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1 Sozowellington@gmail.com U SING S OZO TOOLS WITH N OT YET C HRISTIANS

2 P URPOSE OF WORKSHOP  Sozo as a tool for Evangelism  Inviting others to a Sozo session Relationships Testimony Engage with God – supernatural  Key differences in taking an unsaved Sozo Willing to talk to the Godhead Unwilling to talk to the Godhead Information

3 M INDSET S HIFT FromTo FixingCompassion AnswersQuestions SpeakingListening ConvincingRemoving blockages Christian languageAudience appropriate language Separate from GodConnected to God Personal agendaGod’s agenda DishonourHonour

4 W HY COME TO A S OZO : U NPRODUCTIVE Unproductive Describing it as counselling Making the booking weeks later Stating the issue might be theirs Describing it in Christian language No existing relationship Putting on them

5 W HY COME TO A S OZO : F RUITFUL  Fruitful Testimony Describe Sozo in their words Helping meet the need Encounter with God Trusting relationships Book session within a few days Unconditional love and acceptance Honour where they are Move to their space Allow them to bring a support Depersonalise the issue

6 P RACTICAL P OINTS TO STARTING THE SESSION  Welcoming  Build relationship  What can they expect  Informed consent  Opportunity for questions  Provide and gather information  Throw out the agenda

7 T RANSCRIPT E XAMPLE 1  Jesus took guilt from me and replaced it with strength to be who I want to be to carry on. In exchange for financial worry Jesus gave me abundance of all the important things - people around me, friends, family, more support, not so alone. He took anxiety and worry and replaced it with calmness, love and inner strength. I breathed them in so they could become part of me. In exchange for sadness he gave me light-heartedness - fun, bubbly, frothy. He took the unhealthy tool of being and feeling defeated and He gave me a voice to express myself in a healthy way.  I saw myself in a muddy/clay ditch and I was trying to wade through it but it was really heavy going. As I forgave different people in my life I could walk through it and the level of the water went from my chest to my knees, then to my ankles and by the end of the session I was out of the ditch and standing on a flat surface that was sandy. The sun was close and low in the sky. It's where I wanted to be.  At first I saw Holy Spirit as a white vapour. I forgave my Mum and rejected lies I believed about myself. At the end I saw Holy Spirit all around me as a vapour. He was blowing in my face when I asked Him what His role in my life is. He is going to be a gentle reminder for me.

8 T RANSCRIPT E XAMPLE 1  At first I saw Father God as an older man with white hair who was peaceful and calm. He was a long way away. I forgave my Dad and rejected lies about men and God and how they will behave around me and treat me. At the end I saw Father God closer to me, with more of a smile on his face. When I asked Him what He thought of me He said I'm a good person, kind and a fair person. I felt a warmth on the side of my neck. Maybe He was showing me He is there for me to look after me and protect me.  At first I saw Jesus standing side on to me, with his right side to me. He was looking into the distance away from me. I forgave my ex husbands, had unhealthy soul ties were cut and released them from any harm they have done to me. At the end Jesus was taking the unhealthy tools I have been using and replacing them with good things. For the first few unhealthy tools His long arm stretched out to take them from me, but as I developed trust I was comfortable for Him to come right up to me and take Defeated. He came back to me and handed me a voice to express myself in a healthy way.

9 W ILLING TO TALK TO GOD  Start where they are at  Focus on meeting the need  Similar to a standard Sozo session  Provide opportunity for God to speak  Arrow and armor example  Address questions  Love not converting

10 T RANSCRIPT EXAMPLE 2  Father God said - I can keep you safe - I love you and you are loved - there are no rules so you can live your life with peace and freedom - He gave me forgiveness and love - I am good enough just as I am and are special to him - you don't need to be ashamed anymore - you are much stronger than you think you are - you have a right to live at peace - you don't have to hurt anymore - it is okay you don't have to live a life with fear anymore - it is okay you are not alone. Jesus said - I am all around you - I am hear with you by your side guiding you - he told me I am loved and wanted - I am not to judge as we are all equal - I am with you to keep to safe - living life with Jesus will be light, loving, forgiving, peaceful, happy, full of laughter and joy - you are unique and very special to me - do not doubt me I am here with you every step of the way

11 T RANSCRIPT EXAMPLE 3  I gave Father God any hurt. Now I feel very relaxed and chilled out. It feels like peace. Headache has gone and I feel serene.  I gave Father God anxiety and worry. In exchange He gives me relaxation and lack of tension.  I think I need to walk into this relaxed mode and be it in my life.  In exchange for anger Father God gives me humour and more peace.  Father God tells me he will protect me by keeping me calm and through humour.  When I think of Father God I see Him as an energy field that's now less aggressive than it was before.  When I asked Father God what I need to do next he said “I need to do what we've been doing tonight, connect with Him, and move into that space.”

12 U NWILLING TO TALK TO GOD  Hurting  Honour their requests  Start where they are at  Gather information  Listen for language  Provide information on healing process

13 U NWILLING TO TALK TO GOD  Similar Sozo process (asking Sozoee)  Forgiveness – who do I need to foregive?  Renounce lie/untruth/falsehood/misconception  Truth – what do you now think the truth is?  Listen to Godhead connection  When ready introduce Sozoee to God  Questions that allow God to reveal

14 T RANSCRIPT EXAMPLE 4  Father God: I see God as soft. God said that he exists He is going to give me a better life if I take down the wall. I saw some scenery with nice weather. To walk into this better life I need to be more positive. God showed me an open hand he is wanting to give me life. I need to stop thinking that life would be better with out God I gave God doubt and he gave me a ring. He gave it to me for marriage to show the closeness of our relationship. He said he is giving me hope  Jesus: Jesus showed himself as a leader. Jesus said that he forgives me Jesus is in control and is organizing everyone like sheep. He is telling me that I need to be more of a leader and be an example for my brothers. He said he will teacher me how to do that. He is going to give me faith to help me. I access it by leaning on him. It will be like a roller coaster. He said that I am good.  Holy Spirit: I see the Holy Spirit as living and alive. The Holy Spirit will teach me how to help others.

15 I NFORMATION ONLY  Not ready to talk to God  Not ready to forgive  Listen to the issues  Provide information  Walls/unfrogiveness  Healing process  Build hope  Provide options  Leave the door open

16 H OW DO WE MEASURE SUCCESS  Make a decision to follow Jesus?  Hear from the real God of the Bible  Have an encounter or experience of the Godhead  Move them along the continuum towards the Kingdom of God  Remove barriers  Help address misconceptions  Richard Larcombe- marriage commitment

17 W HERE TO FROM HERE  Growing capacity in the team  Standing aside and enabling others  Educating the church community  Follow up - disciples not conversions  Connect to community programmes  Published materials

18 Q UESTION AND ANSWERS  Questions and Answers  Contact details  www.bethelsozonewzealand.com  Sozowellington@gmail.com

19 D ECLARATION I declare God has made me a competent minister of the new covenant. I am not ashamed of the gospel for it is the power of God for salvation. I host the presence of God. I bring the atmosphere of heaven wherever I go. The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me; He has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor and set the captives and prisoners free. I am a contagious witness for Christ and have a powerful testimony. God has prepared people for salvation through Jesus. I partner with the Lord of the Harvest who decreed I will reap abundantly The time is now and people are ready to be saved In the Sozo sessions I am part of, people who don’t know God as Father, Jesus and Holy Spirit will be restored to relationship with him and receive the gift of salvation. Thank you Father Amen.


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