Join us as we engage in a community dialogue about a church planting movement in the New Testament. This is the first episode of a three part series addressing what many are calling the “legacy church.” Some use it pejoratively while others use it in recognition of the church’s historic significance. This is a topic thatContinue reading Ep 2: The Legacy Church and Movement Making, Part 1
Join us as we engage in a community dialogue about a church planting movement in the New Testament. This episode introduces our podcasters and the topic they will address over the next several weeks. It is sure to challenge how we think about movements in the New Testament. To comment on this episode and futureContinue reading Ep 1: Introducing the Ephesiology Podcast
The Journey to Movement learning community explores the New Testament church as an ongoing historical event of God’s relentless pursuit of relationships with every people group. This exploration of movement will help participants discover a biblical plan of action to multiply disciples and connect God’s story to the story of their community. By focusing onContinue reading Learning Community
The vision for the project is to glorify God by multiplying mature followers of Jesus Christ who will faithfully lead cascading movements of churches. We will achieve the multiplication of mature believers through leadership development training seminars as well as print, video, and audio mediums. The development of a globally accessible platform will assist inContinue reading The Ephesiology Project
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