Five Fold Ministry – APEST

Learning and Launching a Missional Community

Do you know who you have in your MC, church, or ministry?  You have been given gifts from God – and those gifts are the people who are with you.  Starting a church, I can say that each person feels so much like a precious gift from God.  That’s good for me as a pastor.  But they are also gifts in another sense.  The role God has for them in the MC is a gift.

We’ve been looking at APEST recently in our communities.   I taught about it and gave everyone some tasks related to learning and personal discernment.  On top of that, I heard Alan Hirsch speak on it last week at the ECO/Fellowship of Presbyterians gathering in Dallas.  So I guess the whole five fold ministry thing is very much on our minds.

What, you may ask, is the five fold ministry all about?  It’s rooted in…

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About Pastor Jesse

I am someone loved by Jesus - a disciple, husband, father, pastor, and engineer. God has a mission and invites us into it. I want to do my part to encourage and equip people for life on that mission!
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