Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

An unexpect ed journey NATIONAL GATHERING 2013. What happens when people you love and respect don’t want to come with you…. or even worse, think you shouldn’t.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "An unexpect ed journey NATIONAL GATHERING 2013. What happens when people you love and respect don’t want to come with you…. or even worse, think you shouldn’t."— Presentation transcript:

1 an unexpect ed journey NATIONAL GATHERING 2013

2 What happens when people you love and respect don’t want to come with you…. or even worse, think you shouldn’t go?

3 I still have seven thousand followers in Israel who have not bowed their knees to Baal."

4 See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure First John 3

5 REFORM REDISCOVER RECAPTURE RESTORE

6 BAD HABITS TOO MUCH BAGGING AND TAGGING when most of it is already dead anyway

7 post-commitment,post-boomer,post-denominational,post-christendom,post- capitalism,post-colonial,post-feminism,post-impressionistic,post-modern,post- philosophical,post-political,post-quasistatic,post-racist,post-recession,post- religioius,post-scientific,post-zygapophysis,post-transitional,post-national,post- are we there yet? ARE WE PAST the ‘POST’?

8 CHRISTENDOM – the end is nigh ? Perpetuating the toxic traces of compromise

9 CHRISTENDOM – what happened 1.Granting favour but losing autonomy 2.Gaining wealth but losing prophetic lifestyle 3.Gaining the church but losing Jesus – worshipped but not followed 4.Systematized doctrine rather than Jesus hermeneutic 5.Spotlight on the letters at the expense of the gospels.

10 CHRISTENDOM – what happened 6.Religion at the expense of discipleship 7.Social order at the expense of social justice 8.Self-centred control at the expense of servanthood. 9.Killing others at the expense of dying for others. 10.Citizenship of the realm at the expense of commitment to Jesus

11 CHRISTENDOM – what happened 11.The kingdom of this world at the expense of the kingdom of God 12.Top down influence at the expense of power under influence. 13.The cross as a corporate symbol of power at the expense of the cross as an expression of love. 14.Professional ministry at the expense of ministry of the saints. 15.Hierarchical systems at the expense of Holy Spirit anointed

12 CHRISTENDOM – what happened 16.Power of legislation at the expense of the power of the gospel 17.External ordering of behaviour at the expense of heart transformation. 18.Letters at the expense of gospels 19.Old Testament principles at the expense of New Testament principles 20.Selective moral values at the expense of all- embracing kingdom values 21.Chaplaincy at the expense of prophetic 22.Management at the expense of mission

13 CHRISTENDOM – what else happened 1.Donatists Vs Augustine 2.Pelagius 3.The Nestorian movement AND LATER 5. The Waldensians 6. The Hussites 7. The Pietists and Anabaptists

14 UNFINISHED BUSINESS

15 1.Granting favour but losing autonomy 2.Gaining wealth but losing prophetic lifestyle 3.Gaining the church but losing Jesus – worshipped but not followed 1.REPLACING NATIONALISTIC THEOCRACY WITH PROPHETIC KINGDOM POSTURE 1.RADICAL VALUES THAT PROCLAIM THE KINGDOM OF GOD 1.FOLLOWING JESUS BY OBEYING WHAT HE HAS COMMANDED

16 UNFINISHED BUSINESS 4.Systematized doctrine rather than Jesus hermeneutic 5.Spotlight on the letters at the expense of the gospels. 4.RIGOROUSLY LOOKING TO JESUS as FULFILLMENT AND FULNESS 4.REDISCOVERING THE GOSPEL AS A PRACTICAL MINISTRY MANUAL

17 UNFINISHED BUSINESS 6.Religion at the expense of discipleship 7.Social order at the expense of social justice 8.Self-centred control at the expense of servanthood. 6.ESTABLISHING NEW TESTAMENT DISCIPLE-MAKING PRACTICE AND METRICS. 7.RESHAPING GOSPEL MINISTRY AS SOCIAL JUSTICE MINISTRY 6.BECOMING DISCIPLESHIP EQUIPPERS RATHER THAN CLUB MANAGERS

18 UNFINISHED BUSINESS 9.Killing others at the expense of dying for others. 10.Citizenship of the realm at the expense of commitment to Jesus 11.The kingdom of this world at the expense of the kingdom of God 9.LEARNING AND MODELING LEADERSHIP THAT LAYS DOWN ITS LIFE FOR OTHERS 9.RE-SHAPING LIFESTYLE ON THE BASED ON BEING A CITIZEN OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD 9.RESTORING KINGDOM OF GOD AS THE NORMAL PERSONAL AND COMMUNAL LIFESTYLE.

19 UNFINISHED BUSINESS 12.Top down influence at the expense of power under influence. 13.The cross as a corporate symbol of power at the expense of the cross as an expression of love. 14.Professional ministry at the expense of ministry of the saints. 12.LEARNING HOW TO HAVE INFLUENCE BY ANOINTING NOT STATUS 13.LEARNING HOW TO LOVE INDISCRIMINATELY AND REDEMPTIVELY 14.LEARNING TO DO MAWL MINISTRY

20 UNFINISHED BUSINESS 15.Hierarchical systems at the expense of Holy Spirit anointed 16.Power of legislation at the expense of the power of the gospel 17.External ordering of behaviour at the expense of heart transformation. 15.LEARNING TO WORK AS A TEAM WHERE WE HONOUR ONE ANOTHER’S GIFTS. 16.REDISCOVERING THE REAL POWER OF REAL GOSPEL 17.CREATING AN ENVIRONMENT OF SEL-DISCOVERY AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

21 UNFINISHED BUSINESS 18.Old Testament principles at the expense of New Testament principles 19.Selective moral values at the expense of all- embracing Jesus values 20.Chaplaincy at the expense of five-fold equipping 21.Club Med at the expense of missionary training, sending and supporting 18.STAY WITH THE JESUS HERMENEUTIC 19.KEEP EMBRACING WHAT JESUS COMMANDED 20.DELIBERATELY PLAN FIVE FOLD EQUPPING OF ALL SAINTS 21.START A FIVE YEAR PLAN TO TRANSFORM YOUR CHURCH PROGRAM AND FACILITY INTO A MISSIONARY TRAINING, SENDING AND SUPPORT BASE

22 FOUR QUESTIONS

23 WHERE DID YOU GET IT?

24 WHAT WILL IT LOOK LIKE?

25

26 WHO DO I TELL?


Download ppt "An unexpect ed journey NATIONAL GATHERING 2013. What happens when people you love and respect don’t want to come with you…. or even worse, think you shouldn’t."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google