A lot of people have had questions about what happened in Greensboro and how Rev. Yorke as they say “deceived the church”
My husband and I as you see, have had many questions about the man Rev. Denis, I believed he was the man of God but I NEVER believed he was perfect, I had seen him get stories wrong, mistreat people and so on, but I justified it in my mind that he’s a man its okay, that’s who God has chosen.
My husband believed the same as well, he would often tell me that even though he had flaws, he was the man of God the one that He had chosen. So the BIG change came when he deemed himself perfect! That’s when the wheels in my mind began to finally turn on there own, we were perfectly content with a mere man, but when he began to make blasphemous statements like “he’s in the Room” God shows him the secrets of the universe, I would often wonder why He couldn’t show him how he should treat people, and why He couldn’t show him correct stories.
During this time Bro and Sis Rodriguez were also going through a similar story although at a Grander scale, when Jennifer got the courage to tell me about them having to leave, it was like fresh water for a thirsty soul! I was amazed that someone was thinking like us!!!
As the pressure became more evident that we were going to have to comply with this false teaching, and I was going to be called on the carpet to lie on Bro and Sis Rodriguez and say things I knew were not true. It also became more evident that we were going to have to make a departure.
During this time my husband wanted to prepare the church for our departure, so he began to awaken there minds to scriptures that HOPCC would not teach. About searching the scriptures, (they were noble in Berrea) don’t take what any man says as Gospel, The Bible says to let the prophets speak and the other judge.
When the Rodriguez’s had left, Rev. Denis would call me constantly trying to see if I was on board.
This might be a shock to some that read this, but WE WERE NOT PLANNING ON TAKING THE CHURCH WITH US, as a matter of fact my husband and I were so tired of all the House of Prayer drama, and the pressures of being a pastor and pastors wife in HOPCC with the politics, we wanted to disappear and live our Christian lives absent from all of the spectators eyes. We were thinking that maybe one of the associate pastors would take over the Greensboro church, my husband encouraged the people to go to conference to see things for themselves and not just take his word for it.
God had different plans for us, because when the call came from Rev. Denis to tell my husband to turn in his license, we were in shock! And as Rev. Denis called the members one by one, each one of them began to take a stand for God and not man. My husband and I were in bewilderment thinking what are these people going to do???? And the call became more evident that God was calling us to stand and defend our bean patch, although this is not what our plans were never the less it’s not our will but God’s.
I realize with this call, not many will appreciate, nor do they even understand the pressures that come with this territory. It’s definitely not a life that we would have chosen, but it was the will of God for us. I pray that those who read this would understand that our life is not our own but we are bought with a price!
Bro and Sis Yorke, Greensboro NC