A stirring 40 minute message on the importance of church small groups if the Church is to more fully become what God intended it to be in this world.
In this message Dave traverses history and Scripture to present a compelling challenge, principally suggesting that the goal is not that we have churches with small groups, but instead become churches of small groups.
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All within 30 minutes – concise articulation on three key goal areas, and how to achieve them through simple habits (because it’s habits build culture). Programme flow and priorities. Finally Discussion leading tips.
A stirring 45 minute presentation on the little-known background to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, concluding with a challenging strategic forecasts from Dave on where biculturalism is going in New Zealand, and the implications of this for the Kiwi Church – in view of how we might (or might not) achieve things we may be hoping for.
A strategic presentation by Dave on the role and function of city pastors’ groups in relation to the wider mission of the church, and of the relationship of these to denominations, para-Church and local churches. This message gives a context for some ‘next level’ united function.
A presentation and reflection on the dynamics involved, and therefore importance of, the united function of the Church at a city level – spoken with the past 25 years of consistent effort in the Tauranga Moana in view.
A question and answer time related to the role and function of city/town pastors’ group – and related thoughts, observations, concerns and strategies.
A strategic presentation for local churches about the ‘four pistons of outreach mobilisation’ – clarifying the strategic place and significance of each ‘piston’ to the greater-accomplishing of our mission within our nation as the Church (united).
A heart-felt answer from Jade on how we might continue to see Maori connecting with Christ on the Marae, highlighting challenges while raising awareness of the opportunities and journey.
An inspirational story about the production of a now-acclaimed movie documentary purposed to challenge hypocrisy in academia, and of the journey through some wide-reaching reactions and opposition to it that followed.
An excellent presentation, that imparts an understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi), it’s remarkably Christian context, and the implications of this for us today.
A 45 minute strategic presentation made at Engage Conference 2017 in Auckland, NZ, about cultural challenges and opportunities facing Christianity in the West, followed by a summary of 3 broad areas of needed response — one of which will be considerably new to the thinking of most NZ believers.
A message from the pastors’ morning at Engage 2017 — in which Dave communicated his perspective on how to build an authentic outreaching culture in a local church through a habit-based approach, to see members actually mobilised (as contrasted with an approach that is based around running programmes).