Do the lost people around you know that you can introduce them to a real Person rather than a religious philosophy……?
Our greatest happiness is achieved in sharing our happiness with others….
Jesus became a curse for us so that we could inherit the blessing……
We are here to fulfil our Father’s purpose for our lives…..
We have a commission to fulfil and an earth to inherit……
There are two sides to our training as disciples of Jesus Christ….
Do you know the difference?
WARNING – It can be a very subtle difference!
growth – the process of increasing in physical size
building – the process or business of constructing, shaping, developing, or forming a particular thing
Jesus didn’t say, “I will grow my church” – He said, “I will build my church”
organisation – an organised body of people with a particular purpose
organism – a whole with interdependent parts
The church as an organisation can become something that provides what I need but the downside of that is that I have to keep coming back to the organisation to have my needs met and so I tend to become a consumer rather than a producer.
The church as an organism is dependent on every part doing its share and fulfilling its function and so I must remain a producer rather than a consumer. The church as an organism also has the ability to reproduce itself and to multiply without losing its individualism and personal identity while still retaining the same DNA. Continue reading 'New Wine for New Wineskins November 2014'»
Jesus told us to disciple nations…..