Building A Contagious Church Lesson 4

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Lesson four in this series deals with showing people that you care about them.

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Building A Contagious Church Lesson 4

  1. 1. Building a Contagious Church Be Contagious Leaders Connect People with Jesus and His Word We must be United
  2. 2. To Build a Contagious Church <ul><li>We Must Show We Care About People </li></ul><ul><li>Practice the MMFINA Principle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Me </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Needed, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Caring About People <ul><li>Paul Understood and Taught MMFINA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 12:22-26 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Romans 12:3-21 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Caring About People <ul><li>The Appeal of Gangs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gangs give a sense of importance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gangs provide a sense of being needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gangs render acceptance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The MMFINA Principle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sense of importance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sense of being needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>acceptance </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Caring About People <ul><li>We Must . . . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be sensitive to people’s needs – KINDNESS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Col 3:12-13 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage their work – Barnabas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect their feelings – To pride oneself in being frank may be a guise for pure meanness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nurture their strengths – Promote and sustain their development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 Tim 3:16-17 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Caring About People <ul><li>Sympathy vs. Empathy </li></ul><ul><li>What is sympathy? </li></ul><ul><li>What is empathy? </li></ul><ul><li>Lemons </li></ul>
  7. 7. Building a Contagious Church Connect People with Jesus Be Contagious Leaders Be United Show that we Care About People

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