Thursday, December 5, 2019

Step Out to Step In?!@#$@!%


It's time to step out...... 
It's time to step out to step into all God has for us! 

Joshua 3 Early in the morning Joshua and all the Israelites set out from Shittim and went to the Jordan, where they camped before crossing over. After three days the officers went throughout the camp, giving orders to the people: “When you see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, and the Levitical priests carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it. Then you will know which way to go, since you have never been this way before. But keep a distance of about two thousand cubits between you and the ark; do not go near it.” 5 Joshua told the people, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you.” Joshua said to the priests, “Take up the ark of the covenant and pass on ahead of the people.” So they took it up and went ahead of them.And the Lord said to Joshua, “Today I will begin to exalt you in the eyes of all Israel, so they may know that I am with you as I was with Moses. Tell the priests who carry the ark of the covenant: ‘When you reach the edge of the Jordan’s waters, go and stand in the river.’”Joshua said to the Israelites, “Come here and listen to the words of the Lord your God. 10 This is how you will know that the living God is among you and that he will certainly drive out before you the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites,Girgashites, Amorites and Jebusites. 11 See, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth will go into the Jordan ahead of you. 12 Now then, choose twelve menfrom the tribes of Israel, one from each tribe. 13 And as soon as the priests who carry the ark of the Lord—the Lord of all the earth—set foot in the Jordan, its waters flowing downstream will be cut off and stand up in a heap.


It's time for us to GO ..... to step out into the "unknown" and step into what God has for us in Montana.  It has been almost 3 years since the Lord showed us Montana.  We have done so much research and the rest can't be done until we get there.  We feel our time in El Dorado Springs, MO is coming to an end - though we have been busy with much ministry.  The Lord has been speaking to us through His Word and dreams and many confirmations and we have sought counsel from those who have done this many times.  There are lots of unknowns and we have more questions than we have answers.  What we do have is a knowing that God has been preparing us for this next season.  He has been strengthening our faith and resolve.  I can't say that we are not "afraid" and it will take great courage for us to pull the trigger, but we know that God has assured us He's going before us preparing the way.   We have NO plan except to take BIG BOLD steps......walking in blind faith!  (this song says it all - https://genius.com/Kim-hill-committed-to-the-call-lyrics

Here's what we do know or at least are sensing... if God wants to change things around He surely can....
1. We know the area we are going to - Bitterroot Valley, MT 
2. We know that we will give notice to our landlord and Ken's job most likely by March 
3. We know God is faithful and He will be with us! He will not fail us!! 
Here's what we need... 
1.  Prayers first and foremost....prayers, prayers and more prayers for wisdom, clear steps, planning, timing, selling and/or giving away as much as possible, healing to manifest, provision for all needs, courage, overcome giants in the land (snow-lol) and more.  
2.  Provision for a moving company.  We originally planned on doing UPack which is like Pods - they'd drop off trailer and we'd load and they'd drive it there.  But they are no longer available in our area.  
3.  Provision for a new SUV.  3 years ago the Lord told us to start test driving new SUV's.  We did... We found the 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited Hybrid to be first choice.  I am short and have issues with many SUV's.  So this one fits my body well.  Our SUV has many needed repairs way beyond the value of it.  
4. Provision for either purchasing the property we feel the Lord has highlighted OR provision to rent.  Rent in this area is 3x higher than where we are.  Our ideal situation would be to just move into the property and have the funds needed to begin getting things built and going.  
5.  We want to finish well here.  We feel that many things have come full circle as the Lord showed us it would.  There are many people here in Eldo we will MISS terribly.  And of course all our friends in KC and family - will be hard to say goodbye!  This will be the biggest move of my life.  And me being relational - it really does make it more difficult.  

Quotes by Johann VD Hoven-
"FAITH always has a destination, a point of arrival.  Where is faith leading you to follow?"
"FAITH = Stepping into the unknown holding onto nothing more than the Father's hand!"  

We appreciate your prayers and support as we take this HUGE leap of faith.  Please feel free to contact us for any prayer needs you have.

To be continued......

Ken & Michele Cole
...going in faith....

michele@wantinsight.com

Here are two ways you can give:

1.  Non tax deductible donations can be made to:
     Ken & Michele Cole, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744.
     This is the only way currently we can use funds for our personal needs at this time.  or through PayPal.Me/micheleacole

2.  Tax deductible options:

     Checks payable to Sonlit Fields, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744
     This goes into our ministry account to be used for outreach and saving towards our vision.

     Donor Fund - The Signatry - Ken & Michele Cole - listed under Want InSight Fund.
     7171 W 95th Street, Suite 501, Overland Park, KS 66212
     Phone 913 310 0279
     www.thesignatry,com
     This is an option to keep gifts anonymous - again for outreach and savings toward our vision.


Vision
God has given us a vision to build a retreat property along with ministry equipping center.  
The retreat portion of our ministry is to provide a safe place for pastors, lay leaders & other ministry folks to come and be refreshed & encouraged through prophetic ministry (if wanted).  We will offer private cabins with kitchens & full bathrooms, and plenty of places to roam on the property to get quiet with the Lord. 
We will offer other specialty retreats - marriage, healing, prophetic teaching & activating people into the world & health and wellness retreats and more.  

The Lord has graced us with the desire to come alongside the Church - to bring healing, deliverance & freedom to new/newer believers.  We are not wanting to replace their church, but better help them be ready to serve in their church. 
In our community building - we will eventually have a 24/7 prayer room, healing & prophetic rooms and a place for community worship services for those on the property.  

Our passion is to minister to a lost & hurting world.   To equip the saints to do the same and to be a blessing to our community and surrounding areas.  Our hopes are that we can pour out God's love in a mighty way to bring more and more souls into the Kingdom, get them discipled, called into their purpose & destiny and released to do God's business!!!!  We also have a passion to give generously to help those in need and to help others launch into their God given destinies.  



Saturday, November 23, 2019

Shop on Amazon and Support our Ministry - BLACK FRIDAY OR CHRISTMAS OR WHENEVER

Hi!

Wanted to let you know.......that we are now on Amazon Smile.  What that means is when YOU shop  on Amazon and use the link below, a (very) small percentage of every qualified purchase is donated to our ministry.  There is NO cost or hidden fees for you. Would you also please consider passing this along to friends and family?  Save this link in your computer's bookmarks OR just remember using Amazon Smile and put in Sonlit Fields.  

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-5156307

Thank you so very much!!

Blessings,
Michele Cole
michele@wantinsight.com

We are thankful and blessed by those of you who support us financially from time to time.  Would you please pray for us to have consistent, regular donors to help fund what God is doing in us and through us?  Any amount is truly a gift from the Lord.  Thank YOU!   

Here are three ways you can give:

1.  Non tax deductible donations can be made to:
     Ken & Michele Cole, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744.
     This is the only way currently we can use funds for our personal needs at this time.  or through PayPal.Me/micheleacole

2.  Tax deductible options:

     Checks payable to Sonlit Fields, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744
     This goes into our ministry account to be used for outreach and saving towards our vision.

     Donor Fund - The Signatry - Ken & Michele Cole - listed under Want InSight Fund.
     7171 W 95th Street, Suite 501, Overland Park, KS 66212
     Phone 913 310 0279
     www.thesignatry,com
     This is an option to keep gifts anonymous - again for outreach and savings toward our vision.

3.  Amazon Smile - shop at this link https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-5156307


Vision
God has given us a vision to build a retreat property along with ministry equipping center.  
The retreat portion of our ministry is to provide a safe place for pastors, lay leaders & other ministry folks to come and be refreshed & encouraged through prophetic ministry (if wanted).  We will offer private cabins with kitchens & full bathrooms, and plenty of places to roam on the property to get quiet with the Lord. 
We will offer other specialty retreats - marriage, healing, prophetic teaching & activating people into the world & health and wellness retreats and more.  

The Lord has graced us with the desire to come alongside the Church - to bring healing, deliverance & freedom to new/newer believers.  We are not wanting to replace their church, but better help them be ready to serve in their church. 
In our community building - we will eventually have a 24/7 prayer room, healing & prophetic rooms and a place for community worship services for those on the property.  

Our passion is to minister to a lost & hurting world.   To equip the saints to do the same and to be a blessing to our community and surrounding areas.  Our hopes are that we can pour out God's love in a mighty way to bring more and more souls into the Kingdom, get them discipled, called into their purpose & destiny and released to do God's business!!!!  We also have a passion to give generously to help those in need and to help others launch into their God given destinies.  




Monday, November 18, 2019

Doing the Stuff!

But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouraging and comfort. 
1 Corinthians 14:3   

They shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
Mark 16:18b 


What were you made to do for the Kingdom of God? What makes your heart come alive?

Ken and I have owned a timeshare in Branson since the 80's.   We typically rent it out to cover the annual dues....or in years way past, would trade it to use in a different location for a vacation.  This year we were not able to get it rented out and had tried to offer the week to our pastors but schedules didn't allow for it.   So, we felt we should use it and just make it a nice relaxing week.  Ken now gets vacation pay with his job, so we didn't lose any income.  (God's amazing provision).  The condo - Branson Yacht Club overlooks Table Rock Lake, just down the road from Silver Dollar City.  We like that because it's away from the hustle bustle of the strip and downtown and yet close enough to get there.   It's a nice 2 bedroom, 2 full bath and kitchen including washer and dryer, dining area and comfortable living room area.  (anyone interested in purchasing, email me).  

This past week we went for four nights.  The first two nights it was just Ken and I.  We packed a cooler of food and our little latte machine and just enjoyed the views, spending time with God and reading books.  The last two nights - we had invited another couple to come and join us.   Let me give you a little history on that.  This couple we met one time 6 years ago when we traveled with our friend Joni Ames to do ministry in Cameron, MO.  We had the pleasure of prophesying to them.  Fast forward to a few months ago, this couple, the lady reached out to me on Facebook and asked to be my friend.  She felt the Lord told her to. She was saying, will she even remember me?  I accepted her friendship and then she asked if we could talk by phone. She wanted to share with me how impactful our "prophetic words" were to her and her husband.  She said that it changed the entire course of their lives - full steam into the things of God!!  We started becoming fast friends.  So much in common.   We met her for coffee in KC about 2 months ago.  

Last month they asked us if we wanted to join them for a weekend in the Ozark, but we had already had an overnight trip planned to a prison - we've been ministering to a man there as well as to his aging parents nearby.  This is a really cool story too - but not for today. 

So a few weeks ago, I felt the Lord nudge me to invite this couple from Cameron to join us in Branson for the last two nights.  Once the husband could rearrange his work schedule, the answer was yes.   Now remember,  we've seen him one time 6 years ago and her 1 time  since then.  That's it!   All I knew was that God was up to something.   

The first night they were there they treated us to Thai food.  At the restaurant, my friend struck up a conversation with the waitress.  The Lord gave me a word for the waitress.  I had a vision of her as a nurse in a pediatrician office because of her love for kids and her compassionate heart.  I sensed the Lord wanted her to go back to school and go into the nursing field.  She had tears running down her face.  She had said that she loved loved kids.  She went on to say that she was watching a tv show about medical stuff and was telling her boyfriend just a few nights ago, that she'd love to go back to school.  My friend was sharing all sorts of stuff to build her up and encourage her in the Lord.  This waitress was just amazed at what God was doing through us.    - Now for the even greater fun..... our new friends left a $150 tip on a $70 dinner tab.   What an impression for that waitress!!! I say this -not to brag about their finances.....but because years ago a friend of ours told us their son used to work for a restaurant and didn't like working on Sundays... why because the "Christians" would come in and leave change or less than 10% tips often.   This couple made a comment to us that if they couldn't leave close to a 100% tip, then there was no point in eating out.   Wow!!!  Impressive - but not in the way you may be thinking.  I was impressed because I could truly tell the Lord was in it.  Their hearts we're pure - pure GOLD!    God is good!! 

The next morning we went to Billygails for breakfast - again our friends were treating - oh by the way - they told us when they got to Branson they were treating us to everything we did and they wouldn't take no for an answer.  Hmmm.... Praise God!  We had about a 45 minute wait to eat. During this time, my friend would strike up a conversation with every person around her and then some.  She shared about Jesus to all who would listen.  She became fast friends with many.   There was a couple next to me also waiting and I sensed they were a bit down.  I asked the Lord how I could encourage them.  I felt the Lord drop something into my spirit.  I began to share how pleased the Lord was with them for the values, ethics and integrity they've instilled into their children and grandchildren.  I shared how her love for cooking and family was a beautiful gift...and there was more.  She began to weep and told me that they had lost 2 of their kids in the last few years.  I was deeply grieved and began to pray comfort over their hearts.  The words the Lord had me speak to them were right what they needed.   We got seated and I felt the Lord said to pay for their breakfast.  When our waitress came, I asked her to get their ticket.  Well, our friends had another plan from the Lord.  The Lord had told them to buy EVERYONE'S breakfast that was in our room and the couple I had heard about.  That was 17 of us, I think?  I asked the waitress for "blank tickets" so Ken and I could pray and ask the Lord for something encouraging for each table so when the waitress took the ticket, they would get that instead.    That was a blast!!  When it was time for each table to leave, they somehow figured out it was our friends paying the bill and would stop by for a quick chat.  The couple I had ministered to earlier, also came over gave me a big hug and told me that she knew I must of been an angel because God knew what she needed when she needed it.   She even asked for my number to stay in contact and the other tables asked for our friend's business card.  One more exciting thing on this story - again another $150 tip on a $175 bill.  We even had an encouraging word for our waitress. 

Our friends treated us to Sight and Sound Theater - we got to see The story of Christmas.  Love that theater!  Well done!!! Of course our friend struck up conversations with many around us and I got to pray with a lady and had a word for her.  You could tell she was hurting from so much tragedy and loss in her life.  

Friday we went to the Tanger Outlets.  Our friends had some Christmas shopping they wanted to do.  When they went to check out in the Kitchen Collection store, I told them I was going to go sit on a bench as my feet were hurting bad.   I sat down next to an older lady who had a cane.  She began to share with me how bad her feet were hurting for years and could barely stand/walk.  I asked her if I could pray for her and she said yes.  I lifted her leg (with her permission) onto my lap and began to pray for her healing.  I asked her to stand up and see if anything changed.  She said oh my gosh, no pain.  She sat back down and thanked me and then asked if I would pray for her friend Jeff.  He had esophagus cancer.  I took her hand and prayed in agreement for complete healing and that she would get word that he had been healed.  I sensed such a strong presence of the Lord.   Her husband had honked the horn as he had gone to pick up the car while she was sitting there.  As she got in the vehicle, he honked again and both of them were waving at me with a huge smile.   That made my day!!!!    Tears filled my eyes, tears of joy!!!  I was so excited that even in the midst of my pain, God would use me to bless another!  I love that!!  

That night we came back after dinner and spent time in prayer and worship.  The Lord gave Ken and I some encouraging prophetic words for our friends.   What a blessed night!

The next day and our final time with them we went to The Keeter Inn restaurant in the College of the Ozark.  That place is amazing.   Again our friend felt a nudging to do something a tad different. She went over to a table and told a lady she felt the Lord wanted her to sing to her. So she did.  The lady was amazed and said the song was right on point.  And again our friends left a $100 tip on a $100 bill.    

We hugged and said our goodbyes.....except they now want us to move to Cameron...not only Cameron, but into their home!  LOL!     The four of us had such a good time - not just fellowship but because our entire conversations and focus was on what God wanted to do in us, through us and for us.   We all felt ALIVE and BLESSED!   It was exactly what Doctor Jesus ordered for our spirits.   We love "doing the stuff".  

I felt the Lord wanted me to share these stories because there are so many hurt and broken people out there.  As Christians, we should be "doing the stuff" daily... everytime we go out to Walmart or the grocery store or to get gas, ask the Lord if there is someone that you could encourage.  This is who God made us to be!!  There is a big big harvest coming and there are few laborers.  Ken and I are called to not only do the retreat center for pastors and missionaries, but to build an equipping center to train, mentor, equip and send out laborers to reach these hurting people.   We are anxiously awaiting the plans to unfold and praying about next steps.  

May God give you eyes to see and ears to hear what He wants your part to be - in fulfilling the great commission and in being a part of the end time harvest!   


Prayer Request/Testimony 
Ken - stamina for work - all physical labor and up at 3 am for several shifts.  

Michele - healing - I am still dealing with pain in my right side - it is lessening a bit, but still painful.  I am doing some better on sleep but still need consistency and more than 4-5 hours.  I have another new pain for a few months now in my feet and ankles. 

Ministry - that God would reveal next steps and how to take those steps.

Finances - we need a new SUV - it has very little heat.  I have to keep a blanket in the car with me. It still has an oil leak which is on the main seal on the engine.. both of these repairs would be quite expensive and not worth it for the miles.  Other things going on too with it.   It's interesting that we have people being led by God to pray for us and a new vehicle without our asking......  Ken's car is only reliable for local - as it has need of many repairs which are not worth it.  If it doesn't pass MO inspection this next renewal, we will have to just dump it.  

TESTIMONY - 
We did have a blessing in disguise from a month ago.  Ken felt we were to get a new Serpentine belt as it was cracking and had both the prison trip and Branson trip coming up.  We scheduled an appointment had it replaced and the mechanic had said that he ordered us a new pulley because the other one was about to snap (which means the serpentine belt wouldn't stay on).   This was on Friday.  On Sunday we went to preach in a country church about 1/2 hour away.  Just a few minutes after we left the church, I heard this thump, thump, thump under the hood.  Ken got out and checked it and the NEW serpentine belt had been tearing apart and the pulley was wobbling.   Normally I don't have cell service in that area but had one bar.  I called the lady from the church we knew and asked if she could come, follow us home in case the entire belt snapped - which would of meant our car would just die.  She did and we got all the way to the mechanics parking lot to drop it off back in our town.  Now here's the funny part.  The message I taught on was how to find joy and peace in the midst of difficult circumstances.   We just praised God and thanked Him for watching over us and getting us back without the car completely stopping.  Monday, we had an new serpentine belt put on and the pulley.  If we hadn't replaced the belt on Friday, our old cracked belt would of caused us to be stranded!!!   God is good!!! 





Blessings,
Michele Cole
michele@wantinsight.com

We are thankful and blessed by those of you who support us financially from time to time.  Would you please pray for us to have consistent, regular donors to help fund what God is doing in us and through us?  Any amount is truly a gift from the Lord.  Thank YOU!   

Here are three ways you can give:

1.  Non tax deductible donations can be made to:
     Ken & Michele Cole, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744.
     This is the only way currently we can use funds for our personal needs at this time.  or through PayPal.Me/micheleacole

2.  Tax deductible options:

     Checks payable to Sonlit Fields, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744
     This goes into our ministry account to be used for outreach and saving towards our vision.

     Donor Fund - The Signatry - Ken & Michele Cole - listed under Want InSight Fund.
     7171 W 95th Street, Suite 501, Overland Park, KS 66212
     Phone 913 310 0279
     www.thesignatry,com
     This is an option to keep gifts anonymous - again for outreach and savings toward our vision.


Vision
God has given us a vision to build a retreat property along with ministry equipping center.  
The retreat portion of our ministry is to provide a safe place for pastors, lay leaders & other ministry folks to come and be refreshed & encouraged through prophetic ministry (if wanted).  We will offer private cabins with kitchens & full bathrooms, and plenty of places to roam on the property to get quiet with the Lord. 
We will offer other specialty retreats - marriage, healing, prophetic teaching & activating people into the world & health and wellness retreats and more.  

The Lord has graced us with the desire to come alongside the Church - to bring healing, deliverance & freedom to new/newer believers.  We are not wanting to replace their church, but better help them be ready to serve in their church. 
In our community building - we will eventually have a 24/7 prayer room, healing & prophetic rooms and a place for community worship services for those on the property.  

Our passion is to minister to a lost & hurting world.   To equip the saints to do the same and to be a blessing to our community and surrounding areas.  Our hopes are that we can pour out God's love in a mighty way to bring more and more souls into the Kingdom, get them discipled, called into their purpose & destiny and released to do God's business!!!!  We also have a passion to give generously to help those in need and to help others launch into their God given destinies.  



Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Endurance

Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.  James 1:4 NIV

And let endurance have its perfect [b]result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1:4 NASB


What a season we are in!! Are you feeling it too? 

The movie Overcomer just came into our area. God knows what you need when you need it!   It was such an excellent movie about perseverance and endurance and focusing on the prize set before us!   I won't spoil the movie in case you haven't seen it - but I will say that there is one part of the movie that almost verbatim was what God has been speaking to me in my quiet time.   I may have to watch it a few 1000 more times until this season of endurance is over!!!  (Please let that be today)  LOL! 

Switch gears a bit....

The other day I was praying for a friend and I got a vision.  
I felt led to invite angelic hosts to intercede and do battle. I saw a battle above your place going on ...and so I asked God to bring the heavy hitters, the angels who can destroy the works of darkness. I see swords clashing but I see a brilliant light on the other side of the battle field. That's the side the angels are heading towards taking ground. There are many casualties on the evil side. I see the banner Victory Line.


Just a few minutes after I shared this vision with my friend, another post came in view that confirmed my vision. It was so reassuring....here's the article here - https://wandaalger.me/2019/09/09/the-angelic-host-are-awaiting-our-instructions/?fbclid=IwAR2fxMD7iuKXBzawf7ifP8a0vmJl_SC_eWm_8Av4FP977UhlnsS5fQaN6wY

For those that know me, know my brain works like a connect the dot board.  I pick up easily on themes and patterns and it's reassuring to know that God is speaking to others similarly to what He's speaking to me.  So many of us are going through an incredibly difficult and long season - waiting on God for a promise or two or three.   It's comforting to know that others are in the battle with you.  I am so thankful for those who are praying for me/us continually - and for those who check in with me regularly.   Honestly, I don't know what I would do without you all!   So thankful for the Body of Christ! 


wanted to share this post from one that Lana Vawser in Australia wrote.  It does a great job of explaining where many of us are at.....   Here's the link as well. https://lanavawser.com/2019/09/03/i-heard-the-lord-say-i-am-establishing-you-in-endurance/

For the last few months the Lord has been speaking to me a lot about endurance. That there is a deep work of His Spirit taking place right now to raise up a people of ENDURANCE.
ENDURANCE DEFINITION:
1. the ability to endure an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way.
2. the capacity of something to last or to withstand wear and tear.
SYNONYMS: continuance, continuity, continuation, lasting power, durability, permanence, longevity; constancy, stability, changelessness, immutability; rare, lastingness, everlastingness, bearing, tolerance, sufferance, fortitude, forbearance, patience, acceptance, resignation, resolution, determination;
(Definition taken from Google)
As I sat with the Lord recently speaking with Him regarding a battle that I was in and I was feeling weary, what the Holy Spirit spoke to me surprised me. He said to me “Lana, I am giving you a gift”. Immediately I was excited. “Awesome! Thank you Jesus! What is the gift?” His next word surprised me. He said “ENDURANCE”.
I expected Him to say “BREAKTHROUGH!!!” or something that would indicate the end of the battle immediately. Now, had He promised me breakthrough in my battle in the circumstances I was facing, ABSOLUTELY, but what happened in that moment? I was taken to a place where I realised not only was the Lord going to fulfil His promise to me and I was going to seize the land He had promised me, but in the midst of my battle, in the midst of my wrestle, in the midst of the testing of my faith, in the midst of the pressing and the hardship, God was not only going to remain faithful to His Word, but my loving Father was doing something BIGGER than I expected. In the midst of the battle, God was doing something so much bigger than I could ever imagine. He was teaching me to ENDURE and strengthen Me to “go the distance” and move forward in longevity. To run empowered by the Spirit into all that He has for me and my destiny stronger than ever and without hindrance.
Since that encounter with the Lord, the word ENDURANCE is burning in me. The Lord spoke to me that this is a corporate decree and banner over the body of Christ right now, that He is building a people of ENDURANCE. He is teaching the body of Christ what it means to ENDURE.
The Lord is burning strongly on my heart that we NEED this work of His Spirit in endurance in our hearts and lives right now in order to CARRY what He is releasing in this new era.
In this new era God is removing HIGHLIGHTING and DEALING with anything that would hinder His people from living in strong endurance. He’s delivering His people from the fear of man, He is bringing His people higher into the revelation of living from your seat (Ephesians 2:6), He is healing the heart, He is aligning the heart, there is a testing of faith that’s taken place, He is establishing His people deeper in the Word of God, He is dealing with compromise and awakening the Church, He is going to restore the fear of God to the Church, He is sounding the alarm for CONSECRATION AND HOLINESS, plus SO much more.
The Lord has been showing me in so many ways, in order for us to partner with Him and His Spirit in what He is going to do in the earth in this new era, it is going to require a people that are established in endurance in Him. It is going to require a mature Church that is founded and grounded in the Word and established in discernment and the ways of God. It’s going to require a people who are living by every word from His mouth (Matthew 4:4) and are sensitive to His ways and know what it is to live in the place of strength and endurance, DESPITE what is going on around them in the natural.
Living in the place of deep endurance comes not from anything in the natural but from relationship with Him and the empowerment of the Holy Spirit.
Friends, I want to encourage you, your battle has not been for nothing. The Lord is going to be faithful to His Word to you. He is going to make things right. He is going to demonstrate Himself as healer like you’ve never seen. He is going to reintroduce you to His power and the earth is going to be reintroduced to His power like never before.
The Lord is not only giving you gifts of joy and breakthrough in this new era, but He is also giving you a gift in the midst of your battle. ENDURANCE! As you walk this battle WITH Jesus and allowing Him to do His work within you, He is teaching you what it means to ENDURE. He is preparing you for the future. He is training you to walk by faith. I am not saying the circumstances of evil, sickness, disease, pain, trauma are authored by Him, that is NOT what I am saying. What I am saying is IN the fire He is teaching you to ENDURE with Him by faith and to OVERCOME. Many new ministries, new assignments and anointings are being released in the fire right now where the Lord is establishing endurance.
I prophesy to you that as you come out of these battles, as you come out of the fire, you are coming out with ENDURING FAITH. You are coming out with STAYING POWER! You are coming out TRANSFORMED and FORTIFIED by His hand and the power of His Word outworking in your life. You will KNOW that it is the hand of God and the energising POWER of His Spirit because of the level of weariness you have experienced and experience, you continue to push through, you continue to fight, you continue to believe, you fall down and get back up again. That’s not your efforts, that’s Him! “Somehow” you get the strength to fight again, that’s the Holy Spirit. As much as hope deferred screams, disappointment hangs heavy there’s still something within you that gives you a little strength to ‘keep hanging in there’ – that’s JESUS! Even in the moments where you have said “I GIVE UP”, there’s something in you causing a ‘restlessness’ that says “keep hanging in there!!”, yet causes your soul to SCREAM “I want to give up”.
In those places, God is whispering “I am teaching you to live by MY SPIRIT and not your soul. To live by your soul will cause you to fall, to live by My Spirit will cause you to ENDURE.”
There is a divine rearranging taking place that in these battles the Lord is teaching His people to live by the Spirit and not led by the soul.
Out of His love, God is training, healing, building and establishing the Church in endurance like we have never seen because in this new era there will be many times where the Church will need the STAYING POWER OF FAITH and the heart of endurance that speaks, charges forward and remains even when all of hell tries to stop it in the earth. The enduring power that Jesus demonstrated at the Cross is being released into His people NOW for the sake of the glorious GOOD NEWS of the Gospel going forth. An army of light arising in this hour of Isaiah 60 unapologetic, unashamed and unshakeable declaring Jesus as the way, the truth and the life and being immovable by the impossibilities that shout.
We are entering into a time of the greatest demonstrations of His power in the earth and seeing His Glory manifest as a Church arises with great endurance and conviction living and governing from the heavenly places and seeing it manifest on the earth. The Church that endures and walks by faith like never before that will see the most glorious signs, wonders and miracles in the face of giants, opposition or darkness. His light and Glory will shine brighter.
The overcomers are truly being birthed!
And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, 10 so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11 being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy; giving thanks[a] to the Father, who has qualified you[b] to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.” (Colossians 1:9-12 ESV)
“My fellow believers, when it seems as though you are facing nothing but difficulties see it as an invaluable opportunity to experience the greatest joy that you can! 3 For you know that when your faith is tested[a] it stirs up power within you to endure all things. 4 And then as your endurance grows even stronger it will release perfection into every part of your being until there is nothing missing and nothing lacking.” (James 1:2-4 TPT)   END
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Here's what I have been meditating on - I pray it encourages and strengthens you!! 
And the God of peace will swiftly POUND Satan to a pulp under your feet! And the wonderful favor of our Lord Jesus will surround you.  Romans 16:20TPT 

Please continue to pray for God's healing touch on my body - sleep, pain & just complete healing!!   
Please pray for Ken's shoulder and wrist - some pain - seems to be aggravated by work - lots of heavy lifting.
Please continue to pray for God's provision.  
Please continue to pray for God's perfect timing on destiny. 
And if you have any prayer requests, please email me.  


Blessings,
Michele Cole
michele@wantinsight.com

We are thankful and blessed by those of you who support us financially from time to time.  Would you please pray for us to have consistent, regular donors to help fund what God is doing in us and through us?  Any amount is truly a gift from the Lord.  Thank YOU!   

Here are three ways you can give:

1.  Non tax deductible donations can be made to:
     Ken & Michele Cole, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744.
     This is the only way currently we can use funds for our personal needs at this time.  or through PayPal.Me/micheleacole

2.  Tax deductible options:

     Checks payable to Sonlit Fields, PO Box 371, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744
     This goes into our ministry account to be used for outreach and saving towards our vision.

     Donor Fund - The Signatry - Ken & Michele Cole - listed under Want InSight Fund.
     7171 W 95th Street, Suite 501, Overland Park, KS 66212
     Phone 913 310 0279
     www.thesignatry,com
     This is an option to keep gifts anonymous - again for outreach and savings toward our vision.


Vision
God has given us a vision to build a retreat property along with ministry equipping center.  
The retreat portion of our ministry is to provide a safe place for pastors, lay leaders & other ministry folks to come and be refreshed & encouraged through prophetic ministry (if wanted).  We will offer private cabins with kitchens & full bathrooms, and plenty of places to roam on the property to get quiet with the Lord. 
We will offer other specialty retreats - marriage, healing, prophetic teaching & activating people into the world & health and wellness retreats and more.  

The Lord has graced us with the desire to come alongside the Church - to bring healing, deliverance & freedom to new/newer believers.  We are not wanting to replace their church, but better help them be ready to serve in their church. 
In our community building - we will eventually have a 24/7 prayer room, healing & prophetic rooms and a place for community worship services for those on the property.  

Our passion is to minister to a lost & hurting world.   To equip the saints to do the same and to be a blessing to our community and surrounding areas.  Our hopes are that we can pour out God's love in a mighty way to bring more and more souls into the Kingdom, get them discipled, called into their purpose & destiny and released to do God's business!!!!  We also have a passion to give generously to help those in need and to help others launch into their God given destinies.