AsUR leaders lead in churches of messy, imperfect people rising up out of the culture to become the Body of Christ where everyone can come as they are. We seek to mobilize AsUR leaders to start AsUR churches, campuses, and networks that will take people from lost to leading.
What is the Residency?
The AsUR Leader Residency is an intensive self-funded year long program at Gateway Church in Austin, TX. As a Gateway Resident, you will be given the opportunity to learn first hand from the creator of the AsUR movement John Burke, as well as other senior staff members. You will participate in the day-to-day activities of church staff, and have access to senior-level meetings and networking opportunities. Each resident will spend a year apprenticing to a campus pastor at Gateway, as well as learning through hands-on action and reflection tools such as Cultivate and a teaching lab.
We will equip and train in the fundamentals of multiplication and discipleship based on 2 Timothy 2:2 (And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others) and give you a holistic understanding of what it takes to lead a church, campus, or network that reaches people far from God and takes them from lost to leading. This includes gaining an understanding of every ministry within the church. Imagine learning programming principles on how to create a worship gathering that engages a person far from God as well as long-time Christ-followers, as well as understanding how to create budgets for your church or campus and knowing how to cast a compelling vision that attracts other leaders to join you on mission.
Who is this for?
The AsUR Leader Residency is geared towards leaders who are both practitioners and thought leaders and want to plant a church, start or lead a campus, or start a multiplying network of life groups. The residency is created for people who dream big dreams for God and want to have a kingdom impact.