The dysfunctional church lack of commitmentPresentation Transcript
Bible Verses on CommitmentProverbs 16:3 NIVCommit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.Acts 2:42 NIVThey devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.Colossians 3:23 NIVWhatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,
Lack of CommitmentHow important do you perceive your role in the church?Is the mission of the church understood and executed by each member?Is the direction and strategy of your church clear to every member?Have you seen windows of opportunity disappear because of excessive analysis and unnecessary delays
What does lack of Commitment Look LikeLack of confidence and fear of failureDecisions are visited again and again and again…Ambiguity exists among membersBlame is levied when a direction or strategy fails
Impact of Lack of CommitmentIndividuals exclude themselves from decisions they fear might failLack of direction and commitment will make some members disgruntled and frustrated.Issues are left unresolved for extended periods of timeVision does not get translated to tasks which leads to poor results.
Churches where members are committed:Create clarity around direction and prioritiesAlign the entire team around common objectivesDevelop an ability to learn from mistakesTake advantage of opportunities before they disappearMove forward without hesitationChange direction without hesitation or guilt
Bible Verses on CommitmentMatthew 6:24No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.Colossians 4:5Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.Ephesians 5:16making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.