What is the Spirit Saying?

Here are some of the points which came up from the recent Churches Together Forum on What is the Spirit Saying to the Churches?.


  • Keep listening for what the Lord is doing.
  • Keep being docile to new guidance
  • Joshua 3
    • You have never been this way before v2
    • Sanctify yourselves today, for tomorrow I will work wonders v5
    • Show respect for the Lord and follow His direction
  • Listen to what the youth are saying

Maintenance to mission

  • Falling numbers
    • except for charismatics
    • numbers falling off post pandemic
  • Be ready
    • For the new thing that the Lord is doing
    • Revival prophesied
  • Be welcoming
    • To refugees eg at The Noke
    • City of Sanctuary

Review what it means to be church.

  • Digital
  • New ecumenical chaplaincies
  • Review how we are meeting needs

Work together

  • Acknowledge other churches
  • Work together as a body
  • Recognize gifts of each church
  • CTSA to build directory of ministries and gifts


  • Go deeper in faith
  • Give thanks for what we have
  • Call to action –e.g. Sus Fest registrations
  • Rebuild community

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