Webinar Parenting Oct 7 2010 Reproduction Phase Steps 1 3

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Webinar Parenting Oct 7 2010 Reproduction Phase Steps 1 3

  1. 1. PARENTING A DAUGHTER CHURCH OVERVIEW Converge Webinar :: 10.07.2010
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Welcome and personal introduction </li></ul><ul><li>The Ripple Effect </li></ul><ul><li>Life-cycle Model of Church Parenting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reproduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conception </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Natal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Birth & Growth </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Step #1: Study & Pray for Unchurched <ul><li>The Early Church </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer in parenting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Antioch Church: Acts 13:1-3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Lead-off Pastor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The lead-off hitter in baseball </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The lead pastor in prayer </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Step #1: Study & Pray (cont.) <ul><li>The Lead-off Pastor (cont.) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggestions: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make time in personal prayer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer-walk your own neighborhood </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for names of unchurched </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer for church plants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research needs of unchurched </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Become a prayer partner </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Step #1: Study & Pray (cont.) <ul><li>Study the Unchurched </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95 to 100 million non-churched people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55k churches close; only 60k open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain not enough to keep with pop. growth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prayer is a Force Multiplier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dramatically increases effectiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go public with your passion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead monthly intercession teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Furnish small groups </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Step #1: Study & Pray (cont.) <ul><li>Characteristics of Postmoderns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience is highly valued </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community is precious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dogmatism is a turn-off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lean toward the humorous </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Step #2: Cast a Parenting Vision <ul><li>Spurring One Another On: Hebrews 10:24 </li></ul><ul><li>Ten Ways to Cultivate Parenting Vision </li></ul><ul><li>1) Live out the vision personally… </li></ul><ul><li>2) Tell stories of people… </li></ul><ul><li>3) Meet with opinion leaders… </li></ul><ul><li>4) Report on other churches… </li></ul><ul><li>5) Interview successful planters… </li></ul>
  8. 8. Step #2: Cast a Vision (cont.) <ul><li>Ten Ways to Cultivate Parenting Vision (cont.) </li></ul><ul><li>6) Show videos on planting… </li></ul><ul><li>7) Get children involved… </li></ul><ul><li>8) Enlist artists/media experts… </li></ul><ul><li>9) Sponsor “local” conference… </li></ul><ul><li>10) Offer Lamaze classes… </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step #2: Cast a Vision (cont.) <ul><li>How Parenting Visions Lose Momentum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other concerns being overwhelming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not allowing people to express concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pushing people to approve prematurely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Failing to give clear strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Three Characteristics of a Good Vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exciting picture of the future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leads the church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comes from God </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Step #2: Cast a Vision (cont.) <ul><li>Four Common Concerns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will valuable resources be lost? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aren’t there enough churches? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too many members join new church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What can the new church do? </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Step #3: Write a General Plan <ul><li>Never Expect a Perfect Time to Parent </li></ul><ul><li>Lay Out a General Plan: </li></ul><ul><li>(1) The Vision </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Target Community: Suggested Steps </li></ul>
  12. 12. Step #3: Write a General Plan (cont.) <ul><li>Lay Out a General Plan (cont.): </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Seven Variations of the Classic Model </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneering </li></ul><ul><li>Branching </li></ul><ul><li>Colonizing </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting </li></ul><ul><li>Unplanned Pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy </li></ul>
  13. 13. Step #3: Write a General Plan (cont.) <ul><li>Lay Out a General Plan (cont.): </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Money and People – Two Decisions: </li></ul><ul><li>To what degree will parent help? </li></ul><ul><li>Where to find outside resources </li></ul><ul><li>Use Pencil Not Ink </li></ul>
  14. 14. Questions & Answers

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