Kids Mission Day 2023 is coming up on October 21, 2023. For Kids Kindergarten – 6th grade Please pre-register HERE Dear NEO family, In 2 ½ months, several of our churches will begin an eight-week journey called “Following Jesus Together”. We will be focusing on God’s call for believers to grow up in faith as mature disciples who go with Jesus on mission to our lost and hurting world. The journey will tie in beautifully with our Cycle to Resurgence emphasis. Would you join me in praying for a powerful work of God in our congregations (some of our congregations will be using their own discipleship materials they have developed over the years, and we pray for God to bless these efforts, as well). Please pray for: Leaders to focus on our own spiritual growth and walk with Jesus in fresh ways! The Holy Spirit of God......
Mobilizing All Nazarenes in Unity I love the “Cycle to Resurgence”. I love the way I see NEO Nazarenes living out the core heart cries of this Vision. It starts with mobilizing all Nazarenes in unity. We must: 1. Equip and send everyday ministers on mission. The Scriptures are clear when Peter writes, “As each one has received a gift, minister to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God” (I Peter 4:10). Each one is gifted to minister to others. Unfortunately, we don’t function like “each one” is essential for the ministry. We function like only a select few are gifted for ministry and the rest are called to support the gifted in their work. We need to reawaken the biblical idea that all of God’s people are called to ministry and are sent on mission, and that their mission field starts where God placed them......