life on the planet
"Apostles are there to change life on the planet," said Anderson Williams from Trinidad, speaking on an 'apostolic symposium' in Switzerland. But he had difficulty giving clear examples of how apostles build in practice. It sparked an interesting discussion on the so-called 'New Apostolic Reformation'.
2. A learning community
The Connect Europe network is committed to intentionally evaluate and learn all the time. Big question: is there leadership in the 'organic' church? And how does it function?
3. A bit more radical, please
When I facilitated an interactive teaching session for young leaders on church and reformation, the organiser came up to me and asked if I could increase the 'radicality factor' a bit more. So I talked about why religious systems can be demonic and keep people in bondage.
4. Multiplying John Maxwell
Evangelical management guru John Maxwell wants to train 5,000 leaders in the Netherlands and for some reason I was asked to join the steering committee for this mega leadership development program. I politely declined the invitation. God didn't call me to multiply John Maxwell in others. Why would an apple tree join a pear tree development program?
5. What is God doing in Holland?
How I was invited to give a vision seminar for Agapè (the Dutch branch of Campus Crusade for Christ) on what God is doing in Holland, and ended up being called a heretic because I baptise people without first consulting a pastor.
More top-5's from the blogging community here, with thanks to Bob Carlton.