Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that we’re now introducing a regular podcast on Spreaker. To access the podcasts, you can either download the Spreaker listening app on your mobile device, look up the “Omega Ministries: A Prophetic Perspective” channel or listen to the podcasts via YouTube. The channel is listed as OmegaMinistriesTX.
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By Pat Hodges
Very recently Misty and I were ministering in a leadership conference here in the Dallas area with Judy Brooks (some of you may know who she is) of Empowering International Ministries. The name of the conference was “Eagles Arising Stronger”. During the conference the Lord addressed that He wants more that just the eagles to arise, He wants them released!
The release of the eagles marks a shift in the prophetic season we’re in. Some have been “sidelined” by the Lord for a prophetic “refitting” of equipment, while others are being released for the first time. Some have gone through a season in the “cave” as Elijah experienced in 1 Kings 19, others have been patiently waiting to get their feathers for their first flight.
I want to address those of you who’ve been in your cave. Some of you thought it was circumstances that took you into your cave season, others it seemed as though you just grew too tired and needed a rest. You’ve probably have been feeling like you failed God and the ministry. After all, why would you feel like you’ve been walking in such dark places, with little or no vision at all if it weren’t for “failure”? But the word of the Lord to you is, He brought you to that cave you’ve been in! He brought you to this place to restore your soul and to rebuild the broken places in your life so you can progress in your walk with Him (not just in your ministry).
Others of you have been in the cave for a refitting, you’ve been there for a repurposing. Promotion time is on the horizon although it may feel like it’s been a season of demotion. God has been stripping away the old to refit you with the new. When this happens our ministries change, grow and progress. The anointing He has put in you strengthens. The sphere of influence often times grows. With this greater authority comes greater responsibility.
Much of the time we equate inactivity in ministry with wasted time, when in fact that may not be the case at all. A very well know minister by the name of Bob Jones told me once, “When God gives you a vacation, you’d better take it, ’cause you’re going to need it for the next season”. It’s in these seasons of activity that God can bring transformation in our lives and ministries. Many of you have been and are going through these transformations.
Be encouraged, you aren’t “doomed” to inactivity forever.
By Pat Hodges
It’s been quite some time since anything has been posted on the Omega Ministries website. We know it hasn’t gone unnoticed. We have been contacted by some, concerned about how we’re doing, some have asked if we’ totally walked away from public ministry, etc.
The answer to these questions are yes, we’re okay and no we haven’t waked totally away from public ministry. Yes, I laid it down, but have not totally turned my back on it . . . there is a difference! We have laid down public ministry for the last 8 years, and I for the most part laid down any type of ministry for much of that time except for private ministry. For personal reasons I came to the place that that’s what I felt that was what was required. Without boring you with all the drama, I abruptly found myself in a place that I could not soldier on in public ministry without taking some time out.
There is no shame in this. We’ve all seen those who have tried to press on when they should have taken some time off . . . they didn’t and it didn’t end well. I did not want to be one of those statistics! Wisdom had to prevail.
The Lord has made it abundantly clear that this season is over. Through a series of dreams, and even situational setups which He orchestrated as well as numerous prophetic words, He has made it very clear that it’s time to re-engage. To that end I will be obedient.
So, with that being the case, the first and easiest and maybe obvious place to re-engage is on this website and with the videos. As the Lord opens doors for public ministry I will walk through them . . . the night is over and a new day has dawned for this ministry.
For those of you who have faithfully prayed for us during this time, a big heartfelt thank you goes out to you. To you who have lovingly ministered to us during this season, thank you. May the Lord reward you all richly!