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Reaching the World for Christ
What about Sport Ministry? We want to spread the gospel, but how?
What about Sport Ministry? We want to spread the gospel, but how? You have got to connect with somebody before you can spread the gospel! Sport is one of the two most universal languages, almost everybody speaks! SO START USING IT!
Before we go out and lead people to Christ We need to have a VISION
FOUR STEPS TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE VISION FOR YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD VISION DEVELOPMENT
STEP 1 LOOK INSIDE YOURSELF Examine Your Own Heart
QUESTION: What do you see? Matthew 14:22-33
QUESTION: Where is your Heart? Matthew 22:37-38
QUESTION: Where is your Faith? Matthew 6:25-34 Mark 6:1-6
STEP 2 LOOK INSIDE YOUR CHURCH Examine Your Congregation
QUESTION: What talents and skills are present in your church? 1 Corinthians 12
STEP 3 LOOK OUTSIDE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD Who & What
QUESTION: Who is living in your neighborhood? What are their needs? Matthew 9:36
STEP 4 GET RID OF “PROJECT THINKING”! Look Long-term to Ongoing Sport Ministry
Wich two things from this world will last forever?
The most effective ministry is trough the lasting church of God The only reason for the parachurch to exist is the malfunctioning of the local church
EMPOWERING THE CHURCH TO DO HER JOB IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF ON-GOING MINISTRY
What is Jesus’ great commandment to us?
NOT MAKING CONVERTS BUT MAKING DISCIPLES NOT preach-and-pack-model
QUESTION: Write down your vision how you think God wants you to reach your neighbourhood.
WHAT ARE THE BARRIERS YOU FACE IN YOUR VISION FOR REACHING YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD? Let’s discuss some barriers
HOW CAN YOU OVERCOME THESE? Let’s discuss some possible solutions
SESSION EFFECTIVE KINGDOM MINISTRY WIN - BUILD - SEND All about SPORT MINISTRY
REVIEW 1. Definition of SM 2. Scriptural Basis 3. Cultural Relevance 4. Practical Opportunity
What difference does/should this information make in how you approach your project?
To have an effective Sport Ministry we need to have a better understanding of the great commandment.
“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:18-20
- GO AND MAKE DISCIPLES -TEACHING THEM TO OBEY DISCIPLESHIP?!?!?
PAUL TIMOTHY BARNABAS RELATIONSHIPS
“And these things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.” 2 Timothy 2:2