MINISTRY INTRODUCTION PURPOSE LETTER
“Comforting others with the comfort, I myself have received from God”. 2 Cor. 1:4
MADE TO STAND, SHOUT, PREACH, TEACH AND REACH
MADE TO SERVE - MADE TO TRAVEL THE EXTRA MILE ￼
“Going Extra Mile Ministries (GEMM)
2000 West 7th Avenue, Gary, Indiana 46404 - 219-882-2311 or 219-902-3989 - firstname.lastname@example.org
How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel and bring glad tidings of good news! My fellow laborers in the gospel of Christ, we are living in the last days, and they are evil ones. It is critical that we move with urgency, that we compel all that have an ear towards the sound from heaven, “TO GET RIGHT AND PREPARE FOR HOME”.
Through the tragedy that has befallen households worldwide, including the home of Pastor Gloria, (SON LOST THROUGH VIOLENCE) God is calling for us to “To Get Right and Prepare for Home”. By whatever, and through whatever means, we that are called by His name, are to sound the alarm, cry loud, spare not, and warn the people of the danger of not being prepared for the eternal destination, for this is not our home! If God has put this kingdom message in your spirit, partner with me as we prepare a generation and not fixate on a congregation, so that they can be ready to go home, FOR REAL!!!
Pastor Gloria was licensed in 1995, and ordained as the first female minister in 1998 by her Pastor, Rev. Asher Harris at Great Band MB. Church, Gary, IN. In 1996, Rev. Eldridge stepped out on the ministry vision that God gave her and Sister Sister “Total Body Ministry” was birthed out, and from this ministry a yearly week long “Keeping The Fire Burning” conference is held. In 2008 Bread of Heaven Kingdom Ministries came forth, where the vision is to build the kingdom, “one meal at a time, through lot’s of love all the time”.
Hospital Chaplian 8 years, Graduating in Mortuary Science, Funeral Home Supply Minister
Pastor Gloria Eldridge
MADE TO STAND
On August 18, 2009 my son, Lewis Eldridge Jr., (Two Ton) age 32 was shot down by what is known in this world as a drive by shooting. Needless to say that what the enemy meant for evil through this tragedy has led me and my family to “STAND” and believe even the more so, in the ever loving, tender mercies and faithfulness of God, for it is in our weakness that He is made strong. (Eph. 6:14)
MADE TO SHOUT
This is my walk through the “Valley of Baca”, and God has prepared a “SHOUT” in my spirit man, that I may “raise my voice like a trumpet, cry loud and spare not”, a voice that will "break in like a fire and like a hammer" (Jer. 23:29) After watching my son "die to soon" my call has now been upgraded to go the “extra mile” beyond the pew view, “after a "generation and not a congregation", the “SHOUT” will not fall on deaf ears, as it has been prepared by God, to stir people not just to only "give" but to “live” in such a way that God gets the glory for every story, for only what we do for Christ will last. (Isa. 58:1)
MADE TO PREACH
I was told earlier by a friend that I was to preach my son's eulogy, but because of what I saw happen the thought was that I might not be able to relay God’s "Kingdom Message" which must be articulated at all times, because of my inner pain. I was later told by someone attending my son’s services that I had indeed preached his funeral (“for we are living epistels read of men“), when I closed the top of the casket lid, tucked him in and told him to get his rest, for all our changes would come some day, and it is a "change that I believe in". How beautiful are the feet of them that “PREACH” the Gospel and bring glad tidings of things to come! (Rom. 10:14-15)
MADE TO TEACH
There is a time and season for everything under the sun, and only God knows the real plans that He has for us, for we are the sheep of His pastures, so, “TEACH” us to number our days so we will apply our hearts unto wisdom. I am committed to go with His flow for I am His "Servant Glo" and His “GLOW” is intended to light up the hearts of men so our Father who is in heaven may be glorified. (Matt. 28:20)
MADE TO REACH
As I closed the lid of the casket, our Father will open up the eyelids, unstop deaf ears, make the dumb to talk, and the lame to leap for joy in their hearts and not in a hearse. He has opened up the flood gates of heaven and His message for me is Loud and it is Clear, STAND, SHOUT, PREACH, TEACH, AND REACH, for “I came that you might have life, and life more abundant“. (Isa. 47:7, 61:1)
Name of the Creator As The Father is יהוה "YHWH"
and His Son’s Name is יהוה "YHWH" Note: The Father & Son Name Are The Same! (John 5:43) They Are ONE!
Yahweh - the God of the Israelites, his name being revealed to Moses as four Hebrew consonants (YHWH) called the tetragrammaton. After the Exile (6th century BC), and especially from the 3rd century BC on, Jews ceased to use the name Yahweh for two reasons. As Judaism became a universal religion through its proselytizing in the Greco-Roman world, the more common noun Elohim, meaning “god,” tended to replace Yahweh to demonstrate the universal sovereignty of Israel's God Yahweh over all others. At the same time, the divine name Yahweh was increasingly regarded as too sacred to be uttered; it was thus replaced vocally in the synagogue ritual by the (Jews) Hebrew word Adonai (“My Lord”), which was translated as Kyrios (“Lord”) in the Septuagint, the Greek version of the Old Testament.
The Masoretes, who from about the 6th to the 10th century worked to reproduce the original text of the Hebrew Bible, replaced the vowels of the name (YHWH) Yahweh with the vowel signs of the Hebrew words Adonai or Elohim. Thus, the artificial name Jehovah (YeHoWaH) came into being. Although Christian scholars after the Renaissance and Reformation periods used the term Jehovah for YHWH, in the 19th and 20th centuries biblicalscholars again began to use the form Yahweh. Early Christian writers, such as Clement of Alexandria in the 2nd century, had used a form like Yahweh, and this pronunciation of the (Tetragrammaton) was never really lost. Other Greek transcriptions also indicated that YHWH should be pronounced Yahweh.
The meaning of the personal name of the Israelite God has been variously interpreted. Many scholars believe that the most proper meaning may be “He Brings Into Existence Whatever Exists” (Yahweh-Asher-Yahweh). In I Samuel, God is known by the name Yahweh Teva-?ot, or “He Brings the Hosts Into Existence,” the hosts possibly referring to the heavenly court or to Israel. The personal name of God probably was known long before the time of Moses. The name of Moses' mother was Jochebed (Yokheved), a word based on the name Yahweh. Thus, the tribe of Levi, to which Moses belonged, probably knew the name Yahweh, which originally may have been (in its short form Yo, Yah, or Yahu) a religious invocation of no precise meaning evoked by the mysterious and awesome splendour of the manifestation of the holy.
Also see "Consonants Or Vowels?"
Give Unto Yahweh the Glory Due Unto His Name!
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Life International Youth Fellowship is a organization in which was inspired by God through a young preacher by the name of Evangelist Joshua Dillard in January 2009. The Lord had given this vision to the Evangelist to equip the young believers in the body of Christ, as well as sinners, still realizing they have a soul as well. No matter how bad the problem, situation, or dilemma is we teach that God is able to do exceedingly and abundantly above we can ask or even think. Evangelist Dillard has been through many trials and great tribulation, but the Lord has certainly delivered out of them all, which has equip him to be able to be relatable to the young people of God being able to minister them out of their situations. Life International Youth Fellowship will valuable teachings through various activities such as: bible studies, conferences, revivals, seminars, workshops, etc. Life International has vowed to take the young people by force, realizing that the enemy will not have our youth, but they will grow in the things of God like never before resisting the devil and watching him flee. It is our prayer that more and more young people become apart of this great fellowship in which God has ordained to be so. We also welcome singers, psalmists, musicians,evangelists, ministers, prophets,teachers, apostles, and lay members who has a heart for our youth to be apart to be an awesome asset to this great ministry.We are in our beginning stages and we are calling all youth wither it be a Man Of God, Woman Of God, or maybe just a laymember in the church, even someone who isn't familiar with church. This organization was inspired by God to capture our youth before it gets too late, to bring them into the adoration and fullness of God's power equipping them to go forth into the things of God, and establish a divine relationship with God for the edification of their souls. You can expect this to impact the youth in a mighty great way allowing them to experience God like never before with leaders who are relatable to the circumstances, and pressures they face as young adults, realizing that we must do something to keep the youths interest while addressing all spiritual, social, emotional, and physical issues. In fact, we believe that God is raising up a nation in which will take the world by force living, preaching, and enforcing the word of God, standing for pure holiness and nothing less.
Our Mission here at Life International Youth Fellowship is to ensure the spiritual, social and leadership development for a generation that is to become ambassadors for the Kingdom of God, that are challenged daily to be not of this radically changing world; nevertheless, to radically change it by choosing life in our Lord Jesus Christ, addressing all emotional, spiritual, social, and physical struggles that our young people of God face in their day to day lives.
Our Vision is to receive an outpouring of the anointing that will fuel a burning passion to our youth, transcending all boundaries and advancement in the Kingdom of God.
Our prayer is to be still and stand firm on His Word and witness the powerful movement of the Lord's hand as he utilizes this organization to impact this great nation and beyond.
We would love for you to be apart of this great movement. We welcome all young adults from ages 15 - 28, all church youth departments and ministries, preachers, psalmists, teachers, etc. Remember this is a International organization meaning it does not matter where you are, you still can be apart.
We are looking for leaders as well who have a heart for the youth.
Young People Always Remember, that you do have a place in the kingdom of God.
Shalom, My Good Dear Brother & Sister! I appreciate you giving me your time to touch on Biblical thoughts and then also to share with you some of my study and research. Moreover, I want to mentioned to you the type of books that would be a must have in considering to formulate your Biblical Library. Moreover, these are some of the books that would cause one to move from a comfort zone, to an intense Biblical High! Praise Yahweh! Now these are some of the books that are recommended:
1. Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible
2. King James Hebrew/Greek Key Word Study Bible
3. Inter perter Bible Dictionary(set of 5)
4. Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of the Bible
5. Webster's Collegiate or Random House Dictionary
6. Synonym Finder by J.I. Rodale
7. Guinness Book of World Records, copyright 1985
8. Jerusalem Bible
As a Note: The Guinness Book of World Records talks about the letters "J' and "V" as being the newest letters added to English Alphabet, which is post Shakespearean 1630. So the letters "J" and "V" are only 379 years old. Also In The Hebrew /Greek There Is No Letter "J" Take These Bible Tools And Look And See; All "J"s Are a "Y" And All "V" Are a "W" In The Hebrew: Praise Yahweh! We Can Do All Things In Yahweh! It Is A Wonderful Time For Us To Be Here This Day! Note: Most Preachers, Evangelist, churches, artists, ministries,Prophets, Prophetess, Men And Woman Who Say They Have Been Call By The Most High God Yahweh, Don't Even Call Him By His Real Holy Name; The Holy Name Of The Most High Is YHWH Which Is YUD HAY WAW HAY That Saids "YAHWEH". Look It Up: For Yourself "YHWH" And Then Tell The Truth, If You Are From The God Of The Hebrews And Bible, Ex 5:3, Ex 9:1, Ex 9:13, When You Know The Truth Tell It. Great Are U! Note: Gather as many different Bibles and Dictionaries to help build your Library. Praise Yahweh!