Answering the Call to Go Deeper—Rachel Faagutu’s Onething Experience
by Adam Wittenberg
It’s what we all seek—a life-changing encounter that shapes us for years to come. For Rachel Faagutu, a worship leader at International House of Prayer of Kansas City, Onething (IHOPKC’s year-end conference) provided a place where she encountered God in a way that has impacted her ever since.
After Mike Bickle explained the call of living out the forerunner message, Rachel went forward to the altar. She was already living many of the things Mike mentioned, but the Lord called her into a deeper commitment.
“It’s one of the most powerful encounters I’ve ever had,” she says. “I remember feeling so sober, [thinking] this is like forever—this is like the rest of my life, and this is going to be my lifestyle. I remember feeling the fear of the Lord in a heavy way like I hadn’t felt it before, . . really somber and serious and very holy, and it was like a holy hush was over the altar area—I haven’t actually lived the same since.”
Watch Rachel share her story, as she extends a personal invitation to Onething, December 28–31 in Kansas City: “If you’re looking to grab onto God and to experience Him, this is the place to do it. . . Do it in faith, and God will not disappoint you. . . Onething’s going to be very special this year. I really believe it.”
Are you seeking a life-changing encounter with God?
This will be the last Onething conference for the next few years—all the more reason to consider coming. Expectations are building up in light of the recent reset (a call to escape busyness, join as family, and exalt Jesus above everything else). Learn more about Onething, December 28–31 at the Kansas City Convention Center: ihopkc.org/onething
A Detroit native who was raised in Vermont and Connecticut, Adam worked as a newspaper journalist until 2012, when he moved to Kansas City to complete the Intro to IHOPKC internship. Afterwards, he earned a four-year certificate in House of Prayer Leadership from IHOPU and is now on full-time staff in the Marketing department at IHOPKC. He also serves in the NightWatch (overnight prayer hours) and is active in evangelism. He, and his wife Stephany, have a vision to reach people everywhere with the good news of Jesus Christ.