Establishing Harvest Bases: A Modern-Day Mission Inspired by Acts 13 with Josh Lindquist

June 20, 2024

Establishing Harvest Bases: A Modern-Day Mission Inspired by Acts 13 with Josh Lindquist In Acts 13, we read about the Lord using the church in Antioch to send out Paul and Barnabas on one of the greatest missionary journeys of all time. This event marked a pivotal moment in the spread of Christianity and showcases the profound impact of a mission-focused community. The Antioch Model The church in Antioch serves as a powerful example of how a community, grounded in prayer and fasting, can be used by God to advance His kingdom. By being receptive to the Holy Spirit, the Antioch church played a crucial role in spreading the Gospel far and wide. Scripture Reference: Acts 13:2-3: “While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.’ So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.”   Modern-Day Harvest Bases Today, we believe there are many places where God is establishing bases like Antioch to advance His kingdom on earth. These “Harvest Bases” are spiritual strongholds dedicated to prayer, worship, and mission work. They are crucial in promoting revival and making the Great Commission a tangible reality. The Vision of Harvest Bases The vision behind Harvest Bases is to create environments where believers are equipped and sent out to spread the Gospel. These bases are designed to be hubs of spiritual activity, where revival is ignited, and disciples are trained and empowered. Introducing our Harvest DNA Series In our latest video series, “Harvest...
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Laboring in the Harvest



Laboring in the Harvest Are You Making Disciples Who Are Making Disciples? In our fast-paced lives, we often overlook the deep connection between prayer and mission that Jesus emphasized. A holistic disciple of Jesus embodies a lifestyle where mission and prayer are inseparable, representing two sides of the same coin. The Essence of Discipleship At the recent Harvest Conference, Andrew explores the idea that true discipleship involves not just praying for the harvest but actively participating as laborers in it. In the world today, are we making disciples who are making disciples? Andrew challenges us to reflect on our role in perpetuating the cycle of discipleship. Living the Great Commission In this teaching, we learn the crucial importance of anchoring our lives in obedience to the Great Commission. This involves dedicating ourselves to loving God and others deeply and authentically. Scripture References: Matthew 9:37-38: “Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.'” Matthew 28:19-20: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”   Takeaway Questions How can you integrate prayer more intentionally into your daily life? In what ways can you actively participate as a laborer in the harvest? Are you making disciples who are making disciples? If not, what steps can you take to start?...
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Integrating Prayer and Mission: A Holistic Approach to Discipleship



Integrating Prayer and Mission: A Holistic Approach to Discipleship In a recent teaching by Brandon McKenzie, he emphasizes the inseparable nature of prayer and mission in living as a disciple of Jesus. Drawing on his own journey from addiction to spiritual growth, McKenzie illustrates the practicalities of partnering with God in prayer, specifically focusing on Matthew 9:37-38. Prayer for the Harvest: The Biblical Foundation Matthew 9:37-38 (ESV): “Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.'” This scripture underscores the importance of prayer in the mission of spreading the gospel. Jesus Himself highlights the need for more workers in God’s harvest, encouraging us to pray for this purpose.  Living a Life of Mission and Prayer McKenzie’s teaching highlights several key points for integrating prayer with mission: 1. Consistent Prayer Life: A regular prayer routine aligns our hearts with God’s purposes. Philippians 4:6-7 (ESV) reminds us, “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” 2. Active Engagement in Mission: Engaging in mission work is a natural outcome of a vibrant prayer life. James 1:22 (ESV) states, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” 3. Intercession for Others: Praying for others, particularly those who are lost or in need, is a critical component of discipleship. 1 Timothy 2:1 (ESV) advises, “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people.” Practical Steps...
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Following the Footsteps: March 24 – Coming to Columbus, GA!

March 4, 2024

Following the Footsteps - March 24 - Coming to Columbus, GA ! After two years of working on this film project, we are excited to announce the release of our film: Following the Footsteps! This non-profit feature film documentary is a gospel-centered project that follows a small group of pilgrims who walk together in the historic footsteps of Jesus. “Following the Footsteps” beautifully captures the Good News, as Jesus lived it out, and explores the impact that the Gospel still has on people today. A powerful retelling for both committed believers and the curious, the momentum has been building! Premiere Screenings are scheduled in four continents, eight countries, and nearly 70 locations. We want as many people as possible to experience this film to help them draw closer to Jesus and are hoping for 100 screenings of the film by Palm Sunday weekend.   We are excited to host a SPECIAL Film Premiere on Sunday March 24th in Columbus, GA!  Get your tickets today!    AMC Classic Columbus Park Palm Sunday, March 24th @ 6pm   RESERVE YOUR...
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Following the Footsteps: Walking Where Jesus Walked



After two years of working on this film project, we are excited to announce the release of our upcoming film: Following the Footsteps! This non-profit feature film documentary is a gospel-centered project that follows a small group of pilgrims who walk together in the historic footsteps of Jesus. “Following the Footsteps” beautifully captures the Good News, as Jesus lived it out, and explores the impact that the Gospel still has on people today. We want as many people as possible to experience the tangible life of Jesus, to know Him personally, and to truly walk where He walked. We are excited to say that premiere screenings of the film are scheduled in four continents, eight countries, and nearly 70 locations. We are hoping for 100 screenings of the film by Palm Sunday weekend. GET MORE INFO ABOUT THE FILM ABOUT FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS Bob and Pam Rognlien lived in the Old City of Jerusalem in 1989-90 where Bob was conducting post-graduate studies in New Testament archaeology and sociology at the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique. Watching tourists come and go past their front door everyday made them realize a typical Holy Land tour misses much of the actual history and culture that illuminates the Way of Jesus. For that reason Bob began to design a unique kind of experience that would go off the beaten track to focus on the most imporant and authentic sites to help people encounter the real Jesus more powerfully.  For over thirty years now we have been leading this historically-informed, spiritually-focused pilgrimage based on the life of Jesus and have seen it literally change many hundreds of lives, as...
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Melissa – YWAM Boston

“Getting to be a part of Take the City was such a blessing both in seeing how God moved in the lives of the people I met as well as how he moved in my heart. I was so encouraged to be surrounded by people willing to passionately pray for their city and the people in it. As we worshipped, people would stop and ask what was going on and we got to talk and pray with them. I felt a greater desire to pray for our nation grow in me as we sang and prayed together.”