Sermon Series:  Part 2 of 2 “Mission Matters! April 28/13     Pastor Bert      

 

Mission Matters

Marks of a Missional Church and Why it Matters.

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...posture, thinking, behaviors, and practices of a missionary in order to engage others with gospel 

 

Missional Churches

            - regularly renew the v___________

            - constantly count the c___________

            - prayerfully see d___________ h__________ for the vision

            - ask for c_____________

 

1. Appropriate our A______________ 

            ... the task and the authority to carry it out

 

            Matt. 28:18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in

heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go…

 

 2. Accept our A________________

            ... recognize that you am on assignment

 

            2Cor. 5:20 (NLT) So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his

appeal through us. We speak for Christ when we plead,                   

“Come back to God!”

 

3. Adjust our A________________

            ... our culture is changing

           

            You can't fight today's battles with yesterday’s weapons. -  T.D. Jakes 

 

            Adjust the View on Leadership - “The Paid Pastor Drawback”

                        1. Moses walked ___________ the people - Exodus 33:1

                        2. Moses lead in ____________ of the people - Exodus 17:5

                        3. Moses ministered from ____________ the people - Exodus 17:9-12

 

4. Act on our A_______________

            ... people to a point of decision     

           

Josh. 24:15 ...choose...this day whom you will serve....