as with sons and daughters of maturity. All of heaven is attracted to Jesus in you. All of heaven is attracted to Jesus in you.”
And the Lord would say to us that these are days of purification. These are like the days ... This is like the time of Esther. These are days of beautification and purification. There is a time set aside for this nation, which is now. And these are days when the Lord is beautifying the church in this country. Days of purification. Days when the hand of the Lord is going to be heavy upon us for transformation. Days when the Lord is doing a quickening work in our midst.

And I see a storm coming into this nation. A storm that will sweep away a religious spirit. A storm that will sweep through the body of Christ in this nation. And the Lord says that churches ... some will be swept away by that storm. And others will find themselves standing on a rock that is the Christ. And the Lord is saying He will send a storm on this nation and He will sweep away that which does not own His name, that which does not pursue His Spirit He will sweep away. But this storm also will cause us to be swept along in a whole new time of power and anointing unprecedented in this country’s history. But these are days of grace when God will set things anew and create things aright, when God will set in order that which belongs to heaven and that which belongs to the earth in this country.

And we will see a new order of the Spirit emerging and rising in this country. And the Lord says this storm will sweep away all rivalry and all competition so that the Kingdom emerges in this country, strong, powerful. And it will be a prototype for nations across the earth. And many will come to this nation to see what God is doing. There is a new level rising in this country. It’s called the Kingdom. And all and every church will bow to the requirements of the Kingdom in this country. And the storm that will come will blow away that religious spirit, will blow away that legalistic power, and will see a new body emerge in this country with a unity unprecedented in this country’s history. A move of God that will sweep things away, but also cause people to be swept up into a whole new place of anointing.

“And these are days” says the Lord “when the old man will disappear from your midst and the new man will rise and emerge and be seen and be celebrated. And it shall be” says the Lord “that your whole vision will change. And you will see the Kingdom. You will see the glory of God. You will see the manifestations of the Spirit. And there shall be upon this country favour, upon favour, upon favour, upon favour, upon favour, upon favour, upon favour, upon favour. And you shall see in this country that which you have prayed for, for forty years will emerge, because this is the day of answered prayer.”

So the Father challenges you, go back over your own history and things that you cried out for, and the things that you fasted for, for this is the day of prayer being answered. This is the day of dreams becoming true. This is the day of vision being realised. This is the day of prophecy long spoken over this nation coming to fulfilment. So the Father says there is already a word and words in this nation’s history that are soon to come to pass in this nation’s immediate future. And you shall see in the next 12 months prophetic words spoken decades ago coming to fruition. So the Father says He’s calling His bride, He’s calling His body to be students of the prophetic. Go back over your own words as an individual. Take out your own prophetic words and hold them up before the Lord because the Lord is saying “This is the time of fulfilment. This is the time of vision being realised, and dreams being fulfilled, and prophetic words long spoken coming to pass, that you may stand in your nation in this day and say ‘This is that which was spoken. This is that. This is that.’”

Things that we have prayed for, coming to fulfilment, coming to fruition. And the Father says, “I give you this day. This is your time. And this is your day. And everyone in this nation that names my name, that have had dreams and visions, now need to come and stand before me in a fresh way and call to me and say “Father, you said. Father, you said. Father, you said. Father, you said. I remember that dream I had in the ‘60s, in the ‘70s, in the ‘80s, in the ‘90s, and in recent times. I remember the visions that we used to pray for.” This is the time. This is the day of things coming to pass in this country. For behold” says the Lord “I set in your midst a quickening spirit, a spirit of divine acceleration. And you will know times in the prophetic, for this is a prophetic time for this nation. And you will know, you will hear prophecy spoken that will come to pass, not in years, not in months, not in weeks, not in days, but prophecies spoken in the morning will be fulfilled in the afternoon, because there is a spirit of divine acceleration upon you.”

So the Father says, “I give you permission. Call out to me. Take your words. Hold them in the air and say, “This is what you said to me. May it come to pass in this next 12 months. May this be the year of extraordinary things unfolding. And may new things be birthed. And may old things be established. And may the will of the Lord come to pass in your nation at this time.” And I call every church. I call every grouping. I call every city. I call every town and every village and every region. I call everyone everywhere that has a prophetic word in this country: HOLD IT UP! HOLD IT UP! For this is the day of fullfilment. This is the year of your rising. This is the year that New Zealand will rise like a hot air balloon, and that which tethers you to the earth will be cut, and you will soar in the Spirit in a way that you never have in your history before.

This is the year of the prophetic being fulfilled. This is the time of dreams being realised, and vision being established. And I am making all things new. And this storm that is coming will sweep away the old and cause a newness and a freshness to rise. And all those who have been in the ministry who are tired and weary will find new strength, and new zeal, and new passion.
“And it shall be” says the Lord “that you will do things that belie your age. It shall be that I will strengthen you, and I will freshen you, and I say to you “Do not say ‘My time is done’, because I say your time is beginning. Do not say, ‘that I am old’, for I say to you, your spirit is yet young. Do not say ‘I am too young,’ for I say to you, there is a maturity in your life that belies your years.”
For I am turning everything upside-down and inside- out. And you will live by what I call, and by what I speak.” And it shall be that the word of the Lord long spoken will begin to rise, and dreams will come back to us, and we will be renewed and refreshed and restored. And we will become the men and the women for this hour. And that which my bride has interceded for will come to pass, but stronger, and bigger, and more powerful than you ever prayed for. Because the Father says, “This is not just your day. This is my day. This is my day ... when I send a storm before Me to bring down that which should not be, and to raise up that which is ... to sweep away that which does not belong to me, and to sweep up all that I love and adore that my passion will be seen in this nation, that my passion for my bride will be realised in this country. And it shall be that leaders will be born-again again in a whole new move of the Holy Spirit. And it shall be that all those who decry the work of the Spirit shall be filled with the Holy Spirit and shall rise up, and there shall not be a dissenting voice in this country. But, there shall be a unity and a power that beggars belief.”
And the Lord says, “I will give to you, I will be for you, better than at your beginnings. Then that which caused Aglow to arise in this country, I will pour my fire upon that sacrifice. And you will see things that you have never seen before. Nations will come to your rising. And my bride will be seen in every province, in every city, in every town, in every village. And the Spirit will walk abroad in this nation, unfettered by religion.”

And the Lord says, “You will rise, and you will occupy a place in the heavens that I have set aside for you. And a favour unprecedented and unparalleled will walk in your midst. And many will be swept into the Kingdom. But, the church will emerge in ALL of its glory, in all of its power. And the household of God shall be seen in the land. And the army of the Lord will be seen in the land. And the body of Christ will be seen in the land. And the temple of God will be seen in the land. And a city set on a hill shall be seen and a light will rise in the darkness so bright that it will blind the work of the enemy, and the bride will emerge in all her beauty, in all her glory. And all the facets of church will be seen in this nation.

And kings will come to you. Men and women of power and influence and substance will come and sup at your table. And miracles shall walk the earth, and signs and wonders in the heavens. The blessing of God will be seen in this country, because on your birthday I am birthing something new. On your birthday I am birthing something new in this nation never seen before. Not in this level. Not in this power. Not with this substance. I am birthing something, and it shall be the substance of dreams. And you will look at each other wide-eyed in wonder. And you will pinch yourself ‘Is this really it? Is this really happening?’ Because the window is open over this country, and a door is open in heaven, and I am coming through,” says the Lord. “And I am coming through to you, and you are coming through to me. And it shall be across the nation. There will be testimonies of people having angelic encounters, and having experiences of heaven. And that which you read in the Scriptures shall be seen and read in your newspapers, and television will broadcast testimonies. And on national TV, people will be reading out and interviewing people and there will be testimonies of the presence of God; unusual signs and wonders, creative miracles, medical profession testifying.”

There is something happening in the health of this country, unprecedented and beyond our ability to control. This is the day of dreams coming true. This is the day of the vision of heaven coming into the earth. And it shall be unprecedented in your history. On your birthday I’m birthing something new. All the old things have passed away. The Father says to you, “Aglow, you’ve passed your tests. You have endured. You have been faithful. You have been faithful for 40 years, and now you will see the results of that faithfulness in this country, in Samoa, in Tonga, in the South Pacific. You shall see moves of God, unprecedented. And this shall be the stuff of dreams. All of heaven is attracted to Jesus in you. All of heaven is attracted to Jesus in you. And that as you worship, as you stand in that familiar place of worship, know” says the Lord “that a fresh anointing for worship and rejoicing and thanksgiving will take you up.

And you will become a nation of worshipers that also is a nation of warriors, champions, game-changers, people, men and women of significance will rise up in your midst across all the generations. This is a time in your history UN-precedented! A day when prayers are being answered.” And you will hear the sound in the land of the Lord saying “Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.” And as you hear the divine ‘yes’, so the ‘yes’ in your heart will respond. We say “Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.” And the sound in the nation will be ‘yes and amen,’ ‘yes and amen,’ ‘yes and amen,’ ‘yes and amen,’ ‘yes and amen,’ ‘yes and amen,’ ‘yes and amen.’ God saying yes to prayers being answered. God saying yes to your intercession. God saying yes when you hold your prophecy and your promise in the air. God saying yes to that, and yes to that, and yes to you, and yes to you, and yes to you, and yes to that city, and yes to that city, and yes to that region, and yes to that town, and yes to that village, and yes to that church, and yes to that movement.

You will hear the sound of ‘yes’ coming from heaven, and it will sound like thunder, and it will sound like a whisper. Across all the range of sound you will hear that one constant word: “yes. yes. yes. yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes!! Yes!!” And you will hear it like a roar! And you will hear it like a whisper. The sound of heaven in agreement with the bride. And as the bride stands and worships and holds up their promises and says “Lord, this has been my prayer, this has been my dream, this is the vision you gave me. I still have it! I still have it!” ... How many of you still have that dream, that vision in your heart? Well, the Lord is saying “Yes” to that. That dream you had 20 years ago. That vision He gave you 30 years ago. That promise He gave you last week. Everything God is saying “Yes, upon yes, upon yes” because favour is coming into this nation, UN-PRECEDENTED in your history.

And even your government shall talk about it. Even your government will talk about it. And people in places of power, mayors will be talking about it all over this country. Civic leaders will be talking about there is a favour on this community. And God is rebuilding something that the enemy has tried so hard to tear down. Those things will be rebuilt. And you will become a nation of builders, and a nation of pioneers. And God will give you territory, and you will occupy it with your “yes.” And you will stand in those places, and there will be a power upon you and a vision upon you and a permission upon you, unprecedented.

“This is the time” says the Lord “of Ephesians 3:20 coming to pass. That God is able to do exceedingly abundantly above and beyond all that you can ask or even think according to the power of the ‘yes’ that now works in you.” What’s beyond thinking? That will be dreaming. That will be visions. “This is a time to study the prophetic in this country so that you may call down out of heaven everything that I permit.” And the Lord says, “I permit way beyond anything that you can imagine.

So I’m telling you,” says the Lord “challenge me with your prophecies. Challenge me with your dream. Challenge me with your vision. Challenge me with your promises. Challenge me with the word of the Lord. ‘Cos right now, I’ll say ‘yes’ to anything.
This is not a time to ask for something small. This is a time to dream big.” How many of you, years ago, had dreams that were so big you didn’t know what to do with them? Come on ... show me your hand. The Lord says “I give that dream back to you.” Some of you let that dream go. You let it fall to the floor, but the Father says, “It never hit the ground. I caught it, and I’ve been holding it, and I’m giving it back to you. I’m giving it back to you! I’m giving it back to you! It is my will that heaven come to earth in this country, and that you become citizens of heaven living in New Zealand, bringing that realm into this realm and making all things possible. This is the year of your rising. This is the time, unprecedented in your history. I’m saying ‘yes’ to you. Why don’t you say ‘yes’ back to me. And we will be in divine agreement together, one heart, one mind, one spirit, one voice. Yes.

And as I hear your ‘yes’ so you will hear Mine. And as you hear Mine, so your own ‘yes’ will get stronger, and more profound, and more violent. And I will come into this nation, a violent ‘Yes’ that when I invite you to stand on the head of the serpent, and to stamp on his head, there will be a violence in your spirit that says “We will to do violence to the kingdom of darkness in this country.” And there will be a warrior’s ‘yes.’ There will be a bride’s ‘yes’ for romance and intimacy, but there will be a warrior’s ‘yes.’ “Yes! We want to stamp on head of the enemy in our cities, in our towns, in our villages. We want to see the power of goodness in this nation. We want to overcome evil with good, but we want to stamp on the head of the enemy. We want to say ‘Yes’ to that.” And there will be a violent ‘Yes’ that will rise up in your heart.”

“This is your time. I am birthing something new on your birthday. And it will sweep all through the South Pacific. And there shall not be an island untouched. There is a ‘Yes’ coming. There is a ‘Yes’ coming. On your birthday I’m birthing something new. And heaven says to you “We’re giving you a big slice of the cake.””

Have your cake and eat it! In Jesus name, Amen! "

I love you and am praying for you all
Dr Sharmaine Dobson

Womens Let’s Speak Out - ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’

Women let’s speak out against this movie and the books. Can I encourage you to speak out wherever you are, whether it is at work, in church, with friends or with other women.

We at WAA must be a voice speaking against the evil of this movie and the books.
It has been touted as ‘mummy porn’. This makes it out as something that should be enjoyable for women, particularly young women. Young mums are the target market.
This is an enemy assault against all women. This movie is degrading to women. Violence is at its core. Worse still it is founded in ‘submission’ – that is one using control over another keeping them powerless, but in the guise of sexual ‘pleasure’. This so called pleasure is inflicted in pain. This is evil and we must as a group of women speak out against it.

Let's call things what they are and not hide behind fancy words.
Soft porn, hard porn, erotica - lets call it for what it is.
It is sexual perversion! It is EVIL!!!

Let’s speak out against this movie. Let’s call it for what it is – sexual perversion!
It is evil!!!

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 (Amplified Version)
For this is the will of God, that you should be consecrated (separated and set apart for pure and holy living): that you should abstain and shrink back from all sexual vice,
That each one of you should know how to possess (control, manage) his own body in consecration) purity, separated from things profane) and honour,
Not to be used in the passion of lust like the heathen, who are ignorant of the true God and have no knowledge of His will.

Following is a very good article by Lee Grady about the movie ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’.

When the novel Fifty Shades of Grey was published three years ago, critics described it as "dull and poorly written," "depressing" and "a sad joke." Yet, it sold 100 million copies.
Women were fascinated by the dark tale of a 21-year-old college student, Ana Steele, who falls in love with a handsome but mysterious young billionaire named Christian Grey after she interviews him for a newspaper.

The book was accurately dubbed "mommy porn" because it is sexually graphic and full of crude language, and also because Christian expects his girlfriends to totally submit to his sexual tastes—which involve whips, chains, handcuffs and gray neckties.
This is not just mainstream porn. This is mainstream bondage porn. And it's coming to a theater near you, just in time for Valentine's Day.

The movie version of the book will hit theaters on Feb. 13, and Fandango says Fifty Shades of Grey is already breaking records for advance ticket sales. Presumably, fans of the book will be lining up at the cinema to watch Christian abuse Ana in his bedroom, which she calls the Red Room of Pain.
Critics expected the film to be rated N-17. (After all, the actor who plays Christian, Jamie Dornan, visited a sex dungeon to prepare for the role.) But the Motion Picture Association of America announced last week that Fifty Shades will be rated R. That means (1) the sex scenes were edited carefully, (2) teenagers can see it legally, and (3) the movie will probably make a ton of money.
I think I'm going to be sick.

We Americans get really angry when oil companies spill toxic fuel in our oceans; yet we applaud when Hollywood dumps a tanker of poisonous garbage like Fifty Shades of Grey on our country—with no offer to clean up the damage. We should be outraged. I'm not going to picket my local theater when this movie debuts, but I'm urging people to think before they spend $10.50 to flush what's left of American decency down the toilet.
Here are three of the biggest reasons why we should urge everyone to cover their eyes and run from Fifty Shades of Grey:

1. It encourages sexual deviance. In the novel, Christian invites Ana to become his sexual partner, but he asks her to sign a document that spells out what he plans to do to her—and he demands that she tell no one about it. The contract says: "The Submissive shall accept whippings, floggings, spankings, canings, paddlings, or any other discipline the Dominant should decide to administer, without hesitation, inquiry or complaint." Ana finds out that Christian has had relationships like this with 15 other women—and yet she still pursues him, agrees to the painful sex and enjoys it.
There might have been some redemptive value in this movie if Ana called the police or ran out of Christian's penthouse and refused his advances because she respected herself. But no—she submits to the abuse, and signals to women everywhere that there is pleasure in pain. The film also tells women that it's OK to be a mindless sexual slave, especially if your boyfriend is rich, handsome and has his own helicopter.

2. It glorifies violence against women. Last year a researcher from the University of Michigan did a study on the effects of Fifty Shades of Grey on women readers. It showed that women who read the books (it is actually a trilogy) were 25 percent more likely to have an abusive partner; 34 percent were more likely to have a partner who stalked them; and 65 percent were more likely to engage in binge drinking.
Just as there is a link between violent video games and violent behavior in teen boys, this study showed that women who read graphic porn novels tend to gravitate toward the types of abusive relationships depicted in books like Fifty Shades. The study also showed that these women were more likely to have eating disorders. (Interestingly, the dominant male character in Fifty Shades carefully controls his girlfriend's eating habits.)

3. It totally perverts the meaning of love. In one scene in the book, Christian buys Ana a platinum and diamond bracelet so she can cover the bruises on her wrists—which she got after being tied to her boyfriend's bed. The message from Ana's lover: I will hurt you, but I will buy you nice gifts so you will stay with me. That's twisted. And couples are going to see this movie on Valentine's Day?

One of the most bizarre moments in the book occurs after Ana leaves Christian and then goes back to him. She says: "The physical pain you inflicted was not as bad as the pain of losing you." Any psychologist will tell you that is the mentality of an abuse victim, who is brainwashed to believe that the attention she gets from her abuser, is better than no attention at all.


True love is not about pain, domination or control—but Hollywood is happy to serve big helpings of this slop if people are willing to pay for it. Please protect women. Please defend decency. Please don't support this movie.

J. Lee Grady is the former editor of Charisma. You can follow him on Twitter @leegrady. He is the author of 10 Lies the Church Tells Women and other books. You can learn more about his ministry, The Mordecai Project, at themordecaiproject.org.

Glenice Mills
13th February 2015

Cultures Snare Part 3: Conditioned To Be Critical

Why are we women our own worst enemies? We are quick to speak ill of ourselves – I’m too big, too fat, too skinny, my hair’s not right, I’ve got more wrinkles – just to name a few. We are quick to criticise ourselves and speak foolish statements that unfortunately we model to our daughters, nieces and those who listen to us. As we get older the very thing we dread – we sound and look like our mothers – comes upon us! Whether we like it or not we have been conditioned to act this way. In the bigger picture, culture and societies expectations have influenced us. It is subtle and insidiously creeps in over time. As we become numb and succumb to this way of being, we accept this way until it is a part of the fabric of our being. Is it right? Absolutely not! Whether we like it or not the enemy has done a number on us by beguiling us with these lies, which we then believe, until it is intricately woven into the fabric of our being. The tragedy is, these ways are then modelled to the next generation of women putting a yoke on them too. If this isn’t bad enough, we do it to one another as well.

All five-fold ministers will say their biggest opposition comes from other women. So why are we so quick to pull one another down, rather than build each other up? Why do we judge a fellow sister in Christ with critical eyes? We judge external appearances, - what she looks like, what she’s wearing, her weight or lack of, her ageing process to name a few.

The reality is culture has influenced us and much of that has come through the media. We are constantly barraged with what is called ‘the ideal woman’ – what she should look like, how her hair should look and what the ideal figure is – to name a few. We look up to these ‘ideal women’ as some demi-god that we should aspire to be like. The tragedy is these outside pressures have hoodwinked us all to some degree. It is like an unwritten rule that we must all somehow attain.
We won’t be able to and nor should we feel that we should.

We all know we shouldn’t be like this and it is a constant battle to fight against these negative thoughts and foolish spoken words. However, we must look at the issue of how critical we are of ourselves and of others. There is a critical spirit that has pushed us to unfairly judge another. We must be aware of. It is nasty, vengeful, and at its deepest root is hatred. Jealousy is its sister and together they operate to make us, as women, pull one another down. We must be aware of how it operates in our lives and understand the cultural impact it has had. It is modeled from our past by our mothers, flowing down affecting the lives of the younger women we influence and input into.

1 Corinthians 13:4 "Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it his not arrogant"

Philippians 2:3 "Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves."

James 3:14-15 "But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.  This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic."

It is a sin issue. Being critical influences all of us.  It is also a cultural issue.
Different cultures have various extremes of this critical spirit depending on what their society expects of them. It is actually immature and shows a shallowness of character.

We all know of the ‘tall poppy syndrome’. Another example is the ‘crab in a bucket’. If you get a group of crabs in a bucket as soon as one starts to try and climb out the other crabs will pull it down.
We women are no different, though a lot cleverer at it. When we see someone look like they are getting ahead, we try and pull them back and keep them the same. We hide the resentment in our hearts until an opportune time when it will manifest and hurt and defile.

There is the higher way – to quickly acknowledge, repent of and release all unforgiveness quickly so these issues do not fester. We must be on guard during this hour when the enemy is particularly vicious so we don’t become a pawn in his game to betray by pulling one another down, instead of building up.
This is what it is to be a mature, woman of God. Maturity is not about age but rather how we conduct ourselves having the character to be true examples of God’s woman in this hour.

Be on guard against being critical – it is not becoming of a woman of God.
Walk the higher way – of truth, honesty and intimacy with the Lord.

Glenice Mills
4th May 2014

When Problems Arise.

Jesus wants us to operate from (even war from) a place of PEACE.
Ephesians 2:14 For He HIMSELF is our PEACE.
Colossians 1:20 ….. Having made PEACE through the blood of His cross.
Psalm 34:14 Seek PEACE and pursue it.
Psalm 119:165 Great PEACE have those who love Your law, and nothing causes them to stumble.
Isaiah 26:3 You will keep him in perfect PEACE whose mind is STAYED on You.
Psalm 46:10 Be still and know that I am God.
PEACE is a powerful weapon to use against the enemy!
If we lose our peace we need to run into Him, and deal with whatever caused us to lose our peace, till we get it back again.
Everything NEGATIVE comes from the enemy. Everything POSITIVE comes from God.
If you think negatively it will attract the negative to you. Satan is a legalist and this gives him a landing strip.
If you THINK positively, in line with God’s Word, it attracts the blessing of God to you.
Every attitude, behaviour or action starts with A THOUGHT!!!!

Thoughts come from 3 sources – God, Satan or you.
If you lose your PEACE and something heavy or negative is hanging around. Stop and think “Where is this thought or feeling coming from?”
If it is not from God - RENOUNCE, REBUKE and REFUTE it. COMMAND it off your heart or mind anywhere it has lodged, strip it of any power or right to access you, and then call in the opposite.

As soon as you feel anxious, worried, fearful, insecure, stressed, confused, frustrated, angry, disappointed, hurt, isolated etc
Realize that these will give the enemy access.
Use the authority that God has given you and COMMAND these things off your life in the name of Jesus and the power of the finished work of the cross. Strip them of any legal right to be there.  Evict them in Jesus name.

ASK, BELIEVE and RECEIVE the opposite. E.g. If anxious, worried, stressed, frustrated, angry - receive God’s peace; If fearful - receive the gift of faith and God’s perfect love that casts out fear. If insecure – receive God’s safety and security. If confused - receive clarity of mind and God’s wisdom, If disappointed or hurt – receive God’s love and comfort. If isolated – receive His love and the power of His presence.

Your body belongs to God. He bought you with His precious blood. You belong to him now.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s
Anything negative doesn’t have a right to be on God’s property, because it will give the enemy access. Your body is God’s property and you are the caretaker of it!
You are only responsible for your behaviour, your actions, your attitudes, your choices, your words, and your walk with God.

Every day submit your emotions to God and ask Him to protect you from hurt, so as long as you are in right standing with God that is all that matters.

If any-one judges you, abuses you (even verbally), rejects you, or tries to control you – they are the one with the problem. They are meant to walk in love, acceptance and respect towards you. (They have not been appointed as policeman or judge and jury over you!)
So if you are judged, criticized or rejected – we need to check with God. “Lord, is there something You need to show me? Am I being too harsh, intolerant, expecting too much? Etc.
If, as long as we know we are OK with God, it is not our problem - it is theirs. Learn not to take it on. Come in the opposite spirit.

If hurt does get in (and it will sometimes), run into God ASAP and deal with it. Choose to forgive the person. Ask God to take the hurt. Claim His blood to wash and cleanse it, to free and release you and receive His love, comfort and understanding and the slate is clean.  You are back on track!
If some-one abuses you, even verbally or tries to control you. Don’t put up with it. God hates abuse and control. He doesn’t want His children abused or controlled. We need to learn to respect the true spirit person, but not put up with ungodly behaviour, abuse or control. We need to learn to hate the things that God hates, and love the things that God loves.

As soon as some-one starts to verbally abused or control you, it is important to use words as a boundary. Words like – “with respect I don’t deserve that”; or “I am sorry, that’s not acceptable,”  “I don’t receive that”; “You won’t speak to me like that. If and when you can speak civilly or peacefully, then I will be prepared to listen”; …..; or “do you realize that makes me feel….; or “I’d prefer not to go there or discuss that”; or “I’m sorry I don’t see it that way”; “have you considered….?”
Some people only feel safe if they can control others or the situation around them, but control is an Anti-Christ spirit, so respect the person, but don’t pander to/ or bow to a spirit. Just keep your cool and refuse to buy into an argument with them.

If problems arise in a relationship, see it as an issue or problem attached to them and try to come to agreement or a satisfactory solution, by asking questions like - “What do you think we should do?” “Is there any reason you feel it needs to be done that way?” “Would you be prepared to …?” “How do you think this should be done?” Ask for God’s wisdom and work things through with His help.

Pastor Margaret Ochsner

Keys To Walking In The Spirit - Pray Daily

Embrace life. Embrace enjoyment of life. Embrace Him, who is life itself and all that He has for you that day.

Put on the armour of God. Ephesians 6:11-18.
Romans 13:14 Put on the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for the flesh to fulfill its lusts.  Galatians 3: 27 ….have put on Christ. (I picture putting on the Lord Jesus Christ as I put on the armour of God.) He is our truth, our peace, our shield , our faith, our righteousness, our salvation and the Living word of God. When we put Him on in all that He is, when the fiery darts come from the enemy, He will deflect them.

Submit your mind to Christ – conscious, subconscious, unconscious mind, your imagination, every facet of your thinking to come in line with him. Romans 12:2; Ephesians 4:23;
 1 Corinthians 2:16. Ask God to alert you if you get off track.

Submit your will to Him. Ask Him to help you be obedient to what He wants that day. (To love Him is to obey Him. We are not our own. We are bought by the precious blood of Jesus.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20; 1 Peter 1:18-19.
Give Him permission to alert you if you get off track.

Submit your emotions to Him. Ask Him to birth His heart in you. To help you, love with His love, operate in His compassion and strength.

Ask Him to shield you from hurt, so as long as you are in right standing with Him nothing else matters.

Submit your tongue to Him.  Ask Him to purify and sanctify your tongue. Ask for His words of encouragement and life to be on our tongue, His words in our mouths. Give Him permission to zip your tongue until your mind is in gear with Him.

Free others to be where they are at. We are all in different places on our journey of life and God loves and accepts us where we are at. Ask Him to help us love and accept them also.

Come and get a fresh download of anointing for what you need and more to give out of for that day. ASK, BELIEVE and RECEIVE by FAITH God’s love, peace, wisdom, strength and grace to fill you and more to give out of to others. Receive whatever else you may need e.g. acceptance, affirmation, validation, His power, authority, provision, protection, guidance etc. (Everything that is Christ’s is yours ) Romans 8:17

Pastor Margaret Ochsner
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