Eddie Stopforth has provided an extensive set of documents for Training in Eldership (TIE)It is a huge download (16Mb)! Click HERE… (You may need to right-click and choose “save as”).
The committee believes that changing the mind-set of the UPCSA from an institution to a movement will require a redefinition of the most basic unit, the congregation. What is a congregation? At the most basic level, a congregation is a gathering, an ecclesia. This is a dynamic term not a static one. We can also […]
We were requested by General Assembly to supply a definition of a Missional Church. Here is the definition we’ve proposed: What is a Missional Church? A Missional Church is a sent Church, which understands its primary work as witnessing to Christ and serving God in the world. A Missional Church is shaped by God for […]
This year the Mission Shaped Ministry Course of Fresh Expressions will be offered in a shorter bites sized format. Please look at the pamphlet below:
Malan Nel’s Slides from the Minister’s Conference.
This is the first of five articles being published for our Missional Congregations Project.
Month of Mission Oct 2015
This is a Bible Study that is based on “Spiritual Rhythm: Being with Jesus every Season of your Soul” by Mark Buchanan.
Many people have been quite worked up about the recent occurrences of “blood moons” and the claims that these are the heralds of the end of the world. Theo Groeneveld has written a short article about this…
Our second INSPIRE conference was held at Emseni Conference Centre in Benoni. Our theme was “Rediscovering Church.” The conference was attended by over a hundred and thirty people with a ratio of 1 minister to every 8 congregation members. It was a great experience and people were inspired, motivated, encouraged, equipped, revitalised, revived, connected, resourced […]