In this section you will find resources to inspire you to create or continue a Movement in your own community. We endeavour to connect you with theologians and practitioners from all over the world where Movement is taking place. New content will be added regularly.
Christians are becoming increasingly aware of the role the church in the city. Culture is formed in cities, they are centres of education, literature, the arts, music, film, television, other media and so much more. Learn more about a metanarrative that embraces a kingdom based theology
In the Love Your City Podcast we discuss the importance of gospel movements in towns and cities around the world.
When Christians come together in humility and take responsibility God moves. Amazing stories are developing all around Australia
Be encouraged as you refresh yourself in the word. Below are some short blogs that will challenge and inspire you.
Keith Farmer has spent 17 years mentoring pastors and leaders from all kinds of churches big, small and from various denominations. He has a lot of wisdom to offer in the area of mental health and mental well-being for pastors and leaders in this current day and age. He has also recently written a book, “Going Deeper to go Further”.
For Gospel Movement to thrive it must be underpinned by a solid understanding of God’s intentions as revealed in the scriptures. Here at Movement Australia we lean towards the doing of the Gospel but also understand the importance of sound theology and look to promote resources for church leaders in towns and cities that provoke thought and discussion.
In the introduction to his book, Religious Freedom in a Secular Age, Bird states, “My contention is that as religion and politics get increasingly volatile, people of faith in many Western jurisdictions need to be willing to lose their cultural privileges and resist potential state coercion in order to retain their religious liberties.” In other words, things are going to get harder not easier. He then outlines several recent examples in both Australia and North America where religious freedom has already been encroached. “The future of faith and freedom is going to be ‘complicated’”, says Bird.