Winter 2023 . Praise the Lord .. May the Lord continue to direct your paths one day at a time .
Message for the March 2023
The Weather has been pretty cold in these parts and with typical lows 40's in the highs 50's for the most part. Our Friends in Big Bear got hammered with Snow and Our Governor brought in the National Guard declaring a state of emergency to help those in need of water, food, medication, supplies etc. On a brighter note looking forward to warmer weather ahead as Spring is just around the bend. If you love Movies I would highly recommend seeing the new Movie Jesus Revolution which is drawing large numbers to the theaters nationwide. I saw it with my daughter Faren. It was epic and the holy spirit will definitely touch your heart during the movie. Our Ministry is about leading people to know Jesus by providing Christian resources on our site. if you wish to support or be part of our ministry in any way we look forward to hearing from you as we strive to fulfill the great commission sharing the good news of Jesus Christ through our website and ministry. We do not have a building or sanctuary but we have had meetings on the beach and over coffee. If you wish to meet up you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
With your help and prayers we may have a Sanctuary someday!
May the Lord be with you always !
Praying for our country under attack by what we are seeing across the USA daily as we are being blasted by totalitarian, deep state biased media and lies about what really is going on behind the curtains of power across the USA and in the world. In the Bible it clearly states that as Christians we are in the world but not of the world, Satan is in control of the earth where sin, evil, disease and death are here to stay until the Lord comes again. In this great country we know that we are being attacked from within and we have to remain strong and be involved to fight the good fight against all evil intent on
destroying the freedoms we have in the land of the free, the brave where all lives matter and freedom of speech and religion are the norm.
As Christians we are able to see through the lies and deception of Satan and know that as Sheep those who are of the world are following Satan and his lies right before our very own eyes. We must rebuke Satan and put on the full armor of God daily and fight the good fight against evil that we see in the world and live every day with purpose letting the Lord Direct our Paths and do our work, that being fulfilling the great commission spreading the good news of Jesus Christ which promised forgiveness of Sins and eternal life by turning your life over to Jesus Christ and accepting him as your lord and savior.
Remember you are the light that shines, and Jesus loves you as you fulfill
your purpose on earth sharing the good news with your family, friends and all who are open to hear about the truth the way and life as written in the Holy Bible.
God Bless Always !
JB Griffin, Founder OACF
Fulfilling the Great Commission
"To know Christ, make Him known, and help others do the same" - Navigators
Beautifully written - author unknown
"Men, like nations, think they're eternal. What man in his 20s or 30s doesn't believe, at least subconsciously, that he'll live forever? In the springtime of youth, an endless summer beckons. As you pass 70, it's harder to hide from reality.... as you lose friends and relatives.
Nations also have seasons: Imagine a Roman of the 2nd century contemplating an empire that stretched from Britain to the Near East, thinking: This will endure forever.... Forever was about 500 years, give or take.... not bad, but gone!!
France was pivotal in the 17th and 18th centuries; now the land of Charles Martel is on its way to becoming part of the Muslim ummah.
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, the sun never set on the British empire; now Albion exists in perpetual twilight. Its 96-year-old sovereign is a fitting symbol for a nation in terminal decline.
In the 1980s, Japan seemed poised to buy the world. Business schools taught Japanese management techniques. Today, its birth rate is so low and its population aging so rapidly that an industry has sprung up to remove the remains of elderly Japanese who die alone.
I was born in 1945, almost at the midpoint of the 20th century - the American century. America's prestige and influence were never greater. Thanks to the 'Greatest Generation,' we won a World War fought throughout most of Europe, Asia, and the Pacific. We reduced Germany to rubble and put the rising sun to bed It set the stage for almost half a century of unprecedented prosperity.
We stopped the spread of communism in Europe and Asia and fought international terrorism. We rebuilt our enemies and lavished foreign aid on much of the world. We built skyscrapers and rockets to the moon. We conquered Polio and now COVID. We explored the mysteries of the Universe and the wonders of DNA...the blueprint of life.
But where is the glory that once was Rome? America has moved from a relatively free economy to socialism - which has worked so well NOWHERE in the world.
We've gone from a republican government guided by a constitution to a regime of revolving elites. We have less freedom with each passing year. Like a signpost to the coming reign of terror, the cancel culture is everywhere. We've traded the American Revolution for the Cultural Revolution.
The pathetic creature in the White House is an empty vessel filled by his handlers. At the G-7 Summit, 'Dr. Jill' had to lead him like a child. In 1961, when we were young and vigorous, our leader was too. Now a feeble nation is technically led by the oldest man to ever serve in the presidency.
We can't defend our borders, our history (including monuments to past greatness) or our streets. Our cities have become anarchist playgrounds. We are a nation of dependents, mendicants, and misplaced charity. Homeless veterans camp in the streets while illegal aliens are put up in hotels.
The president of the United States can't even quote the beginning of the Declaration of Independence ('You know - The Thing') correctly. Ivy League graduates routinely fail history tests that 5th graders could pass a generation ago. Crime rates soar and we blame the 2nd. Amendment and slash police budgets.
Our culture is certifiably insane. Men who think they're women. People who fight racism by seeking to convince members of one race that they're inherently evil, and others that they are perpetual victims. A psychiatrist lecturing at Yale said she fantasizes about 'unloading a revolver into the head of any white person.'
We slaughter the unborn in the name of freedom, while our birth rate dips lower year by year. Our national debt is so high that we can no longer even pretend that we will repay it one day. It's a $30-trillion monument to our improvidence and refusal to confront reality. Our 'entertainment' is sadistic, nihilistic, and as enduring as a candy bar wrapper thrown in the trash. Our music is noise that spans the spectrum from annoying to repulsive.
Patriotism is called an insurrection, treason celebrated, and perversion sanctified. A man in blue gets less respect than a man in a dress. We're asking soldiers to fight for a nation our leaders no longer believe in.
How meekly most of us submitted to Fauci-ism (the regime of face masks, lockdowns, and hand sanitizers) shows the impending death of the American spirit.
How do nations slip from greatness to obscurity?
* Fighting endless wars they can't or won't win
* Accumulating massive debt far beyond their ability to repay
* Refusing to guard their borders, allowing the nation to be inundated by an alien horde
* Surrendering control of their cities to mob rule
* Allowing indoctrination of the young
* Moving from a republican form of government to an oligarchy
* Losing national identity
* Indulging indolence
* Abandoning God, faith and family - the bulwarks of any stable society.
In America, every one of these symptoms is pronounced, indicating an advanced stage of the disease.
Even if the cause seems hopeless, do we not have an obligation to those who sacrificed so much to give us what we had? I'm surrounded by ghosts urging me on: the Union soldiers who held Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg, the battered bastards of Bastogne, those who served in the cold hell of Korea, the guys who went to the jungles of Southeast Asia and came home to be reviled or neglected.
This is the nation that took in my immigrant grandparents, whose uniform my father and most of my uncles wore in the Second World War. I don't want to imagine a world without America, even though it becomes increasingly likely.
During Britain's darkest hour, when its professional army was trapped at Dunkirk and a German invasion seemed imminent, Churchill reminded his countrymen, 'Nations that go down fighting rise again, and those that surrender tamely are finished.'
The same might be said of causes. If we let America slip through our fingers, if we lose without a fight, what will posterity say of us?
While the prognosis is far from good. Only God knows if America's day in the sun is over."
Read it and weep, forward or erase it! I read it and am now forwarding it to you, believing that we in America are at the moment in time to stand up, or let it fall! We now may soon be at the next step in our country's future. I believe that it might be closer than we think.