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John Stumbo Video Blog


In this blog, released on the 12th of each month, U.S. Alliance President John Stumbo unpacks issues God has been nurturing in his heart and mind. The blog is meant to initiate fruitful dialogue on topics important to our growth as Jesus followers and to our mission as a Christ-centered, Acts 1:8 family.
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00:12:46

Voices of LIFE 2022 – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 109

John reports from LIFE 2022 in Orlando, Florida, where 4,580 students and their leaders joined together to proclaim that Jesus is greater than everything and discover their part in His mission to the world.

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00:12:43

Statement of Faith Update – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 108

John invites Terry Smith, vice president for U.S. Church Ministries, to share a progress report on the updating of our Alliance Statement of Faith.

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00:12:24

Leadership Burdens – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 107

John offers some perspective—and encouragement— about this odd, burdensome season of leadership many leaders find themselves in.

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00:12:38

Lessons Learned – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 106

Two seasoned Alliance leaders reflect back on faith, calling, change, cross-cultural realities, and what’s really important in the end.

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00:12:57

A Tribute to A.W. Tozer – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 105

John honors the life and legacy of Aidan Wilson (A.W.) Tozer—a man of global influence, fully dedicated to The Lord and His Church.

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00:12:01

Encouraged Leaders – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 104

Members of the C&MA Board of Directors describe what excites them most about being a part of the Alliance family and where we’re heading together.

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00:11:00

The God Who Goes Before – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 103

John describes the many ways God went before The Alliance in its decision to relocate the National Office to Reynoldsburg, Ohio, while challenging us to take faith-filled risks to see our ministry dreams fulfilled.

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00:12:14

Church Leadership in the New Year – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 102

John offers four essential leadership skills from Romans 14 to help navigate the complexities of the coming year.

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00:12:59

Be Encouraged to Know – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 101

John invites some of our U.S. Alliance leaders to tell us about how God is moving in their communities.

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00:11:20

A Global Family – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 100

Various members of the Alliance family bring beautiful insight to the Alliance’s impact around the world.

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00:12:57

Commingled Experiences – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 99

John reflects on the normalcy of having conflicting emotions while walking an unhindered life with Christ.

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00:12:01

Reflections on 1 Corinthians 15:58 – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 98

John reflects on the importance of keeping our eyes focused on Jesus and persevering in our work for the Lord.

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00:11:20

Better Positioned for Missional Ministry – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 97

John explains the impact of the National Office move on our ability to fulfill the mission Jesus calls us to accomplish.

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00:11:06

The Church in a Changing Culture (featuring Gary Friesen) – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 96

John invites C&MA Vice President Gary Friesen to offer insights on being the Church in today’s culture.

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00:12:59

A Pastoral Word for Leaders – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 94

This month, John takes us to a Bible hero, Jeremiah, whose honest story he prays will bring us some hope, perspective, strength, and encouragement during these uneasy times.

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00:12:56

Polity Update – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 93

This month, John takes the opportunity to update us on the national conversation we’re having regarding men and women in leadership in The Alliance and to foreshadow what will be coming to Alliance Council 2021.

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00:14:49

Statement of Faith Revisions: Council 2021 – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 92

This month, John presents the newly revised Alliance Statement of Faith, which was recently approved by the C&MA Board of Directors and will be presented at Council 2021 in Nashville this May/June.

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00:07:34

Mission Fulfillment Requires Focus – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 90

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00:12:59

Be Encouraged to Know – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 101

John invites some of our U.S. Alliance leaders to tell us about how God is moving in their communities.

Watch Video
women dressed in cultural clothing play icon
00:11:20

A Global Family – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 100

Various members of the Alliance family bring beautiful insight to the Alliance’s impact around the world.

Watch Video
play icon
00:12:57

Commingled Experiences – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 99

John reflects on the normalcy of having conflicting emotions while walking an unhindered life with Christ.

Watch Video
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00:12:01

Reflections on 1 Corinthians 15:58 – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 98

John reflects on the importance of keeping our eyes focused on Jesus and persevering in our work for the Lord.

Watch Video
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00:11:20

Better Positioned for Missional Ministry – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 97

John explains the impact of the National Office move on our ability to fulfill the mission Jesus calls us to accomplish.

Watch Video
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00:11:06

The Church in a Changing Culture (featuring Gary Friesen) – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 96

John invites C&MA Vice President Gary Friesen to offer insights on being the Church in today’s culture.

Watch Video
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00:12:59

A Pastoral Word for Leaders – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 94

This month, John takes us to a Bible hero, Jeremiah, whose honest story he prays will bring us some hope, perspective, strength, and encouragement during these uneasy times.

Watch Video
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00:12:56

Polity Update – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 93

This month, John takes the opportunity to update us on the national conversation we’re having regarding men and women in leadership in The Alliance and to foreshadow what will be coming to Alliance Council 2021.

Watch Video
john stumbo statement of faith presentation play icon
00:14:49

Statement of Faith Revisions: Council 2021 – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 92

This month, John presents the newly revised Alliance Statement of Faith, which was recently approved by the C&MA Board of Directors and will be presented at Council 2021 in Nashville this May/June.

Watch Video
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00:07:34

Mission Fulfillment Requires Focus – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 90

Watch Video
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00:12:46

Voices of LIFE 2022 – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 109

John reports from LIFE 2022 in Orlando, Florida, where 4,580 students and their leaders joined together to proclaim that Jesus is greater than everything and discover their part in His mission to the world.

Watch Video
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00:12:43

Statement of Faith Update – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 108

John invites Terry Smith, vice president for U.S. Church Ministries, to share a progress report on the updating of our Alliance Statement of Faith.

Watch Video
leadership burdens play icon
00:12:24

Leadership Burdens – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 107

John offers some perspective—and encouragement— about this odd, burdensome season of leadership many leaders find themselves in.

Watch Video
John Stumbo Standing and smiling play icon
00:12:38

Lessons Learned – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 106

Two seasoned Alliance leaders reflect back on faith, calling, change, cross-cultural realities, and what’s really important in the end.

Watch Video
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00:12:57

A Tribute to A.W. Tozer – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 105

John honors the life and legacy of Aidan Wilson (A.W.) Tozer—a man of global influence, fully dedicated to The Lord and His Church.

Watch Video
group of C&MA board members play icon
00:12:01

Encouraged Leaders – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 104

Members of the C&MA Board of Directors describe what excites them most about being a part of the Alliance family and where we’re heading together.

Watch Video
The God Who Goes Before play icon
00:11:00

The God Who Goes Before – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 103

John describes the many ways God went before The Alliance in its decision to relocate the National Office to Reynoldsburg, Ohio, while challenging us to take faith-filled risks to see our ministry dreams fulfilled.

Watch Video
John talking to us. play icon
00:12:14

Church Leadership in the New Year – John Stumbo Video Blog No. 102

John offers four essential leadership skills from Romans 14 to help navigate the complexities of the coming year.

Watch Video