Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mile High Witnessing

witness:  “attestation of fact, event, etc., from personal knowledge;” also “one who testifies;” originally “knowledge, wit,” formed from wit (n.) ness…a person who gives testimony.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/witnessing

Reflecting off the great weekend I had in Branson last weekend, I had to stop and remember perhaps the most powerful moment of the entire trip which I failed to mention in my report of the Future Congress in the last couple posts. It came on the day of travel on a flight from Branson Missouri to a lay over at Denver International Airport. After having breakfast with Douglas Hamp and Chris Pinto, we arrived at the airport and continued the conference in our own little way. The discussions were so fascinating that Doug decided to check to see if he can change his seat to sit in the same row as Chris Pinto. After successfully changing his seat, he told me I should ask to see if I can’t do the same. I eagerly went to the desk and got my seat changed to a row behind Doug and Chris.

Once we boarded the plane, I took my seat and realized that I was on the opposite isle from where Chris and Doug were. Not of much use to continue a conversation with them. But God has a funny way of working things out. Behind me were three ladies I met at the conference and to my right was a gentlemen named Keith who probably had no idea that he was about to get drenched with the Gospel.

As any conversation starts with a stranger, we began with small talk. He had asked about why I was in Branson and after describing the conference, he made a few remarks about how he doesn’t subscribe to religion. As we broke the ice, I began to ask him more about why he doesn’t believe in God or Jesus or “subscribe to any religions” as he put it. Most of it was answered with comments like, “well I’m a good person, I do good for others and so why do I need God or Jesus to live a good life?” Valid stance and I believe it’s a position many people take. I immediately recognized the opportunity and prayed to God for the words and wisdom of the Holy Spirit to work in me and in this brother Keith.

What happened in the next hour and a half was my first true experience of witnessing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to a non-believer, in person. I had done some things online in email, and in forums, and chats, but never in person. I can’t get into all the details because it would take forever to write, and quite frankly, I don’t think I can adequately recall all the details of the conversation. But I will say that the Holy Spirit moved inside of my to give me verses, analogies, metaphors, and concepts that any apologist would ever need to defend and to properly explain the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Keith had described how his current girlfriend was a Christian and that she does the “church” thing. He also mentioned how he “tried the born again thing,” but that it didn’t really change anything or work for him. God bless this man Keith because he really was a good man with a great heart. But we got into a lot of issues regarding God and eventually Jesus Christ that he didn’t know about. His pastors, when he “tried the born again thing,” merely told him to pray about the questions he had, which is disappointing. But nevertheless, I began to discuss the concept of morality, where it comes from, and why we have the ability to even conceptualize morality. He, like I am sure many others, felt that the idea that you need God to be a moral person was absurd. I explained how that’s a common misunderstanding of what the believer is saying. What I tried to convey to him was that the ability to rationalize between good and bad must mean there is an ultimate good of which we can measure or base our measurement of morality off of (that was wordy, but I hope you get my drift). I used all the analogies for example, if gravity is a law, there must be a law giver; we know there is a “law” of physics, which warrants an author who put in place that law of which we would not exist if it weren’t there.  In the same way, if there is an ability to measure morality, it must mean there is a perfect moral basis to reflect your own morality off of. This was just one example of several topics we covered in the conversation.

The only explanation I have to the endless thoughts, concepts, bible verses, and answers I had for this man’s questions was the Holy Spirit. I have done a good amount of reading on many issues and continue to read the bible as much as possible, but I had no idea that I was adequately able to not only defend my faith, but also share the good news. I will have to say thanks to Chris White especially in this regard because his latest podcasts were very much on this issue of WHY the Gospel is the Good News.

At the end of the flight I said I would get off my soap box and told him thanks for listening. I asked him if it got him to at least think about things, and he replied, “Oh you definitely got me thinking.” I gave Keith a card so who knows, he may read this very post at some point, so Keith if you’re reading this, I am praying for you brother.

I told him that you don’t need any ritual or test or anything to accept Jesus Christ into your heart. It’s not like a jacket you try on and you grow out of or you grow sick of. It’s actually, as Chris White has stated, “a supernatural event that occurs in your life.”

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!

2 Corinthians 5:17

The only regret I have from the entire conversation was not asking him if he wanted to accept Jesus Christ right there in the plane. I am kicking myself for not doing so, but at the same time, I recall in the moment, feeling the spirit tell me not to because I had already given him way too much to ponder. It doesn’t mean I don’t regret not asking anyways.

The idea of repentance appears in the bible over 100 times. Repent, Metanoeó in the Greek. “Meta” meaning change, “Noeó” meaning mind or to think or understand. It’s really that simple. So Keith, if you come across this post, all you have to do is repent. And also, to any of the three ladies who were behind me praying for me and for this man, thank you! Praise the Lord Jesus for all that He is and all that He does.

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Branson Day Three and Four

After a great night of fellowship and discussions, I was not ready for the last day of the conference. It was too much fun. The next morning, I got up and went straight to Rob Skiba’s talk on Mt.Hermon/Roswell connection. The talk was about much than just his title. It was on the supernatural manifesting here on earth. As LA Marzulli often says, “the UFO phenomenon is real, burgeoning, and not going away.” Rob’s talk was a compelling one because he really showed how understanding the Nephilim and reading and referencing books which are quoted in the bible such as the book of Enoch and the book of Jasher helps bring the bible to life. He made a really good point about the psuedopigraphical books like Enoch. He stated that just as many apologists today use Josephus as some sort of proof text to confirm the existence of Jesus, so can we use the book of Enoch and Jasher as ways to verify and understand the biblical account better. They are not inspired cannon, but perhaps a guideline, a book to help understand the bible in the times at hand. The Mt.Herman/Roswell connection is rather simple. According to Enoch, the Bene-Ha-Elohim or the Sons of God we see in Job and Genesis 6 descended down to earth on Mt.Hermon. It’s coordinates are 33.33 degrees longitude by 33.33 latitude. Well interestingly, the Roswell crash in 1947 land in the exact same coordinates but on the other side of the globe. Rob then showed a video he had put together of a montage of official news reports on UFO’s in the main stream media. I was moved close to tears and definitely had goosebumps because of the imagery and the bible versus that confirmed the deception at hand. Rob came back on stage in tears obviously shaken up and stated, “This is serious guys…this is real.”

I missed the Noah Hutchings talk and instead decided to go watch Chris White baptize a guy named Mark whom I had met the night before. Mark was a guy who had just come to the Lord and it was very cool to come support a guy I’ve known for two days and be a part of his baptism. Chris didn’t budge as he just got in the water in his jeans and shirt to do what symbolizes the death of the old self and being born again in the spirit of Jesus Christ. Praise God.

After having lunch with a brother named Craig, who would later get baptized by Russ Dizdar, and a sister named Devin, I went to Andrew Hoffman’s talk on Eugenics. Andrew’s presentation was exceptional. He went through the history and demonstrated how the ideologies of Eugenics publicly acknowledged in the early part of the 20th century has not changed, but is being done under different names or propaganda now like genetic research. One interesting point that was personal to me was the idea that Japan was funded by the Rockafellers in the early 20th century to do their eugenics program. As a second generation Japanese American with no knowledge of my ancestry beyond my grandparents and no knowledge of my family history, it got me thinking and wondering if my bloodline had anything to do with this Eugenics program that was done in Japan. Nevertheless, Andrew’s ability to tie these things to what is happening today with our food, and the injustice we see in suppressing well meaning humble farms was astonishing. It was also quite disturbing to see how medicine and vaccines is also a part of the agenda. A good point he brought up was that Bill Gates is a proponent of vaccines around the world when a quarter of his money would feed much of Africa.

The final talk I attended was with Russ Dizdar on the topic of Dark Rituals, Dark Powers. This was quite dark. But in reality, what I came out with was an andeniable fire for Christ. Russ is quite the believer. We believers do not go seeking demons to destroy. Russ does. He deliberately confronts these dark powers and uses the power of Christ to defeat them. I could only imagine how powerful my home church would be if we had leaders such as Russ Dizdar. A great point he made, which I had heard him say before, was that our pulpits usually consist of 40-60 seconds of prayer per service while satanic covens all across the world spend at least two hours in their rituals. The point is, where are the prayer warriors? Where are the brothers and sisters in Christ who are bold and strong willing to confront these dark entities? Who prays against Bohemian grove or the Bilderbergers meetings? We wrestle not against flesh and blood and Russ certainly walks in this truth. All in all, it was a great way to end the conference, but little did I know that the conference would continue all the way until I got home to Orange County.

POST CONFERENCE

After the Russ Dizdar talk, I met up with Douglas Hamp and a couple other fellows and decided to go eat dinner. When we walked into the resturant, we saw Rob Skiba and his party. Well, being good people, Rob invited our party to join his. This turned out to be one extraordinary dinner. I had Rob Skiba in front of me, and Douglas Hamp to my right. For those that don’t know, Doug wrote a book called Corrupting the Image: Angels, Aliens and the Antichrist. I believe I have a link to the right so definitely check that out. The conversations were so amazing. I recall eating food, but I have no recollection of how it tasted or how if it was any good because I was fixated on the various topics we were discussing. It was truly a blessing to be around such amazing company. I would list the things we talked about, but it would take too long!

Later that evening after dinner, I went down tot he pool where I watched brother Craig get baptized by Russ Dizdar. This was a small fellowship between many of the speakers at the conference. Dr.Future, Tom Bionic, Russ Dizdar, Rob Skiba, not to mention all the other brothers and sisters who we had met at the conference. It was an amazing time of fellowship for certain.

The conference did not end there. The next morning, I had arranged having brunch with Doug when he called and told me that Chris Pinto will be joining us. Now Chris was the only guy who I had not had a chance to meet at the conference. I went to his talk on the hidden faith of our founding fathers, and have seen his films, but had never met him before. Once again, this was no ordinary meal. Douglas Hamp to my right, and Chris Pinto in front of me. Now Chris Pinto is a very well educated man. He has a wealth of knowledge and has done some tremendous research. I was blwon away at how much he knew. His main contention is that the church, or the body of Christ, has been tainted by late 19th century teachings such as the rapture, and the 70th week of Daniel. He has some very compelling arguments and goes back to the early church fathers for the kind of perspective he believes we should open ourselves up to. Very compelling, very interesting.

After brunch, we took a shuttle to the airport. The bus ride consisted of a couple sisters we had met, along with Doug, Chris Pinto, and Andrew Hoffman and his wife. So we joked again, “the conference continues!” because really it was. We began to talk about mystery school teachings and how it all ties into the vatican and the Roman Catholic Church. Once again, I had very little to contribute to the conversation because I was in listening mode. Once we got to the airport, we continued the conversation until we got to Denver, of which where we were all going.

When we arrived at Denver International, we decided that we would go check out the murals supposedly funded by the Free Masons. After going through the train and getting to the baggage claim area, we found the infamous murals, a conspiracy theorists dream. We stood in front of them and wondered why someone would put these images here in the airport. Chris Pinto looked at some of the symbolism and explained to us what he thought they meant. But there were more questions than answeres. Nevertheless, the basic undertone was obvious. A new age philosophy, and through it world peace, and the restoration of nature. Either way, it was a wonderful way to end the conference which began in Branson with fellowship at Denver. After some hanging out, Doug and I had to hit the flight back to Orange County.

The ride home was bumpy, but we made it. This weekend were some of the best times of my life and something I will never forget. The fellowship was almost greater than the amazing talks from all the great presenters at the conference. I pray for the safety and security of all who were there, and I pray for all the people I met and hope that we will cross paths once again. God Bless.

 

Branson Day One and Two

After the bumpiest plane ride of my life, I made it to Branson MO for the Future Congress! The shuttle from the airport to the hotel wasn’t any better: nearly 100 degrees with no AC and so bumpy that by the time I arrived at the Radisson Hotel, I felt I as sick as a dog. But there was no time for wallowing in my near regerjetative state pity. It was time to get crackin’.

Not 10 minutes after I had arrived, the conference was under way. I got to sit through Dr. Future’s history lesson and look at who is behind the coming war between Christians and Muslims and whose behind it. The information was startling. I can’t get into all the details, nor do I want to try, but suffice to say, not only was what we were taught in history classes in school biased, but the people, who call themselves Christians who promote the idea of a war do not reflect the Christ I know. It was quite disturbing to find out that the biggest names in the public platform of Christianity are in fact members of the knights of Malta. In other words, beware of the rising ecumenical church.

Then it was Ed Griffins talk on the second look at the federal reserve. This was interesting and depressing at the same time. Ed’s main driving point was that the trillions of dollars of debt we see today is money that “poof” appeared, and is steadily “poof” disappearing. He explained why inflation is not increasing while dent keeps rising. Essentially, the problem is that the rich are choking the middle class out of existence.

Chuck Missler was the final speaker of the evening. I can’t even describe all the amazing things he discussed but the message was clear. “Discover your purpose for Christ” because the world needs it and we are headed into some extraordinary times. His talk was itellectually stimulating as always, but also very moving. You can feel Chucks passion and even some of the pain he has endured in his life. One of the most moving moments was when he broke down in tears as he described how everything he stood for as an American has been taken away from him. And it’s true. Our country of America is a shadow of what it stood for and if me, a 28 year old second generation Jepanese-American can see it, I can’t imagine how Chuck feels. As usual, the content was extremely intellectual and the level of sophistication that this man has and the brilliance of the way he shows Gods amazing design in this world is second to none. It was truly a blessig to see in person a man whose books and mp3s have completely changed my worldview and my knowledge of God.

Then it was the awesome and well anticipated View From the Bunker live and really, it doesn’t get more live than being 15 feet away from the one and only Derek Gilbert. The panel was Jim Fletcher, Cris Putnum, and Chris White. They discussed several things including apologetics and the importance of prophecy as part of evangelizing. They also got into several verses of the bible pertaining to prophecy. I recommend you download the podcast when it comes out.

DAY TWO
First break for me was Chris White and a look at Zeigeist and the history of the Jesus myth. Chris as usual did a phenomenal job of demonstrating his point which was that the whole concept of the Jesus myth can only be traced back to the 18th century. In fact, he made the point that historians closer to the time of Jesus would have loved to point out that Jesus never existed, but instead wrote about how his miracles were tricks and slight of hand thus showing that even the enemies of Christianty did not deny his existence.

Next was Gary Stearman of Prophecy in the news. He revealed his story of a UFO encounter of a third kind. This was a personal story that he had never shared publically. He went on to describe how the experience shaped his faith and how the UFO deception is real and they’re not from outer space. This was defy Italy a very intriguing talk and the topic of which I know I have always been interested in.

I then went to the talk of dimensionlessness by David Hitt. This was a very interesting presentation. The first half was brilliant describing te attributes of God from the stand poit of a physicist but doug so by showing less dimensions, or no dimension, rather than multiple dimensions. The problem came when he applied it to biblical principles. What David Hitt tried to do was all well and fine, trying to show that it’s possible that we have a dimensionless existence… to our existence. The issue was that he made it sound like classic calvinism. In fact, I would say it was calvinsm. I know David was not doing this intentionally and he did make a disclaimer saying that he’s not a biblical scholar and thus could have issues. I believe some refining needs to be done with the application of the implications with dimensionlessness. But again, the way he was able to describe Gods unique qualities were done very well.

The next talk I saw was Ed Griffin again with a look at the UN. Any doubts I had that the UN is evil was eliminated with this talk. It is very clear that everything the UN says they stand for, the opposite is true. Their own publications were the proof. Most people buy the propaganda and blindly support a group that is takg away freedoms and rights of the people of the earth. Animal Farm by Orwell was his prime analogy to what the UN did and is doing now.

Chris Pinto was next. This was a deeper look at the work he is known for with the Hidden Faih of our Founding Fathers. It was interesting to hear the gasps from the folks who had not heard this material. The United States government were certainly not founded in biblical Christianity. Our political system today stands on the shoulders of these founding fathers.

Randall Price was the final speaker and it was just amazing. After going through some history of the search for Noah’s Ark, the biblical implications and really, worldview implications Price gave us information that was fresh and new, like “we learned this yesterday” new. After using satellite imaging technology, Price has uncovered on the top of mount Ararat, an anomaly under 30 to 100 feet of snow. The shape of the structure eerily resembles Noah’s Ark. Him and his team are going on the excavation of a lifetime of which may be the greatest discovery in history. But this would not be for any personal gain, but to the glory of God. We must pray for him and his teams safety.

Finally, another episode of a View From the Bunker. This time it was Ron Skiba, Jeff Patty, and a late arriving Russ Dizdar. I had the brilliant idea of being in the chat room while sitting in the audience but I basically turned into ” live room question relay man” for the people in the audience. What happened was, people began passing notes to me with questions on it for me to type in the chat room so that Derek could ask them to the guests. It worked out well. The conversations were fascinating stemming from nephilim and fallen angels to the Antichrist and spiritual warfare. It was the kind of episode that makes PID radio and the work of Derek Gilbert so great.

It’s been an honor to shake hands with the likes of Russ Dizdar, Tom Dunn, Derek Gilbert, Chris White, Rob Skiba, Dr. Future, and meet with tons of folks who are awake, aware and alive in Christ. But for now I need to get some sleep to finish off the last day of the conference. If I wasn’t posting this from my iPhone at 3 am Branson time, I would do links to each of the speakers but to make it easy, just visit futurecongress.com for info on any of the folks I mentioned. Good night.

But I’m sitting in Chris Whites second debunking of zeitgeist. So gotta go for now and I will post again tomorrow.

Getting Ready for Branson + Interview with Doug Hamp

FUTURE CONGRESS

I rarely leave my bubble here in Orange County California. But this weekend, I’m taking a trek down to Branson Missouri for the Future Congress. I am extremely excited to meet and fellowship with like minded people. This is like the ultimate place to be this summer for the so called “crazy” Christians. No longer do I have to get weird looks and comments regarding the topics of discussion, but instead a whole weekend of praising God and diving into the core of many issues that I am fascinated by.

I am going to attempt to take lots of pictures and possibly conduct some unofficial interviews. I am also going to try to post every night from the conference so those who can’t make it can get an inside look at what’s going on. It all kind of depends because there are events scheduled until midnight. So sleep might not be part of the agenda this weekend but I am ok with that.

I still have not decided which workshops to attend. Do I go listen to Dr. Future, Sharon Gilbert, Chris Putnam, David Hitt, Ray Gano, Chris Pinto or go check out G Edward Griffin being interview by Derek Gilbert of PID Radio? Then we get to sit through G Edward Griffin and then after that Chuck Missler! That’s just day one! I am totally geeked for this event! It’s going to be amazing.

Check out Future Congress to get more info on it.

INTERVIEW WITH DOUGLAS HAMP

Last week I had the priviledge to interview Douglas Hamp for my film project, Age of Deceit. Doug is a pastor, teacher, author, and researcher who has a MA in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. His latest book Corrupting the Image: Angels, Aliens and the Antichrist Revealed is sure to be a hit. I have not had a chance to read it yet, but Doug did allude to several sections in the book during our interview. I will post the full interview in due time, but for now I want to keep the footage exclusive until my film is done.

It was a very cool interview and we spoke about a lot of issue regarding UFO’s, Aliens, the New World Order and Doug’s perspective on the antichrist being someone from within the secret societies, more specifically, Free Masonry. The concept is not out of line since this person will most likely be of a bloodline of which they consider sacred, and will have the means to the technology, resources, and the status to be able to carry out 2 Thessalonians 2:4

“He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God’s temple, proclaiming himself to be God.”

The conversation also went into the line of genetics and how he believes, like myself and other folks like Russ Dizdar, that there was a genetic mutation of sorts which occured in the fall of man. The interesting thing that he brought up was that the Y chromosome is what is passed down from the male line, and since Jesus Christ did not have a human Y chromosome, but that of God’s, it is more proof that He really was who He said He was, even in terms of genetics! Again, it was a very interesting two hour conversation and I will definitely post the entirety of the interview in due time.

Visit Douglas Hamps Website for more information on his books and research!

AGE OF DECEIT FILM UPDATE

The film is coming along but it’s definitely taking on a life of it’s own. The more I learn, the more I want to put in the movie. At some point I am going to have to limit the information that I can provide. I think most of the information is stuff that a lot of people know, at least the folks in the Revelations Radio Network circle. But I am trying to put it all into a consice film which can be seen around two hours. At this point, this thing is going to be like 30 hours and basically recount every piece of history that I can conjure up regarding the New World Order and all the various aspects of it.

The most recent information that I’ve come across which has intrigued me is the information about the Synagogue of Satan. It is based on a passage in Revelation 3:9

“I will make those who are of the synagogue of Satan, who claim to be Jews though they are not, but are liars–I will make them come and fall down at your feet and acknowledge that I have loved you.”

There is book with the same title written by Andrew Carrington Hitchcock, who traces it back to the year 740 and shows how psuedo Jews are actually behind the New World Order and how it’s tied into the Khazar myth and the Ashkenazi Jews. However, I am not thoroughly convinced that this is the case as of yet. I think there is something to it, but to pigeonhole it and call it a “Jew World Order” I believe is a stretch. However, the ties with the origin of Kabballah in the 15th century in regards to Free Masonry, as well as the documented historical facts about the Rothschilds and their origin is pretty interesting and worth doing more research on. For now, I am going to focus on the stuff I am pretty sure is accurate information which is basically looking at Theosophy, New Age, occult and esoteric writings of the 19th and 20th century and tie it back to the Ancient Mystery School Teachings as the root of the “sacred promise” given to the inner members of the New World Order, and how it is the same thing as the Alien Gospel, as well as Transhumanism. The punch line of course is to show that Jesus Christ is the ultimate anwer to all of this mess. God Bless and see you in Branson!