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.

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            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 ordained pastors and 356 non-ordained pastors systematically visit all 700,000 members in their homes or businesses in a three-month period.[2] A typical staff pastor works with up to fifteen section leaders, one hundred cell group leaders and two thousand church members.[3]


[1]Ibid., 13, 37, 63, 220. Cf. Hurston, “A Day in the Life.”

[2]A typical staff pastor will visit three hundred homes during the Grand Home Visitation, averaging ten homes per day. Hurston, Growing the World’s Largest Church, 117, 219.

[3]Hurston, Growing the World’s Largest Church, 219-220.

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The quote is from Major League Disciple Making: An Overview of the Best Research on the Cell Church, an online course developed for the Institute for Discipleship at www.BeADisciple.com in 2009. Course materials, including these lectures, can be downloaded here: http://www.disciplewalk.com/IFD_MLD_Class_Links.html

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