The Hawaiian Islands are a popular vacation destination. Beautiful beaches--some sugary white and others charcoal black. Breathtaking ocean views of crashing waves. An easygoing, laid-back lifestyle. After visiting this island paradise, some people dream of making it their future address.
Kalani Pua never dreamed of leaving. He was raised in the country on the northern side of the Big Island and while growing up often fished in the ocean. Hawaii was his home for 46 years. Leaving to go to the mainland never entered his mind.
Kalani's cousins, Georgia and Stephen, were different. They'd leave every year to attend Winter Bible Seminar in Tulsa, Oklahoma. When they'd get back, they could hardly contain their excitement as they'd tell Kalani and his wife, Eliza, everything that happened--how God moved in the services and how rich each Bible message was.
The Puas listened to Georgia and Stephen's experiences for several years and watched many DVDs of past Winter Bible Seminars. So in 2014 when they were finally able to attend the meetings, they were excited. What an amazing week! Eliza walked in awe around the Rhema Bible Church auditorium. "Wow," she thought. "I'm actually standing in the place where . . . I have so longed to be."
RBTC Students heard first hand accounts of ministry experience from Rhema graduates during Winter Bible Seminar & Rhema Worldwide Homecoming 2016 at Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Speakers from across the U.S. and around the world came home February 14-19 to be refreshed in the Word and presence of God and impart their expertise to the students.
During the 8:30 and 9:30 morning sessions, directors and key team members of Rhema USA and international campuses preached. Every morning the students joined the seminar as Lynette Hagin taught the congregation on prayer before leading them in times of powerful prayer for breakthrough and their nations. Each evening Kenneth W. Hagin finished out the day with timely messages on remembering the power of God's Word and understanding the day we live in.
One theme prevailed all week: these are the last days. During this time we must stick close to the Word, the Rock on which we stand. It will keep us safe and prevent us from being deceived. Now more than ever, we must go into the highways and byways proclaiming the Gospel and bringing in the harvest.