TBT: Dying to self, in a culture of self – Howard Kellett

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In today’s #TBT resource, we hear from Howard Kellett at the recent UK Conference. Working through 2 Timothy 3:1-5 Howard tackles community, discipleship, leadership and prayer in an individualistic, autonomous, entitled and comfort driven culture.

TBT: Proclamation – Terran Williams

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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

TBT: Elder lead churches – PJ Smyth

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In today’s #TBT resource we hear from PJ Smyth at one of Advance’s earliest gatherings, Global Conference 2015. PJ 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 church’s leadership teams. PJ teaches … Read More

TBT: Multiply churches – Gareth Bowley

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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.

TBT: Gaze or go – Donnie Griggs

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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

TBT: Patient perseverance – Nkululeko Mahlanyane

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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

TBT: Reproducing courageous leaders – Donnie Griggs

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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

TBT: Confidence in preaching – Andrew Haslam

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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.

TBT: The pastor’s soul – Alan Frow

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In today’s #TBT resource, Alan Frow speaks frankly about his own experience of the ebb and flow of ministry and its impact on his soul. Working from Psalm 42, Alan describes a process of rejuvenation, including moments of lament, interrogation of our situation, reminding our souls of what is true and God’s promise of refreshing. Duration: 33:26Note, there is a … Read More

TBT: Leading, when leading is tough – Brian Barr

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In today’s Throwback Thursday (#TBT) resource, we hear from Brian Barr at the Global Conference, 2017. Brian presents an honest charge to church leaders facing trying circumstances. Examining Nehemiah’s response to opposition, Brian reminds us that in tough moments it is our duty to encourage faith in others, oppose the enemy and continue the work we are called to.