Street Pastors have been working out of a number of church plants in the UK for some years – and also introduced into Sydney by smallboatbigsea. This al Jazeera news piece highlights the importance of this creative ministry – and its influence in society. A great story.
While about equipping missionaries for the Global South, this article is worth reading by those making disciples in the Global North as well. It is a wake-up call to the syncretistic impact of modernism upon evangelicalism – 1. Worship is equated with meetings – rather than living for God. 2. Preaching is equated with teaching… Continue reading
Since late Friday (when I arrived in Brussels from Cairo) I have been visiting churches and new planting initiatives with Jeroen Tuinstra (leader of Adventist churches in Belgium and Luxembourg) and church planting coordinator, Rudy Dingjan. We have shared with a church that has birthed new churches – and 5 planting initiatives – 1. Antwerp… Continue reading
‘Today Peter and Liz Kenny from our Salvo community launched a Family Gathering at the Bellarine Estate,’ reports planter Peter Hobbs. ‘We have been partnering with them in training young people from the Bellarine Secondary College in how to run a restaurant. We have been building genuine relationships with the staff and students for over… Continue reading
Jesus used 5 simple invitations to make disciples and equip them for his kingdom movement. It’s simple and reproducible … Disciple making
How Jesus made disciples was the basis of a practical four day intensive in church planting for pastors in Egypt (April 21-25). The stories of Jesus were explored for principles – and then ideas put into practice. The 4 fields (Mark 4:26-29) together with Jesus instruction to the 72 disciples (Luke 10:1-24) provided the foundation… Continue reading
Adventist leaders in Kenya are serious about being a church planting movement. Almost 500 leaders, pastors and members – all committed to planting churches – participated in a week-long Church Planting Conference (14-20 April 2013) with Peter Roennfeldt as guest speaker. ‘We cannot continue doing mission in the way we have done it!’ declared Paul… Continue reading
Just 4 minutes – Falling Plates. Share the link with others!
Hello planters Here are more stories – for ideas and inspiration. Some are complex plants, some simple. Although simple forms are not the only way forward, they are multiplying – easily reproducible and a great way to connect new people to Jesus Christ. I have therefore explored further qualities of The Simple Forms of New… Continue reading
Along with teaching I have been prayer walking in two parts of the city. About four months ago I felt the Holy Spirit prompting, ‘Why don’t you play cricket with those boys. Through them you can enter into their homes.’ (Read more of this e/m from a friend sharing faith in an Asian city)