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Resurrection Day Thoughts (Thank You)

The dust has finally settled from a very busy Holy Week, and things have finally slowed down a bit as I share a few thoughts.

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Easter of 2017 was  wonderful day! From spending time with church family (and seeing a lot of new faces) to spending time with family and friends as we worshiped together, laughed, ate, and celebrated with thanksgiving and grateful hearts the gift of salvation and the hope that resurrection brings, Easter was a very special day this year.

WorshipWhile we gathered to celebrate Jesus, and the victory that He won over the devil, death, Hell, and the grave, we were reminded that His victory did not come without cost or consequence. Courage, sacrifice, humility, meekness, and lowliness of heart are all attributes at the ready for all who would follow Him. While I am eternally grateful for the sacrifice He made — the only sacrifice by which we can hope to be saved — my gratitude runs deep as well for the people of God and the obedience and diligence which they exhibited on this most Holy day.

I would like to thank all of those who helped care for the dozens of children who came to the house of the Lord on Easter (and every Sunday); folks who forego the experience of worship and teaching in order to minister to the upcoming generation of infants, toddlers, and small children, and take care of their needs with joy and love.

I thank all of the men and women who greeted people with smiles and kindness, assisted visitors, gave directions to those not familiar with our campus, and who diligently walked the parking area throughout the service, making sure things stayed safe and secure.

Abba's House busI thank all of those who volunteered on the Abba’s House bus, and provided a reliable and safe way for the underprivileged of our city to get to and from church to hear the Good News of Jesus’ love.

Vol 3I thank the dozens of volunteers who sacrificially gave of their time during the weeks before Easter; making phone calls, handing out water bottles and invitations at ball games, recreation parks, and places of business, and giving a smile to a stranger in need — inviting friends and strangers to join us on Easter.

I want to thank all of the musicians and singers who led us in worship, and helped create an atmosphere in which the King of Glory was exalted and glorified.

I want to thank all those in our bookstore, who served with joy, and provided refreshments to let us feel just a little bit more at home.

I want to thank all of those who volunteered as support and technical staff, who kept everything running smoothly so the rest of us could see and hear, and enjoy His presence undistracted, not just in the House, but across the world.

I want to thank every member of Abba’s House for making a welcome and inviting place for our guests.

I want to thank our entire staff who worked tirelessly to provide all of our volunteers with the support they needed, and who worked as a team to make the day a very special one.

Abba's House Med WideI want to thank Pastor Ronnie Phillips, Jr for joining me on stage as we shared from our hearts the message God had given both of us for day, and who ministers beside me with an anointing and heart for people.

Last but not least, I want to thank all who joined us — if even for the first time — in the House or online. I hope you came with an expectation, and left with a sense of the greatness and glory of the Most High God. I pray that your life was touched for eternity through our time together, and that it will not be the last time; that you will choose to join us again and become a part of the family we call Abba’s House.

You are ALWAYS welcome at Abba’s House!

God bless!
Pastor Ron

Fresh Oil Follow-up

 

Last week, we experienced an incredible outpouring of God’s presence at Fresh Oil New Wine 2017. From the speakers to the worship, every word was timely and anointed. Thank you to everyone who attended, spoke, sang, and ministered in even the tiniest way. We are forever grateful for your fellowship, and your faithful and sacrificial service.

Here are a few of the highlights from Fresh Oil New Wine 2017Enjoy!

Perry Stone

Matt Smith

Rabbi Curt Landry

Damon Thompson

Tony Valdes

Ron Phillips & Ronnie Phillips, Jr.

Randy Caldwell

Dwain Miller

Fresh Oil Flashback

As we approach the beginning of our Fresh Oil New Wine 2017 in three days, I thought I’d let you take a look back at why this conference is so special. From the diversity of speakers to the atmosphere that accompanies each one, we have had some amazing moments through the years.

In 2008, Ray Hughes joined us…

 

The next year, Tommy Barnett was a special guest…

 

Damon Thompson was with us in 2010, and joins us again this year…

This year’s speaker lineup is one you won’t want to miss. Pastor Ronnie Jr. and I will be joined by…

Perry Stone
Damon Thompson
Rabbi Curt Landry
Dr. Dwain Miller
Dr. Randy Caldwell
Matt Smith 
Tony Valdes
and more…

There will be something for everyone… Children’s services with Jeff McCullough. A Women’s Luncheon with Sandra Kay Williams. Worship and Word from start to finish!

So join us for Fresh Oil New Wine 2017! Rise Up, and take hold of all God has for you!

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Rise Up!

With all of the protests going on around our nation right now, it’s a mantra we hear every day…

RISE UP!

Rise up for this cause! Rise up for that offense! Rise up and be counted among the… well… the people who are being counted.

Allow me to invite you to RISE UP for another — more worthwhile —  reason…

RISE UP and walk in the power of the Holy Spirit!

When we allow the power of God to control our lives, He can accomplish more living and operating through us than we can ask or imagine.

This year, we celebrate 20 YEARS of our Fresh Oil New Wine Conference! It has been amazing to look back and see how God has operated through this event in lives and churches across the nation. Just to give you a couple of blasts from the past…

This is from our first Fresh Oil Conference, 1998…

Jack Taylor was our special guest on opening night in 2000…

John Kilpatrick brought a word in 2003…

This year’s conference promises to be a moment in time like no other…

Perry Stone, Damon Thompson, Rabbi Curt Landry, Randy Caldwell, Dwain Miller, Tony Valdes, and Matt Smith will be joining Pastor Ronnie Jr and I as we RISE UP to take hold of that for which Christ took hold of us!

I hope you will join us for Fresh Oil New Wine 2017! Registration is FREE, but we would like you to register so we know you are coming.

To register, go HERE.

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See you at Fresh Oil New Wine 2017… RISE UP!!!

Got Transforming Faith?

Do you want transforming faith? If so, I’ve got a message for YOU! Just watch…

 

 

Join me for The BIG EVENT!

 

Big Event 2016

Transforming Faith in Dark Times

Burning EarthAfter the past few years of fairly mild summers, this July began with extremely high temperatures, heating things up here in Chattanooga. This is true in the national arena as well, with emotional temperatures escalating due to senseless shootings, racial unrest, and general turmoil in America.

With political conventions now underway, we have the promise of more controversy as we move toward the fall elections. Scandal, mistrust, and corruption seem to dominate the political scene. Political expert Dick Morris recently referred to the fall election as Armageddon!

So… what do we do? How do we respond?

WorshipOur current social climate is much like Biblical times. When faced with the turmoil of his day, the prophet Habakkuk was told to “write the vision“. This was another way of saying “pen a new future for the nation”, even as Paul testified centuries later…

“… God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did.” ~ Romans 4:17b

Sprout 2The content of that prophetic word was, “The just shall live by faith” (Habakkuk 2:4). Likewise, in the days of Jesus and the apostles, the nation writhed under the lash of a new world order led by the dominating international power of Rome, and local politicians who were cooperative surrogates to their overlords.

The call of Habakkuk to God’s people was to do kingdom work. Habakkuk didn’t call for street demonstrations, but rather for “demonstrations of the Holy Spirit and power”. In fact, amidst the chaos, oppression, and despair of His day, “Jesus went about doing good” (Acts 10:38).

The Apostle Paul cited Habakkuk’s vision of faith three times in his writings. Like Paul and those of the early church, our journey remains one of faith that does good in the face of evil — as salt preserving the good, and as light in the midst of encroaching darkness.

This is why The Big Event conference this year is built around the theme of Transforming Faith. We all need to have the gift and anointing of faith released in our lives. Faith will carry us through. In these chaotic and disturbing times in which we live, it is faith that will keep us on the solid footing of a firm foundation.

We need to gather together at this season prior to the election and empower ourselves for the journey ahead, building up our most holy faith.

Will you come worship and pray with me August 17-21 at The Big Event? I pray that all of you reading this can come and join me for these 5 days of teaching, encouragement and faith-building. I need all of you to stand with me this year as we, by faith, tell the truth in a time where truth is not tolerated. Unprecedented challenges face each of us. We need courage to launch out by faith and move forward with the life of faith to which we are called.

During The Big Event, Dr. Dwain Miller, Walter Hallam, Dr. Bob Rodgers, Dr. Ronnie Phillips Jr., and I will bring and release the word of faith. There will be passionate worship, dynamic teaching, and wonderful fellowship, as well as a few other sessions you may want to be a part of.

I would love to see you at The Big Event! Please register NOW at…

 www.ronphillips.org/bigevent

Big Event 2016

God Is Moving In Nicaragua!

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Wow!

FinalHaving just returned from Nicaragua, that is a pretty good summary of what God did in Nicaragua last week. From street ministry to a women’s conference to meeting with area pastors and evening crusades, God showed Himself mighty in the lives of the people of Nicaragua. Whether it is one of the over 1,700 people who put their trust in Jesus, or the over 60 people who traveled with us from America, lives were forever changed. Our young people shared their faith (for many, this was their first mission trip), and shared in worship through song at the crusades. My son Dr. Ronnie Phillips, Jr. brought the word and led powerful ministry. Paulette and many other of our women ministered mightily at the women’s conference. Thanks to Voice of Hope Ministries, as well as the many of our staff, youth, and laypeople who gave of their time and resources, and also to the people of Abba’s House and Abba’s House Media partners, who gave financially to make this trip possible.
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Folks, this is why we do what we do at Abba’s House and Abba’s House Media… to share the love of Jesus with the people of Nicaragua, as well as the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and so many other places all over the globe. It takes faithful partners to make such ministry happen.

Won’t you consider becoming an Abba’s House Media partner today?

Nica 1If you would like to be a part of reaching the world with the Good News of Jesus, just click HERE, and learn how!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Keep scrolling… these images speak volumes.

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