Jim is an experienced pastor, speaker and writer who brings freshness and inspiration to the congregation he minsters to. He has sharpened his sword on the anvil of troubles and in the fire of passion for Jesus. Jim has a conviction that there is a Divine design for individual people and churches, hence the tagline “Church by Design”. Jim is always enthusiastic and communicates in a down-to-earth style. He feels his job is not done if people don’t feel more in love with Jesus and closer to God after he has preached. His passion is to help people understand truth in a way that transforms. Audiences of all ages, backgrounds and denominations will be blessed by his insight and humor.
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WHAT DOES JIM SPEAK ABOUT?
Jim’s ministry emphasis is: the Discipleship Process - How Father creates the image of His Son within us ; the Divine purpose - Gaining purpose from seeing Fathers passion to form a Bride for his Son and mature offspring for His Kingdom, the Heavenly Perspective -The power in seeing our lives from our loving Fathers point of view and the Priority of His Presence - Understanding why every thing must begin with Him. A few examples of what he preached in 2018 are:
Vessels of honor - New Life Church, Singapore
Under the Hood (Power of Grace) - Living Well Church, Rotorua
The Gift, Nature and Fruit of righteousness - Manukau New Life
Anointed Pillars - Cornerstone Church, Bray Ireland
Storms, Shipwrecks and Snakes - New Life Fellowship, North Shore
Abraham’s steps of Faith - Lighthouse Antwerp, Belgium.
Bible Teaching Seminars
These can be done on a Friday night and Saturday
INTERPRET - Covers subjects like: Introduction to Hermeneutics - The Word of God - Context in Bible Study - Methods of Bible research - Principles of Interpretation- Typical and Christo-Centric principles - Complete mention and Divine program Principles - Gods Eternal Purpose for the Church.
THE BIG STORY - Covers subjects like : Restoration - The Bride of Christ- David’s Tabernacle - Prophetic Patterns in Scripture -The church in the wilderness -The Tabernacle of Moses - The Feasts of the Lord -Covenants - Gods two weeks- Unto full stature - The Kingdom of God -Israel and the Jews - The race and the Gift - Dispensationalism - Replacement theology or Covenant Theology? -Ezekiel’s temple/Daniels 70th week.
In leadership meetings depending who is in the room, he likes to talk about. Raising Leaders: Being a great follower- The heart of a leaders - Leadership skills - Working with others - Leadership tests - Communication skills, Relationship building skills - Planning and organizing skills -Delegation and evaluation skills. Dream Teams: The power of teams - Answers to the problems in teams - Types of teams - Facilitating teams - Building team - Team communication. Leadership: Leadership or Ministry -Identifying and developing leaders -Developing finance- Power of vision - Church structure and boards -Strategic thinking and planning - Public relations - Leading and Management. Succession: Finding a successor - managing transition/succession.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: IS JIM ON A SALARY AND ARE THEY ACCOUNTABLE ?
A: No. They are no longer employed or paid by their church but are still accountable to their governing board.
Q: WILL THEY DRIVE OR FLY TO OUR CITY?
A: They may be happy to drive to a venue in the North island but choose to fly to places in the South Island NZ and beyond.
Q: WHAT IS THE EXPECTED FINANCIAL COMMITMENT?
A: It is expected that the church or churches will cover his travel costs and an offering will taken for Him or a gift given toward his ministry If you have a very limited budget, please contact him to discuss possibilities. Jim’s would like his books and teachings to be available after the meetings and ask that the hosting church provide an appropriate location and person to manage this.
Q: WHAT TYPE OF EVENTS DOES JIM NORMALLY SPEAK AT?
A: Jim speaks at Sunday services, seminars, Bible schools, midweek teaching meetings, leaders meetings and to trust and elders boards.
Q: DOES ANNEKE SPEAK?
A: Anneke has a strong pastoral gift, and will be happy to minister at altar calls but prefers not to speak publicly.