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Acts 29 Boot Camp in San Diego | May 5-6, 2009

Acts 29 Boot Camps are church planting conferences open to the public that focus on the vision of church planting, calling of the planter, mandate to multiply churches and the theological foundation for gospel-centered church planting. The San Diego Boot Camp will be hosted by Kaleo Church in in San Diego, CA.   Boot Camp Location: New Life Presbyterian Church 5333 Lake Murray Blvd.                    La Mesa, CA  91942    Missional Influence: Multiplying Leaders on Mission for the Gospel   Schedule (subject to minor change)  Tuesday, May 5:9:00am - registration10:00am – Welcome | Scott Thomas10:10am - Worship 10:30am – Session 1: "Influence Through Leadership" - Mark ...

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St Louis Boot Camp Audio Available

Boot Camp Audio from St Louis     Darrin Patrick and Jonathan McIntosh of The Journey hosted the Lead Conference in St Louis October 20-22, 2008. Speakers included Darrin Patrick, Matt Carter, Bryon Chappel, Randy Nabors, Eric Mason and Jonathan.   Find audio here.

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The Calling of a Planter - Mark Driscoll

The Calling of the Planter: Video Mark Driscoll   The opening session of the 2009 Acts 29 Boot Camp held in Seattle on March 9-10, 2009.    13 Questions to Determine God's Call of a Church Planter   The first one is mandatory. One other is needed as well (not every one). 1. Have I responded to the gospel call & received the Spirit?  2. Is the Holy Spirit out ahead of me planting the church?   3. Is my church planting call obvious to other godly leaders? (Acts 2:14) 4. Has God confirmed my church plant by showing up in miraculous power? (Acts 3 & 4)5. Am I reaching lost people to start my plant? (Acts 8:5-9, 12) 6. Has Jesus showed up & told me to plant? (Acts 9:15-16) 7. Has God called me to plant through a vision? ...

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Vintage Saints: Saint Patrick

“I am a servant of Christ to a foreign nation for the unspeakable glory of life everlasting which is in Jesus Christ our Lord.” – Patrick   My family name was originally O’Driscoll until it was changed a few generations ago by relatives hoping to more fully assimilate into American culture after immigrating from Ireland. Though I was raised Irish Catholic, I knew virtually nothing about Saint Patrick other than the green beer, parades, shamrocks, leprechauns, and drunken Red Sox fans that celebrated in his honor every March 17th.   Technically, Saint Patrick is not even a saint, as he was never canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Additionally, Patrick was not even Irish. Rather, he was an Englishman Roman-Britain who was a Roman citizen that ...

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Time Magazine Names New Calvinism 3rd Most Powerful Idea

According to Time Magazine 'New Calvinism' is the third biggest idea that is changing the world right now. Here are some thoughts on new versus old Calvinism.   Four Ways 'New Calvinism' is So Powerful Old Calvinism was fundamental or liberal and separated from or syncretized with culture. New Calvinism is missional and seeks to create and redeem culture. Old Calvinism fled from the cities. New Calvinism is flooding into cities. Old Calvinism was cessationistic and fearful of the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. New Calvinism is continuationist and joyful in the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. Old Calvinism was fearful and suspicious of other Christians and burned bridges. New Calvinism loves all Christians and builds bridges between them. According to ...

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