#WORLDWIDE BAPTISM on Twitter #GodsPrayerRoom

WORLDWIDE BAPTISM   #GODSPRAYERROOM                                                    Aug 27,2017  1PMPDT/4PMEDT

baptismTherefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the
name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit –               Matthew 28:19

Jesus instructed the disciples to go make disciples, baptizing them. He felt so strongly about this that he even used himself as an example, offering himself for baptism by John the Baptist.

Baptism is our way of making our commitment to Christ public. WE join Christ in His burial as we are submerged under the water and become resurrected with Him as we come up transformed into his likeness.

With all the Christians being persecuted around the World, this is a perfect time to stand and be counted for Jesus Christ. Let our brothers and sisters in Christ SEE they are not alone. Over 90,000 Christians were killed last year by persecuting terrorists.

Tweet your baptism pics  to #GodsPrayerRoom 1pmPDT/4pmEDT on SONday! Let’s see #WorldWideBaptism TREND on Twitter on this  SONday!! YAY!

Some believe that the Holy Spirit fills us at the same time. So be ready for the powerful infilling of the Holy Spirit who loves and transforms us to a blessing for all.

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Join us in making a public statement this year with                                                                                                                                                           #WorldWideBaptism on SONday – August 27th                                         Here’s HOW…

  1. Get a team of folks together to be baptized. Choose already baptized disciples/followers of Jesus to do the baptizing.
  2.  Take the team to a river, lake, pool, or any tub of water.
  3.  Have them each tell you how they know Jesus and why they want to be baptized into a life of following Him and turn from sinful habits with His help.
  4. Say a prayer dedicating the baptism as the person’s public commitment & the beginning of their healthy and lifelong walk in service to the Lord Jesus for His glory.
  5.  Dunk them 1 by 1 in the water repeating instructions Jesus gave us in Matthew 28, “I baptize you in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.”
  6. Have a camera person taking pictures of the Baptism.
  7. Begin uploading your baptism pictures or videos to Twitter at 1pmPT/4pmEST on SONday, August 27th.
  8. If you have pictures of baptisms that you or your church have conducted on other days, please upload them in the same way on the same day.
  9. Our vision is to have #WorldWideBaptism trend on Twitter that day, showing the world of the powerful faith in followers around the world.

We are so hopeful that you and your friends and neighbors from every corner of the world will join us in baptism. Even if you have been baptized before, you can celebrate your walk with the Lord by a re-commitment! We will retweet your precious pictures to honor you and your public commitment and our Lord and the day He sent His Holy Spirit to every believer.

IMPORTANT                                                                                                                          If time constraints make our timeframes impossible for your Twitter postings, just send your pictures anytime  before August 27th, at 1pmPacificDaylightTime to @CheriDouglas. I will tweet them for you into the Twitter trending stream at the right day and time.

May God get the Glory this day!!!

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#WorldWideHolyCommunion – “Do this in remembrance of me.”

At Tweeting God’s LoveMinistries we provide sacred events for our family & friends as the Bible informs us.

Holy Communion is one which we celebrate on the first SONday of each month. Next will be  SONday, August 6, 2017!

( We do know the typical spelling of The Lord’s Day, Sunday. but we prefer to honor the one for whom this seventh day is set aside by spelling it SONday.)

On Twitter you will find this celebration #GodsPrayerRoom, August 6th – 1pmPST/4pmEST

Jesus met with His disciples in His Last Supper, before His death on the cross. 1Corinthians 11

The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” 25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

Please join us this SONday. You are always invited! To prepare…

  1. Confess in prayer any sin you feel is weighing on your spirit. We approach Holy Communion with a clean spirit. Jesus forgives and restores us thru prayers of confession.
  2. Prepare to have handy a glass of wine or fruit juice, and a piece of bread for each person participating.
  3. Tune in on Twitter at the time listed above and follow along as the Ministry leaders pray and direct you to take each element of Holy Communion.
  4. Praise, pray, sing and celebrate with your savior Jesus after Holy Communion is completed.
  5. Your Holy Communion leaders today are Founder of Tweeting God’s Love Ministries, Minister/Blogger Cheri Douglas and her husband, Jeff Douglas,  of California

Come Sit With God! …Chairs 4 Tanzania Mission

Our Missionaries to Tanzania

Missionaries Jenyo & Bukky Omolehin

Jenyo and Bukky are doing such an awesome job of ministry & inspiring the youth in Tanzania, they have created a growing need for a necessity! The need is for chairs! Yes , they started with 50 chairs, but the youth of Tanzania are being attracted  to their Youth Mission in droves. The fifty chairs are filled and over a hundred are needed right now.  Each chair has a price tag of $10….Yes!Just $10 dollars! We can do this friends! Just buy a chair and you will be a partner with Jenyo & Bukky and God!

These chairs will create an inviting place forTanzanians, many of whom have never heard the Word of God before. So these aren’t just any chairs. They will be the place where young people with huge needs will #ComeSitWithGod ! These chairs will hold lives seeking God for eternity.

Your contribution will not go unnoticed by our gracious God. He is working with Jenyo & Bukky to gather individuals trying to get off drugs, become responsible citizens , and trying to avoiding recruiters from terrorist organizations. Cut out a few snacks this week and you will have saved the money to buy a chair for a young convert to #ComeSitWithGod!

Just click our DONATE button and make your donation right now. Any amount of donation is appreciated. OUR GOAL is to provide 200 chairs. Join us as we all partner with these missionaries to meet the need God is creating! We will keep you informed of progress for this powerful missionary outreach!!

If you prefer, you may also send your donation to PayPal.me/CheriDouglas

Donate to #ComeSitWithGod

Tweeting God’s Love Ministries & Missions -What’s in a name?

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Tweeting God’s Love Ministries began on Twitter  81/2 years ago as God called me to pray for people suffering from America’s recession. Twitter has been my mission field and the people have been a joy to pray for and minister with, one to another.

But we have also been drawn to foreign missions as we have crossed paths with some of God’s most dedicated and amazing missionaries. Their work is so astounding that we are adding the word “Missions” to the name of our Ministries. Unless otherwise specified, all donations to our ministry are split among our foreign Missionaries, who’s sCooEEbOUIAAslOPupport needs are immense.

So I really want you to know our missionaries and what they are doing, so I will update quarterly on their work. If you decide to help in their support, it will not be like giving to some bureaucratic organization. We will take you right onto the mission field to meet them and see their work. I will try to keep you  informed enough that you feel like you are a part of their mission yourself.

I will be briefing you on the three missions  we claim as OURS at Tweeting God’s Love Ministries & Missions. Adding Missions to our name is a symbolic & strategic move. It is symbolic of our love for these wonderful people who have come alongside to minister with us, and strategic, in that we are increasing our focus on support of the important work they are doing in today’s world for God.

13557956_1099667146757118_5246512876412502340_nSo how do we go about  picking a missionary? We don’t, they pick us! How do they pick us? They all have come to minister alongside us on twitter. Without exception, each of our missionaries have first come to join us and lead Bible Studies, Prayer or Praise Hours on Twitter. We get to know them and their families as part of our very own. They labor with us.

Raising the young to love and honor Jesus!
Raising the young to love and honor Jesus!
Rev'd Bankole Joseph Adekunle
Rev’d Bankole Joseph Adekunle

Second, they pick us by becoming concerned prayer partners for our needs. Not one of our missionaries has ever asked for money. Even when I ask them about financial needs, they respond consistently that they know God will supply all their needs. So I keep asking and create a list of the things I know they need and commit that to prayer. Since we have so few resources in TweetingGodsLove…we lean on the same faith that God will provide. And in His time, God does provide. People are moved by the Holy Spirit to help, either on their own or through our ministry donation process where they can leave a note as to what their donation should be used for. Unless specified, all donations go to these amazing missionaries.

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Missiionary Wheels

Our Missionary Team is joining together in a strategic planning process this week and we will be able to share our specific goals soon . In then next few days I will introduce you to each of our missionaries. Once their plan is completed, I will share that as well.Please think about  donating to help keep these Great Missionary Families, hearing from and being blessed by Gods People.

Tomorrow I will begin a profile of each of these missionaries.

 

Tweeting God’s Love SONday Radio: Notes & Memory Verses

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Memory Verses

Episode 1

Genesis 50:20 – Satan meant it for evil to harm us, but God used it for good!

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;in all your ways submit to him,and he will make your paths straight.

Episode 2

Psalm 46:10 – Be still and know that I am God!

Judges 6:12 – The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.

Episode 3

2Peter1:3 – His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness

Romans 12:2 –  Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Episode 4

Psalm 119:165 – Great peace have those who love your law and nothing can make them stumble.

Psalm 149:4 – The Lord takes delight in his people and He crowns the humble with victory.

Episode 5

1 Samuel 16:7 – The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.

Psalm 119:165  – The Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with victory.

Episode #6

Psalm 139:23-24 – Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.See if there is any offensive way in me,and lead me in the way everlasting.

1Corinthians 13:13 – And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

Episode 7

1Thesssalonians 5:17 – Pray continually.

Philippians 1:9-10 – And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.

Episode 8

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord with all your heart.,And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him,And He shall direct your paths

Isaiah 26:4 – Trust in the Lord forever, For in the Lord, is everlasting strength.

Show Notes: Books by guest Jane Daly :                                                           Because of Grace: A Mother’s Journey from Grief to Hope

The Caregiving Season: Finding Grace to Honor Your Aging Parents by Jane Daly and Jim Daly

Happy 2016 Through Joy and Generosity

“Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”Luke 6:38 (NASB)

I was thinking about a theme for our new year here at Tweeting God’s Love Ministries and the idea of Generosity came to mind. Then someone tweeted me that South Africa is Celebrating the Joy of Salvation in 2016.  I’m not sure how much of the continent of Africa is celebrating this, but seems like we should join them, whoever they are!

And that works well with my concern about generosity, especially toward the missionaries of Africa who join us weekly sharing their leadership, wisdom, and prayers as active members of our Leadership Team on Twitter. So my challenge to you this year is to experience the “Joy of Your Salvation” through generosity to our amazing missionary leaders.  I am asking for monthly donations which I will divide among these wonderful men of God. I hasten to tell you, not one of these missionaries has EVER ask for money. Quite the contrary, they continue to bless us all each day and inspire us with their selfless FAITH! We pray for them continuously, and they continuously assure us that God will provide all they need.

This is rare. Most missionaries who follow me on Twitter, begin with asking for support. That never happens with our missionaries, though they are in as much need.  They come to minister to us and are grateful to be on our leadership team.

Let me introduce them to you…

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Missionary Pastor Jenyo Omolehin and his wife, Bukky.

Jenyo Omolehin ministers with us on Twitter from Tanzania. He and his wife, Bukky and 1YO Derrick live near Arusha where he also ministers and preaches at their local church.

Much of Jenyo’s time is spent traveling to minister, often many miles into rural parts of Tanzania. Many things about the abject poverty Jenyo sees break his heart, and the heart of God.  His greatest wish is to get clean drinking water to the people he has come to love.

Little Boy Drinking from Mud Puddle.
Little Boy Drinking from Mud Puddle.

Jenyo came upon this little boy recently as he left his cup for the next time he gets thirsty. This puddle is his water throughout the day, as long as it is there.

On, yet another  trip, Jenyo found this lady who was getting what little water she could find for her family!!

Woman gathering water for her family wherever she can find it.
Woman gathering water for her family wherever she can find it.

In our Twitter ministry, Jenyo is one of our most beloved Chat leaders. He is delightful and spreads the JOY of the Lord whenever he shows up. Inspite of the suffering he sees daily, Jenyo gladly gives of himself to bless us all. He even starts new chats and recruits more leaders to help TGLMinistries grow.

Next… I must introduce you to my dearest missionaries to Nigeria and République du Bénin.

Rev Peter Abdul-Razaq Olayinka playing with little ones at his mission school
Rev Peter Abdul-Razaq Olayinka playing with little ones at his mission school
Rev'd Bankole Joseph Adekunle
Rev’d Bankole Joseph Adekunle

Joseph and Peter left  lucrative pastorates in the city to go into the rural areas of Nigeria and more recently,  République du Bénin, to minister to the lost and train new Christian leaders throughout the region. They even travel into hostile areas to reach people who have never seen a Bible. They share an apartment with their wives and children…3 each ~ 6 children total.

Peter & Joseph’s wives run their mission school for the local children.

Educating the young ones!    Rachael Olayinka & Beth Bankole
Educating the young ones! Rachael Olayinka & Beth Bankole

Peter and Joseph have led Bible Study chats weekly in Tweeting God’s Love Ministries, while they busily follow God as missionary leaders throughout their region for the last 4 years. During that time they have had their school blown away by storms, and still graduated both children and Ministry leaders.

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Missiionary Wheels
Little Graduates
Little Graduates
Big Graduates
Big Graduates

It is so clear that all these missionaries and their families are making the world a better place by giving of themselves selflessly for the Lord. Scripture says that if you give to God, He will have others give to you.

LET”S BE THE OTHERS in 2016!!!

Let’s have the joy of knowing we are partners in these very good works. This is the genius of God’s plan for generosity.  The more we give the more blessed we are?

How much am I asking for you to donate monthly? Anything from $1 to whatever  God impresses you to give is what you should give. Please pray over this need and join us with as much as you can. I will be sure the money  will get to Jenyo, Joseph, and Peter. Every dollar will go to supporting these missionaries throughout 2016.  They freely give of themselve to us at Tweeting God’s Love Ministries. Let’s have some JOY in Generosity to them!

Just press the DONATE button on our  home page, and donate from there.

 

 

Why We Still Remember Him

9a03c70468597e75eea184f8cae70548imgresMore than 2000 years after his death, people throughout the world, by the millions, still remember and honor His birth! Why is that?

Is it because he was a darling little baby born in a manger among the animals, because His mother had neither status nor money to secure a room in the Inn? Or is it because He grew up to be a perfect sinless man, rumored to be the Son of God, himself. Or maybe it was because He was crucified and died to redeem us, though we didn’t really understand it.  It might just have been because he rose from the dead on the third day as He said he would, and later rose to Heaven while believers watched, remembering his promise to return on day to end evil and take us home to our father in Heaven.

Actually we probably remember Him for all these reasons and more. There may even be reasons  we aren’t fully aware of today. Those reasons  are that He is God, and our spirits testify to that within us.

The most powerful proof of His deity does lie in His birth, because in birth He fulfilled over 400 prophecies of his coming and life. For thousands of years beginning in Genesis 3, His coming was predicted with pinpoint accuracy. The circumstances of his conception and birth, the manger, the light for all the world to see, the jealous King who would try to kill Him, all happened exactly as written centuries before.

Prophets had been tortured and given their lives to tell of His coming and that He would save the world from the scourge of wickedness and evil. For hundreds of years they wrote and watched as God had guided them.

And then…here it was, His magnificent  and majestic birth that settled and validated all scripture. This baby came as the savior redeemer of the world and every believer. He came as a gift of GRACE. No one could earn His grandeur, and it was given to us freely, because we are loved. That’s why we remember him still.

 

…with @CheriDouglas & her Amazing Friends from … #GodsLoveChats #GodsPrayerRoom #GodsPraiseRoom & #GodsChoirLoft

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