2 God has a dream of a different kind of world, but that world won't happen in a dramatic kind of weak moment. It will happen, because each of us has agreed that we want to help God realize God's dream. We really can make a difference, if we will stand for a little truth and a little goodness; and maybe...have zero tolerance for intolerance. God says, ‘I have no one except you - and I believe in you.’
13 A Specific Task Destiny in Believers Fulfilling the Great Commission in a way that is unique to the individual!Destiny in Believers
14 My Destiny is the specific task that God has placed me on earth to accomplish: * tailor made to my unique talents and gifts* reflects my spiritual passion* meet a need in society God cares about* driven by a conviction to make a differenceDestiny Defined
15 Destiny is my response to this sentence: "God has put me on the earth to ______."
16 There is a deep-seated desire in all of us to want to count for something, to make a difference in some way or another. This desire is really about seeking after the purpose we were put here to accomplish, that one thing that will make our lives worthwhile and fulfilled.Buhle Dlamini
18 Our voice lies at the intersection of talent (your natural gifts and strengths),passion (things that naturally energise, excite, motivate and inspire you),need (including what the world needs enough to pay you for), andconscience (that still voice within that assures you of what is right and prompt you to actually do it).
20 1. Talent My Talents: (your natural gifts and strengths) What do you do that is effortless for you but difficult for others?What are you really good at? What are your natural talents?What are your spiritual gifts?My Talents:
21 (things that naturally energise, excite, motivate and inspire you) 2. PassionWhat activities do you do with enthusiasm?What issue makes you pound the table and say: “Someone has to do something about that!”What have been the five greatest achievements in your life?What kind of things do you do that make you lose track of time?In what area are you making, or do you want to make, a difference?My Passion:
22 3. Needs The Needs: (what the world needs enough to pay you for) What have you felt concerned about in society in recent months?What specific needs have you come across in your world in recent months?If someone gave you a million Rand, how would you use it to meet needs around you?The Needs:
23 4. Convictions My Convictions: (still voice that assures you of what is right and prompt you to do it)4. ConvictionsThink of a time when you felt, "I was born for this!" What you were doing, who you were with, and what does it say about how God has made you.What do you believe that God wants you to do with your life?By the time you turn 60, what do would you like to have accomplished with your life?What would you be willing to die for?My Convictions:
24 My God-Given Destiny Describe your Destiny in a few statements: ______________________________God has put me on earth to…
25 Test Your Destiny A. How does it glorify God? B. How does it edify others?
27 "To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for the work which would be his finest hour."Winston Churchill
28 "To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for the work which would be his finest hour."What are these things?Winston Churchill
30 5 Ways to Develop Integrity A. Tell the TruthWatch your thoughts; they become your words.Watch your words; they become your actions.Watch your actions; they become your habits.Watch your habits; they become your character.Watch your character for it will become your destiny.Frank Outlaw
31 5 Ways to Develop Integrity B. Fulfill ResponsibilitiesFollow through on commitmentsAssume responsibilityBe proactiveBe faithful in small things"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped" – Anthony Robbins
32 5 Ways to Develop Integrity C. Build CompetenceDevelop yourself in line with your destiny:Read and studyLearn new skillsPractise new skills"Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfil his destiny" – Paul Tillich
33 Developing Trust Through Deposits and Withdrawals: 5 Ways to Develop IntegrityD. Develop TrustInitiativeHumilitySacrifice1. Seek first to understand2. Keep promises3. Be honest and open4. Be kind and courteous5. Practise win-win or no-deal6. Clarify expectations7. Be loyal to those absent8. Apologise9. Give “I” messages10. Practise forgivenessDeveloping Trust Through Deposits and Withdrawals:
34 5 Ways to Develop Integrity E. Balance your LifeDo family and friendships need to be sacrificed?Live your destiny through all your life roles!
42 Two factors define an activity: Urgent and ImportantUrgency: Urgent activities require immediate attention (they act on you)Importance: Important activities require initiative or proactivity (you must act on them)
44 Crisis Quality Deception Waste Procrastination or lack of planningActivities don’t demand attentionUrgentImportantNot Urgent ImportantCrisisQualityQ3Q4Mistaking urgent things as importantNot survival but deteriorationUrgentNot ImportantNot UrgentNot ImportantDeceptionWaste
46 Stress, Burnout, Deeper crises Spend less time in Q1Q1Q2Result:Stress, Burnout, Deeper crisesSpend less time inQ2 and you’ll increase size of Q1Decrease time in Quadrant 2 and you’ll increase the size of Quadrant 1Q3Q4
47 Q2 Q1 Q1 Spend more time in Q2 to decrease time spent in Q1 Q3 Q4 Increase time in Quadrant 2 and you decrease the size of Quadrant 1Q3Q4
48 Where do you find time for Q2 Say NO! to Q3 and Q4 activities
66 C. Plan Your Week (1) Review your Mission (2) Identify your Roles (3) Create your Goals(4) Schedule your Activities(5) Adapt your ScheduleC. Plan Your Week
67 Focus on your Priorities: Preview your dayPrioritise your activitiesReschedule your activities
68 C. Plan Your Week (1) Review your Mission (2) Identify your Roles (3) Create your Goals(4) Schedule your Activities(5) Adapt your Schedule(6) Evaluate your ProgressC. Plan Your Week
69 Weekly Evaluation:What goals did I achieve?What goals did I not reach?What kept me from reaching them?What challenges did I encounter?Did I protect my priorities?How much time spent in each quadrant?What can I learn from this week?Monthly Evaluation:What patterns of success/failure?Am I setting realistic/challenging goals?Am I creating unrealistic expectations?If so, can I modify my expectations?
71 Making it Happen Practical Steps To Get Started: Pray Develop Prayer PartnersFind Ministry PartnersManage the ProjectTake the First StepOvercome Obstacles
72 You are significantYou are specialYou can make a differenceYou can fulfil your destinyYou have weaknesses…admit themLook for opportunities to grow!Find where God is working and join Him!!!
73 "To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for the work which would be his finest hour."Winston Churchill