When you think of the next generation what comes to mind?ChildrenSchools,Riots,Dance hallsNormally treated as the problem or a Liability.They are the solution and an assetThe promise given to Kings.The promise given to Israel. The third and fourth generation.You and your householdThese are promises we need to walk in.How are they worked out.
Do we know what's going on in these areas or are we just ranting on about the evils?Do we know what the films are saying?The mobile phone….relationships.
BUILDING COMMUNITY FOR THE NEXT GENERATION.A FAITHFULL, LOVING, OFFERING HOPE, WITTNESSING COMMUNITYADULT ROLE, ( WWW)RESEARCH,CONTACT WORK,ACTIVITIES & TRIPS,CONSELING, REFERAL, CASE MANAGEMENT & TRAINNINGSHARE THE GOOD NEWS. NATURE YOUNG FAITH,LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT,DEVELOPMENT OF GROWING YOUTH PROGRAMME (ALL THE AVOVE)This is not church as usual.Take the war to the enemy. Do not let him adavance.And you deal with the aftermath.
Both for the home and the church.Become all things to win all men……………………..Incarnation is not Christmas.It is not an event. It is a process. THE TOTALITY OF JESUS’ LIFE1.Good took the decision. We were not ready. He took the first step. As a father or mother pastor or Youth worker, as a church. Take the first step. (don’t wait for them to call you) We often say I will wait and see.2.Understand the culture. Do some research, find out what is the culture, in this place and time. As a church. Find out. MANY OF US ARE TERRIBLY OUT OF TOUCH with present day culture.3. Identify with man. (Jesus the great high priest) Work, school, village. Do you identify with your children and young adults. School, Work, their community. Are you involved or distant. build common experiences. out of these you have teachable moments.4. Build Relationships.
Sermon (next generation by peter kisaka)
THE NEXT GENERATION• How can we touch the next Generation• Reaching and meeting the needs of today’s youth is critical. Their actions will shape the size, health prosperity, and spirituality of the worlds future GENERATIONSWe actually have a great opportunity and advantage to touch them and in doing so touch the world
THE NEXT GENERATIONBattle fields• Media,• Education, (Remove God)• Music• Porn• Drugs drinking,• Sexualization of everything.Civil initiative promoting gay marriage
THE NEXT GENERATION• Some things we can do.• (this area is very wide but for times sake lets look at a few things.1. Giving The youth a safe community Experience
THE NEXT GENERATION• GIVING THEM COMMUNITY Faithfull WITTNESSING LOVING OFFER HOPE
THE NEXT GENERATION• CONTACT WORK.• Using incarnation style. Jesus’ example• Jesus took initiative. ROM 5:8• Jesus came into the world, HEB 1;1-2• Jesus identified with man, HEB 4:15• Jesus was involved,• Jesus built relationships, LUKE 7;34
RevelationPro 13:22 A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his childrens children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.