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Proclaim the Good News, Make Disciples and Start Daughter Churches
p Tell others about Jesus’ death, resurrection, and what He has done for you, Luke 24:46-48; 2 Tim.4:5.
families and networks of friends, with the power that God promised.
· Plan upbeat events that help new believers tell friends and relatives what Jesus has done for them.
p Receive and baptize the repentant; avoiding discouraging delay, Acts 2:38-41.
p Train disciples above all to obey Jesus’ orders, Matt. 7:24-29; 28:18-20; John 14:15.
· Let older children disciple and lead younger, serving as role models.
p Start daughter churches, Acts 13 ─ 14.
· Keep flocks multiplying in their normal, biblical way
· Send workers who can multiply churches to neglected peoples, and hold them accountable.
· Prepare workers to bond lovingly with people of a different society or culture.
Show Care and Comfort the Troubled
p Correct offences without condemning, Gal.6:1-2; Matt.18:15-20; 1 Cor.5.
· Correct believers’ bad habits without grumbling, gossiping or condemning.
· Help persons and families with problems, pain or addictions trust in Jesus’ gracious power.
· Restore those who stray without delay, following the steps that Jesus prescribed.
· Forgive, and staunch Satan’s sneaky undercurrents of finicky criticism.
p Advise and reconcile troubled people, Philemon.
· Let courage and faith overcome feelings of guilt, fear and jealousies.
· Face the world’s hatred without letting it trigger despair and dismay.
· Agree with one’s spouse on prudent management of family finances and disciplining children.
p Watch over the flock, ward off apathy and “wolves”, Acts 20:28-31; Titus 3:10-11.
· Shun those who cause division or discourage others.
Pray, Intercede, and Wage Spiritual Warfare.
p Pray daily alone & with family, 1 Thess.17; Eph. 6:10-18; Gen.18:20-33.
· Replace prayers to idols and images with prayer in Jesus’ name.
p Pray for the sick, needy, misled & demonized, Eph. 6:10-18; James 5:13-18.
· Rely on the power of Jesus’ name to heal and to discern and cast out evil spirits.
· Wage spiritual warfare strategically, prepared always for martyrdom.
Give and Be a Good Neighbor to the Needy.
p Serve the needy, behave as model citizens, Luke 10:25-37; Acts 6:1-6; Gal.6:9-10.
· Deal with employers and employees with respect and fairness.
· Help the poor advance economically without causing dependency.
· Integrate benevolent development work with other vital ministries.
· Train deacons to lead those who care for the needy and oppressed.
p Be stewards of your treasure, talent & time, Matt. 25:14-30; Luke 6:38.
· Encourage believers to give cheerfully.
· Verify a benevolence project before contributing to it; avoid frauds.
Worship as a Body; Take Time for Meaningful Fellowship.
p Worship, fellowship and break bread, Matt. 26:26-28; Heb.10:25; Acts 2:46; 20:7.
· Obey New Testament “one another” commandss.
· Let children take a serious part in worship and church life.
· Maintain order during worship without discouraging spontaneity.
· Experience the divine mystery of the bread and cup of Communion.
· Build loving relationships between new and mature believers.
· Include worship songs that one can recall and sing during the week.
p Develop interaction in and between flocks, Rom.12:3-21; 1 Cor.12. &
· Use spiritual gifts in small groups; heeding the “one another” commands.
· Respect Christian leaders regardless of social and educational level.
· Cooperate closely with other flocks in the area, and avoid luring away their members.
Let God Transform you into the Image of His Son.
p Be transformed by God’s Holy Spirit, Rom. 12:1-2.
· Live by faith without seeking constant signs from God to bolster it.
· Explain original sin, its consequence for all, and why the risen Christ is our only hope for life.
· Let the Holy Spirit sanctify, and cultivate “fruit of the Spirit,” Gal. 5:16-23.
· Stop any gossip before it spreads..
· Pound one’s ego down as often as it asserts itself, with God’s “hammer”.
Oversee Flocks and Organize Ministries.
p Agree with coworkers on objectives and plans, Philip. 2:2; Acts 15:22-31.
· Keep church bylaws general, to adapt to new situations and a flock’s level of maturity.
· Agree on serious projects; let them be bound in heaven as Jesus said.
p Let all members use their spiritual gifts, 1 Cor. 12. &
· Have groups of limited size, to enhance interaction.
· Let folks use God-given gifts freely, not to do only what pleases leaders.
· All serve one another in practical ways, 1 Cor.12; Eph. 4:11-16; Rom.12:3-16.
p Lead firmly as humble servants, not as autocrats, Matt. 20:25-28; 1 Pet.5:1-4. .
· Examine one’s motivation to lead and confess any self-importance.
· Let willing believers help plan projects and do vital ministries.
· Lead prayerfully and decisively without being bossy, sharing responsibilities with other leaders.
· Prevent a clique secretly usurping control of a congregation.
p Assess progress in all tasks, Acts 20:28; James 1:22-25. .
· Evaluate results of service for the Lord, not merely efforts.
· Focus on positive action, not squandering time on chronic problems.
· Evaluate pastoral trainees’ fieldwork frequently and frankly.
· Avoid focusing too exclusively on a pet ministry; balance the body.
Train and Mobilize Shepherding Elders.
p Apply the Word to equip believers for edifying ministry, 2 Tim. 3:16-17. .
· Teach Bible doctrine along with practical Bible duty.
· Discern crucial differences between the Old and New Covenants.
· Preach what is currently needed, not merely what fits one’s teaching style.
· Serve as an example that your apprentices can easily imitate, of a dutiful shepherd.
p Train leaders of new flocks, Mark 3:14; Titus 1:5; 2 Tim.2:2. .
· Extend mentoring chains as Paul required.
· Provide pastoral training at all economic and educational levels.
· Name shepherds according to the qualities that God requires, without requiring degrees where not needed.
p Follow God’s order in the home, Eph. 5:21 ─ 6:4. .
· Correct children with positive, consistent discipline, without anger.
· Advise couples with bumpy relationships, and couples planning to wed.
· Fulfill biblical duties of husbands, wives and children and deal decisively with roots of bitterness .