Ordained and licensed ministers with Christian International Apostolic Network and Generals International.

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Diane Lake

Diane is a writer, speaker and minister ordained with both Christian International and Generals International. A published author, she recently finished her third book, a devotional on cultivating intimacy with the Lord. She and her husband, Allen, co-founded Starfire Ministries with a vision to see the kingdom established beyond the walls of the traditional church. They serve as Church Mountain, Regional, and Montana Coordinators for the Reformation Prayer Network, and as Media Mountain Leader/Facilitators for C.I.’s emerging 7MKI Network; they are blessed to call beautiful western Montana home.

Now Is The Time For Miracles!

Prophets are declaring that as His manifested presence increases, healing and miracles will break out. The candidates for spontaneous miracles will be those that express the desire for it. He wants you to pray for it. Start Asking Recently I was reminded of a dream I had several years ago....
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Finding Hope In A Manger

Christmas is such a magical time. It can mean so many wonderful things—gifts, gatherings with family and friends, and for some—even the wonder of snow. Of course most of all, it means that Jesus, the Son of God, willingly laid aside His Godhead to be born in a humble manger....
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Accessing Wealth For Kingdom Purposes

In 2014, Cindy Jacobs released a word to my husband and me that the Lord was opening the gate of property to us—that we would own houses and lands to be used, of course, for kingdom purposes. This prophecy really intrigued me. One reason was that, although we had a...
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The Power of the Media Mountain

The Key To Everything—Speaking Truth “… ‘I will return to Zion, and dwell in the midst of Jerusalem. Jerusalem shall be called the City of Truth, the Mountain of the Lord of hosts, the Holy Mountain.’” (Zech. 8:3) Keeping in step with God requires a knowledge of times and seasons,...
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A Great Company of Women

“The Lord gives the command [word]; the women who proclaim the good tidings are a great host.” (Ps. 68:11, NASB) God has no intention of excluding His daughters as He orchestrates His plans for the world. Anyone with a spiritual heartbeat can feel the pulse of coming revival and the...
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Following Jesus’ Footsteps

“Seek God, all you quietly disciplined people who live by God’s justice. Seek God’s right ways…” (Zeph. 2:3, MSG) Justice has always been on God’s mind. Recently, the prophets declared that 2016 releases a season when justice issues will be coming to the forefront, with a concern for the poor...
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God’s Reformation Plan Includes You

I am encountering a growing number of believers who are examining the difference between the gospel of salvation and the gospel of the kingdom. Jesus said, “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end...
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Keys to the Harvest: 2016 and Beyond

Many prophetic words coming forth for the New Year include some mention of harvest—a significant increase of people coming into relationship with God. Several I have noted include, “These are the beginning of the days of a great harvest!” and, “We really sense that the Holy Spirit is coming with...
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Growing in Discernment

“Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.” (John 7:24) Godly discernment is the divine ability to rightly judge what is going on. In its broadest sense, discernment is closely related to wisdom as an expression of the spirit of God. By this Spirit, we can function...
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Do You Know Why Fivefold Ministry is Essential?

“And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers.” (Eph. 4:11) Recently, good friends of ours who pastored a local church were divorced and left their position. The pressures and demands of ministry simply became too much for this couple to handle....
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Follow the Leader

“Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.” (1 Cor. 11:1, NIV) As a new ministry leader, I remember enthusiastically telling our congregation to watch me, as I intended to embrace my complete destiny in Christ. I was convinced that it was as simple as completely and wholeheartedly...
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Restoring Hope

“For the time being [Jesus] must remain out of sight in heaven until everything is restored to order again just the way God, through the preaching of His holy prophets… said it would be.” (Acts 3:21, MSG) For a few years now, I believe the Lord has been prophetically speaking...
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Personal Restoration and Justice

“The Lord works righteousness and justice for all the oppressed.” – Psalm 103:6 (NIV) A Restoration of All Things The Lord first began speaking to me about restoration early in 2012 when I had a dream. I was watching three young boys play, and there was an understanding in the...
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The Overcoming Power of Testimony

“… for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony…” (Rev. 12:10-11) Earlier this year, I listened to a message in which Chuck...
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The Key to Your Turnaround

Prophetically, it is being declared that 2015 will bring divine reversals and turnaround in the midst of what may seem like a whirlwind year. According to the ACPE Word of the Lord for 2015, in the midst of the shakings and trials, worship is the key to seeing your release...
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Intercession: Looking Beyond Ourselves

Several years ago, the Lord challenged me to step up my level of intercession. He used, of all things, an ongoing issue I had with chronic, debilitating migraines that would often force me to cancel plans and miss highly anticipated or significant events. On one occasion, I had to cancel...
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Praying in the Holy Spirit

And these signs will follow those who believe; in My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues. – Mark 16:17 Praying in the Holy Spirit is the ability given to believers that allows them to pray in a supernatural language. It is also sometimes referred...
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Missoula Could Become Model for Prevention

Like many Missoula and Montana residents, I was dismayed to see the title of Jon Krakauer’s soon-to-be-released book on campus rape. I completely agree with the sentiment that it’s best to focus on the many amazing positive aspects of our community rather than rebut title choice. (See Missoulian article, Feb....
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A Season of Grace

“‘Who are you, O great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you shall become a plain! And he shall bring forth the capstone with shouts of ‘Grace, grace to it!’”(Zech. 4:7) Through the prophetic, it’s being revealed that 2015 will be a season of grace. Grace is commonly associated with the number five,...
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The Greatest Gift of All

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.” – James 1:17 Undoubtedly, the greatest gift any of us will ever receive is Jesus, the gift of God’s own Son who...
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Becoming Mature Sons of God

“For the creation eagerly waits for the revelation of the sons of God.” (Rom. 8:19, NET) Central to our identity in Christ is that we are children of God. First, we are born again unto salvation through which we enter into eternal life (see John 1:12, 13; 3:16; 1 John...
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A Season to Watch God Turn it Around

For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the Lord will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you. (Isa. 60:2) A Low Point My son recently graduated from the U.S. Army Infantry training program. This program lasted fourteen weeks and...
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Montana Nondiscrimination Ordinance Update

Dear Montana RPN Partners, The Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners recently passed an anti-discrimination ordinance. On Wednesday (2/19) the Council of Commissioners voted 10 to 2 in favor of passing an ordinance that will ban any discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders. (1) Butte becomes the third city in...
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Out with the Old, In with the New

  All Things Shall Be Restored Unto You A number of prophetic words released for 2014 speak of restoration, restitution and double blessing. Restoration has been a recurring prophetic theme since 2012 and seems to be escalating in its intensity. The Lord first began speaking to me about restoration about...
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Open Doors and New Levels

Come Up Here After these things I looked, and behold a door standing open in heaven. And… I heard… “Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after this.” (Rev. 4:1) There are prophetic voices proclaiming 2014 as the year of the open door. I...
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Glorify Your Name

December 16, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake An Explosion of Fruitfulness For many are called, but few are chosen. (Matt. 22:14) Everyone has their calling or gift. We don’t choose it; we simply choose to say “yes” to what God has gifted or called us to do. And by...
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Help is on the Way

November 25, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake A Temporary Position We recently experienced a creative miracle where something disappeared that would have caused us a great deal of trouble. The details are too sensitive to reveal; not only was the situation very intense, but the climate was ugly. The...
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Strategies for Breakthrough

November 7, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake So David went to Baal Perazim, and David defeated them there; and he said, “The Lord has broken through my enemies before me, like a breakthrough of water.”  Therefore he called the name of that place Baal Perazim. – 2 Sam. 5:20...
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Freedom 21: The Sleeping Church (Day 8)

September 16, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Editor’s Note: Additional contributions to this article were made by Adela Just and Hal & Cheryl Sacks. If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then...
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The Days of Elijah

September 10, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God. He will also go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, “to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,” and the disobedient to...
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Freedom 21 Prayer Initiative

August 29, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Dear Montana Intercessors, As you are probably already aware, the U.S. Reformation Prayer Network will be launching the Freedom 21 initiative in September which will unite prayer, action, and awareness for the injustice of human trafficking in the United States and Mexico....
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Story Literacy and Intercession

August 7, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Everybody has a story – something which defines them, shapes them, moves or inspires them. From a spiritual perspective, our stories might have roots in a salvation experience, a physical healing, an emotional breakthrough or an encounter with the power of God....
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Standing Strong for Biblical Marriage

July 10, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake God’s Equality in Marriage Recently we posted an article on our state page reflecting on the recent Supreme Court decision regarding DOMA and Proposition 8. There are some, myself included, who are feeling a degree of weariness in standing for biblical marriage....
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The Spirit and the Bride Say “Come”

July 1, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake The Calm in the Middle of the Storm This past month was one of the busiest stretches of time I can remember. There were several family milestones such as college and high school graduations and the accompanying transitions and celebrations. As well,...
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Reflections on the Supreme Court Decision

June 27, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Many of us are feeling weary and somewhat discouraged in light of the Supreme Court’s decision regarding DOMA and Prop 8. I saw a comment posted on the USRPN Facebook page from a detractor regarding this decision, which said something like –...
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Keys to the Harvest

June 6, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Just the Right Time There’s a sense in the spiritual realm right now of things coming together at the right time. I have heard the Lord speak of this in some form or another at least four times in the last several...
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A Time of Decision

May 13, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Two Dreams We are living in days of accelerated restoration where we will see the Lord restore many things to His people that have been lost. (See Zech. 9:11, 12 and our article Kingdom Governmental Rule and Change.) I recently had several...
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An Era of Change

April 22, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Watch and Pray There is a repetitive theme in the spiritual realm at this time that is hard to miss. My husband and I recently participated in an intercessors’ conference titled, “Awake Warriors,” and I know of at least two other recent...
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The Triumphant Church

March 10, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Some Bad News I recently sat through a difficult meeting as an elected member of a local pastors’ and ministers’ leadership team. A dear brother in Christ also on the team shared what is going on in his life. His marriage is...
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A Great Company of Women

February 20, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake The Lord gives the command [word]; the women who proclaim the good tidings are a great host. Psalm 68:11, NASB The Tabernacle of David Many believers are aware of the significance of the tabernacle of David and the role that its restoration...
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A “Now” Work

February 5, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake A Dream I first began hearing the Lord speak of a significant shift in the spiritual realm about one year ago. In fact, the scripture passage in Luke 22 (vs. 35-37) indicative of the recent significant shift was something I first heard...
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Reward and Challenge Ahead

January 23, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake Wouldn’t it be great if we had a detailed blueprint for the days ahead – knew exactly what to expect, how to prepare, and how to navigate every turn? If you’re like me, you like to have a plan. I like to...
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A New Year: A New Era

January 6, 2013 – Allen and Diane Lake A New Car In November of 2011, my husband and I felt the Lord led us to buy a new car. I know this may seem hard to believe, but this was actually not even the first time we received such direction....
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Hope in the Midst of Tragedy

December 19, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake A Tragedy Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. (Isa. 60:1) Recent events in Connecticut have left us heartbroken. No words can express the depths of human grief in the midst of...
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No Need to Fear

December 5, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake A Significant Shift Lately, a number of people have come to us with post-election questions and concerns. Invariably, whether the specific question has to do with our thoughts regarding what might lie ahead with the health care system, business and economy structures,...
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The Glorious Bride of Christ

October 29, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake A Call to Intercession Several years ago, I had a vision. It actually started with a dream in which the Lord showed me a visual representation of some of the generational issues I still struggled with at that time. The dream was...
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His Glory Will Come

October 10, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake “Make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” – Isaiah 40:5 Let us not become weary in doing good , for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not faint. – Galatians 6:9 The Lord...
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The Increase of Light and Darkness

September 30, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake “For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth… but the Lord will arise… and His glory will be seen…” (Isa. 60:2) I shot another coyote. Allow me to explain, lest you think I’m some kind of bloodthirsty throwback to a pioneer woman,...
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Kingdom Governmental Rule and Change

September  24, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake “But let justice run down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream.” Amos 5:24 The Lord first began speaking to me about restoration early in 2012. In mid-January, I had a dream. In this dream, I was watching three young boys...
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Corruption in High Places

August 21, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake As Montana USRPN coordinators, my husband and I recently had the privilege of preparing the Montana FastForward prayer guide for our state’s week of prayer. One of the specific things I felt the Holy Spirit said was to pray against corruption in...
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Shooting Coyotes and Shifting Nations

July 30, 2012 – Allen and Diane Lake Posted on the Reformation Prayer Network It is not unusual for the Lord to speak to us through wildlife and beautiful scenery; after all creation reveals God’s eternal qualities and divine nature, His beauty and glory. Because we live in Montana, it...
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