Video: Updated Plans for citySeminary

The citySeminary is a city-based, city-focused, discipleship training concept that we are trialling in Dublin among all of our churches. It is focused around the following vision: as our greatest desire is to honour God by revealing the beauty of his character in our city… we are learning how to be ever more closely re-formed in His image, becoming cross-cultural missionaries who are passionately searching to bring others into an intimate communion which we enjoy with Jesus The Dublin citySeminary has the following objectives that are shaped by this vision: Coordinates united city-focused mission. Training for discipleship and mission....
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Video: House of Prayer

Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York, believes prayer is the barometer of the church’s success. It’s not how many people who show up to services that count, but how many come to pray. In this 50min video, Cymbala presents his vision of a praying church and tells the story of how the Brooklyn Tabernacle grew from literally a handful to having 1500 turn up at prayer meeting. Very inspiring. Best wishes for the journey, Gavin. Like this:Like
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Video: Spiritual lives of teens and emerging adults

Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers (April 2009), by Christian Smith and Melina Lundquist Denton maybe a book you will want to have a look at. This book will be followed up with Souls In Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults (Sept 2009). They also offer a DVD (2007). The trailer is below. All the best for the Journey, Gavin. Like this:Like
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Video: Dublin Organisation

At my church in Dublin, our board has recently voted to recommend a new type of organisation where we would combine 3 churches under a single board, following a single vision. In other words, 1 church in 3 different locations. Part of the advantage of this is to try and free up our pastors to work as a team according to their spiritual gifts. But most importantly, we want to provide the time and the focus to implement what we are calling a City Seminary, a seminary focused on discipleship for lay people, based in the city where they live,...
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Video: Run!

Something a little different. On the first Sunday following the tragedy of September 11th, 2001, Carter Conlon delivered this soul-stirring message at Times Square Church in Manhattan. The sermon was titled, Run For Your Life. This video clip is just 4 minutes of that sermon, where he urges people to serious living as Christians. The original website is  Best wishes for the Journey, Gavin. Like this:Like
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