“In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.” – 1 Peter 1:6-7
You are asking yourself, how much longer will this lock down last?📷Yes. It does seem like a long time for us all to be “shut down.”
Even though most of us have not been affected by the virus through sickness or death we have all been affected by the lockdown. We at Warriors for Christ have been in lockdown for 2 months, but are able to minister in new ways through the internet.How are you doing in this Corona crisis? Can we pray for you and your family? Please email your requests and we will post them on the Warriors for Christ Facebook page.We have temporarily had to put off traveling to Arizona and Indian Bible College, but the Lord has opened other doors of ministry for Warriors for Christ. With so many staying home we have new ministry possibilities to reach so many through Warriors for Christ Online.God has gives Warriors for Christ both challenges, but also new opportunities. We are adding new videos for our WFC Online channel on YouTube; on the playlist Light for the Path. Our purpose is to both minister and instruct. Also we are now “live streaming” them on Facebook. In this way we can answer questions bringing the Word in a personal way.📷We are continuing to add Google slides (like PowerPoint) for each lesson to help make our discipleship course easy to use – another tool for Pastors and Native leaders. We are also adding more videos to YouTube, on Walking the New Path discipleship course. Each lesson will have four parts (videos), again another tool for training and teaching.
Prayer Need:· Please pray for the Navajo and Lummi reservations that have been hit hard with the virus.
Opportunities to get involved:·
WFC volunteer intern for the summer. Needs to be able to work with computer, and projects on the Warriors Path (wfc headquarters)· WFC video production and web design· WFC Prison Ministry –can be done from homeOpportunities to give:· $150. – Modem· $100 – UPS -Backup battery for computer· $150. – New Phone for Warriors for Christ· $3,000. – Ministry trip to Arizona – Indian Bible College and Native Churches· $85. – Attachment for weed eater – brush cutter· $600 – Washing MachineA big thank you to Pastor Ron and Lois Bolt. They supplied funds for WFC’s computer and software upgrades. And Travis Crandall for a new weed eater and help at the Warrior’s Path.
PLEASE make a monthly pledge, or a one–time gift by VISIT www.wfconline.org ,at the top of the page click on “You can Help” then, click on the “DONATE” button at the bottom of the page and use our secure site to make your pledge or tax-exempt gift, through PayPal.With your continued support we have been able to minister during this time of new opportunities and uncertainty to the Native Nations. Thank you all so much for partnering with us. You are a big part of Warriors for Christ!”It is good to give thanks to the LORD and to sing praises to Your name, O Most High; to declare Your loving kindness in the morning and Your faithfulness by night.” Psalm 92:1, 2
“I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you
may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious
inheritance in his holy people,” – Ephesians 1:18
“Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever
circumstances I am. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know
how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the
secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering
As Paul writes, he has learned to live a life for Christ, not
looking at what others have, but seeking to have a closer relationship with
It is easy to see the “prosperity” of others and think,
“Why not me” Lord?” Yet, do we really know how their life
is going? Maybe they do have more money; but how is their family
life. How will their children grow up? How is their
Let us seek after a bountiful “spiritual life” and other blessings
will come. The Lord is faithful to those who serve Him, to those who seek after
Spring discipleship outreach to Kamloops B.C. – April 25th through 28th
Warriors for Christ will be heading north to Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
to be a part of the British Columbia Native Christian conference. The
keynote speaker for the conference will be Pastor Emerson Falls from Oklahoma.
It will be a great time to network, meeting new and old friends of
Warriors for Christ and setting up new contacts for discipleship training using
Walking the New Path. We will be setting up a Warriors for Christ table, so if
you are at the conference, come by and introduce yourself. We would love to
On the average 100 people attend, coming from Canada, Washington, Idaho and
Montana. The conference was originally started by Native Evangelical
Fellowship, with InterAct and NAIM Fellowship ministries involved. The emphasis
will be on Biblical training as opposed to a cultural conference.
Warriors for Christ will fit right in because that is the key to our ministry –
make all this happen we need your help, support, and prayers.
needs for this trip:
Prayer – asking the Lord to open new doors
Financial gifts to help cover – gas, food, lodging, and copies of
Walking the New Path for pastors and those involved in ministry
JOIN US – Look for the Warriors for Christ table
for Christ discipleship outreach –
available for discipleship training at the Warrior’s Path,
Warriors for Christ’s headquarters in Port Townsend, WA
AT YOUR OWN CHURCH
-Whether a Sunday morning service, weekend workshop, or a week long discipleship seminar, WFC would love to share Christ’s hope for the Nations with your church or with a group of family and friends. Call or email us so we can put you on our calendar.
for Christ Online
and Google slides:
Warriors for Christ’s resources with your friends and family. You
can even use the YouTube channel and Google slides to have a study in your own
home. This is an easy way to share the Good News with those you
love. Or these resources can be used as a training tool for
disciplers, for small group discussion, or for the general public. They
can be used on the reservation, and in urban areas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npzD-rvfHRI
Volunteer opportunities -Webmaster and technical help:
As we continue to add additional ministry tools that can be used by Pastors and native leadership, we also need more support staff to help with all the technical needs. Currently, we really need a new webmaster (website is Word Press) and a volunteer to help with YouTube videos, Google slides, and other technical jobs.
for Christ’s headquarters in Port Townsend, WA
Discipleship Center: It has taken longer to complete than we were hoping, but we are now ready for muddling and painting. We will soon be ready to move into this room, dedicated for discipleship training and fellowship which includes a 55″ flat screen TV to use with Google slides.
Thank you Roger Houle for your continued support to complete this building.
Your gifts have been so appreciated. And Pastor Ron and Lois Bolt have
given specific gifts for lighting, a flat screen TV, and heating!
Discipleship training at Warrior’s Path: Pastor, please make plans
with your church, or leadership, to come for discipleship training at the
Warrior’s Path. The training could be a weekend or a week – long getting
in depth training on the use of Walking the New Path and a spiritual retreat to
the beautiful Northwest!
Volunteer opportunity: As we develop the Warrior’s Path we have
increased maintenance needs. We invite you, your family, church, Young
marrieds, or youth group to come by and lend a hand. We need help
with exterior painting this spring/summer. Can you help with a project? Phone
us so we can make arrangements. We are located just outside of Port
Townsend WA with great recreational opportunities including the Olympic
National Park, sailing, etc. It can also be a fun time for horseshoes,
campfire, outside Gathering Place, etc. Some lodging is available.
is an excerpt of the Warriors for Christ discipleship course, Walking the New
Path. Each newsletter we add a new section each newsletter.)
7, Talking with your Father Creator – Prayer, Part 4)
How to pray
Place – Where do you pray?
“But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father,
who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward
you.” – Matthew 6:6
It helps to have a place set apart to pray. It could be in your bedroom, in the
living room, outside, a nearby coffee shop; a place that is quiet, relaxing and
where interruptions are few. From your kitchen to your office – have a regular
place to pray and meditate on His Word .
somewhere you can talk to Him personally, just you and the Lord, whether out
loud or within your mind, He can hear you. You can also pray with others , in a
small group, Bible study, or church (Matt. 18:19, but remember to keep your
focus on God, rather than seeking an emotional experience.
Time – when to pray
A devotional time is when you set aside a special time and place to get to know
the Lord through the reading of His Word and praying to Him. This will develop
a deeper relationship with Him.
Pray often. If you can, have this time first thing in the morning. (Discuss
with your discipler when and where). Try to get together with your Creator at
least 4 times a week. Pray for someone hurt in an accident you just saw, a
nephew who has an ear infection, or a bad habit you are dealing with. Just as
youth are constantly on their cell phones talking, or texting with their
friends, you can constantly talk with your loving Father Creator.
early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and
went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.” – Mark 1:35
$3,500. for travel expenses — Arizona Outreach to Native
churches and Indian Bible College – Our costs include: – gas,
food, lodging, airfare, rental car, and copies of Walking the New Path for
pastors and those involved in ministry, $35. per set for each person.
Warrior’s Path Scholarship fund – discipleship training at the WFC
headquarters – $250 per person will cover training for a week.
Please pray for open doors as we reach out to Native Pastors in the
United States and Canada.
Regional Directors: Please pray for God to add to the staff of Warriors
for Christ. We want to expand the ministry by recruiting and training Regional
Directors to represent Warriors for Christ. Their main responsibility will be
going to Native churches to provide discipleship training.
addition, we need volunteerswho can help with maintenance at
Warrior’s Path, office support, and technical help with the website, YouTube,
and Facebook. Other areas you can help: prison ministry, prayer board and many
more. Just ask how you can be involved.
Please look at the list of opportunities above, and pray about which needs the
Lord would have you fill by partnering with Warriors for Christ through your
service and/or financial gifts.
With your support, we had a fantastic Arizona Outreach. We want to give you a special thank you of appreciation. Through your financial support you helped make this a effective and life changing outreach.
We had discipleship training from 6 pm to 9 pm for Indian Bible College freshman and others. One Navajo couple traveled for 2 hours to be there for the Walking the New Path discipleship training. Through Lesson 1, we were training how to effectively share their faith, using the Romans Road and many Native examples and illustrations, including Warriors for Christ’s tracts. Can you get to heaven by playing basketball, The Flight of the Eagle, and The 4 Seasons.
With Lesson 5, they learned how to have victory through their relationship with Christ. One woman said that ” this is just the type of lesson we need on the reservation for our home group. Many in our group are struggling with broken homes, depression, teenage rebellion, and drug and alcohol abuse. We need the victory that Christ gives us.”
On Wednesday, we provided discipleship training for Mountaintop Assembly of God church in Flagstaff AZ. After teaching on having victory through Jesus , we had a time of application. Everyone wrote down things they were struggling with on a card – sins, habits, attitudes – and put them in a bowl. Then, Gordon prayed, taking them up to the cross of Calvary, leaving their problems at the foot of the cross, and returning down the hill in Christ’s victory. Many came up to us after the service and said that even though they had known these principles in the past, Gordon presented it in such a way that it was clear and understandable – they could apply it to their lives and ask the Lord to change them from the inside out.
Then on Saturday, we had a full day workshop with upperclassmen at the college. We sent out an invitation to over 30 Pastors in the area. One Pastor came all the way from White Mountain Apache Reservation with 3 elders. We covered Lessons 3 and 4, Who is Jesus Christ and the HolySpirit and what He does for us.
It is hard to relate by letter, the positive reactions we received from the students and the church. Again, it demonstrated the power of God’s Word. Thank you for making all of this possible. Please pray that we will have sufficient funds to return this Spring, and that we will be able to meet some people that will want to join with Warrior for Christ to take God’s Word and discipleship to the Nations!
“Pray for Dillon who is analcoholic, drug user and severely depressed. He hates living and doesn’t know how to feel or be loved. Please send him someone to show him a way out. Open his heart and eyes to the light and give him hope…“
There is hope through Jesus for Dillon! Help us reach others like him.
Native Americans are still the forgotten mission field with less than 2% Christians, yet the Great Commission reminds us to reach first our Jerusalem – America.. It is only through Jesus Christ that there is any hope for Native Americans dealing with alcoholism, drugs, despair, and the highest suicide rate among youth. Sustainable faith in Jesus Christ among Natives can only be created when they are reached through discipleship by their own people. Warriors for Christ is called to help fulfill the Great Commission to the Native church.
We are planning a major outreach this Fall. We will be returning to Indian Bible College in Flagstaff, Arizona for Evangelism and Discipleship training for the freshman class. On Saturday we will have a workshop for returning students, and area Native leadership.
Then we will be going on to a training at Pastor Cid Cota’s church in Show Low AZ. He is also organizing a Pastors workshop on how Warriors for Christ can help them reach their reservations.
During a panel discussion of Native Pastors, the question was asked “What is the greatest need in the Native church today?” The answer was given by Pastor Ken Pretty on Top, of Crow Agency, “DISCIPLESHIP.”
Team up with us. Together with Warriors for Christ –YOU can reach the Native church. With your partnership, through your prayers and financial support, we will be able to provide this discipleship training.
Specific areas your financial gifts will cover include: Airfare, rental car, lodging, a meal for students at IBC sponsored by Warriors for Christ, and complete sets of Walking the New Path for freshman students and Native Pastors..
Please join with us as we head out with the Good News and His Word.
PLEASE make a gift for this outreach- just mail your gift to Warriors for Christ, 7026 Highway 20,Port Townsend, Washington 98368
or at the top of the page click on “You can Help” then, click on the “DONATE” button at the bottom of the page and use our secure site to make your special tax-exempt gift.
This is a special end of the year report and update from Warriors for Christ.
As 2016 comes to an end, we see a world full of pain and turmoil, but as Christians, we know that the hope for this World is in our Messiah, Jesus Christ. It was exciting to see how God worked through Warriors for Christ in the past year, and we look forward to expanding our Native Discipleship in 2017. We invite you to join with Warriors for Christ as we reach out with Father Creator’s Word.
“ Drumming, sacred blessings and cries of joy have echoed from the assembled throng of Sioux Indians, environmentalists, civil rights and water-worried protesters after the weekend announcement that U.S. Army Corps of Engineers struck down plans for the controversial Dakota Access pipeline.”
That was a victory that many were fighting for, but is there another victory waiting to happen? Will people now leave the reservation, and all the media go home to their cities? Will the People again be forgotten? Will they be left in their loneliness, depression isolation and with their broken families?
Is there an answer to the desperation? YES- yes there is an answer; a victory for this Reservation and All the other Reservations and Reserves in the U.S. and Canada and the First Nations people in our urban cities too. The answer is Jesus Christ and the Life Changing power He offers all peoples.
Warriors for Christ knows that the most effective way to reach this hurting population is through Native Christian Leadership bringing a message of hope through the truth of God’s Word. The Action Plan of Warriors for Christ is to disciple Native leadership to do just that. We are asking YOU to join with us in reaching out with the ONLY effective answer- Jesus Christ.
Warriors for Christ Ministry blessings in 2016
Warriors for Christ Discipleship
Discipleship class – We have had the joy of seeing spiritual growth from those attending S’Klallam Worship Center discipleship class. It is encouraging to see Christ working in their lives, with increased power and victory. They are also taking increased responsibility in the local church.
Walking the New Path discipleship course – We are updating the discipleship course through adding new illustrations and graphics.
Convocation of Native Leaders – We attended Convocation of Native Leaders talking with several Pastors and presenting Walking the New Path to them.
Presentations – Went to several regional meetings of Native Pastors and made presentations of Walking the New Path.
Warriors for Christ Online
Warriors for Christ Facebook – Our Warriors for Christ Page on Facebook has over 4,077 fans – and is adding new Native American “Fans” in America and Canada and other nations almost every day. We are interacting Facebook with the WFC Website and YouTube. We are now posting our Light for the Path, and Walking the New Path on Facebook along with the full written text for each lesson as they are produced.
Warriors for Christ website – wfconline.org – Prayer requests posted on Prayer board, learned Word Press with the help of volunteer staff, posted newsletter and updates on Warriors for Christ.
Warriors for Christ Online -YouTube channel – We are videotaping for our NEW YouTube” Warriors for Christ Online” channel that includes: Light for the Path, and Walking the New Pathhttps://www.youtube.com/user/WFCrejoice
Looking forward to 2017
Warriors for Christ Discipleship
Regional Directors –We will be recruiting WFC Regional Directors to work with Native churches in new locations as the ministry grows. We will be training them at our WFC Discipleship Center.
Discipleship Training – Increase our discipleship training in Native churches in the U.S. and Canada, and at our Discipleship Center in Port Townsend, WA.
Distribution –Send out Warriors for Christ’s Walking the New Path discipleship course to Native pastors. Greater distribution of Walking the New Path discipleship course by attending Native Conferences and also discipleship opportunities among the Nations.
Prison Ministry – Expand the Prison Ministry by recruiting more volunteers, who would correspond with prisoners.
Warriors for Christ Online
WFC YouTube channel – Expand Warriors for Christ Online ministry by continuing to put Walking the New Path discipleship course on the WFC YouTube channel. We have a goal to produce a new video every two weeks. Each lesson contains two to three videos. This is strategic, so that these resources will be available to Native Americans throughout North America. https://www.youtube.com/user/WFCrejoice
These videos can by used for :
Individual discipleship instruction
One on one
church-wide discipleship training
Warriors for Christ website – With volunteer help we are energizing the WFC website by adding our discipleship course, Walking the New Path, and our topical commentary Light for the Path, with photos, and testimonials. Please come by and check it out. Expand the online ministry by recruiting more volunteers to help with prayer requests, support those who are being discipled through the internet ministry. www.wfconline.org
Warriors for Christ Facebook – We will be continuing to post videos and the test of each lesson. We also will continue to post prayer requests. https://www.facebook.com/wfconline/
Prayer Circle – Expand the Warriors for Christ Online staff and Prayer Circle.
” Warrior’s Path” – WFC headquarters
Expand our headquarters by finishing the Discipleship Center. This project needs to be completed so we can turn our headquarters into a training campus, to provide a place for Native leadership to be equipped to use Walking the New Path. We also need this completed so we can train Warriors for Christ’s Regional Directors at the headquarters.
Through your partnership, Warriors for Christ can disciple Native Christian leaders enabling them to reach their own clans, tribes, and Nations for Christ. As you consider your end of the year giving, through your tax exempt gifts, we invite you to join with Warriors for Christ. With your support, we will move forward and expand ministries in 2017. As you invest your financial support, you become a vital part of Warriors for Christ’s ministry.
If 100 of you would pledge $5. a month, one latte, we would reach our goal to increase our support by $500. per month. Or if 50 of you pledge $10. per month, we will be able to increase our discipleship training. This will allow us to be able to travel to more Native churches for discipleship training. In addition, we would be able to increase further printing and distribution of Walking the New Path to Native churches, Native colleges, and other Native ministries, increasing discipleship training in the U.S. and Canada. Any amount given will be used effectively by Warriors for Christ.
Some of you would prefer to give a gift towards a specific need. Below is a list of areas your can help with:
Scholarship fund – A gift of $250. will help Native leadership stay for a week long discipleship training at “Warriors Path”
Part time salary for website, technical, and illustration support – A pledge of $200. per month will give us staff support for Warriors for Christ Online ministries
DSLR Camera to be replace the camera that was stolen. To be used in the production of YouTube videos of Walking the New Path– $300.
Chart room – polyurethane for floor – $55. With this we will be ready to move in
PLEASE make a monthly pledge- At the top of the page click on “You can Help” – then, click on the “Donate” button at the bottom of the page and use our secure site to make your pledge via PayPal. OR you can use the contact page to send us your name and address and we will mail you a stamped envelope for your special gift. Thank you for partnering with us in the coming year!
In appreciation for a monthly pledge, Warriors for Christ would like to gift you the first lesson of Warriors for Christ’s Walking the New Path on DVD. This DVD is good for individual instruction, family devotions, or a gift to a friend or your church.
We thank you for your partnership and continued support. May your Christmas season be wrapped in Christ’s love.
“Give thanks to the LORD call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.”1 Chronicles 16:8-9
We hope that this Thanksgiving you will be celebrating with your family and close friends. Thanksgiving is a traditional holiday for Native people. We think of the Plymouth colony as the first Thanksgiving, but we know historically that a time of thanking Father Creator for a bountiful harvest and for His creation were celebrated throughout the Americas.
You can make this Thanksgiving very special. —
Around your Thanksgiving table pray by:
Thanking the Lord for all He has done in your life- family, friends, your home, your very life, your salvation.
A special prayer for the Gospel to be effectively presented to Native Americans and that the Holy Spirit would reveal Christ’s love for them!
This Thanksgiving, please pray about making a special gift to the discipleship training of Native Americans.
The following are specific needs we have right now:
DSLR Camera – $300.
Scholarship fund – A gift of $250. will help Native leadership stay for a week long discipleship training at “Warriors Path”
Part time salary for website, technical, and illustration support – A pledge of $200. per month will give us staff support for Warriors for Christ Online ministries / see–https://www.youtube.com/user/WFCrejoice
Chart room – for polyurethane for floor – $55. With this we will be ready to move in
Ongoing monthly support – Will you make a pledge of $100. per month?
Just visit www.wfconline.org — at the top of the page click on “You can Help” – then, click on the “Donate” button at the bottom of the page and use our secure site to make your pledge via PayPal.
This Thanksgiving, reclaim this special day and remember your many blessings by giving thanksgiving to our Lord.
“‘Give thanks to the LORD, call on His name. Make known His deeds among the peoples; make them remember that His name is exalted.’ Praise the LORD in song, for He has done excellent things; let this be known throughout the earth.” Isaiah 12:4-5
There are 13 lessons and each lesson may have from 2 to 3 parts, so we are going to be making over 50 videos (God Willing -and we strongly believe He Does ).
Our new Warriors for Christ Online YouTube Channel has had over 770 views. Our purpose is to provide Discipleship training online, and to provide Walking the New Path videos to help those leading discipleship small groups, both in church and home. We will also be providing each lesson on a DVD.
We need to buy a “tie mike” to improve the sound quality for outside recording (see Lesson II -part 1 beginning and ending part IE problem with wind). We have already received $15 towards this – thank you, Mike – but are $15. short. Can you help with this need? It will improve the quality of our videos greatly.
While on the path filming Lesson I, our Nikon DSLR D3100 camera was stolen. We really need to replace it. We can buy a used model for $250. We use this for many ministry purposes.
Please if you can help-
Send us a Email –to firstname.lastname@example.org—with your name and address and we will send you a stamped return envelope for your special gift.
Or–. Visit www.wfconline.org – then “how you can help” and use our secure site to make your gift through PayPal.
No matter what hard times we may go through in our life, He is always there with us, going through the trial and helping us with His wisdom and His power. When we face trials and struggles, we need to remember that “HE is faithful” to bring about the calling He has given you.
Join us on His path. Start using Walking the New Path, Lesson 1 , Finding the New Path. Request your free copy today. ___________________________________________________________________________________________
WARRIORS FOR CHRIST NEWS
Warriors for Christ Online YouTube channel: is up and running. You can go to the channel and see videos of Walking the New Path. Search Warriors for Christ Online and go to the Warrior on a horse Currently, we are finishing Lesson 1, Finding the New Path, which has 3 parts. These life changing videos can be a training tool for disciplers, for small group discussion, or for the general public. The videos have been well received. In addition, we have Light for the Path videos which are topical studies. In the future, we will be adding Native testimonies.
Reaching Out: We are reaching out to Native Pastors on reservations and in urban areas to bring discipleship training to Native churches. It is our goal to provide training workshops in Native churches, to see lives changed, empowered by His Word, and then leave Walking the New Path, so those who have been through the training can disciple others. If you are a part of a Native church, give information with your Pastor about Warriors for Christ. We are available for discipleship training in your church, or at the Warrior’s Path, the Warriors for Christ headquarters in Port Townsend, WA.
Discipleship Center: Through a generous gift, Warriors for Christ we will be able to finish the Discipleship Center. We are so excited about this gift. but we could use your volunteer help with insulating, sheetrocking, painting, putting in a woodstove, etc. Your men’s group or youth group could come as a mission trip.
Prison Ministry: The prison ministry continues to grow, but could use your help to write letters and pray for those in prison. Please let us know if you would like to bring Christ’s hope to those that are in a hopeless situation.
Warriors for Christ outreach: Be a part of helping Warriors for Christ minister in your church. Whether a Sunday morning service, weekend workshop, or a weeklong discipleship seminar, WFC would love to share Christ’s hope for the Nations to your church, reservation, or with a group of family and friends. Please share our Facebook and Youtube with your friends and family.
Expansion: We want to expand Warriors for Christ by recruiting and training Regional Directors to represent Warriors for Christ in their area by going into Native churches to provide discipleship training.
Warriors for Christ Facebook page: We are adding the written material of Walking the New Path under notes– to accompany the YouTube videos of the course.
(Below is an excerpt of the Warriors for Christ discipleship course, Walking the New Path. Each newsletter we add a new section each newsletter.)
(LESSON 7, Talking with your Father Creator – Prayer, Part 1)
As you walk along the path, you hear your Father Creator’s voice again and you say,” Lord, I am here. “Why don’t you come sit on this rock and talk with me?” says Father Creator. You answer, “I didn’t know I could.” Father Creator replies, “Because you have a relationship with my Son, you can talk to me anytime.”
When you read God’s Word, the Lord through the Holy Spirit can talk to you, but you need to talk to Him also; we call this prayer. Thus, we can have two-way communication. Through the Word He talks with you, through prayer you talk to Him.
“Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”
There are many examples in the Bible of how Father Creator is moved (responds) to our prayer.
In Genesis, we see the power of prayer when Joseph went from being in jail to being in charge of Egypt
In Exodus, the Red Sea opened for Moses and the Children of Israel passed through the waters on dry land
Angels opened the jail doors for Peter
Your greatest prayer was when you asked Father Creator to save you and forgive all your sins through His Son, Jesus Christ
As you read His Word, the Holy Spirit within you helps you know what His will is and when you pray according to Father Creator’s will, He acts!
“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”
“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.”
“Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”
· I am intercessor and prayer warrior. Have literally lost everything… have been truly hated and reviled by many Christians.. I just keep quiet.. cry quietly.. and pray for them, and the other things. Need help this day/night. Thank you. Saved 56 years.” – Anonymous· ” Please pray for my daughter Michelle. Things here at work have gotten worse for her. This evil co-worker is can’t seem to leave her alone. She at her worst behavior towards Michelle. Please dear lord remove this evil co-worker from her place of work. Michelle has worked for more than 13 yrs and can’t afford to lose her job. In Jesus name let us pray. Lord hear our prayers. Amen.” – Rose
“Dear God I’m hurting all over and very depressed. My Father in heaven please end our separation and talk of divorce so we can be reunited together again. Father please soften my wife’s heart and guide us to communicate again with each other. Lord guide us both to forgive and forget this unpleasantness that has darkened our lives. Please return us to the kindness, happiness, the caring, sharing and the love we had. Please Lord grant what I ask. I ask this through Christ Our Lord Amen” – Tom
· “For some reason, the devil has been attacking me bad lately. I have spent money on doctors and medicine but am still not well. I pray for God’s healing, deliverance and divine protection.” – Tina· ” need God’s help everything now. Am caregiver 24/7/365 for sister. She needs healing completely, and needs total healing and ability to function normally again [currently bedridden]. Finances… need to find special papers within 24 hours… loved ones – need safety 5 yr-old going heart checkup 3 weeks – she had same exam 2 1/2 years ago, died 6 times on examining table; born missing bottom half of heart. God has sent 2 special people to help – Satan trying to stop all contact. Have been having personal chest pains almost 30 years; 1st 2 were actually se
· “Please pray for Brown. He went to ER with a possible heart attack.” Brown has been a part of WFC discipleship for 2 years.________________________________________________________________________________________________
WARRIORS FOR CHRIST NEEDS
· Please pray for open doors as we reach out to Native Pastors in the Northwest.· Please pray for more volunteers to come alongside Warriors for Christ. There are increased opportunities to minister .
We need your help. Areas you can help Warriors for Christ: Website Word press, prison ministry, prayer board and many more. Just ask how you can be involved.·
We need your financial help in several areas :· Scholarship fund for discipleship training at the WFC headquarters, Warrior’s Path – $250 per week per person· Travel expenses for discipleship training to Native churches – to provide discipleship training for Native churches, we need your financial help. Our costs include: discipleship materials $30. per set, and food and lodging.·
Salary for technical help, graphic design, and illustrations for our son, Trent – $200 per mo. He is willing to leave his job to help Warriors for Christ, but as a college student, would need a small income to help cover his costs. Will you pledge all or part of his expenses each month so that he can help Warriors for Christ?·
Stove/Range – Presently we have no kitchen stove. We can get one used for about $300.·
NEEDED NOW– Nikon DSLR Camera for taking photos for Walking the New Path and other ministry events. Used $300. Newer upgrade $550. ( We lost it on the trail while filming Lesson 1 for YouTube)
Ways you can help: Please look at the list of opportunities above, and pray about which needs the Lord would have you fill by partnering with Warriors for Christ through your financial gifts.
Send us a Email -email@example.com—with your name and address and we will send you a stamped return envelope for your gift.
. Visit www.wfconline.org – then “how you can help” and use our secure site to make your gift through PayPal.
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
Regional Directors and Executive Leadership positions, Work parties, Illustrations, Student Internships, Prayer Circle,
Warrior Council, Headquarters maintenance and work parties, and many more.
Please contact us to discuss how you can be involved in ministry through Warriors for Christ.
WARRIORS FOR CHRIST
North American Headquarters: 7026 Highway 20, Port Townsend WA 98368
Donette grew up in a family that attended the Shaker Church. Because she had never really studied the Bible herself, she had a lot of confusion about God’s Word. She has come to discipleship off and on for the last 2 years and has consistently attending for 6 months. As she reads, and meditates on the Word, she is growing strong and stable.
It has been a joy to see her grow in the Lord. Even as hard circumstances have come into her life, she turns to the Word of God, prayer, and her brothers and sisters for support. She said in discipleship class a few months back that she would like to teach the Word to others in the future.
As we look forward to the Discipleship Class at S’Klallam Worship Center, located on the Port Gamble Reservation this September, we are excited to see how the Lord is going to use His Word to change lives. There are some expenses that we will have such as gas, the WFC course Walking the New Path and other costs related to this local discipleship training. Please pray about supporting this outreach on a monthly basis.
We are continuing to reach out to Native Churches first in the Northwest, and then as funds become available will spread the circle. We are available to do training for a weekend, a week, or even longer. We do need help on transportation, food, and WFC materials.
WFC – ONLINE:
In addition, this fall we will be developing an online course of Walking the New Path. We have already made a introduction video to this series on our new Warriors for Christ Online YouTube channel. Come by and check it out at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvUaJPOqzd0 My son Trent is helping us film this course and is really doing a Great job! Right now we are filming outside in the State Parks around Port Townsend. This provides a neat background for being on His Path- the theme of the course.
This special Warriors for Christ Online Discipleship Outreach will be able to reach Native Leadership, and Native Churches in America, Canada, and beyond. We will first put the lesson on YouTube, then on our WFC Website under Discipleship (see http://wfconline.org/discipleship-material/ ), and then put on our WFC Facebook page. The potential audience could be over 5,000. Maybe you would like to help our Online Staff in the necessary follow up that is needed to make it truly discipleship training, not just a Bible study. It is all about changing lives through the power of His Word.
Warriors for Christ- HEADQUARTERS:
We are still working to improve our WFC Headquarters just outside Port Townsend, WA . We now are available to train Native leadership at “Warrior’s Path.” Warriors for Christ has been given a Very Special gift from one of our supporters so we can finish up the fellowship/training room in the Discipleship Center. Thanks Roger!!!
We are in need of a lawn mower -$200. and to replace our kitchen stove- $200. used Maybe you can help paint the buildings at the Headquarters through your church as a mission trip or help purchasing exterior paint.
We do really appreciate all the help the WFC supporters and the Warrior Council has given.!! Just recently our partners gave money to purchase interior paint, video camera for YouTube taping, software for accounting, eyeglasses for Gordon and Jan, and 5 copies of Walking the New Path for Native Pastors. Thank you so much for your special gifts.
A PERSONAL REQUEST–
My wife Jan has not had a vacation in three years. Can you help with a very special gift to a mission family? We would like to spend a few days down in Portland visiting our kids, grandchildren, and just kicking back -a very needed R&R. Any help would be Very Appreciated
YOU CAN PARTNER WITH WARRIORS FOR CHRIST
PLEASE make a monthly pledge, or a one – time gift by sending us a message and we send you a stamped return envelope or
VISIT www.wfconline.org at the top of the page click on “You can Help” then, click on the “DONATE” button at the bottom of the page and use our secure site to make your pledge or tax-exempt gift.
“WARRIOR COUNCIL” – Those that have made a monthly pledge of financial support to Warriors for Christ. Please make your first monthly pledge or one-time gift. Join with us to help reach our Host people with Christ’s love. I would personally like to invite you to join the Warrior Council and/or the Prayer Circle. “PRAYER CIRCLE”– You can join the Prayer Circle by sending us an email an letting us know you want to be a part of this ministry. Help pray for requests that we get requests from Native Americans, for spreading the Gospel to Native Americans, and for Warriors for Christ discipleship training. We will send you emails as we receive requests and will ask you to join the WFC staff to pray for these needs, and the ones posted on the WFC prayer board. We invite you to join Warriors for Christ in a new partnership this Fall.
Thank you for your prayers and financial contribution towards this important work. Together we can reach the nations for Christ.
“Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:31-32
LIGHT FOR THE PATH
“Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need.” Philippians 4:11-12
As Paul writes, he has learned to live a life for Christ; not looking at what others had, but seeking to have a closer relationship with Jesus.
It is easy to see the “prosperity” of others and think, “Why not me, Lord?” Yet, do we really know how their life is going? Maybe they do have more money, but how is their family life? How will their children grow up? How is their spiritual life?
Let us seek after a rich “spiritual life” and other blessings and contentment will come. The Lord is faithful to those who serve Him; to those who seek after Him.
“Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins
and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
WARRIORS FOR CHRIST NEWS
Reaching Out: This summer we are reaching out to Native Pastors on reservations and in urban areas in the Northwest (WA, OR, ID, and B. C.) to bring discipleship training to Native churches. It is our goal to provide training workshops in Native churches, to see lives changed, empowered by His Word, and then leave Walking the New Path, so those who have been through the training can disciple others. If you are a part of a Native church, share our information with your Pastor. We also are available for discipleship training at the Warrior’s Path, the Warriors for Christ headquarters in Port Townsend, WA.
Convocation: We attended the Native American Fellowship Convocation in Auburn WA. It was a great time to meet up with friends around the country and represent Warriors for Christ. We are now following up several contacts we made.
Easter Dinner: Brown, came to discipleship class at S’Klallam Worship Center, so excited to tell us all his news. He was honored by his clan this Easter. He was asked to pray for the meal at his clan’s Easter dinner. Like others in the class, he has experienced such great spiritual growth.
Discipleship Center: Through a generous gift, Warriors for Christ we will be able to finish the Discipleship Center. We are so excited about this gift. But, we could use your volunteer help with insulating, sheetrocking, painting, putting in a wood stove, etc. Your men’s group or youth group could come as a mission trip.
Warriors for Christ YouTube Channel: Currently, we have Light for the Path on the YouTube channel and are adding more videos. In the future we will start adding Walking the New Path. This can be used for discipleship training around the nation, for those who can’t come to Warrior’s Path, or as a additional resource for disciplers.
2 other special gifts: We received a general gift that we were able to use to cover travel expenses for Convocation. This was such a blessing. Another gift supplied 5 sets of Walking the New Path to those who would otherwise be unable to purchase the course. Thank you so much to our faithful supporters.
WALKING THE NEW PATH
(Below is an excerpt of the Warriors for Christ discipleship course, Walking the New Path. Each newsletter we add a new section.)
(LESSON 6 THE CREATER’S WORD – THE BIBLE, Part 6)
Versions of the Bible – Use a Bible that is easier to understand such as New King James, New American Standard, or New International Version. Warriors for Christ recommends the New International Version Study Bible or New American Standard Study Bible.
Study Bibles – Study Bible have additional notes and explanations at the bottom of the page that will help you understand the scripture you are reading. There are also several Bible helps at the back of the Bible, such as maps, concordance, dictionary, so you can study and understand the Bible better. Before you study the Word, pray asking the Holy Spirit to give you understanding and wisdom. You can also read the introduction to the book of the Bible you are going to read to give you more insight.
Bible Studies – These studies give you an overview and explanation of the whole Bible or particular books. For example, Chuck Swindoll’s “Insight for Living” has many great studies on books of the Bible.
Concordances –A concordance has a list of key words in the Bible. You can look up a word and it will give you a list of books, chapters, and verses that contain that word a specific word. An example would be “Strong’s Concordance.” You also may have one in the back of your Bible. So, if you looked up the word love, for instance, you could then find each verse in the Bible that contains that word. Thus, you could do a topical study and find out what the Lord says about certain subjects. Take time right now with your discipler to look up “love” or maybe “eagle” in your concordance.
Topical Bible References – Example Naves Topical Bible lists scripture by topic. It has Bible quotes by subject, topic, or a person. Warriors for Christ recommend you get “God’s Promises for Your Every Need.” This small book is great for studying, memorizing, meditating, and counseling.
Bible Dictionaries – Defines a word from a Biblical standpoint. This is important as the meaning of words changes as English meanings change. Such as the word “cool” used to mean something that is colder, but now means something trendy, fashionable, or really neat.
Book Commentaries – Gives an understanding and helps explain a book in the Bible, example is “Matthew Henry Commentary.” It goes through each book of the Bible with verse-by-verse explanation.
Paraphrase – A paraphrase is not a real Bible, but one person’s interpretation of what the Bible means. An example of this is the “Living Bible.” Paraphrases can be a good tool to help understand the main ideas of verses, but should not replace your Bible
NATIVE PRAYER REQUESTS
“I am a Disabled Navy Veteran and my wife works at Wonder Works in Pigeon Forge… We have been displaced” – Kevin
“… Lord I come to you in the name of Jesus that you come into my son’s Val life and cleanse him from all the negative friends and behaviors. Lord remove any and all cravings for any addiction in his life. Because I know that you Lord are in control and will provide what it is your will…. May all charges against Val be dropped on June 23 when he goes to court. ….” – Rose
” Please pray for me. I helped this man for over four years. He had nothing when we met. Now he is in his own home, two cars, a truck, a phone. He claimed he loved me and wanted a life with me. He owes me a lot of money. ..I want God to help me. I want this pain and sorrow to be taken away. I am tired of running up with men who take advantage of my kindness…” = Norma
” I have been experiencing an onslaught of attacks by the adversary over the past three yrs. Recently, the attacks have been more intensified. Every front is under constant attack: family relationships, financial, Spiritual, and health. I am requesting that you would stand in agreement with me, that these attacks would be squashed by the Holy Spirit. I pray this is according to HIS Will, and in the Name of CHRIST JESUS, Amen Thank you Prayer Warriors.. and many Blessings….” – Ron
WARRIORS FOR CHRIST NEEDS
Please pray for open doors as we reach out to Native Pastors in the Northwest.
Please pray for more volunteers to come alongside Warriors for Christ. There are increased opportunities to minister . We need your help.
We need your financial help in several areas :
Scholarship fund for training at the headquarters – $250 per week per person
Travel expenses for discipleship training to Native churches
Lawn mower – $200.+
Stave/Range – $300+
Eyeglasses for Gordon and Jan – $200. each pair
To be able to provide discipleship training for ministry opportunities, we need your partnership. Real discipleship training is not just a Bible study, but is to be used to model a Christ-like lifestyle. We would ask you to prayerfully consider a monthly pledge or a one-time gift to Warriors for Christ so that we can go through the doors the Lord has opened.
Please look at the list of opportunities above, and pray about which needs the Lord would have you fill by partnering with Warriors for Christ through your financial gifts.
Ways you can help:
Make a monthly pledge, or a onetime gift through the WFC website – go to “you can help” and use the “Donate” button to make a secure gift through PayPal.
or just send us a email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we can send you a stamped return envelope for your check .
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
Regional Directors and Executive Leadership positions, Work parties, Illustrations, Student Internships, Prayer Circle,
Warrior Council, Headquarters maintenance, and many more.
Please contact us to discuss how you can be involved in ministry through Warriors for Christ.