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Inviting Developing Sending Welcome! Sunday School/Discipleship Ministries Baptist General Convention Of Oklahoma extension Acknowledgement: Thanks to Bill Carmichael, Florida Baptist Convention for this presentation.
Inviting Developing Sending A Blueprint for Disciple Making Discipleship and Family Department Florida Baptist Convention Discipleship and Family Department Florida Baptist Convention
Inviting Developing Sending Agree or Disagree? All churches are disciple making churches.
Inviting Developing Sending Words or Phrases that Describe a Disciple
Inviting Developing Sending Write your definition of disciple making. D i s c i p l e m a k i n g i s …
Inviting Developing Sending Disciple Making is… Inviting people into a personal relationship with Jesus Developing people into the creatures God created them to be Sending them into the world to share their faith
Inviting Developing Sending The Church that “makes disciples” is… Building a stronger church Building stronger families Developing believers to live for Christ and share Him in their world.
Inviting Developing Sending This kind of disciple making calls for creative thinking The 4 and 9 are missing in this sequence of numbers Place them in their proper sequence. 4 9
Inviting Developing Sending This passage gives us one word descriptions of what the Kingdom focused Church should be doing. Acts 2:38-47
Inviting Developing Sending Leader: Those who believed what Peter said were baptized and added to the church—about three thousand in all. Group: They joined with the other believers and devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, sharing in the Lord’s Supper and in prayer. Leader: A deep sense of awe came over them all, and the apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders. Group: And all the believers met together constantly and shared everything they had. They sold their possessions and shared the proceeds with those in need. Leader: They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord’s Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity—all the while praising God and enjoying the goodwill of all the people. Group: And each day the Lord added to their group those who were being saved. (Acts 2:41-47)
Inviting Developing Sending Making Disciples through Ministries Personal Growth Family Ministries New Christian Crisis Recovery Ministries Leadership/Ministry/Evangelism Other
Inviting Developing Sending Settings for Making Disciples On-going Group Sessions Short-term Studies Crisis Recovery Groups Individual Study Retreats Mentoring Large Groups/Special Interest Studies Informal Gatherings Mens’/Ladies’ Prayer Breakfasts DMM (Disciple Making Moments)
Inviting Developing Sending Scheduling for the Entire Year FALLWINTERSPRINGSUMMER PERSONAL GROWTH How to Study the Bible – Pastor Sunday Nights FAMILY MINISTRY The Five Love Languages – Smith Wednesday night CRISIS SUPPORT Christian Self Esteem TBA NEW CHRISTIAN The First Week of Their New Life Wrenn and Staff (As Needed) The First Week of Their New Life Wrenn and Staff (As Needed) The First Week of Their New Life Wrenn and Staff (As Needed) The First Week of Their New Life Wrenn and Staff (As Needed) LDRSHIP MINISTRY EVANG. Jesus on Leadership Retreat – Pastor/Deacons
Inviting Developing Sending What are Christian Growth Characteristics? Love God deeply Are growing in the relationship with God. Want to see others’ lives transformed. Are gifted by God for the work they do. Are patient, kind, and non-judgmental. Are committed to doing their best. Enjoy working with people. Have a positive attitude. Are trainable and flexible.
Inviting Developing Sending Why Keep Records? Keep records to measure your church’s effectiveness at disciple making. Keeps records to determine potential leaders. Keep records to be able to follow up with people as they move on to new disciple making opportunities. Keep records to remind you that disciple making is an intentional effort and should be carefully planned. Keep record so you can report your church’s enrollment figure on the ACP. Count each person only once during the year.
Inviting Developing Sending Why Keep Records? Growing in Christ during 20__(year) Course _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Knowing that I am on a journey to be conformed to the image of Christ, I will, with His help, seek to grow and develop into the person that He intends for me to be. Signed___________________________________________________ Print Name _______________________________________________ Date:____________________________________________________ (optional) ___________________________________________ Courses for Year 20___
Inviting Developing Sending Two Important Assessments New Member Questionnaire – page 9 Survey to Determine Disciple Making Objectives – page 10.
Inviting Developing Sending Celebrate successes and make changes when necessary. Plus Change
Inviting Developing Sending Disciple making requires the right climate Inclusion Genuinely Friendly Encouraging Example Befriending Teaching Sharing Spiritual Gifts Experiences Relational Style Vocation Enthusiasm
Inviting Developing Sending “He who whispers down a well About the wares He has to sell Will never make as many dollars As He who climbs a tree and hollers.”