INTRODUCTION Sowers mission strategies has evolved from Dramas to Field Missions to include Charity Missions, Prayer Missions, Carpenters’ (Professional) Missions and of late the Sowers Discipleship School, which has all been a great blessing to many who has come to know Christ and grown in faith through these ministries. Today, the Holy Spirit is again leading us to new levels of ministering to the unreached and under-evangelized for more fruitfulness. This presentation will introduce you to the new missionary fields of the Earth and the Holy Spirit’s directive of reaching them.
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES (R EVISED ) 1. Field Outreaches 2. Sowers Discipleship School (SDS) 3. Sowers Medical Team Network (Sowers MTN) 4. Special Missions Projects/ Sowers Volunteers Missions Chapter birthing/re-enforcement Church Impact Program Carpenter’s Mission (Professional/Vocational Mission) 5. Missionary Support Schemes Field Missionary Stipends Payment Scheme Missionary-Kids Educational Support Scheme On-Field Capital Projects Support Scheme: e.g. schools, hospitals, church buildings, cottage industries, motor bikes/cars/trucks, etc 6. School Outreaches (Cfi) 7. Bible Missions 8. Backstreet Missions 9. Cyber Missions / Shod.tv 10. Charity Missions
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 1. Field Outreaches This includes all forms of on-field evangelical activities employed by Sowers chapters, zones and individuals to take the gospel to unreached and/or under-evangelized places. The Sowers Missions Department has published a Sowers Outreach Template – a very vital guide to planning and executing a fruitful Mission Outreach. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a free email@example.com
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 2. Sowers Discipleship School (SDS) An open school for Christians, run as a Distance Learning Program. It seeks to develop the believer in the knowledge of the cause they have been called into, that they may know the truth of their calling, their rights and their duties in the Kingdom.
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 3. Sowers Medical Team Network (Sowers MTN) The Sowers MTN is a group of Christian Medical Professionals who has a passion for taking the gospel to the unreached and under-evangelized parts of the Earth through the provision of free medical services thereby showing them the love of Christ and opening the way for the gospel to take root amongst the people. To organize a Medical Outreach in an area or to join the Sowers MTN, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, +firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 4. Sowers Volunteers Missions The Sowers as a ministry creates opportunities for individuals to get involved in short, medium, long term and special missions programs. These programs offers great Spiritual experiences for the participants and serves a great source of blessing for Church growth to the benefiting missionary field/organization. Some of the Volunteer Programs & Projects include: Chapter birthing/re-enforcement Church Impact Program Carpenter’s Mission (Professional/Vocational Mission)
S OWERS V OLUNTEER M ISSIONS Chapter Birthing/Re-enforcement Opportunities abound for Sowers members to volunteer their time in assisting to start new chapters in a secondary school, tertiary institution, city or country or to strengthen an existing chapter. This project is executed in collaboration and under the supervision of the Sowers Ministry Department. Church Impact Program This program offers Sowers members the opportunity to invest their time and spiritual gifts in helping a missionary Church, Fellowship or Bible Study Group to grow and make better impacts in their communities. This program teaches local missionary groups to apply the “Purpose Driven Church” approach to reach their community and the “Sowers Discipleship School” to grow their members in the knowledge of the faith. Carpenter’s Mission (Professional/Vocational Mission) Sowers members can volunteer to use their professional and vocational skills to develop and promote the causes of the Kingdom in the mission field in short, medium or long term missionary programs To volunteer or benefit from any of the Sowers Volunteer Mission program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org@sowersintl.org
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 5. Missionary Support Schemes Sowers has several ways of supporting the work of missionaries on the field. These support programs has helped many missionaries to continue with their vital assignments without having to quit without driving to fruition. Some of the schemes include: Field Missionary Stipends Payment Scheme Missionary-Kids Educational Support Scheme On-Field Capital Projects Support Scheme: e.g. schools, hospitals, church buildings, cottage industries, motor bikes/cars/trucks, etc
M ISSIONARY S UPPORT S CHEMES Field Missionary Stipends Payment Scheme Sowers CEC, Chapters, Zones and individual members adopt and support Field-based Missionaries by paying them monthly stipends to financially support their families and their work of ministry. Missionary-Kids Educational Support Scheme Sowers often times provide financial assistance to send kids of missionaries based in the field to schools where they can access good quality education so they don’t feel disadvantaged by reason of their parents’ calling. On-Field Capital Projects Support Scheme: Sowers initiate and supports capital projects that are deemed necessary to assist in opening up a field to the gospel or on the leading of the Holy Spirit as a show of love. e.g. schools, hospitals, church buildings, cottage industries, motor bikes/cars/trucks, etc To join Sowers in providing supports to Missionary Fields, contact: email@example.com@sowersintl.org
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 6. School Outreaches (Cfi) Through the Student Fellowships in Secondary & Junior schools Sowers brings the gospel of our Lord Jesus to pupils in our schools, making disciples of them before the kingdom of darkness converts them, baptizing and teaching them to observe the gospel of Jesus. The school outreach runs a discipleship program based on the SDS system. The school outreach program depends on Volunteer services of corps members, students, interns, etc To volunteer for School Outreach within your locality, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org@sowersintl.org
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 7. Bible Missions The Holy Bible has been a source of truth, great knowledge and salvation for many centuries. We partner with publishers and distributors to make copies of the Holy Bible available to unreached and under-evangelized people that they may have access to the good news and study for themselves. To support the Bible for All project, contact: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 8. Backstreet Missions This is a mission strategy targeted at the unreached peoples groups within our cities and suburbs where the darkness of this world has built strong holds and ensnared the hearts of many with evil. We reach out to these city slump dwellers with the love of Christ helping them to find hope, love, acceptability, trust and livelihood in the body of Christ.
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 9. Cyber Missions The internet is the world’s 3 rd largest nation, a people group that has the world’s most populous gatherings of the unreached and under-evangelized. Sowers Cyber Mission Projects are targeted to reaching the teaming population of the unsaved persons on the internet using creative tools such as: toll-free lines internet tv internet radio social media online chat engines For Evangelism Counselling Discipleship and Fellowships
S OWERS M ISSION S TRATEGIES ( DETAILS ) 10. Charity Missions This is a love & help ministry of the Sowers focused on sharing the love of Jesus with the hurting, needy and under-privileged. It is important to note that Sowers does not carry out Charity Missions singly without accompanying it with soul winning and/or discipleship. To support a Sowers Charity Project contact: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
V OLUNTEER N ETWORKS Volunteer Prayer Force Team of individuals who pray round the clock on a daily watch for the Sowers Ministry, members, projects, leadership and the ministry of the Holy Spirit on Earth. To join the chain, contact email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Sowers Corpers’ Network Group of individuals currently serving the nation in the NYSC program who have volunteered their service year as part-time workforce for the Sowers Ministry in different capacities. To join, contact: email@example.com@sowersintl.org
This brochure is to provide background information to Sowers Field Missions Training (FMT) by the Sowers CEC Missions Department Missions Department Sowers CEC GPO Box 3165, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria +2348122251555, +2348037895819 firstname.lastname@example.org www.facebook.com/groups/thesowers