JOURNEY WITH THE SUPERNATURAL

UntitledJAMES TEMME AND HIS JOURNEY WITH THE SUPERNATURAL

Graduates from the Intercultural Studies program have gone to countries in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and to Aboriginal communities in a range of roles and ministries such as primary education, TESOL, community development and evangelism.

One of these graduates who has encouraged me greatly is James Temme. He has travelled globally for Jesus, engaged with the supernatural (which has largely been lost in much of western Christianity), and been transformed from one who suffered from extreme anxiety and was never able to speak in front of people to one who know frequently shares the gospel in public.

Tabor Adelaide was a foundational experience for James. He writes: “I was a brand new Christian when I began studying at Tabor, having only been saved that year. It was a great place to grow in God and learn the foundational truths of Christianity. It definitely helped prepare me for the adventures God had in store for me. I’m so thankful for what I learned and experienced there.”

After finishing his degree in 2010, he moved to Redding, California where he attended the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM). The three year program aims to “equip and deploy revivalists who passionately pursue world-wide transformation in their God-given spheres of influence.” Being trained in the style of Jesus’ ministry and supernatural evangelism took him on team trips to numerous places such as Mexico, the Philippines, Croatia, Austria, England and several US States, where they conducted street ministry, prayer evangelism and campus outreach.

His journey with the supernatural grew through faith for living costs and fees, training and the trips. He was given enough money to pay for an entire year’s study and living costs by a couple he barely knew. He saw many accept Christ for salvation, and many miracles, including exorcisms and healings. He also has numerous personal stories of God performing miracles through him and of him debating atheists. Read More

Engaging the Margins

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By David Turnbull, Intercultural Studies Coordinator- Tabor Adelaide

Generally speaking, Christians have been good at recognizing the margins and engaging with them. South Australia, known as the ‘Paradise of Dissent’, has demonstrated this from the start with the protection of the Kaurna language through the Dresden missionaries and the care of Lutheran immigrants from Germany in the early days of the colony, right through to ministering to people in need, refugees and asylum seekers today. Read More