TBT: Your future depends on the Holy Spirit


The Gauteng Hub, in South Africa, gathered their churches at Cornerstone Church, on 7 April 2019 for a Together Sunday. Their guest speaker was David Holden, who is part of the New Frontiers apostolic team. David is married to Liz and they have four grown-up children and an ever increasing number of grandchildren, with whom he enjoys spending time. He … Read More

Annual Review 2018


We are happy to announce that our 2018 Advance Annual Review is now available. Looking back on 2018, our faithful heavenly Father has outworked 1 Corinthians 3.6-9 amongst us: “I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who … Read More

The Advance resource archive is now available as a Podcast


We are excited to announce that the entire Advance conference recording archive is now available in your favorite podcast app. The archive includes recordings from the earliest Advance gatherings, including Global conferences and continental gatherings. There are even recordings from a number of hub events and training seminars. How do I find it? If you already have a favorite podcast … Read More

TBT: A letter to my 25 year old self

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In this resource from our archive, Corey Sanders from the Movement Church in Homestead, Florida shares some thoughtful lessons learnt over the years. Among a number of points, Corey notes the importance of what we believe about God; the dangers of ‘fake it till you make it’; and the need to be more aware of what is going on with … Read More

In case you missed it | March

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Check out our monthly summary of news from March. Including an introduction to Reconciliation Road Church, and an update on the Allen’s early stage plant into Wembley. We have included a challenging article from Donnie Griggs on the church’s response to America’s opioid crisis, published on the Gospel Coalition blog. Also, highlights from around the movement and a couple of … Read More

Chatting to Ziba Mbense about the journey to planting in Langa, Cape Town


Tell us about the neighbourhood of Langa? Langa is a township and suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. It was established in 1927. Similar to other townships in South Africa, Langa is one of many areas in South Africa that were designated for Black Africans during the apartheid era. Langa is rich in history, culture, diversity and enterprise. However the … Read More

TBT: Keeping the well of worship open


In this session from the 2017 Advance UK Conference, Alan Frow presents four great insights into the nature of worship that God is seeking. A great resource to realign your personal worship, as well as the ethos of your church’s worship ministry.

Reconciliation Road Church update


Gareth and Nadine Bowley began an extraordinary journey 16 years ago when they moved into leadership in what was to become Reconciliation Road Church. The church is just South of Durban, South Africa. Check out this video update to learn more about this great church that is doing great unifying work in a community with a long history of division.

Terry Virgo visits the Western Cape Hub in South Africa


Terry Virgo recently spent 3 weeks in Cape Town, South Africa, with the congregations of Common Ground Church. During his stay, Terry was kind enough to spend an afternoon with Church leaders from the Western Cape Hub, teaching through three pertinent sessions, aimed at church Eldership teams. You can listen to the sessions here:

In case you missed it | February


Every month Advance publishes a range of movement updates, stories from partner churches and interesting articles on our social media channels.  We have compiled a short summary of February news, in case you missed it! Check out the February news summary here >> This month’s edition includes an update from Grace Church Cardiff, a new Common Ground plant into Cape … Read More