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2 Great Church Leadership Workshops Coming Up

By | Acts 2 DNA

We are delighted that we have 2 great church leadership workshops coming up soon. Let’s face it, many in church leadership are tired of the routine of doing church, rarely seeming to make headway into their local community. It’s easy to get bogged down in programs that maintain the status quo and then find that we are no longer making the main thing,…

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Grow With the Ministry Internship Program

By | A2A, Acts 2 DNA

Tailrace Community will again be offering you the chance to grow with the Ministry Internship Program in 2018. Our Ministry Internship Program has been designed with maximum flexibility so that no matter whether you are working a normal work week, are a full time student or are taking a gap year, you’ll be able to fit in the Ministry Internship…

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Are you ready to start the journey?

By | Acts 2 DNA

Are you ready to start the journey to plant a church; a new work to be a shining light in your community? Australia needs more churches; healthy, life giving churches like the church we read about in Acts 2. That was a church where we are told that people were passionate about their faith, and this flowed out to infect…

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Transitioning to be a disciple making church

By | Acts 2 DNA

How can our church transition to be a disciple making church? That’s a question many church leaders are pondering at the moment. And what exactly does it mean to be a Great Commission Church? The heart of the great commission Jesus gave us was to make disciples who would make disciples. But what does this look like, and how can we…

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A Defining Moment For Our Team

By | Acts 2 DNA, Leadership

“Definitely!! I think more teams should come with their leader. Attending this Intensive has been a defining moment for our team.” That’s how one senior church leader responded when asked whether he would recommend the DNA of an Acts 2 Church Leaders and Teams Intensive. Another responded that he wished that he had learnt 30 years ago what we covered in…

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Missional Church Transition and Planting Workshops

By | Acts 2 DNA

Whether you are in an existing church or intend to plant a new one, the workshops we will be running over the next few months will help to equip you and your church to be more missionally effective.   The DNA of a Disciple Making Church, which will be held from 12 noon Thursday 23 August to 1pm Saturday 25 August 2018. This workshop…

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The Risk and Adventure Of Faith

By | Acts 2 DNA, SOAP Thoughts

Faith involves both risk and adventure. Probably no one experiences this more than leaders. But leaders, don’t worry, others have experienced the highs and lows of leadership before you, and there is much that we can learn from them. Here’s my journalling (SOAPing) today from the leadership adventures of Moses in Numbers 14. Scripture So they said to one another,…

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Give us courage

By | Acts 2 DNA, SOAP Thoughts

Give us courage was the cry of the disciples! In the heady days of Acts, their was much opposition to the followers of Jesus and the message that they brought. And so they prayed. They didn’t pray for protection or for the threats to come to nothing. Instead they prayed for courage; for boldness. And that’s what God gave them….

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What The World Needs

By | Acts 2 DNA, SOAP Thoughts

No one had never seen anything like it before. It was exactly what the world needs, a community of people who were there because of Jesus, were devoted to God and through whom the Holy Spirit worked powerfully. No wonder they were filled with awe and those around them stood up and took notice! The church age had begun. It…

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