“#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 to Christ’s commands.

E. Cell churches expect every mature Christian to directly help less mature Christians grow up in faith. Is this a realistic expectation in your church? Who is a better Christian because of your personal involvement in their life? What is their role in your life today?

F. Most common American secular equipping track[1]

{ (besides public school): ______________________________

{ Most famous American church equipping track:

{ Originated at: ______________________________________

{ Also known as: _____________________________________

{ Needs involvement in small groups, baseball diamond

{ retreats, gift identification, mission trips and ministry { fairs from: _________________________________________


[1]Answers for blanks are found at the end of this section.

ANSWERS TO BLANKS IN PARAGRAPH F: Boy Scouts, Saddleback Community Church, Purpose Driven Life, Purpose Driven Church.

QUOTE [1]

NOTE


DISCERNMENT QUESTIONS

RESOURCES

[1] The quote is a selection from David O. Kueker’s Fuller Seminary Doctor of Ministry project submitted in September, 2007, entitled Diagnosis, Dialogue, and Decision: A Threefold Process of Revitalization For the Illinois Great Rivers Conference.
It is shared here in recognition of its 12th Anniversary along with comments to update and provide perspective on the material. The original project was a Training Manual/Study Guide of three Seminars supported by three chapters of research and an Introduction. The material is available for download at www.disciplewalk.com/Resources.html. In 2009 it was provided for purchase as a softcover book entitled Designing Discipleship Systems: Christian Disciple Making For Any Size Church, Any Theology through CreateSpace.com.

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