November 2, 2018 — by Dana Allin

Reflecting our Communities: How Can We Be Better?

I continue to be both inspired and overwhelmed by the challenges and opportunities that stand before our movement.  There are some obvious issues that include working toward the revitalization of our churches, the ability of our churches to plant vibrant churches, and of course developing a greater quantity and quality of lay and vocational leaders who will be able to lead, plant, and revitalize these congregations.  Within these broad issues are some extremely important factors that need to be present.

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November 2, 2018 — by Anna Kent

Give your MAG an ECO BOOST!

It’s been great to work with a number of our ECO presbyteries who are incorporating MAG experiences into their presbytery gatherings.  I’ve been asked by a couple of folks how to keep the momentum going, so I wanted to share a few steps. These don’t have to be done in order (except I always think prayer is the best place to start).   

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November 2, 2018 — by Jen Haddox

Global Engagement: Connecting with the Iranian Christian Movement

Arguably the fastest growing church in the world today is in Iran. On the one hand, it’s surprising that under persecution the church would be growing there. But on the other hand, isn’t the grace of Jesus found most visibly expressed among those who demonstrate Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the Life by their sacrificial witness? A fast growing-church needs leaders that can support, sustain, and grow this movement.  God has granted Pars Theological Centre the vision and ministry of equipping leaders for this fast-growing gospel movement in Iran. They are training hundreds of house church leaders in bible and theology, in Christian formation, and in service to their communities. This ministry of equipping leaders for ministry in difficult circumstances is inspiring and invites us to partner in support and prayer.

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