David & Renée Lyons
We coach leaders and lead change among 400 Navigator leaders leading 5500 staff and many thousands of disciples in 115 countries
Jesus was an oral disciple-maker. I’m pretty sure that He and the 12 were not carrying scrolls around Galilee.
This weekend we’ll begin meetings with our Regional Directors here in the Middle East to consider how God is leading us coming out of our Pioneering Forum and Global Missions Consultation.
According to Acts 1:8, when the Holy Spirit comes upon His people, they become His witnesses where they are (e.g. Jerusalem & Judea), where they are uncomfortable (e.g. Samaria), and to the ends of the earth.
Seventy-one of the 112 countries where we have Navigator ministries are in the pioneering stage, waiting on God to raise up a foundational generation of nationals to take the lead.
Movements of the Gospel into the major religions often require new forms of faith communities to help new believers to flourish into spiritual generations while they remain among their families and relational networks.
How often do parents think about their children? Often! Four of our children are moving this month, to new jobs and/or new homes.