Huguenot prophetic highways

Building prophetic huguenot highways between Cevennes, France and the 7 main nations of refuge

Historical Background:

Some 300 years ago, there was a major prophetic movement in the Cevennes area in the South of France. In the museum for that history, it is written that there were 8000 prophets in this region at the same time. It was said that you couldn’t be out on the streets without getting a prophecy. It started with the reformation in France from 1533. It grew and many followed the reformed or protestant religion. Read more...

The Catholics gave them the nickname : Huguenots. There was a lot of tension and some religious wars on and off for the next 150 years. The reformation movement became so strong that the Catholic king, Louis XIV, saw it as a threat. In 1685 he decreed that it was forbidden to be Protestant. The pastors had 2 weeks to leave the country, men were put on slave boats, women were put in prison and the children separated from their families to be reeducated in Catholic convents. The ones that weren’t sent to these places were badly treated. The persecution was very intense and from that moment even more huguenots fled the country. There were 7 main nations that became the nations of refuge : Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, England, Canada, USA and South Africa.

Following this, 2 years later in 1687 that the prophetic movement started. It started with children and spread like wild fire. I have not heard about anything in church history that had such a strong prophetic movement. It stayed pure for 15 years under persecution until 1702 when the Camisard War started.

When the king died in 1715, a church leader came out of hiding and called for a synod to restructure the church. In that synod, they decided :

  • children and women were not allowed to speak in church (they were the ones prophesing the most).
  • prophecy was forbidden
  • the Holy Spirit was forbidden

Following these decrees, the prophetic movement began to die out.

The restoration we are seeing today:

There is a spiritual heritage to be uncovered from this prophetic well that was blocked, We believe God is about to release these wells again. Many people have been praying for this. We have been working on and praying into this fosince 1995. Anyone who is connected to the prophetic movement in France has an eye on what God is doing with the prophetic wells that now emerge. Now it has started to flow again in a stronger way. Read more...

We had some breakthrough in 2004, but since we started the prophetic school in 2016, the prophetic wells are running much more. There is a definate flow that has begun. So we praise the Lord for that and rejoice in the restoration He is doing.

South African prayer teams have come to France every year since 2001 to prepare the way and followed up by sending prophets to help. There is already a prophetic highway being built between South Africa and France. In Aug/Sept 2019 we had 13 french believers going to South Africa for that purpose. We are looking to build highways that move people both directions.

But God wants to restore all the prophetic highways between the 7 nations of refuge and France, for the fuller restoration of the prophetic well. In July 2019 we had a prophetic team of 10 people coming from Holland and in March 2-8, 2020 we will go with a team from France to Holland for the same purpose of building the prophetic highway between these nations.

We had a powerful time of prayer into the highways during the WIP-intensive in Nov 2019. After this we decided to take to Switzerland and Germany.

So May 4-14 we will take a team of about 20 people to open up the prophetic highways on the border of Switzerland/France and Germany/France.

Jan 9-20, there will be a small team going to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and to the Huguenot street in New Paltz, NY, to start building on the American highway.

So, we already have teams who have started to work on the vision for this restoration to South Africa, Swizerland, Germany, Holland and the USA. So, things are really moving quickly. We will see how, God will develop these prophetic highway. We envision to work on this the next 10-20 years. It will take time and there will be many people needed. But we will walk by faith in what we believe God is about to do.
It’s all for His glory.

Henning Schikora
For YWAM-Cevennes

Events and journeys linked to this vision for 2024

January 11-22: 3 people travel to Jacksonville, Florida-USA, the first place of prayer by the huguenots in America.

Jan 30-Feb 4: A team of for go to Lausanne, Switzerland.

Feb 25 – March 8 : 6 persons for a WIP-conference at Hermanus and visit/prayer in the Cape region.

April 13-20: A team from the WIP-school will go to Liège to give a prophetic training and pray in Belgium.

Events and journeys linked to this vision for 2023 :

January 5-12 : Minister in a prophetic gathering in the South of Nederlands and then Amsterdam.

January 30 to February 5 : First trip to Great Britain from Cantebury to around London with a team of 5.

Feb 3-5: 3 people to a church in North London.

March 7-12 : Ministring in Restaurée north of Lausanne and HOP at Cormoret with a team of 5.

April 22-28: 7 people in Voiron and Cevennes, France.

April 22-30 : 5 people to Landsberg and Hurlach, Germany.

April 23-29 : A team of 5 to Amsterdam.

April 25-30 : A team of 5 people to Reitnau, Swissgerman speaking.

May 20-21: A team of 4 people to church in Romanshorn, Swissgerman speaking.

July 4-9 : 4 people to Restaurée and doing an Eagles’ Nest in Cormoret.

Nov 10-17: A school team of 8 to Avignon and the Cevennes.

Nov 13-18: A school team of 5 around London, England.

Nov 13-18: Another school team of 5 to Heidelberg, Germany.

Nov 14 – Dec 3: 3 people travel 3500 km to Freiburg, Hamburg, Berlin, Hurlach near Munich and Nordalb in central Germany to train in the prophetic and create connections.

Nov 30 – Dec 3 : 4 people participate in the WIP conference in Nordalb, Germany.

Dec 8-10: 2 people travel to Liège and Charleroi to teach and prepare for future trip in Belgium.

Events and journeys linked to this vision for 2022:

January 20-24: French/German border near Mulhouse and then Frankfurt to visit contacts with 3 people

April 22-29: The Nederlands, mostly near Rijssen for 4 days, but also Heidebeek and Amersfoort with 5 people.

April 22-30: Germany: Freiburg and surrounding area and Landsberg with 7 people

May 23-30: Amsterdam, the Nederlands with 5 people

Mai 23-30: Reitnau, Switzerland and Landsberg, Germany with 5 people

July 4-8 : Eagles Nest at Restaurée, north of Lausanne, Switzerland with 5 people.

September 22-25: Eagles Nest in Reitnau, Switzerland.

November 14-18: Eagles Nest in Landsberg, Germany

Events and journeys linked to this vision for 2021:

Jan 25 to Feb 4: A team of 5 visiting 3 cities near Antwerpen and Brussels Vineyard.

Sept 24 to Oct 4 : Switzerland: to Geneva, Lausanne, Yverdon and in the Jura with 5 people.

November 15-19 : Switzerland, French speaking and German speaking with 6 people

Events and journeys done linked to this vision in 2020 :

If you click on the flags, the infos for those nations are marked.

January 9-20: Trip to the United States in Pittsburgh (PA), Lancaster New Paltz (NY) with a team of 3 people to build relationships and share the vision.

March 2 -8 : The Nederlands, a trip to Bunschuten, Amersfoort et the surrounding areas with a team of 9 people.

Great Britain