Our Glocal Mission Part 1

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Our Glocal Mission Part 1

  1. 1. Our Glocal Mission
  2. 2. MaturityGrowthBirthMaintenanceDeclineDeathChurch Life CycleCRISIS:ControlCRISIS:BlameCHALLENGE:LeadershipCHALLENGE:StructureCHALLENGE:BalanceTwo criticalquestions:Where is your churchon the life cycle?What will it take to keepyour church healthy?
  3. 3. LeadershipMinistryDeaconsTeams &CommitteesSmall Groups
  4. 4. MaturityGrowthBirthMaintenanceDeclineDeathChurch Life CycleCRISIS:ControlCRISIS:BlameCHALLENGE:LeadershipCHALLENGE:StructureCHALLENGE:BalanceTwo criticalquestions:Where is your churchon the life cycle?What will it take to keepyour church healthy?
  5. 5. MaturityGrowthBirthMaintenanceDeclineDeathChurch Life CycleWe need to refocuson ourMISSIONWe need to refreshour VISION
  6. 6. Our Purpose“The chief end of man is to glorify God andenjoy him forever,” says the WestminsterConfession of Faith. He is the Alpha and theOmega. He gives us life and holds the keys ofdeath and eternity in his hands. He is my creatorand the journey of my life is my act of worship tohim.
  7. 7. Jesus and The ScriptureGod speaks to us today through his Word. In hisWord I can find answers for my life. I can find hisclear expectations for me and my ministry. The Bibleprovides examples and strategies for me to followand gives clear direction for how to develop myministry. In the Bible I can find my next steps. Hiscommands are not to be questioned, but obeyed.
  8. 8. Love the Lord your God with all your heartand with all your soul and with all yourmind...Love your neighbor as yourself. All theLaw and the Prophets hang on these twocommandments. Matthew 22:37-40Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizingthem in the name of the Father and the Sonand of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them toobey everything I have commanded you.Matthew 28:19-20
  9. 9. Love the Lord your God withall your heart and with allyour soul and with all yourmind...Love your neighbor asyourself. All the Law and theProphets hang on these twocommandments.Matthew 22:37-40
  10. 10. Go and make disciples ofall nations, baptizing them inthe name of the Father andthe Son and of the HolySpirit, and teaching them toobey everything I havecommanded you.Matthew 28:19-20
  11. 11. 13Scripture tells us that our task isto “make disciples” ..
  12. 12. Make DisciplesThe church is a disciple-making factory.Evangelism that leads to the creation of convertsis a good first step, but it falls short of what Godwants us to accomplish. A disciple is the onewho makes a difference in the world around him.We are called to make disciples: fully devotedfollowers of Jesus Christ.
  13. 13. Our Mission StatementOur mandate is to multiply andmobilize disciple-makingfollowers of Jesus Christ.
  14. 14. Love the Lord your God with all yourheart and with all your soul and with allyour mind...Love your neighbor asyourself. All the Law and the Prophetshang on these two commandments.Matthew 22:37-40Go and make disciples of allnations, baptizing them in the name ofthe Father and the Son and of the HolySpirit, and teaching them to obeyeverything I have commanded you.Matthew 28:19-20WorshipLove the Lord with allyour heartMinistryLove your neighboras yourselfEvangelismGo and make disciplesFellowshipBaptizing themDiscipleshipTeaching them to obey
  15. 15. Is pleasing God every day WorshipHas joined a fellowship of believers FellowshipIs learning to be a mature Christian DiscipleshipIs serving in ministry at church MinistryIs sharing God’s love with unbelievers EvangelismA disciple is one who:
  16. 16. Building the KingdomBalanced believers, living life on purpose, will dowhat Jesus did. The world is filled withtrouble, and yet, it is also filled with God’s peopleovercoming those problems. The giganticproblems of lost people, corruptleaders, sickness, poverty, and ignorance mustbe addressed by God’s people.
  17. 17. MaturityGrowthBirthMaintenanceDeclineDeathChurch Life CycleWe need to refocuson ourMISSIONWe need to refreshour VISION
  18. 18. Our Glocal Mission• Refocus onleading, preaching, teaching, and mentoring• Depend upon others for
  19. 19. Our Glocal Mission• Cast a vision for the next steps• 2nd service• 2nd staff member• 2nd location
  20. 20. Our Glocal Mission• Ask the church to make arecommitment to“membership” by September2013
  21. 21. “The eyes of the Lord run to andfro throughout the earth, to showhimself strong on the behalf ofthose whose heart is perfecttoward Him.”2 Chronicles 16:9
  22. 22. All for the glory of God.

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