Pathways from Poverty

Africa, Kenya, News, Poor, Poverty Reduction, Relational Mission
Relational Mission Relational Mission is the sphere of churches within the Newfrontiers family led by Mike Betts. It carries Prayer, Mission and God's heart for the poor in its DNA. In this short interview Julia Miller shares on some of these aspects of Mike's sphere of ministry. Prayer Through an exciting initiative, Enough, churches across this international sphere join together through the worldwide web to pray, thus mobilising thousands of people in effectual prayer. It is a very interesting model that others might wish to copy. Mission Everyone a witness is an attempt to help churches engage evangelistically in their local communities in Word, Works and Wonders. God's heart for the Poor Pathways from Poverty is an expression of God's heart for the poor which seeks to help local churches engage with those…
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Succession in Newfrontiers and a visit to Westpoint

Church Planting, Commission, Guy Miller, New Ground, Newfrontiers, News, Terry Virgo, Westpoint
What happened when Terry Virgo ‘handed over’ Newfrontiers? Recently I was speaking with someone who had contact with another stream of churches. That person was commending Terry and Newfrontiers for the way in which succession had been handled when Terry handed over the responsibility for the Newfrontiers family of churches in 2011 to about 15 men who had demonstrated apostolic gifting and ministry. He said that, as a result of what they had observed, his stream of churches was adopting a similar philosophy of ‘sons’ growing up to become ‘fathers’ who would lead the next generation. On arriving home I found this interview in my inbox. Terry had been invited by David Holden to speak at the ‘Newground’ Leadership Conference and shares his perspective on the process and developments over…
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