Be holy as I am Holy! 1 peter 1:16
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Terrence and Emma have been married for 9 years and have 3 children: Hosannah aged 7 - Jeremiah- 6 and their youngest Israelle who arrived in February 2017. They are part of C3 Church City in Sydney, and their heart is to see people discover Jesus and clearly define their unique part in HIS story. God has placed the people of Miami on their heart and the journey has begun to relocate their family, and plant C3 HISTORY MAKERS church Miami.
Terrence is a pastor at C3 Church City Sydney. Previously he oversaw the TV department at C3 Oxford falls and still does additional work as a TV producer and TV presenter. He is a university graduate with a triple major from Sydney University. Terrence is a great encourager and lover of people, and his passion is to help people step unto the pages of God's Story discover what makes them #Divinelydifferent. After living in Miami for a few years as a child, he has always had it on his heart to one day return, to LIVE in and LOVE on the city of Miami. Why Miami for Terrence?
Emma has served at C3 Church City for the past 12 years. Emma is a Radio host on Sydney's HOPE 103.2FM in Sydney Australia and is a regular TV Presenter on Aussie TV screens. She is a recording artist as well as a C3 Bible College graduate. Emma’s life story is one of God’s restoration, coming from a background of brokenness and trauma to discovering freedom and life in Jesus at the age of 22. Emma’s heart is to connect people to Jesus and see all people walk in the freedom, healing and restoration that only Jesus can bring. Why Miami for Emma?
Be holy as I am Holy! 1 peter 1:16
He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love. Eph 4:16.
Happy are the people whose God is the LORD. Psalms 144:15
And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus. Eph 2:6
I will make you
Fishers of men
For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16
His Presence is our highest priority. C3 HIStory Makers exist to welcome the Presence of God - becuase His Presence will always welcome His People. We will remove every barrier that seperates us from HIS presence and HIS promises. The pleasures that we all pursue are found in His presence. Every move we make and every action we take, we seek to preserve HIS PRESENCE. We want God to be present and not absent.
In your Presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures for ever more. Psalm 16:11b
God is passionate about people and so are we. We will always aim to prioritize people over process or procedures. Our processes and principles exist to serve people and help them become all that they were created to be. People are his passion, and people will always be our passion.
The second is equally important: 'Love your neighbour as yourself.' No other commandment is greater than these." Mark 12:31
His power is our pursuit. There are many things we can pursue in life but only one thing worth pursuing... His Spirit of Power. With His power we become potent to change the world. Without His power we are impotent to change a thing. His power raised Jesus Christ from the dead. His spirit of power still turns ordinary people into extraordinary people and with His power we can truly change the world.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8
His purpose will always be our purpose because his purpose is good, pleasing and perfect. When we discover HIS purpose for our life ... we discover Life itself. That is why our purpose is to help others discover thier purpose in HIM. We exist to help people discover who they already are in Jesus.
Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21
His Peace is what we have all been promised. The world is looking for peace and that peace is a Person - his name is JESUS. God delivered His Peace when he delivered Jesus. Our desire is to deilver Jesus - Peace - to every person, everywhere, at all times. We will carry His peace, walk in His peace, live in His peace, speak of HIS peace and deilver His peace. We are promoters of Peace.
"I am leaving you with a gift--peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don't be troubled or afraid. John 14:27
C3 (Christian City Church) Global is a Christian Pentecostal movement of over 450 churches, spread over 64 countries, with almost 100,000 members in weekly attendance, led by Pastor Phil and Pastor Chris Pringle. C3 is rapidly moving towards the 2020 Vision of 1,000 Locations planted by the year 2020. C3 HIStory Makers-Miami is a church plant from C3 Church City Sydney, Australia and will be under the covering of Pastor Jurgen and Pastor Leanne Matthesius of C3 San Diego who are the directors of C3 America. C3 San Diego is a thriving church that has been bringing the love and life of Jesus to the San Diego and beyond. Find out more about C3 Americas.
ARC is an association of relational churches that exist to work with church planters to provide support, systems and strategies to help them to launch and grow life giving churches that last the distance. Over the past 15 years ARC have planted over 600 churches with a 97% success rate and an average launch size of over 250 people. For C3 History Makers Miami this partnership will enable the church to see many families and individuals discover Jesus (eternal life and abundant life) from launch day - day one! What a joy to be able to see so many names written in HIS book of life. Find out more about ARC
Miami is a beautiful diverse city filled with people that are important to God and important to us. In a diverse city where people divide themselves by their differences – we want to help people unite because of their differences. #divinelydifferent.
People all around the world are in pursuit of Happiness, and true happiness is found in HIM. In Him: we find life, love and liberty. In Him: we see who we already are. In Him we discover all he created us to be and do. In His story - we find our story!
We dream of a people not just coming to church but becoming the church and transforming their cities, thier homes, their communities and their families as they bring the life and love of Jesus into every sphere of society: Reducing the rate of divorce, reducing: abuse, violence, loneliness, abortion and anger – and replacing it all with HIM who is: Holy, Healthy, Happy and High on life. The Miami we see: His Miami!
89% of people in Miami claim no relationship with an evangelical (life-giving) church.
Average age of church goer in Miami is 66 years old.
In 2015, Miami was in the bottom 1/3 of bible minded cities in America.
Racial diversity: 50% of the Miami-Dade population were born outside of the USA
More than 300,000 undocumented people live in Miami (no green card).
1 abortion for every 1.8 birth (32,341/17,705)
47 children aborted every day in Miami
With 44% single parent homes, Miami ranks in the top 101 US cities with the highest percentage of single parents.
In 2012, there were 40,000 single mums raising kids in Miami resulting in fatherless homes.
200 children go into foster care every month
City of extremes: Forbes ranked Miami in Top 5 cities in terms of buying power...
Yet is ranked 6th on large US cities with people living below the poverty line (2010 U.S. Census Bureau).
Median house price well above the national average
Violent crime rate several times higher that national crime rate.
say yes to His call to Discover Him.
Connect to His People and His Church
Allow him to set you apart and discover what makes you divinely different.
Go on the Co-mission with Him to make an eternal difference.