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International fresh expressions conference Some theological foundations
Toward a theological rationale The priority of mission Mission in community The nature of church Novelty & tradition Culture-specific church
The priority of mission Mission as a 2 nd step for God? Mission as an attribute of God? Mission as an eternal decision of God Mission should be a 1 st step for the church
Mission in community Mission of local church is individualistic God does mission in community Fxs strengthen this community dimension These communities are church
What is church? Church as practices? Church as community? Church as 4 overlapping sets of relationships UP IN OUT OF No room for practices?
Novelty & tradition Emerge within a culture & stay in it Take communities of disciples into life Involve suffering Express Jesus lordship over all life Anticipate God being all in all
Homogeneous unit principle – 4 views Go for it - McGavran A reluctant mission necessity - Newbigin Its not church – Davison/Milbank Culture specific and connected
Reflects the New Testament Reflects how election works Reflects creation Reflects kingdom
Emerging theology: What is missional?. Our contemporary gospel is primarily INFORMATION ON HOW INDIVIDUALS GO TO HEAVEN AFTER DEATH with a large footnote.
Become a Church With IMPACT! Passion, Vision, Mission.
Fresh Expressions1 Selfish or sacrificial parenting: developing and nurturing fresh expressions to adulthood.
Mission Shaped Church Some of the working group Theology for a … And for all Fresh Expressions of Church 2008.
TYPES OF CRITICISM TYPES OF CRITICISM -SOURCE CRITICISM -TRADITIONAL CRITICISM -HISTORICAL CRITICISM Detective work discovering the real truths.
Purpose & Guiding Principles Starting Out on the Right Foot By Creating a Missional Community.
Incarnational living in the future church. Public ministry of Jesus Current model of local church: Gather for worship Scatter for mission.
Mission Friends The Meaning of Membership. SESSION FOUR The Mission of a Member.
Disciple-Making Foundations A Case Study: Above Bar Church Track 4:
Become a church with an IMPACT!
Emergence and convergence. Modern Crisis Medieval church Conservative way Liberal way from Nancey Murphy, Beyond Liberalism and Fundamentalism.
Culture and Context Spring 2013 Session One Spring 2013 Session One.
What’s So Special About Methodism Session 4: Methodism: Past, present & Future.
The Two Foundations Matthew 7: Sand Foundations A. Lack of deeper love for Jesus and His word. B. No direct relationship through personal devotion.
Revised criteria for the Order of the Ministry. The personThe work Qualifications ◦ 10 qualities anticipated in persons engaged in ministry in the CCDOC.
OVERVIEW OF THE 7 SPHERES 27 July A. THE “FINGERPRINTS” OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
The 22 Principle. 22 Principle And so we stayed busy, keeping the canoe between the line of half-submerged shore trees in the line of drift that marked.
CWO Operational Plan Goals We are Church 1.Congregations are growing, vibrant in their worship life and diverse, and worshippers increase their.
Developing a Missional Culture. Accountability Membership assumes accountability before God and toward one another. Accountability has an inward and an.
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