Whitman Ministry Presentation 8 Minutes


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Our Deputation presentation. 2003
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Whitman Ministry Presentation 8 Minutes

  1. 3. To name a few famous Italians: <ul><li>Julius Caesar </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Michelangelo or Leonardo da Vinci </li></ul><ul><li>Guglielmo Marconi - invented the Radio! </li></ul><ul><li>What about infamous Italians like: Mussolini or Al Capone </li></ul>
  2. 4. Italians have been known throughout the world for their passion and creative genius. Now we need to look at the grim facts... What if we could train Italian men and women to channel their natural creativity and passion to serve Christ and multiply followers of Christ around the world?
  3. 5. <ul><li>57 Million People </li></ul><ul><li>Only 0.8% are Evangelicals </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>57 Million People </li></ul><ul><li>Communities without a single testimony: </li></ul><ul><li>31,000 (of 33,000) </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Missionaries that stay </li></ul><ul><li>for more than </li></ul><ul><li>one term: </li></ul><ul><li>10% </li></ul>Leave after one term on the field 90% Stay more than one term on the field 10%
  6. 10. Who will reach them?
  7. 11. To help Italians plant Baptist Churches with spiritual leaders that will reach the world for Christ by multiplying authentic followers. Our Goal
  8. 12. Prayer <ul><ul><li>More decisions and baptisms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More people committed to teamwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More Discipleship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More ministry opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  9. 13. More Decisions Emanuela Flora Pasquale Vincenzo Francesca Emanuela Rino Senija Amila Mirza Patrizia
  10. 14. More Baptisms Mario Rosaria
  11. 15. <ul><li>More people reading the Bible </li></ul><ul><li>More Word-empowered growth </li></ul><ul><li>More people discipled others and discipled by others </li></ul><ul><li>More training </li></ul>Studies, Bible Reading and Discipleship
  12. 16. More Teamwork <ul><li>Teamwork with Short Term Missions Teams from the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry Coordinators </li></ul><ul><li>Worship Team </li></ul><ul><li>Drama Team </li></ul><ul><li>More people involved in Radio Luce - our Christian radio station </li></ul>
  13. 17. Our Ministry for the Future: to equip believers in <ul><li>Evangelism </li></ul><ul><li>Music and Worship </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Ministry </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Training/ Discipleship </li></ul>
  14. 18. to mobilize Italians to form a church planting movement in central Italy Our Dream:
  15. 19. New Potentials for Ministry
  16. 20. What Can You Do??? <ul><li>Pray for Italians and for us regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Support missionaries </li></ul><ul><li>to Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask God if He wants </li></ul><ul><li>you to use your gifts </li></ul><ul><li>in this ministry. </li></ul><ul><li>Come see for yourself! </li></ul>
  17. 21. How Can You Pray? <ul><li>That God will raise up people with a burden for Italy who will partner with us </li></ul><ul><li>That God will allow us to be part of a team of Italian and international leaders </li></ul><ul><li>That God will soften hearts of Italians for the Gospel </li></ul>