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What Do You Dream About?

What Do You Dream About?

If God were to give you permission to do anything you want, knowing that what you want to do or become is God’s dream for you, and He will give you unlimited resources to make it happen, what do you want to do?

What do you dream about?
Would you want to retire with prosperity and ease?
Would you make an impact in your community?
Would you want to make sure your children are well-cared for and married off well?
Would you empower others to become supernatural?
Would you go back to your country of origin?
Would you go and make disciples of ALL nations?

This isn’t some life insurance sales pitch. This is God asking us – what do we want to make use of our lives. What do you dream about becoming or doing for the rest of your life?

If our dreams are ‘possible’ to accomplish, all you need to pull it off is hard work and determination, and perhaps luck and lots of cash. It’s true of the dreams you have for your children as well. Why have dreams for them that are too small and can be accomplished by their hard work and determination? Why set them up to only try to achieve what they can accomplish on their own?

Instead, God wants us to dream big, impossible dreams because He is a big God!  God’s resources are so unlimited, and He longs for people who will dream God-sized dreams that He can accomplish with!

It’s time to wake up. It’s time for you to get hold of that dream God has placed in your heart. Today, write those dreams in the space below, and start to ask God for them to be fulfilled through you.

20 Never doubt God’s mighty power to work in you and accomplish all this. He will achieve infinitely more than your greatest request, your most unbelievable dream, and exceed your wildest imagination! He will outdo them all, for his miraculous power constantly energizes you.  Ephesians 3:20

Saying YES to the Fire of God

Saying YES to the Fire of God

A BURNING LEGACY

Being discipled by Pastor Mike and Pastor Grace is one of life’s greatest blessings. In this 19 year span, we have seen and felt the love given, time spent, tears wept, persecution endured and persistent prayers lifted up to heaven for us and ROL’s youth ministry. They’ve demonstrated how to pursue God relentlessly even when it doesn’t make sense to the world. When asked why, they’ve always answered “Cause It’s not about you! It’s always about Him!” (a Kuya Mikeism). When they left Baltimore to take on the ministry in Rockville- It was one of those acts of wholehearted surrender to God’s will that amazed our Baltimore church. To let go of the established ministry that God has built through them and take on a new ministry, uprooting their family from Baltimore to a new town was no easy task. But we saw the FIRE in their eyes as they looked straight at the Father and said YES to His will. We felt their hearts burning for the Rockville church, and knew that the Holy Spirit was UPON them to go.  For this reason, we are utterly and incredibly grateful for their obedience and we see the fruit of what God has done in River of God Church!!! Everytime we meet or talk on the phone, they are beaming ear to ear testifying of God’s goodness towards this church! Glory to God! When they passed on the baton of the youth ministry to us, we knew it was a GOD MOVE. They not only handed to us the ministry they’ve invested most of their lives in, but they also passed on the mantle of unrelenting pursuit and the boldness to say YES to the Father. That is the legacy of our youth ministry- Infinite Youth! Hallelujah!

THE NEW JESUS MOVEMENT

We are so excited for what the Lord is doing in our midst! We at Infinite Youth believe that we are the beginning of a new JESUS MOVEMENT. This call is not only for the young people, but everyone alive at this point in history- crossing every age group and forming one united generation that will take Jesus to every corner of the world!

IT’S FUEGO TIME! FIRE LORD!

One of our young people, Channy Delmonte, loves the phrase “It’s fuego time!” and it is just so timely for what God is doing today. John the baptist declared,  “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world“ and “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.” (Matthew 3:11).

The time for fire is now. If we are going to accomplish the great commision and change the world with the love of Jesus – WE MUST KNOW and BEHOLD HIM! And as we encounter God, there will be a baptism of the Holy Spirit and FIRE!

Fire only falls on the sacrifice. In the Old Testament, the people of God slaughtered animals in worship and the fire consumed them. In the New Testament, Jesus was the sacrificial Lamb and He says “Take up your cross and follow me!” .  Today, we follow Jesus and say WE ARE THE BURNT OFFERING. In order for fire to come, a sacrifice of life must be made. So as a youth group, we climb up on the altar and cry out:

“WE LAY OUR LIVES DOWN FOR YOU, GOD! SET US ON FIRE!”

Today, you will hear testimonies of some of the young people who participated in an event called “The Send”.  Our prayer is that everyone in the church says YES to an encounter with the Holy Spirit, because THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING. The new era of evangelism and missions has begun. Get ready!

Partnering with you in the faith,

Ryan and Karla Viloria
Infinite Youth
River of Life International Christian Fellowship