Movement Birmingham exists to establish the Kingdom of God in our city.
It is the responsibility of every Christ follower to seek the Kingdom of God as our highest priority. Jesus instructed us to “seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness …” Matt. 6:33. The Kingdom of God is within each believer, being manifest by our thoughts, attitudes and behaviors. Jesus said, “The Kingdom of God does not come with observation … The Kingdom of God is within you.” Luke 17:21.
The Kingdom of God must originate in the heart of every true disciple. Yet, a kingdom does not consist of a single citizen. The Kingdom of God calls all disciples to join together in community. Citizens of the Kingdom surrender their will, as Jesus did. The Holy Spirit then leads each disciple to serve the Kingdom and provides the gifts necessary to fulfill that calling.
In its most understandable form, the Kingdom of God is everyplace where God’s reign and rule are supreme. All citizens of the Kingdom voluntarily submit to the authority of God and follow His leadership.