Serving others, while pursuing your Restored Passion, could be one of the most exciting things you may ever experience. But it may also be extremely demanding, and a source of stress and frustration. This is particularly true if your are going after your passion in the context of cultural diversity. But, there is a way to prevent all that while experiencing Spiritual Transformation. Continue Reading
With all the options available to go to the nations and make disciples, Why to use a passion-based approach for discipleship, in diversity? Let me give you five reasons.
“In Christianity the value of faith depends upon the object towards which the faith is directed. So it looks outward to the God who is there, and to the Christ who in history died upon the cross once for all, finished the work of atonement, and on the third day rose again in space and in time. This makes Christian faith open to discussion and verification.” http://ref.ly/o/cwfs/288360 via the Logos Bible Android app. The Complete Works of Francis A. Schaeffer
You are all ready to go, and use the pursue of your passion as a vehicle to experience Spiritual Transformation. Now, you are working on the details on how to take care of your Support Team, and that’s when the challenge emerges… How to do that? More specifically, What kind of teaching material would you use? A key idea for the selection is this : Keep it balanced. Continue Reading
“man is still created in the image of God, whatever he may say about himself, and as such he cannot go on living in meaninglessness.” http://ref.ly/o/cwfs/279976 via the Logos Bible Android app. The Complete Works of Francis A. Schaeffer
Doing ministry together is, at the same time, very rewarding and very demanding. If you are leading a Small Community to pursue your passion, you have a small group of believers that share that passion, and who are helping you in the service of your Target Group. How do you keep challenging and encouraging them, your Support Team? You need a balanced accountability system.
Having a clearly identified passion is fundamental for our approach of making disciples, of searching for Spiritual Transformation, in a setting that is culturally diverse. However, that very first step – identifying a passion to pursue – could be a very demanding one. Before you start, be sure that you pick the right path for your journey.
“The answer is not to ask these people to return to the poorness of the status quo, but to a living orthodoxy which is concerned with the whole man, including the rational and the intellectual, in his relationship to God.” From The Complete Works of Francis A. Schaeffer http://ref.ly/o/cwfs/278927 via the Logos Bible Android app.