Name: Gloria Watkins
Occupation: Prophetic Ministry
Place of Residence: Looma, WA
Tribe/Language: Noongar people
After living in Mandurah in Western Australia for more than 20 years with her husband Martin, Gloria Watkins, 47, felt God calling her to Looma in the Kimberley region of WA.
“I found the Lord stronger and stronger speaking to me about the Indigenous people of The Great Southland. For a few years he spoke to me and he said, ‘You need to go up to the Kimberley and do some work and just go and pray for the people and claim the land,’” said Gloria.
The Looma Indigenous community was originally built as accommodation for the Indigenous stockmen and their families who worked on the Camballin and Liveringa Stations during the late 1950s and 1960s. It is one of the first communities of its kind in Australia.
“The Lord told me, he told me years and years ago, that bringing the Indigenous people into the Kingdom will bring a lot of white people into the Kingdom. That’s why I’m up here doing what He tells me to do. I know that I’m here for a reason. It’s not for me. It’s not for man. It’s not for anyone. It’s for God,” said Gloria.
“I’m proud to stand and be a worker for God. I want to touch people’s lives. My heart aches for them because He showed me so many things, so many people, so many places that need a lot of prayer.
“There’s going to be a breakthrough right across this great south land of Australia. Australia is His land. He named it for Him. It’s holy ground. We’re standing on holy ground, ” she said.
Gloria was born in Tammin, a small wheat belt town in the central agricultural region of Western Australia. She is a descendent of the Noongar people; an Indigenous tribe from the southwest corner of Western Australia. She has 6 children and 4 grandchildren.
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