In today’s #TBT resource we hear from Rigby Wallace at North America Conference 2015. Speaking at one of Advance’s earliest gatherings, Rigby delivers a exhortation to humility in leadership. God is only interested in who we are, and who we are becoming – not what we have achieved. Rigby challenges us to bed down ‘Who we are’ and ‘Why we … Read More
In today’s #TBT resource we hear from Alan Frow at North America Conference 2015. Alan opens with Psalm 131 and King David’s ultimate destination of contentment and maturity. This despite a life subject to severe trials (of his, and others making). Moving to 1 Chronicles 20, Alan identifies the areas in David’s life that required weaning, for this ultimate maturity: … Read More
In today’s #TBT resource, we hear from Terran Williams at Global Conference 2015. Terran teaches on the proclamation of the Gospel, and its place in our ministry. He opens with an outline of what proclamation is, and then helps us understand how best to put it to work, using a range of practical examples. The talk includes a couple of … Read More
In today’s #TBT resource we hear from PJ Smyth, pastor of Monument Church, at one of Advance’s earliest gatherings, Global Conference 2015. PJ Smyth does an extensive teaching on Elders, working through their genesis, role, qualification for appointment and key roles in the church. A great starting point for a deep dive on Eldership, or a training moment for your … Read More
In today’s #TBT resource, we hear from Gareth Bowley (Reconciliation Road Church, South Africa). The session was recorded at their recent Kwa-Zulu Natal Hub gathering for eldership teams in October 2019. Gareth gives us four compelling reasons that church planting (directly, or through partnership) should remain a priority for every community of believers.
In today’s #TBT (Throwback Thursday) resource, we hear from Donnie Griggs at Global Conference 2015. Once Jesus departs, the disciples find them selves charged to action, but tempted to remain spectators. Donnie parallels their story with a modern day leaning toward inactivity in ministry. The talk offers insight into the ethos of our movement, from its earliest gathering, as we … Read More
Today’s #TBT resource is from Global Conference 2015. Nkululeko Mahlanyane briefly shares some simple but powerful insights into the work of each church, and church leader. A great listen for those who need a fresh reminder of the nature of ministry. He notes patience as a characteristic of Gospel advance in Scripture, the danger of jumping to conclusions as we … Read More
In today’s #TBT resource from the North American Eastern Hub Conference 2019, Donnie Griggs asks the question ‘What sort of leaders do we need when living in exile?’. He contrasts our inclination to appoint leaders because of sentiment or need with Paul’s instruction to the Philippians; working through a range of characteristics and frailties to be cognizant of when appointing … Read More
In today’s #TBT resource, Andrew Haslam charges us to confidence in our preaching at Africa Conference 2016. Andrew discusses prevailing cultural currents that erode our ability to speak with confidence. He then looks at a way forward to recover authority in our preaching, and reminds us of why it is so important.