Daily Archives: January 21, 2019

Believers of the Ethiopian Meserete Kristos movement grew tenfold … during nine years of persecution without public worship.

H. Discipleship Systems have continued making disciples in Ethiopia and China where persecution has prevented public worship for decades. Believers of the Ethiopian Meserete Kristos movement grew tenfold, from 5000 to 50,000 during nine years of persecution without public worship.[1] … Continue reading

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Contemporary worship is a modern version of the proclamation model.

D. Contemporary worship is a modern version of the proclamation model. Most innovation in evangelism is focused on attempts to update the proclamation model to work in a new century. The world has changed, however, and the proclamation model all … Continue reading

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Churches can be identified and categorized by the relationship between the worship service and the Discipleship System

MODULE THREE: FIVE TYPES OF AMERICAN CHURCHES Section 1. The Discipleship System OBSERVATIONS, QUOTES AND ASSUMPTIONS: Agree or disagree? A. Churches can be identified and categorized by the relationship between the worship service and the Discipleship System and by the … Continue reading

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Current Reality: Evaluating your small groups.

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS: 2.12 JOURNAL: Record your reflections and document your answers to the Questions for a Better Understanding found on page 139 with regard to the information on Priority #4. 2.13 GROUP EVALUATION: The Great Commandment: Love God with all … Continue reading

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In a cell just as in a family, the primary focus is the welfare of each person.

C. Cells equip people for holy and healthy relationships with one another. In a cell just as in a family, the primary focus is the welfare of each person.[1] D. Cell groups are responsive rather than proactive. Honest conversations demand … Continue reading

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Cell Church Priority #4: Cells

Section 6. Cell Church Priority #4: Cells Matthew 18:20: For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I in the midst of them. OBSERVATIONS, QUOTES AND ASSUMPTIONS: Agree or disagree? A. Cells are the preferred and … Continue reading

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CURRENT EQUIPPING TRACK EXERCISE

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS: 2.10 JOURNAL: Record your reflections and document your answers to the Questions for a Better Understanding found on page 139 and the information on Priority #3. 2.11 CURRENT EQUIPPING TRACK EXERCISE:             1. Reconsider the discussion of what … Continue reading

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“#4: I will never be satisfied until I fulfill my purpose.” Neither will we in America.

D. Members of the Elim Church who are experiencing dissatisfaction with their church are referred to line #4: I will never be satisfied until I fulfill my purpose. Neither will we in America. Dissatisfaction is often the result of disobedience … Continue reading

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“Going on to perfection” is measured by our becoming fully observant disciples of Jesus Christ.

B. “Going on to perfection” is measured by our becoming fully observant disciples of Jesus Christ. Disciples serve God in sanctifying grace, first for their own growth, and then to help grow others. True holiness is obedience; there can be … Continue reading

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EVANGELISTICALLY GIFTED EXERCISE

2.08 EVANGELISTICALLY GIFTED EXERCISE: Certain names will repeatedly be mentioned in the Last Twelve Member Families Assignment in response to the question about who played important roles in the lives of new members.             These persons likely have the spiritual … Continue reading

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