OUTRAGIOUS GENEROSITY“The kingdom of God is like a farmer who generously scatters seed everywhere there is soil.
“The kingdom of God is like a farmer whogenerously keeps on scatteringseed everywhere there mightpossibly be soil.” Mark 4:26
TAHLEETWO-WEEK LEADERS’TRAINING WITH BILL SMITH
TAHLEETWO-WEEK LEADERS’ TRAINING WITH BILL SMITH
A MYSTERIOUS ‘HEAD’ TRANSPORTS DIRECT FROM PARIS FORTHE OFFICIAL PHOTO SHOOT ON THE LAST DAY
TEN THINGS THAT HAPPEN IN EVERY RAPIDLY MUTIPLYINGDISICPLE-MAKING MOVEMENT (CPM) AROUND THE WORLD
1. EXTRAORDINARY PRAYER a. Where people driven to pray much more than ‘normal.’ b. Where the focus of praying is on targeted lost people.
2. ABUNDANTGOSPEL-ING when a lot more people hear the gospel who don’t respond a lot more do “Whoever sows sparingly will reap sparingly and whoever sows generously will reap generously.” 2 Cor. 9
3. INTENTIONAL PLANTING OF REPRODUCING CHURCHES The assumption is that when a disciple is made, he/she will make other disciples. When churches are planted they will plant other churches
4. THE BIBLE IS THE AUTHORITY All believers assume that the Bible is their primary leadership reference, not a personality or a system.
5. LEADERSHIP IS ALWAYS LOCAL From the beginning of a work in a new sphere it is assumed that the leaders will come from the group of new believers NOT from a central or external source.
6. LEADERSHIP IS ALWAYS NON- PROFESSIONAL Everyone receives the same training and leadership comes through ordinary people taking up the responsibility.
7. CHURCHES ARE INDIGENOUS TO THEIR SPHERES - FORM ON-SITE The ministry of the gospel brings the church to where the people are, not Less emphasis on budgets, programs the other way and dependence on things – around. more interactive, more people taking more responsibility for more gospel-ing and disciple-ing
8. ALL EXISTING CHURCHES PLANTING CHURCHES All kinds of churches planting churches
9. RAPID REPRODUCTION Average ten month turn around (e.g. India) – organically generated
10. SELF GOVERNING COMMITMENT TO STAYING HEALTHY Built around simple, minimal, highly valued Biblical principles