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YAFI @ Wei Yin’s & Joanne’s Place Friday the 13 th …2009
<ul><li>Rusty:  You’d need at least a dozen guys doing a combination of cons. </li></ul>Rusty:  Off the top of my head, I’...
To journey  without  being changed  is to be a…
 
To change  without  journeying is to be a…
 
To journey  and be transformed by the journey  is to be a…
 
 
TalkTime: Journey or Destination? <ul><li>Process or Result? </li></ul><ul><li>Playing Well or Winning? </li></ul><ul><li>...
Is discipleship  about the  journey   or the  destination ?
“ You need others to get the job done”
“ When you go out into the world, watch out, hold hands and  stick together ,”
Jesus appointed twelve – designating them apostles – that they might be  with Him …”  (Mark 3:24)
“ It is a lie that any one person can be everything to another. Even in the blssed Trinity…each Divine person needs at lea...
Your Personal Eleven… <ul><li>Are your ‘insiders’, and will be  with  you </li></ul><ul><li>Can help you be more fully you...
Who  Are  These 11?
You Need… <ul><li>An Editor (Nathan) </li></ul><ul><li>A True Friend (Jonathan) </li></ul><ul><li>A Butt-Kicker (Jethro) <...
YODOG?
“ Faithful friends are life-saving medicine.”  (Sirach 6:16)
You (Also) Need… <ul><li>A Back-Coverer (Deborah) </li></ul><ul><li>A Reject (Zacchaeus) </li></ul><ul><li>A “Little One” ...
“ We Are, Therefore I Am.” (Leonard Sweet, Trinity?) “ I think, therefore I Am.”  (Descartes, Reason?) “ iPod, therefore I...
Group Work (fast fast!) <ul><li>Summarise what was covered </li></ul><ul><li>Share some relevant personal experience(s) an...
 
“ Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a  great cloud of witnesses,   let us throw off everything that hinders…”   (...
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  1. 1. YAFI @ Wei Yin’s & Joanne’s Place Friday the 13 th …2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>Rusty: You’d need at least a dozen guys doing a combination of cons. </li></ul>Rusty: Off the top of my head, I’d say you’re looking at a Boesky, a Jim Brown, a Miss Daisy, two Jethros, and a Leon Spinks, not to mention the biggest Ella Fitzgerald ever! Danny: Like what, do you think?
  3. 3. To journey without being changed is to be a…
  4. 5. To change without journeying is to be a…
  5. 7. To journey and be transformed by the journey is to be a…
  6. 10. TalkTime: Journey or Destination? <ul><li>Process or Result? </li></ul><ul><li>Playing Well or Winning? </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing the clothes or Buying/Wearing them? </li></ul><ul><li>Going to Class or Taking Exams? </li></ul><ul><li>Driving or Arriving? </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping or Getting Up? </li></ul><ul><li>Courtship or Marriage? </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoying Office-Life or Getting Paid? </li></ul>
  7. 11. Is discipleship about the journey or the destination ?
  8. 12. “ You need others to get the job done”
  9. 13. “ When you go out into the world, watch out, hold hands and stick together ,”
  10. 14. Jesus appointed twelve – designating them apostles – that they might be with Him …” (Mark 3:24)
  11. 15. “ It is a lie that any one person can be everything to another. Even in the blssed Trinity…each Divine person needs at least two others to be fully itself!” Marilyn McCord Adams, Prof. of Divinity (Oxford)
  12. 16. Your Personal Eleven… <ul><li>Are your ‘insiders’, and will be with you </li></ul><ul><li>Can help you be more fully yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Will mind your business! </li></ul><ul><li>May not even like each other! </li></ul><ul><li>Will (sometimes) appear unexpectedly </li></ul><ul><li>Can bring depth to your life as a disciple of Christ </li></ul>
  13. 17. Who Are These 11?
  14. 18. You Need… <ul><li>An Editor (Nathan) </li></ul><ul><li>A True Friend (Jonathan) </li></ul><ul><li>A Butt-Kicker (Jethro) </li></ul><ul><li>An Heir (Timothy) </li></ul><ul><li>An Encourager (Barnabas) </li></ul><ul><li>A Yoda (Peter/Paul) </li></ul>
  15. 19. YODOG?
  16. 20. “ Faithful friends are life-saving medicine.” (Sirach 6:16)
  17. 21. You (Also) Need… <ul><li>A Back-Coverer (Deborah) </li></ul><ul><li>A Reject (Zacchaeus) </li></ul><ul><li>A “Little One” (Rhoda) </li></ul><ul><li>A VIP (Lydia, Lazarus, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>A Place (Jerusalem) </li></ul>
  18. 22. “ We Are, Therefore I Am.” (Leonard Sweet, Trinity?) “ I think, therefore I Am.” (Descartes, Reason?) “ iPod, therefore I Am.” (Apple, Capitalism?) “ I am Loved, therefore I Am.” (Bishop of Durham, Paul the Apostle?)
  19. 23. Group Work (fast fast!) <ul><li>Summarise what was covered </li></ul><ul><li>Share some relevant personal experience(s) and questions </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the ‘mystery’ question? </li></ul>
  20. 25. “ Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders…” (Hebrews 12:1)
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