‘To us a child is born … Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace’. (Is 9:6) Have you noticed there is no reference in the Gospels to Jesus’ birth in a stable? Nor does it say Jesus was born the night Mary and Joseph arrived in Bethlehem. Rather, Luke records Joseph and Mary… Continue reading
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NEWS 2 JAN 15
Hello church planters It wasn’t a New Year’s resolution, but it was time. For two days I systematically worked through documents on every topic imaginable with Bible study outlines, sermon notes, strategic plans, reports, etc – and on the last day of 2014 dumped thousands of files. There were class notes from courses I taught as a college… Continue reading
For dialogue groups that would like to explore the great stories and prophecies of Daniel – click here for reading guides and a Facilitator’s Guide.
To share the rich meaning of John’s Apocalypse: ‘the revelation of Jesus Christ’ (Rev 1:1) – click here for verse-by-verse & topical reading guides, supporting PowerPoint Presentations and a Facilitator’s Guide.
Community Church Goes Open Air
Easter Saturday the SOS plant at Southend went out onto the streets – singing, sharing; providing an 8-point health check, ‘citizen’s advice’, an ADRA water pump demonstration (popular with the children), hot drinks etc. One of the organizers, Dr Colin Gordon, says: ‘An estimated 3,000 people benefitted from the day’s program!’ See SOS
Bible Lands Tour 2015
Your opportunity to visit Jordan and Israel – and walk where Jesus walked. For more information!
Discipleship is …
Check out what 60+ leaders are saying about discipleship and go to Exponential to download free books.
Three Journeys in Church Planting
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
Faith Future Restaurant
Faith Future is a unique initiative launched by a new believer listening to and obeying God – to connect with his community, change lives and share faith. Check out this story!
‘The Vanishing Seekers’
Check out The Vanishing Seekers – a brief comment by Tom Schultz at Holy Soup. Those planting churches in Europe and Australia have known for some time that people now ‘are not looking for a religion that would be right for them. They are not seekers’. Being ‘seeker sensitive’ was the catch-cry of the 1980s… Continue reading