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What is Global Pathway?
GLOBAL PATHWAY IS SET OF CHURCH EMPOWERMENT TOOLS THAT WILL LAUNCH THE LOCAL BODY INTO GREATER EFFECTIVENESS IN REACHING GOD'S GLOBAL HARVEST.
We understand the struggles of leading the local church. Pastors and church leaders carry a dream deep within their hearts to see God's call fulfilled in their own lives and in their churches. Endless hours of work and sacrifice are often given, year after year, in order to see the church progress in true spiritual growth and purpose. But many times, one area of the church's growth seems to fall short because the pastor does not know exactly how to approach it--namely, the church's global outreach or missions program. Global Pathway is designed to help pastors eliminate the uncertainty of missions and help their churches launch strong missions programs or help create new potential for existing ones.
Three Core Principles form the foundation for this transformational training:
1. Every Christian is called by God to take personal ownership of the Great Commission.
2. The local church is God's primary instrument to reach the world for Christ, and must be mobilized for this purpose.
3. The local church is the seed bed for all missionaries, and the sending force behind all missionaries.
Global Pathway Training in La Ceiba, Honduras June 10th, 2017 and in Tegucigalpa June 15th
Dr. Mitch Arbeláez Will Be Joining Connect Global This June To Lead A Teaching Of Global Pathway, At CCI Church In Honduras.
Mitch & Michelle Arbeláez video en Español
Connect Global National Ministry Leaders Summit In Honduras 2017
Our team which will include, Travis Moffitt, Dr. Johnny Moffitt, David Humphries, Dr. Mitch Arbelaez and many others will be hosting an outreach to the local prisons of the area as well.
Johnny Moffitt, of Worldwide Voice In the Wilderness, is a prison ministry with well over 30 years serving some of the worst prisons from San Quentin to the Former Soviet Union, his charismatic style coupled with enough hard truth to sink a ship make him a favorite everywhere he travels.
As the tour continues, Dr. Mitch Arbeláez will join us To teach Global Pathway along side the Leader Summit.
Dr. Mitch Arbeláez, from Go To Nations, works as the director of the Global Pathway missionary mobilization program for Latin America. Along with his wife, Michelle, they are instrumental in assisting pastors and church leaders to become more mission-minded and to raise up missionaries to go to the least-reached areas of our world.
The tour will culminate in Tegucigalpa, Honduras June 14-15.
This multi-day event will Include a full day of training from Dr. Mitch Arbeláez as he goes through the Global Pathway Training Material and will include a strategic focus on two separate tracks of teaching, including; Prison Ministry, and Becoming an Agent of Change in world Missions and evangelism.
We invite you to join us for this wonderful time in Honduras.
There will be many great opportunities to share the Gospel with the country of Honduras while encouraging and equipping a generation of leaders to become the next group of world changers.
Our trip to Cuba was a great Success
Thank you for praying and checking in on us. We just returned from our trip to Cuba, and it was amazing.
Connect Global Team in Cuba
Thank You for your Support
We joined a team from an organization called Worldwide Voice In the Wilderness, comprised of leaders from Florida, and Texas. Our team visited 4 cities and hosted 3 separate conferences.
People came from all over Cuba and represented every single province in Cuba.
People slept in the churches, or doubled up with families but the main focus was to be at these conferences.
The Cuban leaders organized several segments of teaching In which our team jumped in and did a fantastic job. We also visited a dozen churches, and met with city leadership in Ciego de Avila, Santiago de Cuba, and Holguin.
In Holguin there were over 500 Prison and Hospital Chaplains and Leaders that all came to be encouraged and equipped. We joined other keynote speakers from Chicago and California.
We are excited about the potential that is upon Cuba for widespread positive change.
The people we met are hardworking, and dedicated to their cause. We are anticipating more opportunity to go back and would love for you to consider going with us. If you are interested please send us a message!
CUBA INTEREST LIST
Travis and I will be joining a group from Texas, and Florida to travel to Cuba for a week.
We are partnering with Worldwide Voice In the Wilderness, a global prison ministry with over 38 years of visiting some of the baddest prisons in the world. Their founder, Johnny Moffitt, has invited us along on this, his third trip, to help lead, and document the wonderful work they have been involved with.
Encouraging and Teaching church leaders and volunteers to continue serving the nation of Cuba and to share vision and hope for the future
We are going to be a part of the impact that is already underway through the teaching and training of some of Cuba's greatest volunteers. Helping to encourage leaders and also learn from their service will be a great joy for us.
LA CONFERENCIA DE LIDERAZGO EMPRESARIAL
CONSTRUYENDO PARA EL ÉXITO
AGOSTO 19 Y 20
HOTEL LA QUINTA - LA CEIBA
CARRETERA LA CEIBA-TELA, FRENTE AL D´ANTONI GOLF CLUB.
VIERNES AGOSTO 19TH:
5:00PM LLEGADA E INSCRIPCIÓN
5:30PM SESIÓN GENERAL COMIENZA
SABADO AGOSTO 20TH:
9:00AM PRIMERA SESIÓN COMIENZA
3:10PM SEGUNDA SESIÓN COMIENZA
4:30PM LA ORACIÓN Y LA CEREMONIA DE ENVÍO
5:00PM FIN DE LA CONFERENCIA
Hospital Atlantida in La Ceiba, Honduras
Dr. Mitch Arbeláez from gotonations sharing his thoughts from the Hospital at Atlantida earlier today. We are so grateful to have his perspective and insight on this trip!
What Hangs in the Balance
A Special Guest post by CJ Palmer of preparemymission.com
Our time so far in Honduras has been a whirlwind – we’re already past the halfway point of our trip. Our team has spent time preaching at local churches, feeding the hungry through a local ministry, investing in a new partnership with a local orphanage, and hosting a missions conference. There has been no shortage of work to be done as we continue to invest in the Connected Community initiative this week.
When this trip began I had no idea what to expect. The schedule, the team, and the projects we would be working on were largely a mystery. But as the week has progressed and the answers to these questions have fallen into place, a new uncertaintyhas emerged.
As we invest time and energy into projects here in La Ceiba, sometimes I wonder if it’s working. The outcome of each project is so uncertain.Will helping a local ministry serve one meal to the hungry really make a difference? Will hosting a missionsconference alongside churches in the community actually result in spreading God’s Word to other nations?
And the honest answer is, we don’t know for certain.
But that uncertainty is precisely why we must continue these projects.
We have no idea what hangs in the balance of our decision to pursue what God has put in front of us. We have no idea what – or who – is at stake as we decide whether or not to act on what we’ve seen.
When Javier, cofounder of Connect Global, made his way to Honduras for the first time 12 years ago, there was no way he could have known what was at stake. The future that hinged on that one trip was completely unknown in the moment. The founding of Connect Global, the hundreds of mission trip participants he’s led, and the warm meals served at Comedor de JesuCristo this week all hinged on his initial decision to follow where God was leading.
Earlier this week one of the local pastors in La Ceiba, Pastor Allan, said, “We do little things and don’t ascribe much value to them. But God turns little things into big things.”
We do little things, take little steps, make small choices, and rarely view them as significant in the moment. The decision to pray for one more person at the hospital or to serve one more meal at Comedor de JesuCristo seems inconsequential.
But God turns little things into big things.
In Matthew 4, the small decision that Peter and Andrew made to leave their fishing nets for the day and follow Jesus turned out to be the biggest decision of their lives. Yet, they had no idea what outcome hung in the balance of their decision, which may have seemed insignificant at the time.
There’s simply no way to predict how God is going to use our small decisions and actions in the long run. We don’t know the impact serving one meal can have. We don’t know how far the attendees at this week’s missions conference will travel to share God’s Word.
As we continue to invest in the people of La Ceiba, Honduras this week, we may not know the outcome of these efforts in the moment. But we do know that God turns little things into big things – that part is certain.
No Idea What To Expect
Special Guest Post by CJ Palmer of PrepareMyMission.com
Preparing for a mission trip can definitely be a challenge. Packing all of the right clothing and gear, tracking all of the flights and times, and preparing mentally to embrace a new culture are all things that are running through my head as I get ready. This weekend my wife and I will set out on our second trip to Honduras with Connect Global.
Since my wife and I went on a trip with Connect Global last year, you would think that this upcoming trip would be less of a challenge. And in some ways it is. We remember what the country looks like, we know who our trip leaders are, and we’re somewhat familiar with the food. Knowing these things does make this trip a little easier. But no matter how many times you’ve been on a mission trip, it’s always a challenge to prepare.
It’s difficult to prepare for a mission trip because you really have no idea what to expect. We can prepare for the meetings we have at work tomorrow. We can prepare for the people we have staying in our guest room two weeks from now. But it’s nearly impossible to prepare for the people we’ll meet and experiences we’ll have during this trip.
This goes against everything we know and experience in the United States. We know what time to be at work. We know what we’re having for dinner. We know who we’re going to see before we see them. We know what time we’re going to bed and what time we’re setting our alarm to wake up and do it all again.
You can’t plan and prepare for these things when you’re going on a mission trip. But, I think that’s exactly why we need to go. We need to practice what it feels like to follow Jesus, even when we’re not sure where He’s leading and what we’re going to do when we get there.
When Jesus asked His first disciples, Peter and Andrew, to follow him, they had no idea what He was up to. They had no time to prepare and no idea where He was leading. They were in the middle of their daily routine—casting their nets into the Sea of Galilee. But God had other plans for Peter and Andrew beyond their daily routine—plans they could in no way anticipate. God was up to something.
He’s still up to something. When we let go of our daily routine to see what God is up to in the world, we’re not only more open for God to work in us, but also for God to work through us.
My wife and I are so excited to serve the people of Honduras next week. We are excited to see what God is going to do in the Honduran people, in our team, and in each other. We have no idea what to expect next week, but that’s okay. We’ll find out soon.