Firstly I do not feel that it is time to be judgmental in what has and is happening. Anybody can be a self proclaimed prophet in hindsight. We don’t need to be judgmental people at this time, but instrumental. This I will explain more about in a moment.
When the major earthquake hit Christchurch, I felt compelled to watch the horror on TV as I tried to recognise landmarks that we had seen only two years before, where we had stayed only a 40 minute stroll from the city centre. I wept as I watched,
A dark night of the soul! That is an expression I often hear as I travel throughout the U.S. and abroad. Seemingly, many believers are going through a process that is difficult and painful. Nevertheless it is for a fruitful cause.
The picture I see is large and complex, yet has some touch points that point to areas of serious lack in our Christian culture across the church of this city. Prior to the earthquakes and other disastrous events across New Zealand, I and other prophetic people were warning all who would hear that sorrows were coming if the Family of God did not quickly respond to His calls for intimacy and personal spiritual growth.
Here is an outline of what I am perceiving about Christchurch and beyond, and what we are perceiving as a group. I hope this resonates with many people in Christchurch but am concerned that it will be heard by very few. I...