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Day 1Day 2 Day 3 Day 4Day 5 Themes Times 1.Introduction Trainers Overview 2.Theological 3.Spirituality 4.Evang 5.Discipleship 6.SlumContex 7. Ch Growth.

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1 Day 1Day 2 Day 3 Day 4Day 5 Themes Times 1.Introduction Trainers Overview 2.Theological 3.Spirituality 4.Evang 5.Discipleship 6.SlumContex 7. Ch Growth 8. Leadership 9. Community Transform 10.Advocacy 11. Mission 12. Finale 8.00 Worship 8.30 Teaching Welcome Viv’s Story: Developing a Poor Peoples' Church The Kingdom of God & the Poor Incarnation Participants Stories 1. Developing Leadership 2.Planning Training of Pastors The Kingdom & Justice in the Slums Stories Morning Tea Teaching Teaching: Developing Story-telling Theologies Participants work on stories Teaching: The Spirit, Evangelis m, and Justice Stories Teaching: Dealing with the Grief of Pastoring the Poor Stories Ministering to HIV/Aids victims Participants Stories Action Plan Planning your training program (2). Sharing Lessons Lunch 2.00 – 3.15 The Global Church in Slums Goals of the Training Teaching: Kingdom Economics in Old Testament Context: Squatter Culture and the Church Diaconal Developm ent Seed Projects Stories Time of Intercessi on Evaluation 3.15 – 4.30 Teaching: The Kingdom of God Discipling Movements Four Seasons of Growth Organisational Developm ent budgeting, Teaching:Coop erative Economics Discussion Finale: Poor Wise Man Finale: Pr PKMoses Workshop Fill in registration Prepare stories Leaders MeetDeveloping a Work Plan Diaconal Workplan Diploma Giving

2 The Kingdom of God Viv Grigg Nov 2004, rev Mar 2007 Jesus came preaching What is the Kingdom of God? What are the Seven Parables of the Kingdom?

3 IN THE NEW TESTAMENT THE KING INTERVENES THE KING INVADES HISTORY AS A SUFFERING SERVANT THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS ETERNAL, UNCHANGING (Psa 145:11-13) IN THE OLD TESTAMENT. ADAM NOAH ABRAHAM MOSES etc. DAVID IN EACH INTERVENTION THE KINGDOM PRINCIPLES ARE MADE KNOWN: SPIRITUAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL THROUGH GOD'S DEALINGS WITH ISRAEL IN THE LIVES OF: COMMUNITIES OF THE KING MANIFEST KINGDOM SPIRITUALITY, ECONOMICS, SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS COVENANTS OF MERCY AND JUDGEMENT IN THE LAST DAYS WILL BE THE TRIUMPHAL COMING AS THE KING OF KINGS AND AS JUDGE OF ALL THE KINGDOM WILL RULE THE KINGDOMS OF THIS EARTH It is a Kingdom Present…. And Not Yet!

4 Covenants - Foundations of Trust What happens when a society cannot trust each other? 7 Covenants of the scripture reflect the Kingdom –  Noah (Gen 9:8-17), Abraham (2) (Gen 15:9-21; Gen 17), Sinai (Ex 19-24), Phinehas (Num 25:10-13), David (2 Sam 7:5-16), New Covenant (Jer 31-34) All covenants involve:  God-Human  Society  Land God Humanity Land

5 New Testament period till today

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7 GOD MANAGING THE CREATED ORDER GOD SOCIAL DISCIPLESHIP SPIRITUAL DISCIPLESHIP RULES OVER HUMANITY WHO ARE TO RULE AS HIS VICE-RULERS RULES OVER HUMANITY WHO ARE TO BE THEIR NEIGHBOURS' KEEPERS IN EQUALITY, BROTHERHOOD, SISTERHOOD AND JUSTICE Discipleship: Responses to the Reign of the King The Kingdom is God’s Rule Bringing Redemption of Humanity And Restoration of Creation

8 Jesus is the Answer What’s the Question? Human Needs Spiritual  Separation  Death Social  Alienation  Injustice Economic  Poverty  Opulance  Exploitation Political  Oppression Divine Resources Spiritual  Spiritual Life  Eternal Life Social  Community  Justice  Brotherhood Economic  Food / Work / Land  Equal Distribution  Management of Resources Political  Servant-Leaders

9 Go to Kingdom Economics

10 Some Sample Principles of the Kingdom Economic  Creativity  Productivity  Voluntary & periodic redistribution  Private property  Communal economics Social  Equality  Brotherhood, sisterhood Spiritual  Eternal life  Answered prayer  Power of Spirit Political  The Leader is a Servant  Power is to be distributed  The multiplication of small grassroots economic, political or spiritual organisations distributes power  The government is to serve the poor

11 Some New Testament Economic Principles of the Kingdom Redistribution (2 Cor 9:8; Acts 2:42-44) Forsaking all (Luke 12:33) Live simply vs consumerism (1 Tim 6:6- 8) Identification with the poor (John 1:14) The rich are brought low, and the poor are uplifted (James 1:9) Rich Middle Class Level of Equality and Simplicity Labouring Poor Destitute Poor


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