I met Kim at International Conference on Missions (ICOM) in 2012. We were just starting Global City Mission Initiative, and in fact our first missionary catalyst (also recruited through ICOM that year) wouldn't be on the ground in New York City until the next Fall. Meeting Kim in a conference … [Read more...] about Remembering Kim Gasaway
Global City at ICOM
Are you heading to ICOM? A team of Global City Mission Initiative catalysts and leaders will be at the International Conference on Missions (ICOM) in Cincinnati, Ohio this Wednesday through Sunday and we'd love to connect with you. Our Executive Director, Dr. Jared Looney will be teaching a couple … [Read more...] about Global City at ICOM
Impacting Tampa Bay
A new house church led by a local believer in the suburbs of Tampa. A multi-ethnic discovery group that's included Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist seekers along with Christian believers being empowered & trained to lead through hospitality. A new believer from Iraq. A soccer & bible study … [Read more...] about Impacting Tampa Bay
Several years ago, I was working on planting a multi-family gathering in a Latin American home in NYC. After cultivating some meaningful relationships, seeing the message of the gospel break through on several occasions, and sharing meals & conversations in two languages over countless hours, … [Read more...] about Culture Matters
Discovery Bible Study
When discussing the ministry strategy of Global City Mission, I often emphasize that we are driven by principles rather than methods, and as a result, we choose or create methods that we believe do a good job of embodying those missions principles. One of those methods is the Discovery Bible Study … [Read more...] about Discovery Bible Study
Six Things I’ve Learned About Missions and Money.
As part of my job with Global City Mission Initiative, I am responsible for seeking out like-minded people to partner with our ministry. One aspect of partnership, and which probably gets the most attention, is financial partnership. I want to share a few things I have learned from being a … [Read more...] about Six Things I’ve Learned About Missions and Money.
What Do We Mean by Disciple-Making?
It seemed to occur almost over night. Being a "disciple" and "making disciples" became one of the main emphases of our conversations as ministry leaders. Articles, blogs, workshops, books -- all discussing disciples and how to make more of them. But when we say that we're making disciples, what … [Read more...] about What Do We Mean by Disciple-Making?
March 21st, 2017
I’ve known Milton for several years now. He’s a good guy, a loving father and a good friend. He really cares about people too... but his life’s a mess. He’s got a "baby mama" that he’d really like to be with; he’s had trouble keeping a job and certain demons from his past always seem to be … [Read more...] about March 21st, 2017
"Oh my goodness! How are you?" My doctor asked as we were reunited at my appointment the other day. If you recall from previous posts, Dr. J grew up in Jerusalem however her father is from Italy and her mother is from Jordan. She is nominally Muslim yet extremely spiritual. Last year about this … [Read more...] about Unexpected Friendship