As Jeanne and I are entering the twentieth year of beginning this ministry, your prayers and gifts are making a tremendous difference in the lives of those who listen to Word of Power teachings.
Who are the listeners? Just to name a few of you who write in and give us testimonies, there are pastors, teachers, financial planners, fathers, mothers, executives, motivational speakers, mechanics, plumbers, truck drivers, writers, those who have held and run for political office, college students preparing for their calling, chefs, restaurant managers, doctors, office workers, computer programmers, managers, painters, singles, couples, aviators, inmates, bankers, music ministers, lawyers, and many others from all walks of life.
Many listen on a daily basis and get God’s fresh word every day. Countless numbers of you have mentioned that Jeanne hears from God and communicates His heart in what is clearly divine timing and power for your life. She is gifted in organizing His Word in a clear, concise, and effective way to provide guidance. Her gifts are evident in the teachings. Our vision is to see people walk in God’s ways with power as they receive guidance.
I met Jeanne in 1969 when she and her mother came into the tiny grocery store on Main Street in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Afterwards, her mom said in the car on the way home, “Now there is a nice boy you could date.” Well, it was prophetic in nature. I started dating Jeanne in 1972 and I would often pick her up at the church where she was volunteering, writing newsletters, and doing other activities for the youth group on weekend nights! Not much has changed over the years!
Jeanne is organizationally gifted and has always been able to produce an incredible amount of work and ministry. I say that to show you how, with her efforts, we are able to operate the ministry on a small budget. We received $112,552 in the most recent fiscal year of Alcott Ministries. With that, we published and broadcast the Gospel to millions of people and responded to each giver and prayer requests personally.
Jeanne’s salary is $1,000 per month and I volunteer time after my full-time company job, and we have approximately ten hours a week of part-time help plus some additional contract help. So rest assured your giving is well spent. That is a great investment in the Gospel and you are being a good steward making sure you get the most impact for your giving dollars. God bless you as you obey God’s voice in your giving. May He multiply it to you, pressed down, shaken together, and running over (Luke 6:38)!
The Scriptures tell you to be full of God's Spirit. Fill yourself with His presence and His Word. So now what happens if you stay full of God? What will you be able to do with your life? That’s what He is going to show you in this message. Why He wants you to stay full of Him so you don’t run on empty. You can see tremendous things happen if you are able to keep the pace with what God wants to do for you and through you.
I. To Step Into a New Role!
II. To Meet the Challenge!
III. To Give and Receive!
IV. To Keep the Pace!
V. To Be an Instrument!