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Sunday school lesson_2010_10_03

  1. 1. And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />Welcome<br />
  2. 2. Grow Team News<br />Update of Class Directory<br />Jill Taylor<br />Taste of Heaven<br />October 3rd, 6:00 p.m.<br />October Class Fellowship<br />??????<br />growteam@nuthalapaty.net<br />
  3. 3. Serve Team News<br />YTD Goal: $2000 (end of October)<br />YTD Offerings:$1766<br />serveteam@nuthalapaty.net<br />
  4. 4. Rescue Team News<br />Praise Reports<br />&<br />Prayer Requests<br />rescueteam@nuthalapaty.net<br />
  5. 5. What is the Mission of the Church?<br />“At Brushy Creek, we believe it is our God-given mission to foster growth in maturing believers so they can realize their fullest potential in Christ.”<br />“That is the business we are in – the business of rescuing people who are condemned, of giving them the hope of life eternal.”<br />“Part of our mission as a church, therefore, is to help believers discover their gifts and help them find ways to use them to serve both God and their fellow man.”<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  6. 6. Personal Inventory<br />Are you achieving the mission of the church to those people around you?<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  7. 7. What is the Mission of the Church?<br />“At Brushy Creek, we believe it is our God-given mission to foster growth in maturing believers so they can realize their fullest potential in Christ.”<br />“That is the business we are in – the business of rescuing people who are condemned, of giving them the hope of life eternal.”<br />“Part of our mission as a church, therefore, is to help believers discover their gifts and help them find ways to use them to serve both God and their fellow man.”<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  8. 8. What do you think should be the PRIMARY purpose of the Faith Seekers Sunday School?<br />
  9. 9. Large Group or Small? Lecture or Discussion?<br />
  10. 10. Which of the following are currently an area of struggle for you?<br />
  11. 11. Have you ever invited a non-believer to come to the Faith Seekers Sunday School class with you?<br />
  12. 12. Have you ever invited a non-believer to come to the Faith Seekers Sunday School class with you?<br />“I don't know any non-believers locally.”<br />“I didn't think they would come.”<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  13. 13. Have you ever invited a non-believer to come to the Faith Seekers Sunday School class with you?<br />“I would be happy to invite a nonbeliever. I know they would be warmly welcomed and received, and they would hear truth. The "no" answer has more to do with logistics, commitment, and finally making it out the door with the family on Sunday morning, not with any hesitation to invite someone.”<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  14. 14. Personal Inventory<br />How are you achieving the mission of the church?<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  15. 15. What is the Mission of the Church?<br />God’s work through you<br />God’s gift to you<br />God’s work in you<br />Matt 28:19-20<br />Acts 1:8<br />Hebrews 10:24-25<br />2 Timothy 2:2<br />2 Cor 5:17<br />Eph 2:8-9<br />Eph 2:10<br />Matt 5:16<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  16. 16. How can we more fully achieve our mission?<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  17. 17. He alone is the Living Water <br />"If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, asthe Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.”<br />John 7:38<br />H2O<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  18. 18. He Wants us to Go before Him <br />After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. He told them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.<br />Luke 10:1-3<br />H2O<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  19. 19. He wants us to Work in Teams<br />Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.<br />Ecclesiastes 4:12<br />H2O<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  20. 20. He Wants us to Rejoice as One<br />The seventy-two returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name.“<br />… Then he turned to his disciples and said privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see. For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.“<br />Luke10:17, 23-24<br />H2O<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  21. 21. Put Yourself in the Picture<br />H2O<br />Sunday Format<br />Home Format<br />Large group time<br />Testimonies<br />Prayer<br />Equipping / Training <br />Two host couples – “H2”<br />One study leader – “O”<br />Open to unbelievers<br />Closed to other church members<br />Meet at least once per month<br />Choose your own bible study*<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  22. 22. Equipping<br />Understanding the Bible<br />Oct 17: Bible, Why – David Kay<br />Oct 24: Bible, How – David Kay<br />Understanding the Fundamentals of your Faith<br />Oct 31: Discovery Class Session 4 - Jim Russell<br />Nov 7: Discovery Class Session 1 - Jim Russell<br />Nov 14: Discovery Class Session 2 - Jim Russell<br />Nov 21: Discovery Class Session 3 - Jim Russell<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  23. 23. Equipping<br />Dec 5 – Jan 9<br />Apologetics<br />6 Sessions<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  24. 24. What’s next for you?<br />Make a list of the unbelievers in your “oikos.”<br />Begin praying that God would use you to reach them.<br />Every believer has a testimony. Write yours down and bring it next week.<br />Begin praying for workers, asking God if he wants you to be an “H” or an “O”.<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  25. 25. Connecting & Communicating<br />Email Distribution List<br />bcbc-sundayschool@googlegroups.com<br />Class Blog<br />bcbc-sundayschool.blogspot.com<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />

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