An equipping ministry to Disciple the Church.
A mission base to Send the Church.
I believe that New Life Equipping Ministries is a Mission Base that disciples the Church (the born again saints).
Another way to describe NLEM is that it is a gathering of many mini-churches who are being equipped and are partnering in the mission of Jesus.
Matthew 16:18-19 (Amplified)
And I tell you, you are Peter [Greek, Petros—a large piece of rock], and on this rock [Greek, petra—a huge rock like Gibraltar] I will build My church, and the gates of Hades (the powers of the infernal region) shall not overpower it [or be strong to its detriment or hold out against it]. 19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind (declare to be improper and unlawful) on earth must be what is already bound in heaven; and whatever you loose (declare lawful) on earth must be what is already loosed in heaven.
Matthew 18:18-20 (Amplified)
Truly I tell you, whatever you forbid and declare to be improper and unlawful on earth must be what is already forbidden in heaven, and whatever you permit and declare proper and lawful on earth must be what is already permitted in heaven. 19 Again I tell you, if two of you on earth agree (harmonize together, make a symphony together) about whatever [anything and everything] they may ask, it will come to pass and be done for them by My Father in heaven. 20 For wherever two or three are gathered (drawn together as My followers) in (into) My name, there I Am in the midst of them.
The church is a small band of believers who are breaking through the gates of hell filling earth with the authority of Christ by agreement in prayer and gospel and filling the earth with the presence of God.
We want to serve in accelerating the planting of many many mini-churches that are:
1. Small bands of disciples on mission in every sphere of culture
2. Exercising kingdom authority through agreement in prayer and the gospel
3. Filling dark areas with the light of the presence of God
I like the term “Liquid Church” because we are flowing into every nook and cranny of our neighborhoods, workplaces, and the nations.
We are not a “collecting pool” staying in one place; we are to be a “River of Life” that is flowing and conquering death everywhere. –
Ezekiel 47:9 (ESV)
And wherever the river goes, every living creature that swarms will live, and there will be very many fish. For this water goes there, that the waters of the sea may become fresh; so everything will live where the river goes.