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Exploring Membership with Following Jesus Notes Session 3

SESSION 3: MODELS OF (LOCAL) CHURCH AND MEMBERSHIP  We’ve looked at a) Jesus and his disciple-community (following Jesus meant joining his community), and b) at belonging and ‘membership’ in the Early Church. What does this mean for our church?  In … Continue reading

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Exploring Membership with Following Jesus: Session 2

SESSION 2:  THE EARLY CHURCH AND COMMITTED BELONGING  We looked at following Jesus, which meant joining his community: Following Jesus… in community… for others (one reality in three inseparable values). Jesus told them to “go, make followers…” How did the … Continue reading

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Invitation to a Key Vineyard Leadership Institute Teaching Course

Please bare with me in a little foolish boasting (as Paul said and did!) In God’s sovereign design I was privileged to work with John Wimber in 1982 for 8 months as a pastoral and research assistant. I researched and … Continue reading

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A Call for a Week of Fasting & Prayer

We’re calling our church to a week of fasting and prayer in preparation for the launch of Following Jesus on Sunday 20 January @ 09h00 at the Vineyard Community Center.  We begin today Sunday 13th Jan and will end Saturday … Continue reading

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Feedback from Teaching at Global School of Supernatural Ministry

In late July I went to Umhlanga Rocks in Durban at the invitation of the Global School of Supernatural Ministry. There were about 15 students who are doing a one year program. I was invited to lecture one day on … Continue reading

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Following Jesus to Valley Vineyard

This is a brief note to inform all our friends about new shifts and changes in our lives. Just over four years ago I handed the leadership of Valley Vineyard to a younger leader, in order to base myself full … Continue reading

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Prayer for Valley Church Family Camp

My beautiful wife and I are going back to the Western Cape on Friday to do a family camp for Valley Church in Hout Bay. The pastor, Grant Baston, has invited me to teach on receiving healing in terms of … Continue reading

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Ministry trip to Cape Town, 14 – 22 April 2012

Gilli and I travel to beautiful Cape Town on Saturday 14 April to minister in Christian Life Church in Camps Bay. It’s one of most beautiful places in the Cape, and on the planet! I will tell them this: when … Continue reading

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Story of the Pakistan Visa!

Late yesterday afternoon (Thursday 29 March 2012), after a long wait and “assertive” discussion with a consulate representative at the Embassy, I went home without a visa. Islamabad (capital of Pakistan) had not sent through approval to Pretoria Pakistan Embassy … Continue reading

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Report on Pastor’s & Leader’s Prayer Retreat

I was privileged to lead a pastors and leaders retreat from 25 to 27 January, 2012. My Vineyard colleagues in the NECSA region asked me to lead the retreat on “Entering the New Year – Praying the Psalms”. What an … Continue reading

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