Praise God, I just returned home from a glorious two day retreat given by the Central Coast Aglow International Organization. According to information from the organizational webs “Aglow began in 1967 with four women who expressed a desire to meet together as Christians without denominational boundaries.” The brochure adds that “Aglow International l is a transdenominational organization of Christian women and men with more than 4,00 local group in nearly 170 nations.”
I’ve been familiar with the organization for several years and know them to have some pretty dynamic speakers and teachers of God’s Word. However, this was my first retreat with the group. The beautiful thing is that I was home praying one day and told the Lord I really needed to go to a women’s retreat where I could meet some wonderful sisters in the Lord and refresh my soul. The very next day, I got an email about this retreat; that was a total miracle! Well, the retreat certainly was a refreshing to my soul and spirit.
The speaker was Julia Reiff, the California State Prayer Coordinator of Aglow International. Julia is gifted in the areas of teaching preaching, intercession, & counseling and known throughout the Body of Christ for ministering healing and restoration to the broken-hearted. For three sessions, we were blessed with a deep word from the Lord concerning the healing of the soul in order to allow God’s full purpose for each of us to manifest in the Spirit. It was a wonderful spirit-filled event held in a location just steps from the beach in Pismo Beach, CA., which added to the peacefulness of the weekend.
If you are not familiar with Aglow International go to their website to learn more. They even have an Institute of Ministry that provides multiples Bible related courses to enhance your knowledge of God’s word.