Creative Art Ministry Training

Creative

Hello everyone! I am so excited that the Prophetic Art Conference is around the corner (June 25th 2016). We will be learning how to be used by God in our creative gifting. We are all creative! God is the Creator and we were made in His image. Whether you are a writer, painter, dancer, singer, crafter, business person, you are creative! The Lord gave gifts to us and in return we gift them right back to Him and use them for the glory of His name! If your new and your wondering what “Prophetic art” even is, read this article called “Why ‘prophetic’ art.” 

Come join us in a powerful time of experiencing God and expressing it through creative arts. There will be teaching, activities, lunch and much more! For more information and to sign up click this link:

PROPHETIC ART CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

I am coordinating the event so if you have any questions just e-mail me at jessi@fathershouseoc.org

Hope to see many faces there, if God is tugging at your heart take that leap of faith and learn what He has for you!

Raah Heart

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This is a heart being filled with God’s life and color. The creative Master pouring into one of His works of art (us). As He pours in, our hearts become saturated and overflow onto others.

There is so much beauty to be found in Jesus, there is so much color He brings to life. Until I knew Him, my heart was made of pure stone. I couldn’t connect with feelings because at an early age I chose to live intellectually and deny my hearts needs. I couldn’t feel true (agape) love…I couldn’t experience true compassion…I couldn’t experience God!

Not until He took that heart of stone and gave me a new heart, a heart of flesh. A raw heart, a heart that feels and that can truly love. And of course, Ra’ah heart, a heart that sees with spiritual eyes.

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. Ezekiel 36:26

Jesus made it very clear that He is after the heart, let us trust ours with Him. Then all the beauty and glory of Jesus and the Kingdom of God can move from head knowledge to heart knowledge. Where merely knowing about God turns into truly experiencing Him.

Never Alone

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Title : Never Alone

This one was birthed from a picture I had in my mind whenever I felt alone. When I would be praying in my bed feeling especially lonely this image would flash through my mind. Of myself, right where I was in my bed, but placed in Gods big hands. It brought me so much comfort each time. It became a tool for me to overcome the lie that I am alone. I would remember and picture His large hands around me (in whatever setting I was in) and it brought me peace. The peace then allowed me to trust God and listen for Him. When we feel alone it is because we are actually believing that we are alone. When we believe we are alone we will not listen for God’s voice or be comforted by His Spirit (Because we don’t believe that it is even there!)  And now, being 100% honest, I never feel alone anymore. Maybe for fleeting moments of pain, but even in pain I am so aware of His presence. God is so near to us, so near, in fact He is inside us. We don’t have to reach out in desperation, but really just be still and connect with Him in our heart, inside.

I invite you to do the same, if you struggle with loneliness, close your eyes and picture yourself in the exact outfit your in, in the exact setting you are in. Now picture His mighty and loving hands holding this space, and let that sink in. You are never alone, not for a moment, not for a breath. He adores you, rest in His nearness and His love for you every day.

So do not fear, for I am with you;
    do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 41:10

 

 

 

Jesus’ Love

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Jesus adores and delights in us more than we could ever imagine. We are His precious children and there is not a bad thought He has about us. This love is nothing like the love we know or have gotten growing up. It is far greater than anyone could give and greater than our hearts can even receive. This is Jesus. The real person of Jesus, who is in our hearts. Close your eyes and go to that place with Him in your heart daily. Let yourself be the object of His affection.

This painting was a vision God gave me during a quiet time. I was doing a prompt in my book (in the making), the prompt was “Draw God’s love for you.” This image immediately flashed through my mind. As I drew it I was being deeply moved by His love for me. I was totally crying like a baby as the message was being written on my heart by Him. A few months later I painted this at church during worship on the day of my daughter’s dedication. Her dedication was beautiful, everyone could see that the Spirit was felt by my little 2 year old. As we spoke blessing and prayers over her the painting lit up in the background with a beam of light (picture below). It was a very special moment for all of us!

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Through the Open Door

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“Go through dear girl,
come through the door into the life I have set for you.
The old has gone, the new has come.
… it is more amazing than you can even imagine.”

I painted this after a devastating blow to my dreams and my future. A humungous door closed, it is too soon to be posting the intimate details online about it. But I was in mourning, I felt depressed…I had to grieve. But before grief turned into hopelessness the Lord spoke new life into to me. He spoke that He has a plan and a purpose for my life far greater than I had before imagined. The old had to go so that the new could come. Even though it was another person’s free will that crushed me, not God, He is using it to bring me closer to Him and bring me to a higher place. The Lord is so good, I have joy and peace today because I surrendered the old and walked through that new door. I am excited to see the adventure it brings.

 

Prophetic Art Conference

Annual Prophetic Art Conference in Orange County is coming up!! It is held at my church and it is absolutely amazing. The conference last year totally changed my life. Come and learn about how God wants to use you and your creative gifts! new artists and experienced artists welcome. Theresa Dedmon, the creative arts director from Bethel will be speaking and it will be powerful!!

More info and Register at http://http://fathershouseoc.org/prophetic-art-conference-registration/

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Prophetic Art Conference

Annual Prophetic Art Conference in Orange County is coming up!! It is held at my church and it is absolutely amazing. The conference last year totally changed my life. Come and learn about how God wants to use you and your creative gifts! new artists and experienced artists welcome. Theresa Dedmon, the creative arts director from Bethel will be speaking and it will be powerful!!

Register at http://http://fathershouseoc.org/prophetic-art-conference-registration/

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