Boise, ID S19    Spring 2019
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Align Your Life With God's Global Purpose


The Perspectives Course: Equips believers with 
greater vision, hope and passion for reaching all people with the Gospel. 

       15 Weeks, 15 Different Dynamic Instructors  
see below for a bio about each instructor         

Monday Evenings 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The first 2 weeks are open to the public!!!  Bring a friend.
Come check it out.

 

The emphasis is on learning, praying, sending, going, 
mobilizing and welcoming.
  All ways to serve God.





 

         

 







15 powerful lessons with a different instructor presenting each evening

  • Biblical: Lessons 1-5: The Word of God is revealed with striking clarity as Perspectives illuminates God's unchanging promises as they unfold from Genesis to Revelation and his plan to use His people to reach the world. As His people, we are called to be a part of that!
  • Historical: Lessons 6-9: Discover your amazing spiritual lineage as you learn the incredible sacrifice of the saints in taking the Gospel to new areas. See how this is done with the immeasurable power of God as He makes His name known among the nations.
  • Cultural: Lessons 10-11: The peoples of the world come alive as we see, through Christ Jesus, the expressions of the New Testament church thriving among every nation, tribe, people and language. While seeing the important role that culture plays in the spreading of the Gospel. 
  • Strategic: Lessons 12-15: Putting all that we learned into practice! Find your place in God's story as there are endless opportunities to help complete the Great Commission.

Class schedule:
Monday evenings, 6:00-9:00 PM
January 14 - April 29, 2019

Location:
Discovery Church Boise
1177 N. Roosevelt Street
Boise, Idaho 83706

For more information contact:
Marcie Ellis
(208)779-0521

Class Info

Date: Monday, January 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Discovery Church 1177 N. Roosevelt St. Boise ID 83706

Contact: Coordinating Team

(208)779-0521

 
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    • Lesson 1

      The Living God is a Missionary God

      God's purpose is three-fold: against evil—kingdom victory; for the nations—redemption and blessing; and for God—global glory in worship. God's purpose revealed in promise to Abraham. Exploring God's purpose for the nations: Blessing to the nations described.

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      John Zumwalt

      Outrageous Love, Choctaw OK

      John Zumwalt is the Cross Cultural Coach for the innovative organization, Outrageous Love. After serving as a missionary among the unreached Minnan he returned to America and for over 22 years served as the founder and Director of the Missionary Training Institute, Beautiful Feet Boot Camp. He has trained over 300 Career Missionaries. He has a Doctorate of Divinity from International University for Graduate Studies. John has authored the book, Passion for the Heart of God and travels widely, preaching and holding seminars, raising up activist to go to the ends of the earth. John and his wife, Jamie, also pastor a church in a “red light district” of Oklahoma City. They have five children, Jessica, Josiah, Jael, Jewel and James.

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      Date: Monday, January 14, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 2

      The Story of His Glory

      Exploring God's purpose for Himself: How God has been steadily unfolding a plan throughout all nations and generations to bring about His greater glory, ultimately drawing to Himself the worship of all the peoples. Passion and prayer for God's glory.

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      Sage Mwiinga

      Meridian ID

      Sage Mwiinga is an inspirational speaker with a passion to inspire others to walk and live by faith in God. Sage and his wife moved to the United States from Zambia in obedience to God’s call to be witnesses of His grace. Sage is a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University and George Fox University, and currently works in higher education. The Mwiinga Family live in the Boise Idaho area where they attend Calvary Chapel Boise.

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      Date: Monday, January 21, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 3

      Your Kingdom Come

      Exploring God's purpose regarding evil: How God has accomplished a defeat of evil powers in order to open a season of history in which the nations can freely follow Christ. The kingdom of God as the destiny of all history. Christ's mission seeks a hindering of evil to bring about a sign of the coming peace of the kingdom of God. Our prayers contend with evil in order to bring about the transformation of society with Christ's kingdom in view.

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      Date: Monday, January 28, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 4

      Mandate for the Nations

      Jesus shows great strategic interest in Gentiles; wise strategic focus by initiating a global mission on a few disciples among the Hebrew people. The Great Commission and the ways of God's sending in relational power. Dealing with the ideas of pluralism (all religions the same) and universalism (all persons saved).

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      Chris Burgess

      Mission Aviation Fellowship, Boise ID

      Chris is the editorial manager at Mission Aviation Fellowship. He has served as a missionary in London and Istanbul, and has worked in nearly 20 countries across Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East. He loves new food and figuring out how to apologize for cultural gaffes.

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      Date: Monday, February 4, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 5

      Unleashing the Gospel

      The first followers of Jesus: obedient in costly, foundational ways. The climactic act of the book of Acts is the freeing of the gospel to be followed by Gentiles without Jewish traditions as a requirement. A foundational act of God which speaks to the situations where the gospel is hindered today. Strategic suffering and apostolic passion.

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      Harry Kindelberger

      Boise ID

      Associate Pastor at Discovery Church in Boise, Idaho whose primary focus is discipleship and cultural engagement. Brandon is a passionate leader who is constantly seeking to challenge and empower leaders to look outside the church walls to engage the culture around them with the gospel regardless of their age, gender or background. He travels regularly as an evangelist and speaker for Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Disciple Training Schools around the nation and in Mexico. In 2004, on his first mission trip, Brandon’s life was radically changed. He observed his pastor selflessly share water with refugee children straight from his own water bottle. Brandon had refused their request moments prior. He realized in that moment he had accepted Jesus but had never truly surrendered his life to God. As a 19 year old, Brandon made the decision to become a fully devoted follower of Jesus in every way. It was a defining moment that began to shape his ministry for years to come. A recent trip to Eritrean refugee camps has opened doors for relationship among refugees who have relocated to Boise. He has become deeply immersed in relationships and community life beyond just a mere appreciation for their culture. Brandon and His wife live in Boise, Idaho and have one adopted son from the Democratic Republic of Congo. As a family they travel and inspire others to understand the simple Gospel of Grace and adoption into God’s family through Jesus Christ.

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      Date: Monday, February 11, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 6

      The Expansion of the Christian Movement

      The story of God's purpose continues relentlessly from Abraham's day until the present moment. An overview of the largest and the longest-running movement ever in history—the world Christian movement. How the gospel surged through the peoples and places of the world. Important insights for our own day.

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      Andrew Knight

      Campus Outreach, Boise ID

      Andrew Knight is married to Sara and they have three boys, Grayson, Jackson, and Callum. Andrew has a decade of college ministry, mission mobilization, and fundraising training under his belt and wants to multiply his life and convictions into staff and students under his care. In 2015, they brought a team and started a ministry to lost and least-reached students in the UK. They now reside in Boise, ID serving a church plant and pioneering a church-based college ministry. They also volunteer their time with mobilizing the “unsent” as part of gomakesend.org

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      Date: Monday, February 18, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 7

      Eras of Mission History

      The greatest explosion of growth ever has taken place in last 200 years in three "bursts" of activity. Why we could be in the final era of missions. The global harvest force comprised increasingly of non-Western missionaries.

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      Steve Hawthorne

      Austin TX

      Steve Hawthorne serves as the director of WayMakers, a prayer and mission mobilization organization in Austin, Texas. He's the author of the widely used prayer guide called Seek God for the City. After co-editing the course and the book Perspectives on the World Christian Movement in 1981, he launched “Joshua Project,” a series of research expeditions among unreached peoples in world class cities. He co-authored, with Graham Kendrick, the book Prayerwalking: Praying On-Site With Insight. He has helped leaders in numerous cities unite and sustain life-giving prayer for entire communities. With humor and seasoned wisdom, he speaks with living passion for the greater glory of Jesus. He says of his ministry, “I like to commit arson of the heart.”

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      Date: Monday, February 25, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 8

      Pioneers of the World Christian Movement

      Today we anchor the race by continuing what others have begun. It's a day of finishing. All the more reason to learn the wisdom and the heart of ordinary people who did extraordinary things in earlier generations. Reading the writings of William Carey and other leaders to discern what these people have left to us. Exploring the contribution of women in missions throughout the centuries.

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      Hugh Friberg

      Nampa ID First Nazarene, Nampa ID

      Hugh and Evelyn Friberg spent most of their adult lives serving as career missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene General Board of World Missions in southeast and southern Africa. Hugh served as a pastor among Portuguese-speaking residents of Maputo, (People's Republic of) Mozambique, for nearly four years. Four years as lead editor of Nazarene publications for Africa Region while living in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, during the latter apartheid years, were very formative in ministry in a complex multi-cultural context. Four more years were spent in Johannesburg teaching South African student-pastors, along with twenty-one years in the Kingdom of Swaziland at Nazarene College of Theology. Working with developing national staff and instructing fantastic pastor-students brought a great sense of ministry convergence. Several of those years in Swaziland were spent in ministry among refugees from East Africa and in an inter-denominational and international Christian fellowship in a nearby agricultural community. Now retired and living in Nampa, Idaho, the Fribergs are enjoying ministry in their home church and in Perspectives. Their greatest ministry, however, is helping guide four wonderful grandchildren to maturity! Want to see their pictures?

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      Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 9

      The Task Remaining

      God's pressed His purpose forward until the present hour of amazing opportunity. Understanding the concept of "unreached peoples" to assess the remaining task. Recognizing the imbalance of mission resources shapes strategic priorities. The basic minimal missiological achievement in every people group opens the way for working with God against every kind of evil so that the gospel of the kingdom is declared and displayed with clarity and power. The need and opportunity of urban mission.

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      Jennifer Haddox

      ECO (A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians), Jerome ID

      Jen first took the Perspectives class at Eastern College and it made such an impact on her life that she's devoted her life to mobilzing the Church for mission. Jen served as a Perspectives class coordinator in Western, PA from 2002-2016. Jen currently serves as the Director of Global Engagement for ECO (A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians). In this role, she is a resource for mobilizing and equipping congregations for meaningful and effective global mission engagement.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Monday, March 11, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 10

      How Shall They Hear?

      Culture and intercultural communication of the gospel. Communicating the gospel with relevance at the worldview level helps avoid syncretism (blending of cultural error with God?s truth) and also enables powerful movements of the gospel. Sensitive missionaries will look for ways that God has preserved or prepared people to hear the gospel, often finding redemptive analogies for God's truth.

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      Date: Monday, March 18, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 11

      Building Bridges of Love

      The incarnation as a model of missionary humility. How missionaries can enter appropriate roles in order to form relationships of trust and respect to develop a sense of belonging, and thus to communicate with credibility for understanding. Explore the intricacy of identification in another culture. Explore the even greater complexity of presenting identity with integrity in a globalized, terrorized, pluralized world. Recognizing the dynamics of social structure in order to initiate growing movements of ongoing communication throughout the society.

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      CindyKai Anderson

      Boise ID

      Cindy has been a Bible teacher for 38 years, with overseas ministry experience since 1994. Within the context of missions, she helps people understand the cultural dynamics of kingdom building and develop multicultural understandings here and abroad. She has an M.A. in Organizational Leadership and a Post Masters Educational certification in College Teaching. Cindy is a university professor and teaches: Sociology, Global Environment, International Dynamics, Cultural Anthropology, Gender and Cultural Communication, Social and Cultural Diversity, and Professional Assessment. She works as a consultant to nonprofit groups, in leadership, strategy, and communication.

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    • Class Info

      Date: Monday, April 1, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 12

      Christian Community Development

      A survey of world need. Dynamic balance of evangelism and social action. Hope for significant transformation as a sign of Christ's Lordship by Christian community development. Exploring the charge that missionaries destroy instead of serve cultures. Healing the wounds of the world between the peoples.

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      Matt Hyde

      Boise ID



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      Date: Monday, April 8, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 13

      The Spontaneous Multiplication of Churches

      Look beyond institutional features of churches to understand churches as dynamic movements of Christ Himself being followed. Such a view of churches as organic, living things opens up the practicality of seeing them multiply rapidly as movements and also flourish in society bearing the fruit of social transformation. Churches as counter-communities, acting as salt and light, bringing change to their cultures. How movements multiply by connecting with entire families and larger social structures.

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      Paul Watson

      Contagious Disciple Making, Beaverton OR

      Paul grew up on an airplane. Not really, but he felt like it! He split his childhood between Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, and Singapore while his parents, David and Jan Watson, planted churches as career missionaries with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Since the day God called Paul into full-time ministry, he has traveled over 200,000 miles training disciple-making teams in the UK, France, Indonesia, Malaysia, Lebanon, Egypt, Germany, and all over the United States. From January 1, 2012, through August 15,2015, Paul served as director of Cityteam’s Rescue and Recovery Center in downtown Portland, OR. Feeding the homeless while helping alcoholics discover sobriety and Jesus taught him incredible lessons about putting feet to faith and loving those who don’t love themselves. Paul left his role at Cityteam and founded Contagious Disciple Making (http://www.contagiousdisciplemaking.com) to focus on catalyzing Disciple Making Movements among the unreached and under-reached peoples in the Cascadia Corridor (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, and Alaska.) Paul and his family are active members at Westside Community Church in Aloha, OR. Paul and his wife, Christi, lead a growth group that meets in their home on Sunday evenings. Paul is incredibly excited by his pastor’s desire to see 10,000 churches planted in the Pacific Northwest and wants to use his experiences to help his pastor and other ministry leaders plant churches among people who would not normally attend the typical church in North America. Paul blogs at http://www.pauldwatson.com and http://www.contagiousdisciplemaking.com. He is the host of American Church Stories (http://www.americanchurchstories.com). He is published in ‘Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, 4th Edition.’ He co-authored Contagious Disciple Making: Leading Others On a Journey of Discovery with his father, David Watson. You can reach Paul at pwatson@contagiousdisciplemaking.com.

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      Date: Monday, April 15, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 14

      Pioneer Church Planting

      The hope of planting churches among unreached peoples. How the breakthrough of the gospel in an unreached people requires that the gospel be "de-Westernized". The difference of contextualizing the message, the messenger and the movement. Distinguish and appreciate people movements, church planting movements and insider movements.

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      Date: Monday, April 22, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    • Lesson 15

      World Christian Discipleship

      What it means to integrate life for Christ's global purpose as a "'World Christian". Into the great story for His glory: a Person-driven life as a way of. pursuing a purpose-driven life. The basic practices of world Christians: going, sending, welcoming and mobilizing. The essential disciplines of World Christian discipleship: community, giving, praying and learning. Simplifying your lifestyle as if in "war-time". Exploring the practical ways of pursuing God's purpose. Business and mission. Short-term mission. Welcoming international visitors. Wisdom in working with local churches and in partnership with Christians in different parts of the world.

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      Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

      Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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