Love Out Loud

I think many of us can agree that this world seems to get darker by the day. Tragedies too numerous to count. I can’t turn on my tv without feeling heartbroken for all that’s happening.

Life was intended for us to have relationships. Not only with a spouse but with those in the church. With those in our lives. In all my years of serving in the church, I have seen that far too many people are unwilling to take time to build relationships. They come in, hear an inspirational message, and are off until next week.

Could this be the churches problem?!

Or, could it be that people just don’t value relationships?!

I think it’s a little of both! There are churches that don’t encourage relationships and fellowship with their congregation. And, there are also people who just don’t see the importance of fellowship and connecting with people. We have lost the value of one of one, genuine friendship.

With social media, all the blogs, the podcast, YouTubers and so on, we are replacing those things for real true genuine relationships with REAL people.


Fight the distraction

Before I go on, let’s get one thing straight – I’M NOT COMPLAINING about the church! I’m simply challenging you to think about your view on relationships.

Regardless of what your view is on this, one thing holds true since the beginning of time.


In the garden of Eden where Adam and Eve had one on one relationship with God and each other, somewhere along the line, their relationships got distracted. At a vulnerable point in Eves life, the serpent caught her unexpected, then gave her a twisted version of partial truth entangled with lies.

This then caused Eve to believe something, that wasn’t true, and resulted with consequences of broken relationships. Broken relationship with God and each other.

The TRUTH is that we are constantly being drawn to something other than what is true, pure and noble and it’s causing us to live a life that wasn’t intended from the start.

We are living lives apart from relationships.

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”
‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4:8‬ ‭NIV‬‬


God intended us to have healthy, loving, person to person relationships.

When was the last time you reached out to a person that you know was hurting?

When was the last time you sat down and had face to face conversations with someone other than your “squad”?

With all that’s happening around a world that seems to get worse by the day, I am compelled to live a life of love that my children can witness and hopefully follow.

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The other day I was in line at the store and a young mom was in front of me. I wanted to hurry back home. I had soo much stuff to do around the house. The young woman forgot something in her car and told the cashier she would be back. I was next in line, as the woman walked back in and was about to walk back to the end of the line. I moved my stuff back and allowed her to take her place back in line. She looked at me with such a grateful smile and said thank you. Almost, as if she was shocked that someone would do something so kind.


I walked out of the store feeling so good, to be able to do something soo small in my eyes, yet her expression said so much more. As I walked to my car, I heard the Holy Spirit whisper to me “Kindness goes a long way”. Only God knows how that small act of kindness, could make a greater impact in a persons life.



A Call To Action

I’d like to challenge you – to take a step of faith and do something out of the norm for you! On Sunday when you’re at church, pray, and ask the Holy Spirit to show you someone, whom you can approach and get to know them on a personal level.

If not church, your workplace.

When we meet people who don’t know Jesus, sometimes sharing Jesus isn’t the first part of a relationship. It’s being Jesus to them!

When trust takes place we can then share about Jesus. There are steps to take depending on whom you are sharing to.

“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt


“We meet people by chance
But we deepen relationship by choice.”
~ Adam Friedrich

Can I encourage you to make the choice today to be one, who will take that first step of being intentional, about becoming relational.

I can assure you that, the person I am today who isn’t afraid to approach you in love, didn’t come naturally. It’s been 10 years in the making. Although, it has definitely gotten easier over time.

As I am continually allowing God to work in and through me, I am being amazed at how God works. I’m constantly blown away by His goodness!

I am soo blessed to be part of a church that has the desire to reach out to our community.

“Where there is no vision [no revelation of God and His word], the people are unrestrained; But happy and blessed is he who keeps the law [of God].”
‭‭PROVERBS‬ ‭29:18‬ ‭AMP‬‬

My church is constantly trying new ways that will inspire us and challenge us to walk in integrity and be filled with the Love of Christ, to reach a dying world that is separated from God. To be a “Jesus” in someone’s world.

Our Pastors are visionaries! And I don’t say that lightly. I’m humbled to have loving, caring Pastors who genuinely wanna see you fulfill your destiny in life. They inspire both my husband and I.

I’d like to ask 2 things of you, in our ever-going mission to reach out…

1. Pray for our church. There is soo much that goes on behind the scenes. Pray, that God would continue to give them the creativity, wisdom and continual love.
2. Give. If you are a member of PCOC (Praise Chapel Orange County), my prayer is that you are giving of your talents and treasures. We have so much going on, and it couldn’t be done without those who obediently give.

Why should I give???

I think this question comes up so often. Too many people overlook how far their money can go and lose the importance of giving. Or, like I mentioned earlier are believing a lie from the enemy that the church takes your money, and I’m return refuse to give.

We have our 180 men’s home, in which is our live-in home for men who are recovering from addiction and trying to get their life back on track. We have our nightlife church for young adults, every Thursday evening. We have our Elevate Nights which meets Friday for our youth. We have our Fullerton Campus, and our Newest Campus in Albuquerque, New Mexico that we support, which are currently in the process of building the church.

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If you’d like to see and read about our church, click here to view some videos and get a glimpse of what’s going on.

We have fundraisers that we do each year to help raise money for cost of these things. Unfortunately, the end result isn’t always meeting the needs.

If you currently don’t have a home church and live in OC, come see what God is doing in the city or Orange. We’d love to have you come be a part of it.


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If you don’t live in Southern California, but would like a peep of what’s going on you can get the app on your phone and follow through with us on Sunday, livestream.

All you have to do is text “PCOC APP” to ‘77977’. You’ll receive the link to get the app. Once you’ve downloaded the app, be sure to connect with our Orange Campus.

If God has placed a burden in you to give financially, click here and be a part of what we are doing.

“Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.”
‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:1-2‬ ‭NLT

I’m certain that when we meet God face to face, we will see all the lives that were touched through our prayers, and our giving.

My prayer is that you have been challenged to LOVE out LOUD!!!

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Remember love ‘isn’t’ the warm fuzzy feeling we get in our heart, but it is a choice we make everyday to live and be love, even when we don’t feel a person is worthy of it.

“Love never gives up on people. It never stops trusting, never loses hope, and never quits.”
‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:7‬ ‭ERV‬‬

Take a look at this video of our latest baptism. Seeing people make a change in their life, never gets old.



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Praying for you friend! May Gods love cover over you and compel you to be a person that you never thought you could be. May you step outside of comfort zones and release Gods power and anointing in all you do for His Kingdom.


Rest in Him friend,

With Love,

Rosie Hernandez



The word shame makes me cringe. It does so, because I know how detrimental that feeling can be. It leaves a person paralyzed in fear, feeling empty and hopeless. I know all to well, the damage that feeling can cause in a persons life. I’ve been there.

There are 2 different reasons people (women in particular) experience shame. I would like to shed some light to these areas, for the sake of healing.


  • Things we may have done in the past.

I wanna be clear; nothing we do, or have done, can cause God to look at us with contempt. As long as we are waiting upon the Lords return, we are given the gift of forgiveness. Not only do we receive forgiveness but, we can be transformed in our minds. Then, it goes another step further – to be transformed in our life all together. God takes our mess and He makes something beautiful out of it, if we allow Him to. He will keep us standing strong on Him (our Rock and Salvation).

“He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭40:2‬ ‭NLT‬‬

It is important to be aware, that we have an enemy of our souls. His job is to get us off course and keep us off track. He is a liar and a manipulator. He would love to see us down at our lowest and keep us there.

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” ‭‭John‬ ‭10:10‬ ‭NASB‬‬

Jesus comes to give us life and to live an abundant life through Him and His truth. Satan on the other hand whispers lies and condemnation. He wants to steal our future that God has laid out before us. What we need to understand, is the only weapon, the enemy uses against us, are LIES!!! He is the father of lies. [John 8:44] There is NO truth in what he speaks. But, Jesus is the WAY, the TRUTH and the LIFE. [John 14:6]

Friend, we must learn to discern what whispers are coming into our mind. Learning to grasp Gods truth in our hearts can only come with spending time with our Father. It’s where we find truth. It’s where we find healing. It’s where we begin to find our purpose.
God sees our value! He is looking at us towards the future because, He alone knows what we are capable of before we could even imagine the possibilities in our life.

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah‬ ‭1:5‬ ‭NASB‬‬

Don’t let the shame of your past keep you in a place of darkness. God desires that we come to His glorious light. That we be found in Him.


  • Unfortunate things have happened in your life that you had no control over. Things, that are to shameful to think about so you keep it bottled inside and it effects many areas of your life and how you see yourself.

First off I wanna say, it’s not your fault! No matter how much the enemy tries to throw lies at you saying that “it’s your fault; you put yourself in that situation, and/or you deserved it because of who you are or were”. I wanna remind you that our Creator sees you as the precious gem you are! You have been hand picked by God and He is wild about you!
I have experienced shame in both areas of my life. I’ve felt shame because of the things I’ve done. I’ve also felt shame, because of things, done to me. I can tell you confidently that healing can come, if we truly seek it! IMG_8773

“Wait and hope for and expect the Lord; be brave and of good courage and let your heart be stout and enduring. Yes, wait for and hope for and expect the Lord.” ‭Psalm‬ ‭27:14‬ ‭AMP

“From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the towering rock of safety,” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭61:2‬ ‭NLT

“I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. Those who look to him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces. In my desperation I prayed, and the Lord listened; he saved me from all my troubles.” Psalms‬ ‭34:4-6‬ ‭NLT‬‬

In my early and young Christian days I was told by a great mentor to read Psalms. Many of the Psalms are laments. But, each cry or fear ended with giving God praise and thanking Him for being our refuge and our strong tower.

Friend, I wanna encourage you to find someone who you trust. A leader, a Pastor, or a minister who will pray with you and for you! It is important that you surround yourself with safe people who genuinely care for your healing.
If you don’t know who you can trust – then, I encourage you to seek counseling. Seek a counselor who lives and practices by the word of God. If you don’t know where to find counselors let me invite you to click here and search for the help you need.


I have learned in this journey of healing, to give God praise even when it hurts. I spoke healing over my heavy heart, even when I didn’t see it. It took FAITH! Another thing I have learned through this has been forgiveness. Forgivenesses towards myself and for the perpetrator.

If I could be honest, forgiveness has been the most challenging part of my journey, yet, thee most rewarding! I had to learn to give up the right to be angry, to hold onto unforgiveness.
God desires that we offer forgiveness just as He has freely forgiven us and given us the gift of His Son Jesus. This was certainly NOT easy. But each day I had to take a step of faith and trust God through my journey.

Let me encourage you friend, if you are dealing with shame, first of all; find healing in Jesus. Remember, that this will require a step of faith on your part. It’s a day to day process. Second; let forgiveness fill your heart. Forgive yourself and/or the other person(s). You have the right to be set free from condemnation, guilt and fear. And, from feeling responsible for what has happened to you.
Remember, that when Jesus took up the cross – He took up our shame, and every weight that would try to hold us down. Receive your healing today in the name of JESUS!
Praying for your healing! May today be the start to a road of recovery. Hang that shame on the cross. ✝️

Rest in Him friend,

With Love,

Rosie Hernandez