Examen of Consciousness Over the last 24 hours Over the last 24 hours What are you most thankful for? What has been life-giving? What is easiest to see God in? What are you least thankful for? What has been life-draining? What is more difficult to see God in?
Prayer and Scripture <ul><li>Bringing the story into your life. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Putting yourself in the story. </li></ul>
The 4 Most Potent Spiritual Disciplines <ul><li>Prayer throughout the day (5 or more times) </li></ul><ul><li>Daily worship of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Celebration of life. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheerful service to others. </li></ul>
The next generation of CBI Instructors. Where will they come from?
See the book Reveal by Greg Hawkins and Cally Parkinson The REVEAL Continuum Provides a New Way to View a Congregation Exploring Christ “ I believe in God, but I am not sure about Jesus. My faith is not a significant part of my life.” Growing in Christ “ I believe in Jesus and am working on what it means to get to know him.” Close to Christ “ I feel really close to Jesus and depend on him daily for guidance.” Christ-Centered “ My relationship with Jesus is the most important relationship in my life. It guides everything I do.”
Exploring Christ Growing in Christ Close to Christ Christ- Centered … getting stuck here! Because of bad habits unchanged. … getting disgruntled here! Because of perceived lack of support for personal growth. The Christ-Follower Growth Continuum People are…
Growing Christ-Followers The discipleship and leadership development continuum Disciple Formation The development of increasingly more Christ-like character Leader Formation The development of the ability to influence others