On 11/3/06, I was praying when the LORD spoke to my heart.
I quieted myself to listen and closed my eyes. I saw a map of the United States with pins dropping on certain cities:
Then pins started dropping all over the place.
I heard the LORD say He is getting ready to expose sexual sin among leaders. He said a crackdown is coming where prophets and God himself will be sent in private to confront leaders involved in sexual sin.
If the leaders reject the opportunity, the sin will be exposed publicly. It will be harder on everyone and will benefit no one. For those who do repent, there will be a grace released to deal with the consequences.
Then the LORD said a new wave of holiness will hit the Church that is based on the fear of the LORD.
I began to pray for God’s mercy and He interrupted me and said that prayers need to be for soft hearts, contrite spirits, and those involved, the violated and the violators. He said He is already merciful in all His ways.
When I heard this word, I submitted it to my spiritual leaders for judgment and confirmation. They advised me to hold on to it because it wasn’t time to release it.
In October 2010, I contacted them again and asked if it was time. Again they didn’t think so.
Then on 11/5/11, almost five years to the day I received the word from the LORD, my hometown of State College, PA and main campus of Penn State, was rocked by allegations of child sexual abuse by a much respected and revered hometown hero. Its shock waves reverberated across the United States. Suddenly my hometown was famous for allegations of sexual atrocity.
In response, we started the 40 Days of Prayer for PSU because we needed a new season. As news of the 40 Days spread, we heard from others around the country. They were praying not just for Penn State, but for their cities and the United States. I approached my spiritual leaders again, and this time, we all agreed it was time to release the word.
I hope the allegations aren’t true. But whether they’re true or not, the fact remains that God will start publicly exposing leaders who are involved in sexual sin, and it will not be pretty.
I believe God has already started confronting leaders in private. To those leaders, I say it’s time to repent. Stop what you’re doing, confess your sins to God, tell a group of godly people who will help restore you, and accept the due consequences for your sin.