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20110626-local mission

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Church, Mission, transformation

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20110626-local mission

  1. 1. MISSION [3/3]<br />‘On the Doorstep’<br />Matthew 16:18 II will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it<br />
  2. 2. Planting Churches<br /> David Stroud<br />Church planting is not simply a matter of getting a number of individuals ‘saved’; it is about the advance of God’s community in the earth. <br />
  3. 3. Church - Cruise ship or Battleship?<br />
  4. 4. Life Boat Rescue<br />
  5. 5. The Church of Jesus Christ<br />Ordinary people gathered in local communities<br />Like an army, like athletes in training, but a family<br />Worshipping together, learning from one another<br />Being disciples of Jesus and making disciples<br />Led by the Spirit, reaching the poor and the lost<br />
  6. 6. Matthew 18:15-17<br />If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’ If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector. <br />
  7. 7. What are we aiming for ?<br />Healthy church …a Family on God’s Mission<br />
  8. 8. What are we aiming for ?<br />Healthy church …a Family on God’s Mission<br />Being Disciples … and Making Disciples<br />
  9. 9. What are we aiming for ?<br />Healthy church …a Family on God’s Mission<br />Being Disciples … and Making Disciples<br />Extending God’s Kingdom … loving ‘the lost’<br />
  10. 10. What are we aiming for ?<br />Healthy church …a Family on God’s Mission<br />Being Disciples … and Making Disciples<br />Extending God’s Kingdom … loving ‘the lost’<br />Working with other churches … building unity<br />
  11. 11. What are we aiming for ?<br />Healthy church …a Family on God’s Mission<br />Being Disciples … and Making Disciples<br />Extending God’s Kingdom … loving ‘the lost’<br />Working with other churches … building unity<br />No Compromise … Community Transformation<br />
  12. 12. ‘Cardboard Testimonies’<br />Stories of Personal Transformation<br />

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