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This is the first in a series of sermons regarding building a great congregation no matter the size or the budget. ...

This is the first in a series of sermons regarding building a great congregation no matter the size or the budget.

This particular lesson has to do with the purpose of our lives and our congregations.

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  • 1. Building a Great Congregation
  • 2. Building a Great Congregation
    Purpose
    Vision
    Followers
    Leadership
    • Work
    • 3. Teaching
    • 4. Outreach #1
    • 5. Outreach #2
  • The Importance of Purpose
    “He who has not prepared for the trip should not begin his journey.”
    –Anonymous
  • 6. The Importance of Purpose
    “For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?”
    (Luke 14.28; ESV)
  • 7. The Importance of Purpose
    Remember your spiritual purpose is greater than your physical purpose.
    Your spiritual purpose must be in line with God’s purpose.
  • 8. The Purpose of Christ
    “And he said to them, ‘Let us go on to the next towns, that I may preach there also, for that is why I came out.’”
    (Mark 1.38; ESV)
    Also see Luke 19.10
  • 9. What is God’s Purpose?
    God seeks the redemption of man:
    2 Peter 3.9
    1 Timothy 2.3-4
    2 Timothy 1.9
  • 10. United Purpose Leads to Growth
    Acts 5.42
    The purpose of the church is to make known the manifold wisdom of God. (Ephesians 3:10-11)
  • 11. Purpose + Vision + Actions
    • “He who starts a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”
    John 15.2-8
  • 12. Your Personal Purpose
    “He that does good for God’s sake seeks neither praise or reward; he is sure of both in the end.”
    –William Penn
  • 13. Building a Great Congregation