Revival Times

Articles, Events, Bible Readings, Testimonies, Highlights and more!

Taking the Giants

Jesus told his church to be salt and light in the world. That is, to penetrate society with the healthy influence of our salt-like presence, and to illuminate society’s thinking with the light of gospel values. We cannot withdraw from the world as if we were not living in it, and neither can we allow the world to remain in us, neutralising our saltiness and dimming our capacity to shine. The cell vision is not just about growing our numbers, but making disciples who influence the world.

The cell groups are part of the ‘go and show’ thrust of the church. Traditional church has a ‘come and hear’ emphasis and largely holds its activities within the sanctity of its buildings. Cells have the capacity to penetrate every part of society and to exercise influence for Christ in the heart of the agora, or market place of today. That is where the church is needed most. Christianity is a lifestyle and we are called to be good news right where we are – in our homes, our places of work, our centres of education and in every other part of society. I often quote the dictum to our members who spend most of their life in the market place of our society: Your occupation is the location for your true vocation.

Cell groups are designed to reach people where they are. We equip our members to ‘take the giants’ for God. The giants of our society are the great institutions and professions which exercise the most influence over our lives. We hold regular giants forums in which cell members from each of the major professional or occupational groupings can get together to encourage one another and to find ways of influencing their environment. That way we are facilitating cells in every major profession and section in society.

As believers become active witnesses to the kingdom of God in these areas, people are won to Christ, discipled, and begin to exercise a godly influence over these giants. It is not just about having Christians working in these sectors, but disciples influencing their environment for Christ. We are aiming for the total transformation of our society. That is exactly what the body of Christ is called to do.

THE “GIANTS”
1. Business & Finance
2. Ecology & Environment
3. Education & Training
4. Law & Order
5. Marriage & Family
6. Media & Arts
7. Medicine & Health
8. Politics & Government (including social policy & action)
9. Religion & Belief
10. Science & Technology
11. Sport & Leisure
12. Thought & Philosophy (the giant of the intellect)

In 2020, we added the Giant of Racism. Racism affects every area of society, so we encourage everyone to tackle this issue wherever they are, and in whatever Giant of Influence they are involved in.

Related Posts

Read Colin Dye’s introduction

The Understanding the Times webinar:

Colin Dye

Colin Dye

Senior Minister of Kensington Temple

Follow Colin Dye on:
www.facebook.com/colindye.org

and his blog:
www.colindye.com

Connected through Cells

Connected through Cells

[4 minute read] What is the purpose of the cell vision in Kensington Temple? The answer is surprisingly simple. The cell groups exist to minister to and facilitate the spiritual life and growth of the members.

read more
Living under the High Favour of God

Living under the High Favour of God

[6 minute read] I cannot imagine anything more life-enriching than knowing that I am blessed and highly favoured by God. All the great Bible characters were not so great in themselves, but the moment the favour of God touched them, they changed nations and fulfilled their destinies.

read more
Abundance: Faith in Times of Financial Testing

Abundance: Faith in Times of Financial Testing

[6 minute read] The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
John 10:10

Jesus came to bring you the full and abundant life of His kingdom. This life, is the rich, spiritual life of God Himself that overflows into His creation. When God made the world, He provided for it in abundance. It was teeming with life!

read more
THE NEW HUMANITY

THE NEW HUMANITY

Colin Dye Senior Minister Follow Colin Dye on: www.facebook.com/colindye.org and his blog: www.colindye.comMany who hold to the theory of evolution wonder what’s in store for the human race. Are we going to evolve into a new  superhuman, even divine human species? As...

read more
The Odours of London

The Odours of London

Colin Dye Senior Minister Follow Colin Dye on: www.facebook.com/colindye.org and his blog: www.colindye.comA trip down Portobello Road on market day is good exercise for the nose.Everything from fish to curry, joss sticks to soaps, pavement BBQ to steamy kitchens, all...

read more
THE OLD HAS GONE, THE NEW HAS COME

THE OLD HAS GONE, THE NEW HAS COME

Colin Dye Senior Minister Follow Colin Dye on: www.facebook.com/colindye.org and his blog: www.colindye.comEvery day is a new day. When we enter a New Year, the day seems especially fresh. We begin with renewed hope in the future and a good sense of leaving the past...

read more
Wherever sin flows, grace overflows!

Wherever sin flows, grace overflows!

Colin Dye Senior Minister Follow Colin Dye on: www.facebook.com/colindye.org and his blog: www.colindye.com Grace is the unmerited favour God has poured into our lives through Christ. This extravagant provision is first  and foremost for the removal of our sin so that...

read more
Revival Times March 2021

Revival Times March 2021

Revival Times BlogArticles, Events, Bible Readings, Testimonies, Highlights and more!PAST ISSUES November 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 Feb 2020 Jan 2020 Dec 2019 Nov 2019...

Revival Times February 2021

Revival Times February 2021

Revival Times BlogArticles, Events, Bible Readings, Testimonies, Highlights and more!PAST ISSUES November 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 Feb 2020 Jan 2020 Dec 2019 Nov 2019...

Revival Times January 2021

Revival Times January 2021

Revival TimesArticles, Events, Bible Readings, Testimonies, Highlights and more!PAST ISSUES November 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 Feb 2020 Jan 2020 Dec 2019 Nov 2019 Oct...

KENSINGTON TEMPLE
Kensington Park Road
Notting Hill Gate
London
W11 3BY

T 020 7908 1700

info@kt.org

PART OF THE ELIM FOURSQUARE GOSPEL ALLIANCE - elim.org.uk
Registered charity No 251549

KT OFFICE AND BIBLE COLLEGE
KT Summit House
100 Hanger Lane
London
W5 1EZ

SOCIAL MEDIA

www.youtube.com/kensingtontemplekt www.facebook.com/kt.org www.instagram.com/kensingtontemple twitter.com/kt_org ITunes Podcast www.kt.org/rss/ktrss.xml

KT Email Family

We will use this information to add you to our Emailing list and wont be passed onto a third party. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

6 + 6 =

Share This