TENDER HEARTS HISTORY
Sheila Thompson is the CEO of Tenerhearts Ministry. The organizationfor woman started in 2002.
History Of Tender Hearts
Over a period of six months from October of 2006– March 2007, God begin to deal with me concerning starting a new women’s ministry outside of our local church . For several months I would receive an open vision about woman. In this vision this woman was dressed in her finest. As I continued to look at her I begin to see her heart beating . While focusing in on the heart you could see black spots appearing on her heart. The four chambers of the heart were very visible. While continuing to look at the heart it stops beating.
The woman now appears to be dead. After a few seconds I noticed a door knob in the middle of the heart. While looking up, the heavens opened and out stretch a hand coming down towards this woman .Inside the hand their was a key. Next the hand begins to unlock the door. As the door opens the brightest light begin to shine through . Every Black spot that I saw previously begins to vanish and the heart starts beating again.
Three scriptures that came to me was Ephesians 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you, Matthew 16:19 And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shalt be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. and Revelation 1:18 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory. The name that was given to me was Tender Hearts Ministries.
The ministry was originally designed for woman pastors and first ladies of pastor’s to help those handmaidens that are weighed down, never receiving there breakthrough or even being revived themselves. In this ministry you will be able to network with other ladies for fellowship, healing, deliverance, friendship, sisterhood, equipping you to enhance those gifts that God has placed in your life. A majority of the sessions were held at different local churches to be a blessing to our sisters in Christ .
Our first session was held on March 17, 2007. The theme was: “Our Coming Out Party”. Since then the ministry has gown tremendously. After several session I begin to see how all women are in need of this ministry and not just only pastor’s and First Ladies to Pastor’s. Upon fasting and seeking god ,it was birth in me to open tender hearts to all women( November 17, 2007).
In every session we close out by interceding for our sisters in Christ . By doing this we decree and declare that our times and season are in the Lords hand and they shall not be altered or adjusted by anyone or anything. We as Woman of God function under the anointing of the almighty God.
To build unity, trust and honor among women through Fellowship, Worship, Teaching and Prayer.
To provoke and develop a spirit of excellence as a women, wife, mother and co-worker in the kingdom of God.
To establish a woman’s worth and identity not by what she does but by who she is according to the Word of God.
To sharpen, strengthen, and encourage one another in our individual gifts and callings.
To we desire to fellowship with the local churches and other women’s ministries.
Together, touching our cities and reaching out to our nation!
Current we have 2 chapters: Home Base here in Charlotte NC and 2nd in Forestville MD @ our Bishops’s church ( we do travel and fellowship with other Women’s Ministries)