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Rejoice in the Challenge of Spreading the Gospel Globally, Keller says

October 17, 2017

To achieve unity and combat secularism, we need to lower the walls between denominations and races, said Dr. Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church. While denominations are important, there is too much division among Christian churches along racial and ethnic lines, Keller told the audience at Movement Day Global Cities. His topic was…

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African Roadshow

October 3, 2017

During the week of September 25th the cities of Pretoria, Cape Town, and Durban hosted Movement Day Gatherings.  1,600 leaders attended including millennial led gatherings of prayer and worship in Durban. This was a very significant follow up to Movement Day Global Cities 2016 where South Africa had more participation than any other country in…

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Movement Day Must Stay Humble to Fight Poverty, Front-Line Leader Says

September 11, 2017

Jayakumar Christian believes that when battling extreme poverty, the church should begin with a “Theology of Anger,” not blind hope. “The people of God in India are working to transform the 1.2 billion people, just like Jesus did, by taking our position among the poor,” the Partnership Leader, Faith & Development with Chennai-based World Vision…

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Movement Day Hong Kong in 2018

September 6, 2017

RJ Holt, a new member of our Movement Day Expressions team, and I traveled to Hong Kong in August to meet the team planning the first Movement Day Expression in a Chinese City. Hong Kong may be the most strategic Chinese city in the world given its freedom to host Christian leadership gatherings. China has perhaps…

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Leading a Movement

July 31, 2017

This summer I was fortunate to attend a Pier family reunion. We had 60 of us across four generations. I saw a family tree dating back twelve generations to Amsterdam. I realized I wasn’t the first Pier to live in New York City. My family grew up in rural South Dakota, twenty miles north of…

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Salvation and the City—Christianity Today’s Beaty Says The Church Needs to Honor Professional Women

July 28, 2017

She’s reluctant to say the title, but Katelyn Beaty, Editor at Large of Christianity Today, wants to transform the image of professional women from “Sex and the City” to something closer to the reality she sees in her life. And in the process, she believes the church needs to take a more modern approach in…

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Amplify Conference

June 30, 2017

Hollis is a young woman whom I met at my local church. She’s a theatre artist and educator, extremely gifted, and thanks to social media I get to keep up with the great exploits of her life. We met this winter to talk through some challenges she faced and I reminded her of a hashtag…

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Rev. Javier Garcia’s Call to Action

June 27, 2017

Setting priorities and fulfilling those priorities are essential if we’re serious about sharing the Gospel and expanding Christian communities in cities around the world, says Rev. Javier Garcia, Director of Agape Europe based in Barcelona. Quoting scripture, a range of philosophers and thoughts gleaned from decades of worldwide ministry, Rev. Garcia shared his message of…

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Rev. Javier Garcia's Call to Action

June 27, 2017

Setting priorities and fulfilling those priorities are essential if we’re serious about sharing the Gospel and expanding Christian communities in cities around the world, says Rev. Javier Garcia, Director of Agape Europe based in Barcelona. Quoting scripture, a range of philosophers and thoughts gleaned from decades of worldwide ministry, Rev. Garcia shared his message of…

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MD Africa & MD Australia

June 22, 2017

On Tuesday June 20th we received two important announcements. One announcement came from Africa with a roster of 35 emerging cities being invited to participate in Movement Day Africa in 2018 in Nairobi. The expectation is that contextualized expressions of Movement Day across the African continent will take place in coming years.

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