The process produces a Body that measures up to the Head in stature, and until it measures up to the Head in the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, it remains far too weak to have “increased with respect to the Head.”
To find truly selfless people is rare. “Claiming the right to one’s self” enters near the top of the list of spiritual complications, and the kingdom needs people pumping the […]
Apostolic Shepherding, Part 2, Jesus, the Good Shepherd
or our purposes, focus upon the contrast of taking from sheep or giving to sheep seems of paramount importance. While we don’t expect shepherds to become sacrificial lambs to die instead of sheep, we understand that Messiah reveals an aspect of Davidic leadership as a standard for shepherding: a willingness to risk your self, reputation, well-being, and personal desires for the sake of someone else’s sheep.
Unity is Not Unifying: Your Place in the Ecclesia
1 – Unity in the Body derives from shared purpose. To move in oneness, the Body must be completely representative of the Head in all its spiritual systems. Unity occurs […]
A Prophetic Vision for North Florida
Isaiah 45:8 – “Distil, O heavens, and pour out your righteousness (norms of heavenly behavior). Let the earth open wide so both rescue that restores and heavenly norms can sprout up. I, the […]
Kingdom Leadership Dynamics, Part 4, Five Spiritual Leadership Dynamics
If we lack consensus, we have failed to mature spiritual leaders who can function in kingdom leadership dynamics. Division exposes immaturity.
Kingdom Leadership Dynamics, Part 3, Principles and Protocols
A kingdom always functions on principles and protocols. The principles of God’s kingdom rest upon an agreement or covenant, or I would say, “a covenant agreement.” The terms of the […]
Kingdom Debt Cancellation: Followup to FirstFruits
Father promises provision to those who make His kingdom a priority. When you pursue heaven’s kingdom, Father becomes your Source. Father gets involved in the minute details of your life […]
Kingdom Leadership Dynamics, Part 2 – Leadership
Inspiration, influence, and impact defines kingdom leadership.
The Apostolic Resource Center
To begin an ARC, you have to start with apostles and prophets as foundational leadership dynamics. To the extent you have both of these foundational leadership dynamics functioning, the ARC can mature, perhaps expand in numbers, but more importantly expand in influence. To some extent these foundations must be localized.
Kingdom Leadership Dynamics, Part 1 – Kingdom
To understand kingdom leadership, we must first understand kingdom.
Giving Birth to Purpose, Part 1: Creation Groans
That is both future and present because both suffering and glory are here and now while reaching and progressing toward ultimate passion and eternal glory. Comparing pathos with glory isn’t an even measurement system because you can’t measure one or the other with the same ruler or scale. The proportions of suffering and the proportions of glory belong to separate conditions, natural and spiritual.
Giving Birth to Purpose, Part 2: “We Groan With Childbirth Labor”
This frames the revelation of how things work in the spirit concerning the process of childbirth labor that will someday produce the ultimate but continues here and now to produce the restoration of purpose through the same process of shared spiritual experience.
Choosing Spiritual Children
Discipling leaders never separate people from purpose. So, recognizing your spiritual children God involves you in recognizing the spiritual revelation of individual destiny that fits into kingdom purpose.
Feed Passion, Test Submission
Leaders learn deeper submission through passion-motivated endurance.