In 2020 Lifeway reported that 4500 protestant churches CLOSED. While 3000 new churches opened.
Yet in 2021, there are still folks hassling FAITH-BASED MARKETPLACE LEADERS about opening up their BUSINESS to BIBLE STUDY?!
THIS SHOULD not be the case.
We shouldn't be more excited about a child holding bible study with their friends than an adult opening up the way, via bible study outreach at their place of business.
Let me share a segment from my book: THE GLOBAL CALL TO MARKETPLACE MINISTRY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MINISTRY OUTSIDE THE CHURCH:
Marketplace leaders have a natural knack for doing business and many times gathering crowds. Many are natural born leaders who may feel led to host and even lead Bible studies in their place of business as permitted! Unfortunately I’ve heard horror stories of how some pastors have blown this out of the water simply because that marketplace believer hadn’t been ordained or hadn’t gotten permission to do so....
Sooner or later you will have to make a decision regarding your mantle and destiny.
Whether you’re a “marketplace” prophet or “church” prophet, your mantle matters!
Sooner or later you will have to admit and accept your truth: your mantle matters more than you thought or less than you really imagined.
It’s not about choosing “prophecy” or “the prophetic” over family, friends or even family churches or churches that don’t a knowledge how God created you.
It’s about recognizing that your mantle is connected to your destiny in such a way that you can no longer put it at the bottom of the totem pole.
Your mantle is a crucial part of your purpose.
Yet when those you care about begin to try to pit WHO GOD CALLS YOU, against
What they can’t control in your life … that dear prophet is manipulation and a form of...