Daily Archives: February 11, 2019

Unit 2.19 The closest thing in my opinion to the geographically focused Yoido discipleship system in America

QUOTE The closest thing in my opinion to the geographically focused Yoido discipleship system in America is the way Willow Creek is transitioning to neighborhood small groups. Materials on this topic are available under the Workshop Materials section in a … Continue reading

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Unit 2.18 Microinnovation

QUOTE (paste here) Microinnovation:  Emergent church theory advises continual innovation and reinvention.[1] Diffusion of innovation theory suggests this would exclude 84% of a given population. The focus of Yoido Church is not on continual innovation but faithful implementation of the … Continue reading

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Unit 2.17 Microgovernance

QUOTE (paste here) Microgovernance:  Yongii Cho and a few others provide leadership that sets direction.[1] Only a relatively few creative leaders are needed for this giant church to function; rather than continually reinventing itself and focusing on planning something new, … Continue reading

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Unit 2.16 Microscheduling

QUOTE (paste here) Microscheduling: Microprogramming vastly enhances differentiation, but the major programming effort of the church is confined to Sundays. Yoido has more than twenty outreach fellowships which target different segments of society; cells meet on weekdays and outreach fellowships … Continue reading

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Unit 2.14 Microprogramming

QUOTE (paste here) Microprogramming:  Yoido Church is not a program base design church.[1] The entire church participates in the fourfold ministry pattern of worship, prayer meeting, ministry visitation and cell on weekdays; other ministries are large in number by Western … Continue reading

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Unit 2.15 Yoido runs a Sunday school with twenty thousand children in attendance

QUOTE (paste here) Yoido runs a Sunday school with twenty thousand children in attendance which is perhaps one of the largest in the world, but this is statistically insignificant compared to the 253,000 present at worship.[1] Children’s cell groups minister … Continue reading

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Unit 2.13 Slow advancement of leaders

QUOTE Slow advancement of leaders: Yoido does not rapidly bring laity into leadership or on staff. The typical staff pastor is a married woman between the ages of thirty-five and forty-four, has children, has been a Christian for sixteen to … Continue reading

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Unit 2.12 Yoido staff pastors begin their work day with an hour or more of prayer and spend the remainder of their time in ministry visitation accompanied by their lay leaders.

QUOTE (paste here)             Yoido staff pastors begin their work day with an hour or more of prayer and spend the remainder of their time in ministry visitation accompanied by their lay leaders.[1] During the annual Grand Home Visitation, 171 … Continue reading

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Unit 2.11 Staff focus on visitation rather than events, programs or committees.

QUOTE (paste here) Staff focus on visitation rather than events, programs or committees: Visitation is an old, traditional ministry discipline. Yet staff pastors at Yoido watching over an average of two thousand members do more prayer and personal visitation than … Continue reading

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Unit 2.10 Fourfold Ministry: Focus on problems of individuals

QUOTE (paste here) Focus on problems of individuals: Visitation focuses on building relationships that solve human problems, in prayer, and in ways that help each person directly:[1] Okja found something else that helped in bringing people to the Savior: “When … Continue reading

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