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CMIN 201 (Sp '17) T19 - 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Disciplemakers
Transcript of CMIN 201 (Sp '17) T19 - 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Disciplemakers
7 Habits Of Highly Effective Disciplemakers
Goal: to make effective disciplemakers
Effective disciplemakers make Jesus central in everything
Effective disciplemakers use God's strategy to identify disciples by looking for the person of peace
Effective disciplemakers share their faith in culturally relevant ways
Effective disciplemakers make discipleship a rhythm not just a meeting or program
Effective disciplemakers use simple patterns and practices
Effective disciplemakers intentionally apply the art of hospitality
Effective disciplemakers are empowered by the Spirit
- demonstrate and declare the gospel
- e.g., "put on, put off", "repent and believe"
- open their homes and their lives
Watch 7 Habits of Disciplemakers at vimeo.com/136384653 (add https://)
- Select 1 of the 3 words and do some free
writing (~ 3 minutes)
- Share what you have written (~5 minutes) with
your neighbor; come up with one question for class
- Please write down 3 words that you
consider important for multiplying
Do the results of this study surprise you? Why?
Have you experienced this in your life or ministry, that seeking to bless provides a greater opportunity to share the gospel? Can you share an example?
How to Become a Blessing to Others
Read how Peter describes Christ's blessing in his sermon at Solomon's Portico (Acts 3:25-26). According to this passage, what was the ultimate way Jesus blessed? How should this impact our ultimate goal in blessing others?
B-Begin with prayer
What have you called me to?
Who do you want me to bless?
Take a listening posture. Listen to the people and places around us. What needs are present?
Eating slows us down and shared meals build relationships. Meal times offer 21 different opportunities a week to be on mission.
Listening and eating often provide opportunities to hear how you can serve.
Your service allows you the opportunity to share your story-how God changed your life. And His story-what He's done to redeem the world.
What might it look like for your church to undertake the blessing strategy?
watch video (example of BLESS); https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Training/Post/View/85781
"Seek how you and your church might first be a blessing to the nations, in hopes that through the blessing you might make disciples, to the glory of the Father."
(Right Now Team at https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Training/Post/View/85781)
(Right Now Team at
Zach Lee, Groups Pastor at The Village Church, encourages Christians to pursue a holistic approach to discipleship that is biblical, spiritual, and personal.
Do we find this type of blessing strategy in the OT?
Is this type of blessing strategy similar with the example of Jesus and the apostles in the New Testament? Explain.