Our Journey With The Body Of Christ Thus Far


Our Vision & Mission

To assist in, promote, and facilitate the establishment of emerging simple Christian relational communities as well as the personal development of people within the Body of Christ through small gatherings, seminars, and conferences, as well as partnering with other like minded Kingdom oriented people, desiring to impact the culture and advance the Kingdom of God, through works of righteousness, social justice and peacemaking.

Our History

Our journey has been a voyage of discovery. Our hearts have endured much through the refining fire of God, individually and corporately, moving from the traditional church system to establishing a house church network of which were a part for over four years. Currently we are in process once more seeking the Lord for relational, redemptive, revolutionary community, the kind of New Testament family life we have read about, and not fully tasted of yet. As such we are praying and seeking the Lord to knit us first to Himself and to like minded relational people whose hearts are not set on religious activities, ministries, or personal agenda. We are seeking to be with those who will share the life of Jesus with us, in relational, redemptive, full participatory life in community.

Our goal as such is for a biblical relational approach in creating Christian communities that are simple and through the Lord’s leading and guiding and the full participation of all the brothers and sisters who gather together, we will see and taste Jesus in our midst, and see the Kingdom advance, little by little, through one life at a time, one community at a time, across the nations, as we engage the culture and embrace righteousness, social justice, reconciliation and peacemaking. This site is born out of a desire to proclaim the fullness we have in Christ and in community one with another. As such we want to make available resources and seminars that will strengthen, encourage, motivate and release Christians to grow in Christ through simple relational redemptive revolutionary communities. We desire to partner with those who have a Kingdom vision, to see the building up and strengthening of the priesthood of believers, so that they can be fully released to be the ministers of Christ in all areas of life and experience throughout the nations.

The Wineskin

The wineskin is designed to carry and to dispense the wine. Each person is a wineskin as much as each corporate expression of the body is a wineskin. In each case, the wineskin really has no defined shape, apart from the fullness of the wine that poured into it to give it fullness. The skin is such that apart from the wine, it would be simply an empty container.

We understand our lives to be wineskins, individually and corporately, and the Father desires to pour out His wine into us, not to be kept, but simply carried and dispensed at the beckoning of the Lord of the Wedding, just as Jesus instructed at the marriage at Cana. His instructions were obeyed, and the water turned to wine, and it was better than the previous wine.

We believe that the body of Christ has diverse emerging expressions of body life, everything from the “traditional church” to the house church relational community. We could focus on what divides us, but we rather focus on Jesus and the priesthood of believers fully expressing His Kingdom through carrying and dispensing His new wine.

We will partner with those in the body of Christ who believe that much more can be accomplished together in out unity in Christ, than apart from one another.

Won’t you receive some of the wine we are carrying? Will you share the wine you are carrying? Together we may sit at the feet of Jesus and receive the living bread and see the Kingdom come in greater fullness.

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About Sam Buick

A lover and disciple of Jesus Christ. Married to my best friend, Lori-Anne. Father to 3 incredible daughters, Carragh, Caitlin and Erinn, and sons-in-law Alex, and Stephen Davis. An avid reader, a Droid user, a Mac addict, a lover of footy ball and football (there is a difference), and hockey. Once a soldier. Once a youth worker. Once an ordained minister. Once a claims adjuster. Once a charismatic, now a pacifist. A disciple of Christ, Gospel of grace proclaimer, pursuing union with Christ. There is only one way to God, and that is through Jesus Christ. Jesus unites, dogma divides.
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