Discipleship Dilemma . 8/27/2013. Faith in Kindergarten. Use Faith in Kindergarten Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bIf6QD4GFg. ReVision Discipleship. Re-assess Re-define Re-imagine Re-engage. Re-assess Discipleship. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Discipleship Dilemma 8/27/2013Faith in KindergartenUse Faith in Kindergarten Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bIf6QD4GFgReVision DiscipleshipRe-assessRe-defineRe-imagineRe-engage
Re-assess DiscipleshipSpiritual Formation Inventory In 2008, Brad J. Waggoner and his research team looked at the beliefs and practices of 2,500 active, church-going Protestants from across the country, basing their analysis upon seven domains of biblical spiritual formation: 1. Learning Truth, 2. Obeying God and Denying Self, 3. Serving God and Others, 4. Sharing Christ, 5. Exercising Faith, 6. Seeking God, 7. Building Relationships.Re-assess Discipleship
Re-assess DiscipleshipMany self-professed Christians and churchgoers hold to beliefs and perspectives that are clearly unbiblical. And that overall the sample of churchgoers did not grow or mature over the course of a year. Brad Waggoner (Based on research for SFI)
Re-assess DiscipleshipAmong adults (18 or older) who claim to be Christians:Fewer than 1 in 5 (18%) claim to be totally committed to investing themselves in personal spiritual development.Just 1 in 7 (14%) say that their faith in and relationship with God is the highest priority in their lives.Only 1 in 5 (20%) contend that the single, most important decision they have ever made was to invite Jesus Christ to forgive them and become their Savior.Fewer than 1 in 5 (16%) believe that absolute moral truth exists and is defined by the Bible.Slightly more than 1 in 5 (22%) stated that they live in a way which makes them completely dependent one God.
Re-assess DiscipleshipKingdom Person Profile
Kingdom Person Core Outcomes Assessment
Church Life-Cycle Assessment
Transformational Discipleship Assessment
Discipleship SWOT Analysis
Re-define DiscipleshipThe deeds of the kingdom arise naturally out of a certain quality of life. We cultivate that life in its wholeness by directing our bodies into activities that empower the inner and outer person for God and through God. Dallas Willard, The Divine Conspiracy
What is a Disciple?
Re-define DiscipleshipUse Francis Chan Follow Video - http://youtu.be/AX_mA93jtgoRe-imagine DiscipleshipFrom PARTICIPATION focused . . . to . . . PROCESS focused.
What do you want? Matthew 6:33Re-imagine Discipleship
Re-imagine DiscipleshipResourcesSpiritual Journal
Intentional Disciple Making Church Strategy