A couple of months back I was having a conversation on twitter with ApostleFarm about how apostles travel great distances to invest in the next generation of Kingdom leaders. Having seen some of that in Africa, I shared a little bit about the experience, but intended to write a blog post to share more in detail. After thinking about the topic some I decided that a video blog might be a better venue for sharing what I’ve learned.
So with no further ado, here is my video blog about apostolic travel for Kingdom advancement. Make sure to stick around for the last couple of minutes where I discuss what I believe is one secret that I think gets missed by most western apostolic workers.
Thanks for watching the video blog. Have you ever seen apostolic travel in action either here or abroad? What can you learn from the examples you’ve seen? Let me know in the comment section.
Some things just get better with age. “The Wayback Machine” posts occur at the end of every month and reference the best posts of that month in years past. My hope is to provide a good jumping on point for readers whTho have never been to Pursuing Glory.
Weird, huh? I’m in Africa while you’re reading this and I was planning a trip to Africa (this time Ethiopia) two years ago. This was the start of an amazing journey with lots of new friends and spiritual giants. My time in Ethiopia changed my world.
The church of Jesus Christ has a particular obligation to care for widows. It should be difficult to separate the true church with the care of widows, but sadly, it’s not. This is one of my first “Notes from the Margin” posts where I’m wrestling through 1 Timothy and Paul’s prescription for the care of widows.
This post is a short meditation on the nature of movements. This thought came because of the love the people in my sphere had shown me. My hope is we all have a chance to be a part of something like this.
This post is me wrestling with my blogging style. Should I be a blogger who writes about whatever is in my mind at the time? Or should I be a strategic blogger, waiting for content that is relevant and in the Lord’s timing? I’m still wrestling with this idea to some degree. After the death of Osama Bin Laden, this post seems a little dated and a little timeless all at the same time.
It seems like no matter how many things change, they still stay the same. In 2007 I was planning my first trip to Uganda. By the time you’ll read this, I will be there again.
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Every week here at Pursuing Glory I try to bring together the best posts I’ve found that will equip the end-times church to operate in her God-ordained destiny. These are the best blogs, articles, books and other resources related to our purpose here at this site. Feel free to visit, comment, and make use of the resources found at each site.
This week’s posts mostly focus on house churches (organic/simple churches). They represent a wide assortment of people who have different perspectives, but all of them have been practicing simple, reproducible, Christ-centered meetings for years. They’ve been my food for thought as I’ve been preparing to write a “Basic Introduction” post on house churches. I hope you enjoy!
The prevailing thought is that simple, organic churches tend not to be very engaged in missions, especially globally. I’ve found this incredibly inaccurate in our own experience, though I think it greatly depends on who makes up each church. (Posted at The Assembling of the Church)
Frank at Reimagining Church shares an excerpt from his book, From Eternity to Here, where he looks at the reality of Christ’s Lordship in the Church as a foundation for understanding how the Church is built. This is must reading for every church planter.
Maurice Smith at Parousia Network Cyber Cafe shares his perspective of where God is leading those in the organic house church movement. This is long post, but there are some keen insights about what the future may look like.
Guy Muse at The M Blog shares a true story about a church planter from Ecuador, that while true, is also a parable for those of us in the organic house church movement.