I could either keep running or I could face the mess and allow God to use this weekend and our very patient course leaders to help me find a better space in our marriage.
In my mind, I knew God loves me, but in my heart I couldn’t feel it and I was stepping out in asking God to (in his kindness) meet me at my point of need and speak to me.
Andrew brings clarity to the role of the Apostolic in the life of the local church.
Whilst ‘GOING’ undeniably takes us out of our comfort zones, there is so much more God can do in our own hearts when we allow him to stretch us.
This little taste of heaven ignited a desire in all of us, we knew we were gathered for more, more of our King & His Kingdom, more of us as saints coming together united by our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
How can local churches partner with Ephesians 4 gifts in a meaningful way?
Does it matter how we relate with the broader church of God? If so, how should we?
Studying theology comes with its own dangers. How can I avoid bad company and study the Word for maximum fruitfulness?
Anything showing evidence of design implies evidence of a designer. Creation shows evidence of design.
How can we give those who respond to the gospel the very best start on their new journey?
A third of the planet use social media. As saints, if we are to participate in this worldwide phenomenon, how can we best represent Christ and what are some of the pitfalls to avoid?
In July of 2018 Four12 held a school designed to develop those who feel they are called to be five-fold evangelists or those that wanted to develop in evangelism. Here are some of the life-changing stories from our time together!
We can come to meetings on a Sunday, raise our hands as the music team plays, attend a community group in the middle of the week and even profess to be a Christian; and not actually be a disciple of Jesus.
There was much that we experienced and shared together during the week in Harare, but one testimony has stood out as a reminder of how personally the Father calls us to Himself.
Going on outreaches means being R.F.A. (Ready For Anything) and full of faith for God to perform many signs and wonders.
The music team led us in Xhosa and English worship and it was such a powerful picture of what heaven might look like one day when every nation, tribe and tongue will worship.
The Spirit was so faithful and many had amazing testimonies of accurate words of knowledge and prophetic words for people, of healings and even opportunities to introduce people to Jesus.
We are excited to see new international leaders be raised up as they give a year to serve and solely focus on Jesus.
Andrew Selley examines several trends in what are commonly referred to as “apostolic networks” such as the “growth at all cost” mentality and how these impact on church health.
Andrew Selley continues to unpack what is meant by the contemporary term “apostolic network” and discusses what is urgently needed from an Apostolic relationship in order for our churches to navigate the storms of our times.
Andrew Selley investigates the contemporary term “apostolic network” along with the unhealthy perceptions that often underpin it and gives some keys on how to recognise an authentic “apostolic partnership”.
Remaining submitted to the Elders back in Cape Town we started our first ‘church gathering’ with 4 people in our lounge.
What is God’s plan for the Jews and how can we engage them in a meaningful way?
I was religious in my heart. There was not deep devotion to Jesus, only a surface “know the right answers and ways to act” attitude that I had.
God still anoints people today with an apostolic gifting so that they can lead churches into His pattern as it’s laid out in the Bible.
How has the role of the prophet changed in the New Covenant?
“Four12 is more than just a conference and name tags. It is a global, regional and local partnership of saints advancing the kingdom of God.”
Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers, we have unique opportunity to raise up leaders and impact the Church in Zambia
The school was so much more than me learning to hear the voice of God for other people. It was also about hearing God’s heart for me.
I have been away from my home on the Isle of Man, and in South Africa for 4 months now, which means that I am half way through my adventure time here!
DO show an interest in your hosts and their children! “If you show love for my child, you are greatly blessing and loving me!”
What does the Bible have to say about covenant and how does that relate to my marriage? Let’s have a look.
How can I have a marriage that is meaningful?
As I move into the next eight seconds He has the reins. I know the ride will be wild but there is no other way to face it other than with Jesus at the reins
Have you ever considered an unbeliever and struggled to find the confidence that they could ever be truly transformed?
He is jealous for you. Don’t dilute your relationship with Him but trying to live through the revelations of others. Seek God for yourself!
“Treasure hunting” is a popular phrase that Christians use to describe prophetic evangelism. What does the Bible say, is this helpful?
When we go into the nations and build up His body it as if we get an injection of God’s jealousy for His church, as spoken through Paul in 2 Corinthians 11:2 “I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy”
In this article we examine the difference between having a spiritual gifting and being an Ephesians 4 gift which God gives to bless the church.
God moved strongly and many lives were touched. Over 40 people responded to the gospel.
Not able to be at the Four12 conference in Cape Town? I’ve got you covered! Here’s how the first day unfolded…
One aspect of Paul’s ministry that is often overlooked is the value he placed on the integrity of handling finance and administration. Here are 5 guiding principles for leadership and those handling finance.
The Bible warns that many false prophets will emerge before Christ’s return, therefore we should not simply accept every prophet because they are accurate or perform great signs.
Over June / July 2016, 50+ “house martins” from Isle of Man, England and South Africa gathered for the second Four12 School of Prophecy in Port St Mary, Isle of Man. Read some of their testimonies here…
There is a song for now. In the same way that certain scriptures, words and phrases, take on new significance in different seasons, so our songs need to reflect what God is doing in the times we are in.
Over Easter 2016, about 95 saints from all over South Africa and even as far as Isle of Man, gathered in Cape Town for our first Four12 School of Prophecy. Read some of their testimonies here…
I wanted to give you all a quick heads- up as to some of what I am trusting will take place during ‘our’ (Four12) times together. We are trusting for much in God as you step out and be a part of any of the amazing outreaches, conferences and equipping ‘events’ coming up in 2016.
Whether you are speaking words full of faith or fear, the difference is the same – you are framing your own world and you will live in it.
I love the Christmas season. Family, friends, kids off school, nights in front of the fire playing games, movies, long sleeps, and so much food! As my waistline expands, somehow, my Jesus seems to shrink!
Four12 ran a month-long Church Planters training course in April which was led by Andrew Selley and hosted by Joshua Generation Church (JoshGen) in Cape Town.