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TO IMAGINE AGAIN OR ANEW! T O REIMAGINE...
DESIRED OUTCOMES... SHARE A DREAM SHARE THE JOURNEY ENGAGE IN HELPFUL CONVERSATIONS ADVISE ON NEXT STEPS
OUTLINE OF TOWN HALL MEETINGS W ORSHIP AND P RAYER O UTCOMES, H ISTORY, F RAMEWORK ( G LENN B URRIS ) Q & A T IME S UMMARY OF P RESIDENTIAL T ASK F ORCE (PTF) AND THE F OUR T ASK G ROUP T EAMS ( S TAN S IMMONS ) B ETA T ESTING ( G LENN B URRIS ) Q & A T IME N EXT S TEPS & S UMMARY ( G LENN B URRIS ) C LOSING P RAYER
THE MISSION... Mobilize the Whole Church To Take the Whole Gospel To the Whole World
THE WHY? “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 19:10 – Our biblical mandate!
A STORY OF COURAGE THAT IMPACTED OUR WORLD! Click here to view video
THE WHY? We will fail to finish The Great Commission if... We don’t empower and release the whole Church. Acts 6 and Acts 15 – Widows & Gentiles
THE WHY? We will fail to finish The Great Commission if... We don’t identify our opportunities. Acts 6 and Acts 15 – Widows & Gentiles
THE WHY? We will fail to finish The Great Commission if... We don’t minimize our obstacles. Acts 6 and Acts 15 – Widows & Gentiles
THE WHAT? THE TEN OBJECTIVES
1.Build a culture that will attract and empower apostolic leaders and churches. [Target 2] 1.Empower the laity to their full, God-breathed purposes in the Kingdom. [Target 1] 2.Celebrate and serve non-traditional, missional congregations. [Target 2] 3.Embrace and sponsor ethnic ongregations. [Target 4] 4.Engage and integrate emerging generational leadership. [Target 4]
THE TEN OBJECTIVES 6.Intentionalize strategic global partnerships. [Target 3] 7.Resource a church-multiplication movement. [Target 5] 8.Equip, disciple and reproduce Spirit-empowered, healthy leaders. [Target 1] 9.Steward our resources toward fruitful, missional effectiveness. [Target 5] 10.Align our structures and govenance to effectively accomplish our mission. [Target 5]
“The gospel is only good news if it gets there in time.” – Carl F. H. Henry “This generation of Christians is responsible for this generation of souls on the earth.” – Keith Green “The Spirit of Christ is the Spirit of missions. The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become.” – Henry Martyn IMPORTANT WORDS TO REMEMBER!...
“I have but one candle of life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than a land flooded with light.” – John Keith Falconer “Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God.” – William Carey “Lost people matter to God, and so they must matter to us.”. – Keith Wright IMPORTANT WORDS TO REMEMBER!...
THE JOURNEY Where We Have Come From...
OUR JOURNEY... D ISTRICT CONSOLIDATION (2009) P RESIDENTIAL T RANSITION (2009) P ORTLAND (2009) C HRISTIANSBURG (2009) P RESIDENTIAL E LECTION (2010) S EATTLE (2010) ICFG B OARD (2011) P RESIDENTIAL T ASK F ORCE (2012) C ABINET (2013)
THE HOW?... RE-FOCUS OUR MISSION RE-DESIGN OUR ROLES and OUR RESPONSIBILITIES RE-ALIGN OUR POLITY RE-ALLOCATE OUR RESOURCES and BUILD A STRATEGY!
YOUR KINGDOM COME, YOUR WILL BE DONE, ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN! – - MATTHEW 6:10