Prophets that stand in the gap of unfaithfulness are never satisfied, always hungry, and broken on behalf of the brokenhearted. This is Polima. And just like God has done with her life, she will turn and do for the church.Read More
I hope you’re excited that finally a church plant is underway that succeeds not on the exhaustion and sacrifice of the pastoral leaders, but instead, succeeds when the leadership and families involved thrive!Read More
Building Kingdom bonds and healthy relationships are a difficult cross-cultural challenge. But if there is a young family that is capable in overcoming that challenge, it is the Paul ohana.Read More
In the spirit of sharing what’s “behind the veil” of Kona Coast Naz’s mission to the Big Island, the next 10 Pastor’s Perspectives will be a concerted effort to explain WHO we have in place currently to help us move forward in fulfilling our mission, WHAT we have in place for an organizational structure, and HOW our team is being equipped to minister effectively.
There is immense power in the resurrection (vv19-20). But what if we didn’t look to God to “magically inject” resurrection power into our lives like antibodies into our arm through a needle? What if instead our COMMON GOAL was the resurrection?Read More
Being on mission is fundamental to the very core of its existence. Jesus was on mission, and the Body is an extension of that mission in the world. MISSIONS IS NOT A CHARACTERISTIC OF THE CHURCH, IT IS THE CHURCH.Read More
MISSIONARIES, ON THE OTHER HAND, LIVE WITH THE FACT THAT IF SALVATION IS NOT EXPERIENCED, THEIR FRIENDS DIE HOPELESS, AND IF SOCIETY IS NOT CHANGED THEIR FRIENDS WILL HOPELESSLY DIE. They MUST happen together.Read More
While the church IS an institution, it also IS the only "institution" that was initiated by God after God came as a baby (Immanuel), and therefore cannot be reduced to the restrictive "laws" of governing, managing, and measuring institutions.Read More