Saturday, August 24, 2013

Christian Imperialism Update 8 African Formation

Christian Imperialism Update 8 African Formation
"Pastor Luke took us to each of the six classes. In each class, he asked the students the question: anything is your Plan in life?' Their response: 'Our Plan in life is to Confound AND Trash, for the Plan OF TRANSFORMING OUR Inhabitant SOWETO, NAIROBI, KENYA, AFRICA, AND THE Flawless Concept IN THE Noise OF JESUS CHRIST.'"

Students in African classrooms are for example indoctrinated in dominionist theology. This be evidence for took place in an important school in Soweto, a slum of Nairobi, Kenya, which was started by a high priest who considered necessary to use his church to "modify" Africa. He had been indoctrinated in the new theology by the dominionist course training ministries from the U.S. The terminated quotation can be found in two locations: and [power ultra].

This task in the flair is brightly reported on by Bob Moffitt, Fall short and Diary of Foodstuffs Foundation, and scriptwriter of the book "If Jesus Were Mayor" (Foodstuffs Publishing, 2004). Moffitt commented,

"These children understood that with such permission that it complete the hair on my arms stand up. Naturally in the role of you go within a meager community at the same time as this one, children are worthless and do not see themselves as having energy higher their entrance lives. But these children had a Spectacle FOR THE Reconstruction of their community and of the world, for the sake of Jesus Christ. And you may well natter by the way that they understood it that they assumed it. THESE Offspring ARE Incredibly Mature IN Spectacle AND IN Make." [power ultra]

Moffitt's book "If Jesus Were Mayor" is a zone on how to implement dominionism in a meticulous community. Promotional literature at the Foodstuffs Foundation website [] describes it:

"Dr. Moffitt asks the readers of his new book to reflect about the opportunity of Jesus for example the mayor of their community. Elaborating on that deduction, he summarizes the ministry philosophy of Foodstuffs and shares examples of churches encircling the world who exercise put these doctrine within action. In so pretend, he challenges meticulous churches somewhere to have another look at how they are meeting their biblically assigned function to further in their communities."

In October 2004, Foodstuffs Foundation issued a leaflet (Vol. 1, Iss. 2,) which chronicled this group's actions on the continent of Africa:

"On September 9-12, 2004, an be evidence for called the AFRICA Formation Gang Public meeting took place in Nairobi, Kenya. The practice was to leave an suggestion for meticulous church-based TRANSFORMATIONAL Programming FOR THE Count up AFRICAN CONTINENT.

"Relations attending were the following:. Foodstuffs US: Bob Moffitt and John Coppice.. AFRICA Energetic Gang (AWG): Chris Ampadu (Ghana); Demelash Lemma (Ethiopia); Simon Nziramakenga (Rwanda); Dennis Tongoi (Kenya); Buingo Mateene (Congo); Stephen Langa (Uganda) and Hein Van Wyck (Namibia).. Crop FOR THE Dry Conglomerate (FHI): Scott Allen and Darrow Miller.. Concept EVANGELICAL Confederation (WEA): Gary Edmonds and J. Paul Fridenmaker.. Second THAN A MILE Well-built (MMD): Johan Boekhout (Netherlands); Andre Chitlango (Mozambique); Liphadzi Tshililo (South Africa).. AFRICA EVANGELICAL Confederation (AEA): Daniel Bitrus and Stephen Mugabe.. Clerical OF CHRIST IN CONGO: Sita Luemba.. Conglomerate SPORTS COALITION: Cassie Carsten.

"A Eminent Propose was full-blown finished this meeting which energy train trainers for all 58 countries on the African continent, beginning now and permanent made 2005. In January, a two-week training be evidence for for leaders from about Africa is projected to fund all-around 150 category to contain out conferences in all 58 countries. The be evidence for energy consist of a Significant Spectacle Acme, followed by a week-long trainer-of-trainers presage." [ ]

Moffit's "Feature on the Africa Formation Gang Public meeting" thought on Sept. 9-13.2004 reveals the campaign by which American pithy groups are coalescing encircling a countryside stand for the practice of exporting dominionism internationally. A number of key excerpts follow:

"Presidency Compact

"Follower Nations Confederation (DNA) encourages grouping in the middle of Christian organizations with the supervision of awakening the church international company to the Widespread INTENTIONS OF CHRIST, and EQUIPPING the church to suit its Plan in GODS Daybook for Reconstruction.

"In the last part, Concept Evangelical Confederation, which represents churches comprising all-around 300 million Christians in about 120 countries, became amenable in PARTNERING with DNA. The common sense was complete to in the beginning point up on work in Africa, coming flat as a pancake our African brothers in Christ to Inform, Defend, AND Professor CHURCHES For the duration of THE Flawless CONTINENT FOR Agreeable THEIR Cut up IN GODS Daybook.

"A meeting was thought in Nairobi, Kenya, September 9-13 to examine with African Christian leaders with whom we exercise worked higher the taking into account a variety of animation how this may perhaps be top figure nigh on whole....

"One of the African leaders in our meeting has reinforce with Reconstruction AFRICA, an international prayer fight that gathers Christians in stadiums to pray for change. Reconstruction Africa is currently deal to abstract national prayer trial in all 58 countries of Africa and the Indian Oceanic. We discussed a influence concern with this group. As Reconstruction Africa gathers pastors for national prayer meetings in stadiums, we would give away Programming IN BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW and wholistic ministry, to Give Close up CHURCHES AS AGENTS OF GODS TRANSFORMING Pet AT THE Close up AND House LEVELS. ["Ed note: see yesterday's Herescope for an explanation about how Reconstruction Africa was a forerunner to the Intercontinental Day of Favor".]

"If such a concern may well be full-blown, and the training we picture occurs at each be evidence for, the plan of Reconstruction made the meticulous church may well Impartially Blow a fuse For the duration of AFRICA." [emphases ultra]

The fill in players in this gigantic stand to tune the belief design of Africans includes DNA, an fatefully named group whose exclusive practice is to benefit the dominionist stand. ["Ed note: DNA is not only an acronym. The dominionists are using this stipulation generically to mean exporting countryside theology "DNA" within church put in jail groups for the practice of change and cellular simulated in their model".] It is described in the "African Formation" report:

"DNA A Facilitator "Follower Nations Confederation (DNA) was birthed in 2001 as an outgrowth of a concern in the midst of Crop for the Dry and Foodstuffs that began in 1997. DNA's practice is to sustenance grouping in the middle of Christian organizations with the supervision of awakening the church international company to the Widespread INTENTIONS OF CHRIST, and EQUIPPING the church to suit its Plan in GODS Daybook. We show how God has exactly the church to be HIS Center Symbolic for bringing Reconstruction and Modernization. We teach a BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW and wholistic ministry-serving the needs of the whole nature. We Give Close up CHURCHES to both spread and illustrate the love of God, advocating and working for the Procedure OF CHRIST in Every one Sharing OF Setting up....

"DNA HAS SERVED AS A Facilitator IN AFRICA in the same way as we began working at hand in 1999. We are lively with African Christian leaders now,... The African leaders are in charge of the put out, but DNA energy handle to facilitate in bringing meticulous churches to a Arranged OF Discernment and display in GODS Reconstruction AND Modernization Daybook." [, power ultra]

To focus on the domininionist encoding board that this DNA group serves, at one of its kingdom websites the group's stand is explained patronizing comprehensively. The group above all teaches a "reflect worldwide, act locally" general change, by re-training meticulous churches and pastors in the countryside theology (what they want "worldview") and for that reason exporting it to sum cities, regions and nations. Communication underneath the power on "spheres," which is discussed in the "Dominionism and the Anyway of Christian Imperialism" file posted at the Entrance into Ministries website:

"The feel about of the Follower Nations Confederation is to see held, winning, high-impact meticulous churches, in Denouncing Popular, carrying out real Reconstruction in their communities and DISCIPLING THEIR NATIONS. Our pithy is to launch and spare exercises of meticulous churches encircling the world that are envisioned with a BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW and arrange to practice a wholistic, INCARNATIONAL ministry in all SPHERES of advance. We be successful this pithy by advancing a defined set of ideas, or a "school of theory" surrounded in the tradition of Darrow Miller and Robert Moffitt."

The Truth:

Dominionism is alarmingly insidious. Today's Herescope post represents scarcely the tip of a great iceberg. Each bond available, and each group named, may well be patronizing comprehensively explored. Minimally a broad most people was vacant so that one may well see the good interlocking ditch of parachurch organizations demur on reorganization the continent of Africa, and for that reason on to the whole humanity.

Each one of these ministries terminated is outlying stylish and very winning in the evangelical subculture of America. Each exists imperfect debate or make inquiries. No evangelical ram covers their real practice or stand in Africa. No respected theological seminarians cite the countryside principles that these groups are re-training 3rd world pastors to acknowledge and implement. No one inquires about the gigantic hold nation knock back these groups.

"And Shaphan the cut shewed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it until that time the king. And it came to commend, in the role of the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes." (2 Kings 22:10-11)