Redding Firefighters – Cullen Kreider, Gerry Gray, #CarrFire, 10/19

Carr Fire, Cullen Kreider and Gerry Gray in Redding, California offer a unique glimpse into the signs and symbols of Shasta County’s transformational season.

California Gold and the Redding of California

The Summer of 2018 and October – We go from “ashes” and the clearing of the “underbrush and swamp” to the “cultivation of newly cleared land”. Interesting, especially with all the other ongoing prophetic words from respected people who speak of a transformative breakthrough in October and beyond. Here are some encouraging themes for Redding.

Carr Fire Prophecy and California

City of Redding names new Redding Fire Chief

#carrpowerhouse #reddingvictory

10/19

Luke 10:19 – “See, I have given you authority to tread on snakes and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will hurt you.”

Items of interest. You just have to wonder sometimes about some of these things. We wonder why on July 2 – 22 days before the devastating, refining, tragic and transformative Carr Fire the beloved Chief of Redding Fire Gerry Gray died at age 54. The head of local firefighting efforts is gone…literally and symbolically. Gray means “of a color intermediate between black and white, as of ashes or an overcast sky. dull and nondescript; without interest or character.”

Redding firefighters grieve sudden loss of Fire Chief Gerry Gray

Why did they call it the Carr Fire? Explaining the names behind the flames

Carr – “underbrush” – Carr is a common surname in northern England, deriving from the Old Norse kjarr, meaning a swamp.

10/19 – Last Friday we have a new head of Fire Operations in Redding. Post-CarrFire state of the city “Identity Formation” head of Fire Operations Cullen Kreider.

Kreider – the name for someone who lived on “newly cleared land” ‘clearing’, ‘woodland cleared for settlement or cultivation’

Redding is being cleared and refined.

Carr Fire, Ekballo, Jerusalem, #metoo, Trump, LGBT, UFOs

Daily Update Archive May – August, 2018

Carr Fire Prophecy and California

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Robin D. Bullock – California Wind and Fire Prophecy
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Lou Engle – Ekballo School House of Prayer – Hawaii

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Northern California wildfires still expanding
UPDATE – Sunday Aug 5, 2018 – The Mendocino Complex fires have swelled to become larger than the deadly Carr Fire, about 100 miles (160 km) to the northeast, which has killed at least six people and destroyed more than 1,500 structures.

Firefighters by Saturday morning had managed to contain 41 percent of the Carr blaze and authorities were allowing some evacuees to return, Cal Fire said.

Carr Fire – Redding, California – Shasta, Trinity & Tehama Counties

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530 Evacuees and Fire Victims Needs
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#CarrFire #CarrFire2018 #ReddingFire #ShastaCounty #CalFire

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Update From Bethel On The Carr Fire

Deadly Northern California wildfire ‘taking down everything in its path,’ spawning ‘firenadoes’

The Carr Fire in Shasta County has since claimed the lives of a bulldozer operator and a city of Redding firefighter, according to officials from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the U.S. National Park Service and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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A burning home is reflected in a pool during the Carr fire in Redding, Calif., July 27, 2018.

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Are you a bigot for refusing to date a transgender person? LGBT activists think so
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Twitter promptly exploded with LGBT activists accusing this fellow of being “transphobic” for declining to be sexually interested in a biological-male-turned-female, along with a discussion about whether sexual preference outweighed the plight of transgender people who have a rough time getting a date.
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James Goll: “The Spirit of Deception: Seductive and Manipulative”
“Obviously I believe that God does send special revelation to His people—but never, ever should it be held in higher esteem than the written Word of God. Even though I myself have experienced a number of angelic visitations and supernatural experiences that are almost indescribable, I want to remain open to correction at all times, and I return to the “main and plain” message of Scripture all the time.”
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Johnny Enlow: “My Roar of Justice is Now Coming with Its Next Wave!”
“As I begin, I am busting up rings of darkness in your justice systems, I am busting up rings of darkness in Hollywood, I am busting up rings of darkness in DC, I am busting up rings of darkness in what is called MY Church, and I am busting up rings of darkness in Media.”
“Justice, Justice, Justice
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‘Blood moon’ on its way – with God of War in tow
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The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century is expected to occur on Friday July 27.
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Cowboys portrayed in western art. The Herd Quitter by C.M. Russell
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MASS EXODUS FROM THE CHURCH: THE PERCENTAGE OF YOUNG ADULTS WITH NO RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HAS NEARLY QUADRUPLED SINCE 1986
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“Trump chose the 53-year-old federal appellate judge for the seat opened up by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh would be less receptive to abortion and gay rights than Kennedy was.”
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President Donald Trump is nominating influential conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as he seeks to shift the nation’s highest court further to the right. (July 9)
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Elijah List – “Angel Armies Being Deployed Over North America”
Bob Blasé, Portland, OR
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“God is causing His Kingdom to ascend upon the Earth. The world is being shaken as the Kingdom approaches. Light disturbs, displaces, and dispels darkness.”

God is adding layer after layer of His Kingdom influence and His presence. It is just as Jesus taught us to pray: “Your Kingdom come. Your will be done, on Earth, as it is in Heaven.”

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Secret ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Now Shooting in New Orleans (Exclusive)
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“I have my own pro-life issue going on with my fight over embryos, but no one has really told the whole truth about Roe v. Wade in a film. When I delved into this, I discovered conspiracy theories, fake news, made-up statistics and a whole lot of people involved who switched their positions from pro-choice to pro-life, including Norma.”
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Former Satanist says Christian prayers blocked him from committing acts of evil
‘It is those believers, it’s that group of people, those intercessors that gave me such a beatdown in the spiritual,’ he told CBN News.
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Armed and Dangerous: The Ultimate Battle Plan for Targeting and Defeating the Enemy

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#MeToo Snares More Than 400 High-Profile People
“It started to become a tsunami, certainly after Weinstein, and it sparked other stories in the same industry and then across all industries,” Temin said. “I think it’s settled into a new plateau, but it is certainly higher than we’ve ever had before.”
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Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) – Leftist Instrument of Political Warfare

IT’S ON: Christian Group Sues SPLC and Amazon Over ‘Hate Group’ Designation
“Because the Ministry’s position on ‘LGBT’ issues is inextricably intertwined and connected to the Ministry’s religious theology, and because SPLC and GuideStar have declared the ministry to be a Hate Group due to the Ministry’s stand on LGBT issues, what occurred here is that SPLC and GuideStar have discriminated against the Ministry because of its … religious beliefs.”

This is far from the first time the SPLC has targeted a Christian organization for its religious beliefs. The “hate” list features Christian organizations like the Family Research Council (FRC), Liberty Counsel, the American Family Association (AFA), and Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), along with other groups like the American College of Pediatricians and the Center for Immigration Studies.
‘About 60 Organizations’ Are Considering a Lawsuit Against the SPLC Following $3M Nawaz Settlement
$3M Settlement: SPLC Apologizes for Branding Muslim Reformer an ‘Anti-Muslim Extremist’
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Southern Poverty Law Center Hate Map
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‘They have great beaches! You see that whenever they’re exploding the cannons into the ocean, right?’ Trump said after he played the dramatic, Hollywood-produced four minute video for the press corps.

‘So I said, “Boy, look at that beach. Wouldn’t that make a great condo behind–,” and I explained it,’ the real estate billionaire recalled.

‘I said, “Instead of doing that you could have the best hotels in the world right there.” Think of it from a real estate perspective.’
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Trump tells Kim a “terrific relationship” beckons as summit begins
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Justifiable! Racing gets 13th Triple Crown with Justify
The prophetic symbols are significant: Justify, Baffert said. “He just came on there and broke every curse there was. It was meant to be.” Justify began his racing career on Feb. 18, a scant 77 days before the Derby. He won his first three races by a combined 19 lengths, making trainer Bob Baffert a believer. “This horse ran a tremendous race, he’s so gifted,” Smith said. “He’s sent from heaven. I tell you, it’s just amazing.” Restoring Hope, also trained by Baffert, ran interference for the champion while traveling second and deterring any threats by forcing them to go extremely wide.

Think about that:  Restoring Hope ran interference for Justify.  Pulled together to victory in 77 days.

Also reference the following article from May 18 by Johnny Enlow on Elijah List.
“Prophetic Signs: Justify Wins, Volcanoes Erupt & Israel Turns 70”

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‘Demonic possession is real and victims seeking exorcism should not be ignored’: Prominent psychiatrist on the world beyond
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Francisco Goya’s 1795 painting St. Francis Borgia Helping a Dying Impenitent – www.alamy.com
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Some Younger Evangelicals Waver in Support for Israel
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American pastor John Hagee, right, with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman at the opening ceremony of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem last month. PHOTO: SEBASTIAN SCHEINER/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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With Ebola at a ‘critical point’ in Congo, aid groups scramble to limit the outbreak
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A Biblical Perspective on Preparedness
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The Evangelical Fight to Win Back CaliforniaAs the primary approaches, Franklin Graham brings Jesus — and a conservative political message — to a state with a vast pool of evangelical voters.
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Franklin Graham wants Christians to run for city council seats, mayor and every level of government to help effect change in California. Credit – Rozette Rago for The New York Times
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New report reveals even more freaky details about the UFO that shocked the US Navy
>>Click on the image to watch on YouTube
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Trump Cancels Kim Summit, North Korea Says It Still Wants to Meet U.S.
Trump pulls out of North Korea summit: Read his letter to Kim Jong Un

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“Major figures in media and politics have lost their jobs or had their reputations tarnished by allegations that they subjected women to unwanted advances or outright assaults. They include TV hosts Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose, comedian Louis C.K, Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken, chef Mario Batali, casino magnate Steve Wynn and, most recently, Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.”

But on Friday, it was Weinstein in the spotlight.

“We got you, Harvey Weinstein,” McGowan tweeted. “We got you.”
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Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning
Harvey Weinstein set to turn himself in on sex crime charges in New York
** >> More information on the #METOO movement, media mountain crumbling and the October 2017 RiseUP Womens Prayer event.

“Weinstein’s expected surrender marks the latest chapter in the stunning downfall of one of Hollywood’s most powerful figures.”
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Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to a police precinct for fingerprinting before he’s arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court. (Richard Shotwell/AP)

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Media Mountain Thoughts: Forum

Mankinds fallen dominion over the earth. A very interesting article.
Human race just 0.01% of all life — but has eradicated most other living things… ….Human eradication goes beyond that of physical creation. The eradication of gender and the dismantling of reproduction.

Women retain and carry living DNA from every man with whom they have sexual intercourse.
Study: Women Store DNA From Every Man They’ve Ever Made Love With
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“It’s an angel. I guess there is no question who is watching over their residence while they sleep, and yes, they pray that The Angels of the Lord will surround them and their property….These photo’s have not been altered in anyway.”
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Pastor says security camera captured a miracle
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Dr. Robert Jeffress – Opening Prayer at the U.S. Embassy Dedication in Jerusalem | 5-14-18

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Carr Fire Prophecy and California

What did Redding lose before the Carr Fire?

This is the first pre-Carr Fire prophetic word we have heard.

“And I heard the Lord say that the winds our West. Winds blowing over the state of California are going to be detrimental. Because the wind that was meant to be a blessing and refreshing to the state is going to turn into an evil thing. Because you have dried your ground up. You have made it kindling for hell to set a match to. And when the wind begins to blow it will spread the fire that I did not set.”

[A swirl of flames tearing through Northern California with the deadly Carr Fire. One of the most destructive wildfires in the history of the state and certainly for Shasta County and Redding. Massive vortexes looming over entire neighborhoods while houses on the ground explode into fireballs.]

Video Shows Massive Fire Tornado That Killed Redding Firefighter

For how long says the Lord, do you think California you will go killing and extracting the blood of unborn children. How long will you be able to stand in ankle deep blood of the children. For you are bringing these detrimental and devastating things upon yourself. For I am not sending disaster. It is built into the system of harvest. You are sowing the seeds for your own demise.”

(Was Gerry Gray’s sudden death exactly three weeks prior to the Carr Fire a warning? What greater symbol that the removal of the leader of the city of Redding Fire operations.)

I’m going to send you a sign. One of your heroes. One of your political or natural heroes (in some other field) are going to fall and will not be able to rise again. And you will know that I have warned you of these things.” The hand of God is the covenant and the system of harvest. The hand of God. The Apostle. The Prophet. The Evangelist. The Pastor and the Teacher. For it has been prophesied in California for these words of prophets are going forth and it is time for the hand of God to move on the state of California.

For there will be fire separations. It will be spoken of and dissected five times. For this thing is upon you.

Robin Bullock mentions heroes passing in the below video.
Redding’s beloved Fire Chief Gerry Gray – July 2, 2018.

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21 days later on July 23 the Carr Fire started.

Redding firefighters grieve sudden loss of Fire Chief Gerry Gray

On 6/19/2018 a prophetic utterance was given through Robin D. Bullock during the filming of The Eleventh Hour concerning California wind and fire. On 7/31/2018 it was reported that a tornado-like fire swept through areas in California.

California Wind and Fire Prophecy

The City of Redding lost her Fire Chief. Gerry Gray would have been at the helm of Carr Fire containment operations. Other capable leaders, of course, took charge. The prophetic symbol of Gerry’s passing is significant.

Carr Fire – Redding, California – Shasta, Trinity & Tehama Counties

The best Carr Fire pics and footage yet. Watch This.

https://www.redding.com/in-depth/news/local/fires/2018/08/02/carr-fire-redding-drone-aerial-view-wildfire-damage/894275002/

Doug Addison put out a good video word:
Prophet: Redding Fires Aren’t a Place for Prophecy, but for Decreeing and Declaring
https://www.charismanews.com/video/72372-prophet-redding-fires-aren-t-a-place-for-prophecy-but-for-decreeing-and-declaring

Sundial Bridge - Redding, California - Photo: Max Whittaker, Special to The Chronicle

Redding, California Restoration

Update November 2018

Redding City Identity Project
Community Survey

Bring your voice to the Redding City Identity Project! Every successful city has a unique identity built upon the strengths and characteristics that define it. This 16 question survey is an invitation for you to provide your thoughts and ideas about Redding’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges. The results will be used in the development of an Identity Improvement Strategy for the City of Redding. To take the survey, go to the link below. Facebook:@reddingcityidentityproject

https://reddingcityidentityproject.org/survey/
#reddingcalifornia #shastastrong #reddingvictory #shastacounty
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Redding, California the hidden gem of California conservative values, Trump country, and the expansion of churches and ministries (Bethel, Little Country Church (LCC), Neighborhood Church, Faith Assembly, to name a few) bringing in international flavor and economic resurgence.

The demographics in Redding are totally fascinating compared to the rest of California, everything South of Sacramento, and except for Idaho, the population centers of the rest of the country.

Redding / Anderson
White – 85.8%
Black – 1.2%
Native American – 2.3%
Asian – 3.4%
Pacific Islander – 0.2%
2 or More Races – 4.6%
Hispanic/Latino – 8.7%

Shasta County
White – 86.7%
Black – 0.9%
Native American – 2.8%
Asian – 2.5%
Pacific Islander – 0.2%
2 or More Races – 4.4%
Hispanic – 8.4%

In fact, the drug, crime and homeless issues in FaceBook groups such as Redding Crime 2.0 and Take Back Redding / Shasta County – Stop Talking, Start Doing taking place in Redding are in themselves reflective of the vast divergence of demographic numbers. You can come to your own conclusions on what that means.

Current and ongoing news articles detailing the past, present and future of Shasta County provide a window into the restoration of Redding.

Looking for the essence of California? Go to Redding The Sundial Bridge in Redding, California. Featured Photo Credit: Max Whittaker, Special to The Chronicle

Downtown Redding Gets Expensive Facelift

Redding Chamber of Commerce

It’s Official: Redding competes at state level, brings $24 million to downtown projects

Shasta County History

Redding is a very nice place to live. The city is largely free of territorial ethnic gang warfare. The housing market is growing. Centrally located on the I-5 corridor, Redding is the gateway to Shasta-Cascade beauty, Oregon, Lassen Volcanic National Park and to the Eastern expanses of Nevada and beyond.

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Prophetic Art, Prophetic Worship – Redding, California

(Featured Image: “The Resurgence of Joy” – Redding Prophetic – 2018)
Particularly in Redding, California and Shasta County the expression of Holy Spirit Prophetic Artistic Outpouring among the prophetic sojourners and creative worship intercessors at Bethel and throughout the North State Body of Christ. Expressions of worship and colorful representations of the move of God in the hearts and lives of individuals. God is moving and the dark poverty flats assessment of Redding is transforming, sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly, into a hotspot for the healing light of Jesus in Northern California.

Read this amazing article on “Prophetic Art and the Realms of God” by Nathan Shaw.

As the Holy Spirit moves, joy, regeneration, healing, encouragement. God is always moving and working. Praise the name of Jesus, high and lifted up, in all these matter. New purpose. New hope. New opportunity. He opens the doors of healing restoration.

And that is what it is. God says, “I give you permission to create.” The work of the Cross of Jesus Christ. Regeneration through the Holy Spirit. The colorful life of the regenerated heart. Moving forward, laying out each step and God engineers circumstances. Years of darkness become years of new beginnings and new hope.

The Colorful Expression of Prophetic Art and Worship

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Prophetic Signs and Events

Johnny Enlow: “Prophetic Signs: Justify Wins, Volcanoes Erupt & Israel Turns 70”
“Justify: The word means “vindicate” and it clearly speaks into the matter of Justice, which is God’s theme for the moment. The #metoo phenomenon, the Justice League movie, are evidences of a societal agreement.”

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Ekballo School Hawaii – Pahoa Volcanic Eruptions Kilauea, Prophetic Intercession

There is literally so much Kingdom activity and displacement taking place that these times have to be considered among the most divinely orchestrated and destiny-charged ever. We are presently in a world extreme makeover reality that is unprecedented in its scope and scale. These are revolutionary days of wholesale transformation, and creation itself is uniquely stirred and responsive to all that is taking place.  – Johnny Enlow

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California Gold and the Redding of California
“…the unique call of Redding, California as a city and apostolic hub for the state. Some of it has to do with the definition of the word Redding. There is a verb: ‘to red or redd’ that means ‘to put in order; to tidy; to clear; to save; to deliver; to rescue.”

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Azusa Now 2016: Convergence of the Ages and the Harvest Glory Angel
“I believe Harvey was initially activated in the Azusa Street Revival of 1906, is about 4 stories tall, has a golden-orange hue, and hoists a huge sickle that seems to function as an extension of who he is. He serves and works with the Holy Spirit in harvesting souls and nations.”

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O Jerusalem, and Matters of Solomon
“From the nation born in 1776, comes the man in ’17 born 7667 days before the end of The Six Day War. The 6 Day War resulted in Israel reclaiming Jerusalem on 6/7/67 and ended 7667 days from Trump’s birth.”

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1958 Western: A Man Named Trump Promises to Build a Wall in Texas
“You can say everything is coming together perfectly, or everything is falling apart right on schedule.”
He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding. Daniel 2:21
“A man named Trump appears in an episode of the 1950s Western called Trackdown. Trump in this episode is a con man who comes into town declaring the end of the world at midnight. According to Trump he is the only one who can save them by building a wall. Town officials try to figure out ways to stop this “snake oil salesman”. The episode is called The End of the World.”

Kingdom Culture Salt and Light Conference - Bethel Redding

KINGDOM CULTURE | SALT AND LIGHT CONFERENCE | Bethel Redding

Bill Johnson

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– Senior Leader of Bethel Church
TAKE AWAY: Bill opened with the comment, “The Holy Spirit is in every believer but not resting on every believer”. This could certainly be open to scriptural interpretation. His point is getting at a “Presence based Culture”. Hosting the presence of the Holy Spirit.

“THE BROKEN” -Primarily focused on the segment of scripture from the last verse of Isaiah 59 all the way through Isaiah chapter 64. Apostolic Assignment – change culture, culture of Heaven, His values, His Presence, the structures of Heaven in how we do life, His will be done in our Nations.

Isaiah 61:4 – broken ones, “broken unto something”, essentially the commission here is the rebuilding and restructuring of life in communities.
1 Corinthians 2 – “things inherited” – the weight of the assignment.
Isaiah 60:18 – touching world leaders

Praise, Areas of Breakthrough for Someone Else. Amos – Tabernacle of David – 24/7 worship. Isaiah 60:11 – GATES OPEN – PRAISE, Nations, All Flesh, Matthew 5 – “City on a Hill”. In following Jesus they discovered who He was.

Brian Johnson

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– Founder of Bethel Music and WorshipU
TAKE AWAY: Foundation of the Word and the Presence of Jesus. That’s It!

Candace Johnson

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– Co-Leads with her husband, Eric, in pastoring Bethel Redding
TAKE AWAY: “Relationships / I Felt..”, “Invitation”, “Come Closer”, “I Feel”, “Come in That Close”, “Aware of His Presence”, “Come In..Come In”, “God asking..Candace How Are You?…”Actually God I’m really sad or mad..” “Honest and Real Before Him”.

Eric Johnson

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– Serves with his wife, Candace, on the Senior Leadership Team for Bethel.
TAKE AWAY: Ephesians 2:1-10 “Workmanship and Masterpiece” Kingdom Perspective.
Exodus 32..Idol. “After serving and knowing the signs and wonders of the Lord, how do you build an idol?” Eric answers that question. “Because of the silence and waiting. Because the leadership disappeared.”

Joaquin Evans

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– Developed and directed the Bethel Healing Rooms.
TAKE AWAY: “Keeping the Momentum with God”, “Testimony” ..continues to unfold. Bethel is a healing and training center to serve the Body of Christ. Bethel is not a church planting organization. However, once in a while, Bethel will start a church, most recently a new plant in Austin, TX.
“Recognize that transformation started in God’s heart.” “Laydown and stop my agenda.” On Earth as it is in Heaven. Something that needs to change. Make Adjustments. Redefine what success looks likeaway from words and approval into a loving and nuturing God.
God doesn’t miss the mark. Key here is Matthew 7. God moves according to His gifts not according to my list of needs. Reconcile all things. “Nothing off Limits”
John 8:29 – Perspective Shift. “God what is going to bring you pleasure today?” Invitation to Join God in His Work.

Banning Liebscher

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– Director of Jesus Culture Sacramento
TAKE AWAY: Essentialy Banning’s point is that the Church, the Body of Christ, is a family and not a business. Thus the core is “Healthy Relationships” based on the three pillars of “Connection”, “Communication”, and “Committment.” All of which leads to MATURITY. Ephesians 2:19 “The Household of God”

The Family thing..serving and maturing.

In a seperate breakout session Banning talked about “How God uses process to grow our lives.” Growth.
The Key question is “How am I doing in that process?” The GOAL is THRIVING (Getting Really Good at what is in Front of Me in the Present Moment) in every stage of the process…in the midst of Anguish. The process brings Authority. John 15:16. Bear Fruit that Remains. Philippians 4:11-13 content with whatever state I am in.

The Word, the Vision, the Seed…developing in secret over time. Laying down roots. Seasons – plant, harvest, grow. TRUST THE PROCESS – God will do it and get me where I need to go.”

Danny Silk

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– Serves on the Senior Leadership Team of Bethel Church in Redding, California and Jesus Culture in Sacramento, California.
TAKE AWAY: It took me a few minutes to actually figure out what Danny was talking about. Essentially he is going through the layers and integration into “Bethel Culture”. The center point or inner circle he calls “THE HOT LAVA CORE OF POWER, INFLUENCE and CONTROL”. This core is able to “spend money”, “do the business”, and “create things”.

The inner core essentially at Bethel is “closed” to outsiders except to the few over time and experiece have built TRUST in RELATIONSHIPS through PARTICIPATION in the VISION. Fascinating stuff.
1. The Welcome Level. Making Adjustments
2. The Investing in Relationships Level…getting plugged in. Willingness to Participate.
3. My People / My Tribe – through extreme trust, feedback, participation and humility.

Danny talked about “Joe Amazing”, unknown people who are self proclaimed prophetic superstars who show up on Bethel’s doorstep and want an immediate inroad to the top eschelon of leadership. Who show up at the church office in Redding and ask for a meeting with Bill Johnson. Who have a word from God. “That isn’t going to happen”, Danny says, “Bill’s a busy guy.”

THE POINT is that the journey into the culture is BEING KNOWN. PSALM 139 “Know Me God”. An outside appraisal to tell me. “Can I grow?” “Can I learn?” Self Appraisal is not as easy as we think. Lose Favor, Be Punished, Be Disempowered.
PSALM 139: Adjustments, torn apart, open before God, show me if there is any path of pain I am walking on.

Danny’s other point here is in building CONFIDENCE plus HUMILITY plus FEEDBACK equals FAVOR and TRUST 
GREAT HUMILITY: Accurately appraising my effect on those around me and willing to make personal adjustments (self-awareness)
Confidence plus Low Humility equals Arrogance.
Confidence plus No Feedback equals Missed Favor

Much of this has to do with influencing the culture in Redding, California. The culture of Narcissists.

Finally – Turning feedback into personal growth. “Building Trust is the highest form of success I can achieve in the Kingdom of Heaven.” Very interesting session with Danny Silk. CONFIDENCE: Wholeheartedly believing that I can do what God has called me to do. Quote from Danny “We need you to have confidence (fill in your name)!!”

Abi Stumvoll

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– A regular speaker at Bethel School of Ministry.
TAKE AWAY: Spoke primarily on God’s tremendous Love. That is about it. She is very sanguine and as a little girl wanted a brother. Well..Mother had a miscarriage and Abi was right there and it broke her heart to lose her brother. Her message was on healing the broken heart.

Kris Vallotton

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– Co-Founder and overseer of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM. He is also the Senior Associate Leader at Bethel Church, Founder and President of Moral Revolution.
TAKE AWAY: Kris is intense. I would describe him as the “meat and potatoes” behind Bethel Culture. He is the best speaker and writer. Actually Banning is the best speaker. Kris by far is the best writer when it comes to actual usable content.
City Culture, Apostolic People, Transforming Cities.

Favorite Quote “Dogs of Doom Stand at the Doors of Destiny”. He repeated this several times.

What would I do if I were 10 times bolder? Fear has reduced destiny. Destroying Fear.

Four Attributes of Apostolic People
1. We are Covenant People – Belong to a Family (this is all in the book
“Heavy Rain”).

2. Why are you actually here? The mission, the purpose. Agenda? Fear of abandonment to get what I want – the concubine spirit (intimacy without covenant). Why we are here is for intimacy.

3. Believe in the Impossible thus count on miracles to happen in us and through us. Believe not what is in the cup but what was SAID ABOUT THE CUP.
Dream, Hope, Do not quit, Fire, Urgency, Passion, Faith, Perseverence. Mark 11:24

4. Commissioned to Disciple Nations. Apostle: Sent to transform culture. The wrong eschatology is for the church to do better and the world to do worse. Believers engaged in social change.
Shasta County, Redding, California…Doing something.
Believing in a glorious, victorious church, fantastic future and 100 year vision. Isaiah 2:2 “In the last days…”

I believe God is about to do something.
“How about Now?”
“How about Here?”
“How about on my Shift?”

Kris Vallotton has a very interesting way of speaking. Well developed public speaking skills. His method is a model for improvement in itself.
“I’d like to suggest…”
“I’d like to propose…”
Purpose: Who are you supposed to be with in your network?
Prophetic ThinkTank Brainstorming Session
Courage
Risk
Perseverence

“…but how many understand?”
“..not only that..

Low self esteem and false humility. The void of God’s people leading. To apologize for being alive is not humility…it’s stupid. False Humility.

Three core values of history makers
1. COURAGE: 10 times bolder, things to do…write down one thing on paper that FEAR has taken out.
“The Dogs of Doom Stand at the Doors of Destiny”

What do I love? What would I do for free? What am I afraid of?
“What I’m getting at is this…”
“My point is this…”

FEAR..The Stories I Make UP. Step out of the crowd and define movements.

“I’d suggest to you…”

Crime in Redding. Ownership, Prayer, Change Redding. Moses was raised a prince to free slaves so that he would think like a king.
“How many understand?”
A spiritual leader has personal victory to provide corporate blessing. Culture of Honor. Raising the bar of professionalism.

2. RISK: Move into the unknown, the impossible in God. Learn how to fail successfully. REGRET will keep me from my destiny.

3. PERSEVERENCE: Never Quit.