Refined | October Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Sep 30, 2021
In the month of October, God is releasing upgrades and transitioning people to their most strategic places. He is releasing grace for humility and to release areas of pride and stubbornness. He is refining us in our character and using disappointments and setbacks to grow us into the most refined versions of ourselves. It’s time to partner with Heaven and listen to what God is doing and place your “yes” on His.
My Heart Offering | September Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Aug 31, 2021
In the month of September, God is inviting us to dream again with Him. He is reawakening dreams that have lain dormant in our hearts and aligning circumstances to bring our dreams to pass. He is teaching us how to ignore the negative reports and He is releasing divine strategies on how to pray and partner with Heaven’s perspective on what is happening in the world. Moreover, He is drawing us into a place of intimacy with Him, and calling us to lay aside distractions to go deeper with Him in relationship. As we do, we receive grace to release offense and walk in full forgiveness and purity of heart.
Brave Obedience | August Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Jul 31, 2021
In the month of August, God is giving us powerful victory over our emotions and the devil's schemes. He is releasing discernment to combat the assaults of the enemy and the courage to bravely obey Him no matter the cost. He is aligning us with Kingdom minded people and qualifying us to go where He sends us. There is a beautiful grace to let go of certain relationships and agreements from past seasons while embracing true alignment and stepping into Kingdom relationships.
The Best is Yet to Come | July Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Jun 30, 2021
In the month of July, God is calling us back home to Him. He is displaying to us the true nature of His love, that it casts out fear and it rescues. He wants to heal our pain as we choose to feel it and let Him into our process. He is not afraid of our grief or disappointment. God is overwhelming us with His blessings and love and He is raising the bar for what it looks like to live an abundant life. He is knocking on the doors of His people’s hearts and empowering us to follow His leading. All of Heaven is backing you, so choose to step into whom God created you to be.
Living in the Unseen | June Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | May 31, 2021
In the month of June, God is changing our plans to meet our hearts’ desires. In laying down our own agenda and choosing to partner with Him, we can grab hold of the good that He has in store for us. God is using people around us to speak truth into our lives, remind us of dreams in our hearts, and infuse us with hope. He is also inviting us to hear directly from Him-there is a fresh word for each person, in each season, and in each situation. Watch for God to stir up your trust and give you specific things He wants you to do as an act of faith. Expect Him to speak to you in a way that you can understand and take note of truths made known to you.
Joy of the Blessing | May Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Apr 30, 2021
In the month of May, God is refining and strengthening the body of Christ. He is revealing weaknesses in the infrastructure and preparing a beautiful bride full of character and love. God is encouraging us to choose Him and ask for wisdom as we process the things in our life. He is a good Father that longs to instill identity in us and release an abundance of blessing on us. If you are sowing or plowing seeds, God wants to bless you in your steps of faith, no matter how small. The breakthrough you are contending for is not far beyond your reach, keep waiting expectantly for Him.
Full of Light | April Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Mar 31, 2021
In the month of April, God is re-establishing a covenant of faith with His people. We are on the cusp of a great awakening where the core of who we are and what we believe is being refined. As we spend time with God and focus on Him, He longs to reveal truth to us and fill us with light. He is reminding us of dreams He has placed in our hearts and amplifying our efforts in synergistic ways as we connect with others. God is giving us an opportunity to shift our mindset to a kingdom perspective. It is Him who will strengthen us and give us the courage to slay our giants.
Stand In Faith | March Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Feb 28, 2021
In the month of March, God is breaking through the fear of man. He is causing us to embrace the authentic joy that comes when we meditate on Him and His word. In addition to the armor God has given us, He is generously giving wisdom and discernment to those who humbly ask for it. He is equipping His sons and daughters for battle and leading the way forward. You have been empowered to intentionally speak life over yourself and your situations. Stand in confidence that you have access to faith that can move mountains. It is time to step out in that faith and trust God to meet you.
Get Your Hopes Up | Feb. Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Jan 31, 2021
In the month of February God is highlighting the significant need for covenant relationships at this time. It is important for the world to see believers committed to choosing connection, even in disagreement. Right now, there is a call to get our hopes up! As we partner with hope, God is meeting us in our faith, no matter how small. God is also highlighting the importance of boundaries in relationships to protect our connections. He is giving us insight on how to help all of our relationships thrive. Be encouraged that your identity is rooted in freedom, and God is exchanging fear for your trust in Him.
Our First Love | Jan. Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Dec 31, 2020
In the month of January God is stirring up a longing for His people to return to Him. He is revealing the areas of our life where we haven’t fully trusted Him and asking us to surrender them. He wants to breathe fresh life into us, reignite us with inspiration and passion, and invite us to dream with Him again. Others’ lives will be changed as they are drawn in by the fruit of God’s love and humility that invades our lives. It’s a new season - God is speaking in new ways and giving His people fresh, new vision as we gather together and seek what He is doing in this coming year!
This is Not the End | Dec. Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Nov 30, 2020
In the month of December, God is inviting us to sow seeds of righteousness through our prayers and actions. He is reminding us that our faith in Him releases truth into everything we do. We will discover hidden parts of our story and our family history as we become fully alive. God is revealing His nature through the voice of creatives and what they produce. Kingdom Creatives connected to the heart of the Father are rewriting The story of the truth of who God is for the world to see. You are being invited to play a role in the restoration of this nation as we fight for truth, freedom and the destiny of our land.
Led by the Spirit | Nov. Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Oct 31, 2020
In the month of November, God is emphasizing that all things are being worked together for our good. He is shifting our focus from lack to the abundance He is reestablishing in the earth. It is a necessary time to celebrate the faithfulness and goodness of God. Our focus and the fruit of our lives will determine what spirit we are aligned with, and God is charging His people to come up higher and partner with the spirit of reconciliation. God’s anthem is family and He is calling us to protect and fight for children who can’t defend themselves. He is inviting His people to live with a heaven to earth mindset and choose to be part of His redemptive solution.
A City on a Hill | Oct. Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Sep 30, 2020
In the month of October, God is inviting us to examine our beliefs. He is providing an opportunity to explore whether they are rooted in His word or if they have been molded by our experiences of the world. He is reminding us that we are covered in the armor of God and that our identity and salvation come from being His alone. We no longer have to fight for this confidence, we simply get to agree with Him and live it out from a place of victory. We were created gloriously different from one another, but our core value to see the Kingdom of God invade Earth is what unifies us. He is creating a united body and a sturdy foundation. As we come to others vulnerable and humble, He will replace offense with compassion and give us pathways to reconciliation. It is in the renewing of our beliefs that He will transform us.
Beauty All Around | Sept. Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Aug 31, 2020
In the month of September, God is giving His people a reset. It is His grace and faithfulness to offer us course corrections and invite us into a new thing. There is an awakening taking place, causing the world to come out from its slumber with hunger to know more. During this time, God is directing your path and accelerating the process to discovering revelation and truth you are seeking. There is a call to investigate what God has been highlighting to you and to do it with tenacity. In this season it will be important to pause and lean into the various ways God is speaking to you. Intentionally set aside time to become aware of the beauty that surrounds, allowing it to inspire you.
Truth & Unity | August Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Jul 31, 2020
In the month of August, God is doing a new thing. As you take new ground, you will have to do things differently than you have in the past. God wants to meet you in your desires and lavish you with upgrades. He is inviting you to rest and trust in His voice as He prepares a table for you. He wants to shift your mindset as you simply trust in His goodness. This month, don’t be afraid to face a change in course. There is an invitation to process discouragement and disappointment but there is also opportunity to release your pain for fresh vision and hope. The Lord is highlighting the need for healing from trauma and He is bringing insight as to how emotional health will bring freedom to His people. When this season changes, God may start speaking to you in unexpected ways. Draw near to the Author of Truth; He has so much He wants to share with you.
July Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Jun 30, 2020
In the month of July, there is grace to lay down your agenda and fully trust in God’s timing. So many have grown frustrated, waiting on the promises of God, deciding it best to take matters into their own hands. But it is the goodness of God to reveal only portions of our future to us so that we grow in partnership with Him. This month, God is graciously giving out reminders that He hasn’t forgotten about the dreams in your heart. Instead of growing weary waiting on your promises, there is a call for you to stand in faith for God’s perfect timing. God is also reminding us of who He says we are. In the space where He breathes identity into us, shame will attempt to fill you with its condemning nature. The spirit of shame will claim to be a helpful strategy, but its goal is to keep you from becoming all that you were created to be. As you silence the voice of shame, God is making you aware of the freedom you have access to as your inheritance. You get to choose to lean into the truth of what God says about you and declare it over yourself. Wisdom and discernment will be your friends as you navigate spiritual battles and move forward. God wants to generously give you insight into His plans, and when you pause and ask for wisdom, He is excited to deliver. As believers, we get to be part of the solution to end the divisiveness of the enemy by seeking unity and love. We have been gifted the ability to separate good from evil and to partner with God in what He is doing as we navigate situations. We also get to be part of the solution by praying for the creatives of the world. These ones play a significant role in the creative revolution God is birthing, and what they release will display His glory in a fresh way. This month, be intentional in your prayer and in your pursuit of wisdom, trusting God is making a way for His people.
Count Your Many Blessings | June Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | May 31, 2020
In the month of June, God is exchanging chaos for peace. There is grace to release things that are no longer serving you and to fill that space with what is. As the dust settles, now is the time to align your body, mind and soul with what the Lord is saying and doing. He is the king of working all things together for our good, and in the face of unexpected and challenging circumstances, He is doing just that. Although it may feel hard to see, He is moving and working on your behalf as you surrender old for new. When loss and disappointment try to take you down, rest in the truth that He has your best in mind, orchestrating plans far beyond your wildest dreams. This month, be open to what His goodness might look like as the Lord expresses His love for you through new relationships, the development of lifelong friendships and community that will change you. We are being presented with opportunities to grow. It is strength to reveal your weaknesses and to be willing to let God lead the way. We can take the path of least resistance and remain small and complacent or we can choose the path that promises the best version of ourselves, following God into uncharted territories. As you become aware of the access you have to His great strength and peace, be reminded that you are being renewed and quipped for your call. You were not made for ordinary, you were made for greatness.
Victorious Awakening | May Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Apr 30, 2020
In the month of May, we believe there is a renewal taking place on the earth. Things that have been destroyed are being rebuilt and what has been lost is being restored. There is a victorious awakening happening in God’s people and those who can feel the tangible pull are rising up. It is time for us as a body to decide that we hold the key to the rebuilding. As we stand in faith, our ways of rebuilding may be misunderstood by the world. In times of uncertainty and pain, we get to choose to remain confident in the goodness of God. We will worship and praise Him in the midst of chaos. When we are left with little, we get to continue giving away to those in greater need. As isolation tempts us stronger, we are bent towards choosing connection and living in family. Fear of pain will convince us to stay distracted, but we will give into the stillness, allowing the Lord to heal our hurt. When feelings of confusion invade, instead of retreating, we will be the ones moving closer to God, asking what He is building in the earth. God is calling us to be united in this unprecedented time and as we choose to stand together in the rebuilding, He will do the heavy lifting. This is our awakening: we will be known as a generous, courageous and victorious people.
Accepting The Call | April Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Mar 31, 2020
In the month of April, we believe God is reminding us of the call on our lives. We believe He is fighting for the fatherless, bringing about new perspective to fear-filled beliefs and releasing a new system defined by faith and trust for believers to operate out of. He has generously given us the responsibility to be voices of Hope and Truth to the world. We get to be the light in the dark - we hold the answer the earth is crying out for. Together, we are the family; the community that will speak of the goodness of God. Watch for Him to clearly define your next steps as you choose to partner with Him in your calling. He is responding to your yes with strategy, insight and opportunity. We believe God is waking up believers to become aware that we have been created to be His change agents of Hope. This month, as you find yourself being tempted to agree with worry or doubt, allow the Lord to rewire your thoughts. Let Him align them with the truth that there is hope for every seemingly hopeless situation and there are heaven-inspired solutions to all problems we face. Accept the call that you are part of the solution the world needs.
Land of Milk & Honey | March Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Feb 29, 2020
In the month of March, we believe that God wants to remind you of the promises He’s made to you, showing you how you can partner with Him to see them come to pass. We believe that He is also healing the hearts of those who have longed for fruitful relationships but experienced pain instead. Watch for Him to bring breakthrough as you lay down your agenda of how these relationships should look. Also watch for truth to be revealed in the media, and ask God to show you His answers as you embrace humility. In the month of March, many are facing situations that feel impossible, and you may feel powerless to change them. But be encouraged - God is bringing solutions to things that have felt impossibly big and insurmountable.
Making Room | December Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Dec 09, 2019
In the month of November, God is rewriting your history, and He is releasing revelation to discern the weight of our words in fresh ways. Hospitality is being honored and sacredly rewarded, and we have a divine opportunity to lean in and cultivate connection.
A Call To Love | September Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Aug 30, 2019
In the month of September, God is softening our hearts towards those who have felt alienated and judged, calling us to draw near in love and truth to those who are different than we are. He is inviting us into creation, and as we spend time with Him unplugged from distraction, He is meeting us with revelation and refreshing. Creativity is highlighted right now, and there is grace to try completely new things that you have never tried before. This month God is creating strategic opportunities in business and in other kinds of partnerships. As these opportunities present themselves, you will marvel at how divine these alliances seem.
New Life | June Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | May 31, 2019
In the month of June, God is restoring new life to the places of your life that have experienced loss and devastation. Healthy community is highlighted, and authenticity and vulnerability are coming together to deepen your relationships and make room for new ones. Truth is being revealed to those that are hungry enough to seek it out and find it, though it may not have come through the vessels you would have expected. Watch for pieces of the puzzle that is your life-calling and purpose come together. Revelation is being released that will make it feel like God is connecting the dots.
Promise Of Life | May Monthly BlogWritten By Anne Ballard | Apr 30, 2019
In the month of May, God is releasing His favor to open seemingly impossible doors. However, if you find that your circumstances are appearing opposite to what you know He has promised, it will be important to remember that He has a sovereign plan to move His hand on your behalf, even if it doesn't look like what anyone could have expected in the process. God is also opening wombs right now, and declaring His promise of life over those of you who have been given bad reports regarding your fertility. Continue to stand on His promises in spite of your experience.
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