Your opportunity to visit Jordan and Israel – and walk where Jesus walked. For more information!
Some thought missional might be another fad – but, it is not proving to be! Yes, some terms pass their use-by-date. Emerging church was a great term – church from below, connected with the past and also the future! However, it was damaged from within and without – even negatively impacting the term emerging missional… Continue reading
On Saturday I spoke at the Adventist church in Benalla (VIC). A great little town, a neat country church – close to the town centre; and a warm welcome given to all who came near the place! A simple Bible study and worship experience – singing led by a little family, with the husband/father playing… Continue reading
Check out Simon Smart’s comment on Who’s Bigger: Where Historical Figures Really Rank – a great Christmas read!
The Woy Woy Anglican Church (NSW, Australia) website has a great description of Messy Church – a creative family (even New Testament household) way of doing church!
Have you thought of walking in the footsteps of Jesus in Israel – to understand how he made disciples and developed his movement? This October (2013) there are a few places left if you would like to join in this leadership study tour – exploring the context, development and expansion of Jesus’ movement. For information… Continue reading
Check out what 60+ leaders are saying about discipleship and go to Exponential to download free books.
In his latest blog Steve Addison draws attention to a report on global religious trends (free) from the Center for the Study of Global Christianity. It is worth downloading and reading!
Paul’s three missionary journeys highlight his developing church planting approaches – (1) Following relational streams: Paul and Barnabas first traveled to Cyprus, crossing Barnabas’ home island proclaiming the gospel. At Paphos the proconsul, Sergius Paulus , became a believer – ‘for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord’. A tablet inscription with the… Continue reading
The Watering Hole also has Messy Church. This is a great family church idea – that community families love, Check it out!