Guest Alayu Dubale and host Lyvita Brooks discuss what really is Church Planting.
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Saints before I begin this episode, I need to recap. For those who are new to Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast, WELCOME! And to those who regularly listen in thank you so much. It’s a blessing to be a part of your life for such a time as this, and I don’t take it lightly. So please, contact me at hangingoutwithjesuspodcast.com or on Instagram, Pinterest or YouTube @hangingoutwithjesuspodcast.
The reason I want to recap is to get everyone on the same page. Since the beginning of 2022 we have been reading and talking about things that God has highlighted in First Corinthians 1, 2, and 3.
We have learned about the sinfulness of the Corinthians and how the Corinth Church was not exemplifying mature Christians. This resulted in Paul sending them two letters and two people to help get them on the right track. In Episodes 47 to 50 .
Then we began examining our individual walk by finding out that we are in God’s plan, we are spiritual people, God’s Temple and should be consuming the meat of the word. In Episodes 52 to 55.
Today we are going to do a slight deviation because my mission is also to build up your confidence into doing what God’s called you to do because after all God Has a Plan and you are in it. Check out episode 52.
This episode is for those still in search of what God’s calling you to do and for those who have been called to missionary or/and church planting.
Therefore, you will need your Bible, pad, pen and a comfy place to take notes as we embark on a journey into the world of Church planting… Now on to the intro…
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Brief Summary of show
6:30 - Lyvita: Saints, we are in for a unique discussion today. Have you ever heard the term “Church Planting”? What is it? Is it Biblical? How do you do it? How does that look in 2022? Is “Church Planting” something I can do in my house? I have so many questions and you probably do also. Hopefully all our questions will be answered and if not I’ll leave our guests information on the podcast transcript located on the website www.hangingoutwithjesuspodcast.
So Saints, I’d like to introduce to you Pastor Alayu Dubale. Welcome Alayu!
7:35: Lyvita: Pastor Alayu is a missionary and church planter in Africa and head of Global Call. Also, share with us what Global Call is and the work you do within this organization and a little bit about yourself.
9:00 - Lyvita: Pastor Alayu, we have been learning about First Corinthians since the beginning of 2022. I know through the scriptures that the Apostle Paul traveled through different places, staying long enough to establish a local body of believers, then trained leaders, he would later revisit those places to encourage them or in the Church of Corinth give them a “fatherly talk” before moving on to another city but those places he established churches they also began sending out missionaries. Saints you can find this in Acts 14 to 16, 1 Thessalonians 3, Matthew 10 and Luke 10.
Bullet points to key topics & time stamps
9:30 - What is the difference between missionary and a church planter?
11:45 - What does church planting involve? How did you get started in church planning and how did you know you were called to be a missionary?
14:05 - How do you know you are called to do it? How do you know you are called to plant churches?
17:45 – What spiritual disciplines would someone need to develop in order to develop an intimacy for God?
18:25 – Discipline yourself to study God’s word.
20:00 - So should all churches multiply Christians and churches? Shouldn’t all churches train leaders/missionaries/church planters to go out and start churches?
23:00 - Can we look at church planting as bringing in the harvest raising leaders from the harvest and sending leaders to work in the harvest to repeat the cycle?
24:30 – “God wants the brethren to fellowship” says Pastor Alayu, therefore return to the church and church planting.
24:00 – Time to stop attending “Pajama Church”.
25:15 – Church planting during the pandemic is discussed
32:15 – Who is a missionary?
28:30 – Pastor Alayu shares what’s on his plate for 2022 and contact information if they want more information about church planting or want to support Global Call ministry?
34:20: Pastor Alayu’s last words for the saints.
36:30 Pastor Alayu closes out in prayer
38:35 - Lyvita: So, until we meet again over the airwaves, intentionally and daily, hang out with Jesus.
Lyvita and Alayu: Shalom!
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