Top Talks from the Christian Summer Festivals

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It’s September! The children are back to school and we’re still not sure if we’re hoping for an “Indian Summer” or desperate for Autumn so we can pull on our wooly jumpers and fluffy socks!

Practicing the way of Jesus - John Mark Comer (New Wine)

In the West we've lost sight of the fact that the way of Jesus is just that, a way of life. Jesus' call to us wasn't to convert to Christianity, it was to become an apprentice to him in all of life. But what exactly does this mean? How is it that we actually change to become more like our rabbi, Jesus? Is that level of change even possible, or just a spiritual pipe dream? Church leader, John Mark Comer takes us through an in-depth series on what it means to be an apprentice of Jesus and how it is we are transformed into his image.

John Mark Comer shares a similar message in his new book: God Has a Name.

The Church God Wants - Rev RT Kendall (New Wine)

How well do we know the scriptures? Do we truly believe in and welcome the power of the Holy Spirit? Do we forgive totally, give generously and pray earnestly? And how prepared are we for Jesus to return? Theologian R T Kendall shares his vision for the Church he believes God wants us to be.

Arena -Karen Wheaton (Faith Camp)

Faith Camp BIG event meetings are designed to inspire, inform and equip you to go and make a difference in your towns and cities. Throughout the week, Karen Wheaton focussed on asking God to show his glory, enlarge our hearts and give us more. She speaks in an exuberant, inspiring, charismatic style - her passion for a renewed, uplifted Church so apparent.

Bible Reading - Psalm 100 by Rev Alistair Begg (Keswick)

Fitting with the Keswick Convention theme of Captivated: Hearing God's Word, Alister Begg explored four key Psalms in his talks. The final Bible Reading, on Psalm 100, will encourage us to return to our local fellowships in a spirit of praise and thankfulness in the awareness of God's steadfast love, affirmed in His unerring Word.

Leadership - Heart of a Leader by Karen Wheaton (Faith Camp)

A leader is one whose life can be followed. Leadership is not just about gifting and position - it's about the heart. Leadership is not reserved for the few, but available for anyone who is willing to take the journey.

Evening Celebration  Arena - Tuesday - Pete Greig (New Wine)

Best known as the founder of the 24-7 prayer movement, Pete Greig speaks on 'Heavy Rain - the Fire, the Cloud and the City' – Pete speaks from 1 Kings 18:41-46.and the need to persevere in prayer, a message he shares in his book God on Mute. The most powerful thing you can ever do is to lay hold of God's promises for tomorrow and pray them into the present today. God never forgets any of your prayers even if you do.

Looking for more? Head over to our talks department and discover talks from Christian conferences across the country,  some of which even date  as far back as 50 years ago.

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September 4th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

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