With the release of his new book, Ephesiology: The Study of the Ephesian Movement, Andrew sits down with Michael to learn more about the author, his motivations, and hopes for what the Lord might do with the book. You’ll want to hear the interesting backstory to what has been described as a, “theologically strong foundationContinue reading Ep 40: The Interview
How did the New Testament church sustain such fantastic growth? Join our podcasters as they look at the seven letters Jesus wrote to the churches of Asia Minor. The book of Revelation is often thought to be a book about the end times. We’ll discuss why it might be more appropriate to think of itContinue reading Ep 39: Sustaining a Movement
On this week’s podcast, hear what Matt Till is doing at Restoration Church. It isn’t perfect, but they are seeing a community committed to prayer, Scripture, fellowship, worship, and missions. Join our podcasters to learn more about Restoration Church. To comment on this episode and future episodes, be sure to login. Find Us On: Search “Ephesiology” onContinue reading Ep 38: Restoration Church
In our continuing study of a New Testament movement, we ask the question, “What did the movement look like?” Join our podcasters as they explore the anatomy of the movement in Ephesus and its impact on the Roman province of Asia. Interested in more? Check out the Movement Maturity Matrix. To comment on this episodeContinue reading Ep 37: The Anatomy of a Movement
“We are perfectly designed to achieve what we are seeing.” Join us as we explore this profound statement in our interview with Alan Hirsch. Alan is one of the leading movement thinkers who believes that our movement rhetoric is beginning to see fruit. Among our topics: rediscovering the apostle, prophet, and evangelist; paradigm shifts; identifyingContinue reading Ep 35: Interview with Alan Hirsch
Ephesiology[n.ih·fē·zē·äləʒē]: The Study of a Movement is the story of the church at Ephesus, the most documented of all the churches appearing in the New Testament. Beginning with Paul’s approximate three-year tenure in the city from 53 to 56 AD, we see a movement launched that reaches all of Asia Minor (Acts 19:10).
It all begin in Acts 16. Paul and his missionary band were prohibited from entering Asia and were redirected to Macedonia only to meet a woman from the very place they could not enter. It is not for another three years or so that he finally arrives on the West coast of Asia Minor withContinue reading Launching a Movement