Ministry Partner Highlight:Jonathan Shibley & Global Advance It is no surprise to find a harmonious connection between two ministries who both use the word “igniting” in their tagline. As you may be familiar, GoStrategic has a stated focus of Igniting Personal & Social Transformation. If you visit the website of the longstanding ministry of Global
Discipling Nations in Brazil Brazil is a country blessed not only with natural wonders, from Iguazú Falls to the Amazon Basin, but a growing spiritual momentum as well. It is home to the largest population of Portuguese speakers globally and boasts being the second largest sender of missionaries in the world today. Our team leader
Ministry Partner Highlight: Gerald R. Chester, PhD Dr. Gerald Chester is profoundly aware of the principles of God’s Kingdom as they are applied in the realm of business, personal discipleship, and spiritual maturity in general. He is our senior GoBusiness Facilitator and a highly valued source of counsel both for me personally and for training
2019 Statesmen Event As the ministry of GoStrategic gets deeper into the process of discipling nations, we continue to look for cultural and governmental leaders who are in positions of influence. Within the last year, we have strengthened The Statesmen Project’s Focus Groups while identifying and inviting specific leaders from more than 40 nations where
Transforum 2019: Our Identity as Kings & Priests in a Secular World The priesthood of the believer and the practice of prayer have laid a strong foundation for this current move of the Kingdom of God. The Bible makes clear that in His Kingdom, we are to function as both priests and kings (Revelation 1:6).
Report from South Africa, Madagascar & Réunion Island By Bruce Billington, International Schools Relational Director South Africa I arrived in Pretoria, South Africa for a 5-day stay. I was hosted by Francis and Mariell Adja and their children, a beautiful family who have recently moved to Pretoria from Madagascar and are graduates of the School
2018 Dallas Statesmen Event Five years of work was revealed at the annual gathering of The Statesman Project in Dallas, Texas this September 6th-8th. The theme of the event was “Generational Momentum.” Many attendees came with sons and daughters who are working in ministry with them. It was wonderful to see such a broad representation
2018 Asia Transforum “Chasing God’s Dream” As the 2018 Asia Transforum meetings opened in Singapore earlier this summer, there was an excited atmosphere as both new and old friends connected and reconnected. The relational energy and friendship among participants was palpable. Dennis Peacocke delivered the first plenary, a very personal and powerful message about God’s
Transforum Report The theme of GoStrategic’s Transforum 2018 in Austin, Texas was LAUNCH! This year’s messages had a foundational recognition that as the church picks up the Kingdom of God reality and moves into today’s social and cultural milieu, each member of the Body must prepare for launch by being deeply rooted in their personal
Dennis & Jan’s Travel Update: Europe On our recent trip to Europe, we had three visits that were overwhelmingly encouraging for Dennis and me. Dennis shares, “The time over more than twenty years spent in Switzerland teaching worldview and its practical applications to each life is among the most gratifying of our ministry. Seeing the
2017 Statesmen Event 2017 marked the fourth annual Statesmen Event as leaders assembled again this September in Dallas, Texas. Over these past four years, we have made significant progress in defining our goals, developing our infrastructure, and establishing Focus Groups and their leadership. We are equipping to more completely fulfill the charge in Matthew 28
2017 Asia Transforum The first Transforum in Asia took place in 2014. Since that inaugural event, Asia has seen 270 of their students come through the schools. They began with the Business Leadership School which now has four years under its belt and a total of 206 BLS graduates. Strategic Life Training was subsequently launched
Transforum 2017 Finding Common Ground -Bridging the Gap in a Divided Country- Adam Peacocke speaks at Transforum 2017 Are we at the point of another reformation as we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation? Are we at the beginning of a very significant change in Christ’s church that will change the world?
Growing Possibilities in Madagascar By Marc Stettler, Director of BLS Madagascar Rivo from Madagascar and his wife, Morgane from France, were students in the Business Leadership School (BLS) which I led in Switzerland from 2013-15. A wonderful friendship developed, and in the second year, Rivo approached me with a big idea for his BLS Service
2016 Dallas Statesmen Conference This conference exceeded expectations of those attending. It was the first meeting of the Statesmen Project open to the public. The fruit was very evident, both in terms of the quality of the plenaries and the energetic “buy in” for activism that came out of the focus groups. The principles upon
2016 Asia Transforum “Worldview: In Pursuit of Truth” Returning from his recent visit to Singapore for the 2016 Asia Transforum, Dennis Peacocke reflected: It was very clear to me on this trip that Singapore really is the “Switzerland of Asia”; that is, it is an economic hub, and it is politically aligned with democratic