Hello, Music City!
We’ve had an amazing time this week full of fellowship, ministry, and team building!
This week we joined Family Affairs ministry for their weekly Saturday night church service. Sam, Tink, Faith, and Allie led us in praise and worship. Josh had the honor of teaching the topic of the Father Heart of God. Josh is such a gifted teacher and God so in it, with his message being so well received and relevant. Our team stayed around afterwards for a ministry time. A woman was healed and so many people were blessed with prayer and prophetic ministry. It was such a wonderful time of fellowship and a bittersweet time with Pastor Glenda and the family.
We attended the Sunday morning service at One Stone Church. Their worship was beautiful! Pastor Mark extended the invitation for our team to prophesy over anyone in the church. Thus, after the service we spent a couple hours getting to hear God’s loving thoughts towards His children and blessing these sweet people with personal prophetic ministry. Pastor Mark and the church enjoyed this so much that they invited us to come back to train them in the prophetic. So Josh, Sam, and Tink led our group by sharing teaching on both Hearing God’s Voice and the Prophetic. We had a lot of fun playing activation games that night too! After prophetic games we prayed for some physical healing in the room. We then saw a young lady's left leg grow out!! It's so amazing to get to know people in our own city that are on fire for the Lord and hungry for more!
Team Nashville HomePlate loves to have fun… and that calls for a mid-week Fun Day! We went and played a game at the Escape Game! This was such a cool activity for our group to do- the experience was team-building and exciting- trying to solve a seemingly impossible mystery game full of details and clues, all before our time ran out in 60 minutes. Let’s just say that we felt (and acted) like the game was seriously happening! So fun! We celebrated our “escape” with a patio lunch afterwards because the weather was wonderful!
Thursday nights have become a highlight in our week during this outreach trip. Helping with The Foundry’s Meal of Hope is very practical yet also very Spirit-led. What a neat opportunity to get to help serve food and worship with folks from the community. Brie spoke on the subject of hope and shared some of her testimony… what a powerful night! God’s presence was really evident and touched many who were there. One couple was brought to tears by the hope and ever-present love of Christ. One of the guys that attended the service biked several miles because he felt like God had told him he had a message for him..and to quote him he said "Brie's message was exactly why I came here tonight." It was a sweet and successful last Meal of Hope for us.
We wrapped up our week by spending more time with our friends at The Foundry. We got to honor and love on them some more! We spent all of Friday morning sowing into them as much as we could. Faith taught on Soaking and she was amazing! She encouraged us in the importance of soaking, stillness, and rest. Then, we practiced! We then spent time soaking in the presence of God together and just resting. Our team also got to speak blessing and prophetic words over each of The Foundry’s interns/some staff members individually. This was really special because they've become such dear friends of ours and it was amazing to just hear the Lord's heart for them during personal prophetic ministry. We love them all SO much.
Again, what a privilege we have to partner with these amazing ministries here in our own city. Nashville… we love you!!!!
Blog written by Kari Brandon