Testimonies Article

Lexc Pullens' Testimony after Attending Elim Leadership Training

On Apr 01, 2017 03:17 PM EDT

I remember being filled with so much pain in the middle of the night. I cried and I clinched my pillow in desperation for relief. My mind was saying, "God I don't know what's wrong with me." But my spirit knew that I was in a battle. A battle to "become" when I met Pastor Faith a year ago I knew she held significance. I knew that one day God would reveal that significance and that day had quickly come. I found myself unpacking my suitcase and embracing my stay at Elim Center. Each day was filled with tasks, but one superseding all. "DRAW CLOSE TO GOD. CRY OUT TO GOD"  Everyday I received accurate powerful words from my father, gentleness, compassion, love, and grace. Everyday I felt a release. I could feel God healing me and stirring up the gifts inside of me. I went from practicing everyday to leading worship for prayer services all through the guidance of the Holy Spirit. I had grown in such a small period of time.  I could see myself opening up to receive more from God and I know it wouldn't have been possible with out our consistency in prayer. It felt good to know that we all were there to draw closer. I know God was glorified in our fellowshipping, our service to Elim, our prayer time, and Edward's cooking! I honestly believe that through the guidance from my Lord and his loving servants Pastor Z and Pastor Faith (my friends) I was able to grow in spirit and it affected the will of God in regards to my life and my confidence! I feel even closer to God through my time at Elim and they have made me aware of the standard God desires from me. How often he wants me in prayer and I humbly accept this! Every relationship needs great communication. There's no limitations on how often you can connect with God! Their example has inspired and motivated me to stay close, to draw nigh to him so that he won't withhold himself from me! Thank you so much Elim for all that you are and all that you are doing! May God continue to bless every area of this center!In Jesus name... AMEN! 

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