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Praying For An Hour

[This post is part of the “4 Hour Campus Plant” series. I am live blogging my attempt to plant a ministry at a new campus with only 4 hours a week. This is a continuous story that builds, so make sure to start at the beginning.]

This update about LBCC comes a few weeks late.

Way back on August 14th Kimy, Pastor Sean, Juan-David, and I got together on campus to pray and worship. Kimy brought her guitar and we prayed, worshiped, and interceded for the campus.

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The Administrative Side of Ministry

[This post is part of the “4 Hour Campus Plant” series. I am live blogging my attempt to plant a ministry at a new campus with only 4 hours a week. This is a continuous story that builds, so make sure to start at the beginning.]

Today it was just Sean and Kimy and myself and we talked almost fully about administration and getting ready for the Fall.

We have to become an official club so we talked about:

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The City College Student Schedule

[This post is part of the “4 Hour Campus Plant” series. I am live blogging my attempt to plant a ministry at a new campus with only 4 hours a week. This is a continuous story that builds, so make sure to start at the beginning.]

Today was a fun day. It was my first time back on campus in over a month and we had a great conversation. Two new people showed up. One guy, Moses, from Long Beach State and another woman Relene from LBCC. She goes to our church and heard about what we are doing. I love what she has to say in the video reflection.

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Nothing

I was all set to go to campus and pray with Kimy and the team, but I got a call about an hour before saying she had to cancel. It was just too busy of  a week with her youth responsibilities at church and they had a big event that night.

So nothing this week.

I am not frustrated. She has been so consistent and this is the reality of giving part of your time to an endeavor. Things come up.

*If I am going to let this be a student led plant, then I am going to hang back when they don’t go. I coach, they lead!

[This post is part of the “4 Hour Campus Plant” series. I am live blogging my attempt to plant a ministry at a new campus with only 4 hours a week. This is a continuous story that builds, so make sure to start at the beginning.]

Continuing to Pray

I am still away from campus and have not been able to get there in almost a month. But Long Beach State students keep showing up and partnering with Kimy. In the video below you hear them talking about how they encountered a guy on a prayer walk and they seem very encouraged by that. It also seems like they did some worship though singing on campus too.

I just love their consistency to show up and pray and just be on the campus. This is the dull-drum of summer.

 [This post is part of the “4 Hour Campus Plant” series. I am live blogging my attempt to plant a ministry at a new campus with only 4 hours a week. This is a continuous story that builds, so make sure to start at the beginning.]
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Are Supernatural Gifts For Today?

In my book, Beyond Awkward, I spend three chapters on the role of the Holy Spirit in evangelism. Some people have written me, and reviewed, saying it was the most helpful part of the book for them. Others have written wondering when it was I fell off the cart!

[5 ways that help me hear God on the move]

With further reflection this summer, and a great conversation with both my brother in law and Tim Catchim, I have come to realize how to talk about the way I see the role of God speaking and the gifts of the Spirit for today. 

This post is thinking I am taking further and is not found in my book.

I think a continuum is helpful here.

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Do Not Despise These Small Beginnings

[This post is part of the “4 Hour Campus Plant” series. I am live blogging my attempt to plant a ministry at a new campus with only 4 hours a week. This is a continuous story that builds, so make sure to start at the beginning.]


 

Kimy is totally gaining strength from the Lord. You can just hear it in her voice.

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin…” – Zechariah 4:10

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