In this insightful episode, hosts Kevin Mannoia and Susanna Fleming dive into a deep discussion about the concept and role of apostolicity within the Christian church. They challenge misconceptions about authority, power, and control often associated with apostolicity, highlighting the true essence of it being empowerment, humility, and validation of others in their spiritual calling.
Key TakeawaysApostolicity isn’t about asserting power or control. Instead, it’s about empowering and validating others in their vocation.Apostolicity doesn’t mean facing more spiritual warfare due to a position on the “front lines.” God’s work is done through all individuals, irrespective of their roles. Apostolic churches are encouraged to engage in social and cultural issues, bringing the presence of God into the conversation.Churches, like people, have different roles and graces. Some churches are more apostolic, addressing broader cultural issues, while others are more pastoral, focusing on individual and community care.The misuse or misunderstanding of apostolicity can lead to tension and division within the church. Understanding and unity within the church’s diversity are essential.Apostolicity should be about serving and empowering others, emphasizing the importance of humility over authority.
#AnchoredAndReaching #Apostolicity #SpiritualEmpowerment #Humility #SpiritualWarfare #ChurchDiversity
About Anchored & Reaching”Anchored & Reaching” is a thought-provoking weekly podcast designed for curious Christians who aspire to impact the world while remaining deeply rooted in their faith. Co-hosted by Kevin Mannoia and Susanna Fleming, each episode features engaging conversations, practical insights, and diverse perspectives from Christian leaders who embody the dual values of being anchored in Christ and actively reaching out to the world. Join Kevin and Susanna every week as they encourage you to live a dynamic Christian life, grounded in biblical truth and fueled by a passion for positive change.