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What is the goal of the church? What is a Disciple? How can I become a Disciple/ Discipler ?

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Jesus' What was J sus' mast r lan to r ach master reach the world? The Master Plan .

..His Mission was to. to reveal Himself as God's son come to redeem God's eo le to offer Himself u as an atoning sacrifice to reach all of God's eo le with this Gos el The Master Plan .

5 years limited to 30 A technology and communications The Master Plan . selfim osed human limitations (Phil 2:6-8) a ministry of only 3...His Task was further com licated by.

The Master Plan . To reach all of God's elect in every nation.. the body of Christ. To establish the church.His Goal..

.. Then to turn them loose equi ed with the Word and the Holy S irit to disci le the nations. disci le and train 12 ordinary men who will be able to evangelize. The Master Plan . disci le and train others in the same task.His Method was sim le. First to select.

just ordinary men who he could shape and mould into leaders. available. Mk 3:13-19).I. teachable disciples. He did not spread Himself too thin. They weren't scholars. (Luke 6:13-17. men with special talents. Selection: He chose a few faithful. The Master Plan .

They were with him in all sorts of situations -called to simply "be with Him" and "follow Him". Association: He devoted His time to them.2. even in the midst of ministry to the masses. The Master Plan .

to turn away from sin and sacrifice their own personal intereststo turn to Him and His teaching. but to His person.3. The Master Plan . He called them to commit them selves not to a doctrine or program. Consecration: He called them to obedience.

Impartation . He lived discipleship before them on a daily basis and there was no limit to His love for them. The Master Plan .He gave Himself to them and for them.4. The foundation of their relationship to Him was His love and self denial.

and giving of Himself for them was the motivation of their giving themselves totally for Him. The Master Plan .His commitment to them.

So they learned to pray by hearing Him pray. The Master Plan . All the disciples had to teach them was a teacher who practiced with them what He expected them to learn .5 Demonstration: He taught them by showing them.

learned how to use the Word by observing His handling of it. learned how to minister by watching Him ministering. Discipleship is easier caught than taught. They became evangelists by His demonstrations of evangelism. The Master Plan .

The Master Plan . Mt 10:5. Luke 9:1.6 Delegation: He put them to work. (Mk 6:7. gradually He sent them out two by two.2) They assisted Him as He ministered.

revealing how even this was a part of their preparation as His disciples. The Master Plan .The instructions He gave them are most interesting.

Supervision: He kept check on them and used their experiences to instruct them further. (Mk 6:30) This was on the job training at its best. The Master Plan .7.

The Master Plan .They were given adequate room to work and learn. yet never without His concern and guidance as it was needed.

8 Reproduction: it is clear that He intended them to become disciplers.

The Master Plan

The church is like the mustard seed, it starts out small- yet we expect it to grown bigger than the crops around it. Jn 15:1-17 the branch abiding in the vine must bear fruit.

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God¶s Way to Keep His Church Going and Growing

Make Disciples

How do we implement the Master s Plan in our churches? The Master Plan .

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Our Vineyard Our Vineyard Our Community .

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Our Vineyard/My Vineyard Our Vineyard My Vineyard .

The Discipleship Journey Mentoring Disciples in the 21st Century The Master Plan .

Coming to Jesus Walking with Jesus Serving With Jesus Discipleship Journey .

Coming to Jesus Becoming a Disciple Discipleship Journey .

Becoming a Disciple Completed a series of Bible studies or an evangelistic series Discipleship Journey .

Becoming a Disciple Accepted Jesus Christ as personal Savior Discipleship Journey .

Becoming a Disciple Called to Discipleship ‡ Studies the Biblical definition of disci leshi ‡ Makes commitment to be a disci le of Christ by signing a Discipleship Commitment Card Discipleship Journey .

Becoming a Disciple Baptismal Preparation Baptism Discipleship Journey .

Walking With Jesus New Disciple Orientation Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Orientation Introduction to My Vineyard Concept ‡ Hel erson identify those in their vineyard God is calling them to reach Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Orientation Introduction to My Vineyard Concept ‡ Witnessing 101 basic training on how to share truth with friends and family Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Orientation Introduction to My Vineyard Concept ‡ Give Missionary Tool Bag for witnessing ur oses and teach how to use it Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Orientation Introduction to Our Vineyard Concept Introduce ministry areas within Our Vineyard Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Orientation ‡ Greeters ‡ Community Services ‡ Music Ministry ‡ Health Ministry ‡ Prayer Ministry Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Orientation ‡Bible Study Ministry ‡ Literature Ministry ‡ Women s Ministry ‡ Etc. Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Orientation Connected with ministry leaders and insure disciple disci le has exposure to and/or experiences at least 3-5 church and outreach ministries Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Personal Spiritual evelopment Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Devotional Life Given a Bible Reading Plan Shown methods for personal Bible study Discipleship Journey .

etc.) Discipleship Journey . lexicons.New Disciple Mentorship Devotional Life Taught how to use Biblical study tools (concordance. Bible software.

New Disciple Mentorship Devotional Life Introduced to Spirit of Prophecy Reading Plan Have read Steps to Christ by Ellen G. White Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Prayer Life Taught simple prayer methods Connected with a prayer partner Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Adventist Family Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Sabbath Observance Experienced Sabbath with two families ‡ Study Biblical Sabbathkeeping principles Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Sabbath Observance ‡ Learn ideas for Sabbath preparation and traditions ‡ iscuss Sabbath-keeping challenges ‡ Introduce Sabbath-keeping resources Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Singleness & Marriage ‡ Given access to marriagepreparation and Christian marriage resources for couples Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Singleness & Marriage ‡ Provided with resources for Christian singles Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Family Worship ‡ Observed family worship in an Adventist home and received a list of ideas and resources Discipleship Journey .

White Discipleship Journey .New Disciple Mentorship Family Witness ‡ Read chapter The Home a Missionary Training Center in Christian Service by Ellen G.

particularly with non-Adventist family Discipleship Journey .New Disciple Mentorship ‡ Given book Adventist Home by Ellen G. White ‡ Discussed holiday observance as an Adventist family.

New Disciple Mentorship ‡ Visited with an Adventist family to learn practical ways of involving the entire family in ministry and witnessing Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Children ‡ Given access to Christian parenting resources ‡ Given book Child Guidance by Ellen G. White Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship ‡ Introduced to Adventist Education ‡ Encouraged to send their children to conference summer camp Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Welcomed into an appropriate Sabbath School class and given study materials Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Taken to Prayer Meeting and importance explained Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Joined a small group Bible study Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Reviewed SDA Doctrines & Prophetic Message Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Christian Lifestyle Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Healthful Living ‡ Taught the Eight Laws of Health and discuss practical ways for implementing them Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Healthful Living ‡ Attended a Vegetarian Cooking School Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Dress Recreation / Entertainment Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Stewardship Taught systematic giving through: ‡ Tithe ‡ Church Budget ‡ Other Offerings Discipleship Journey .

NAD giving plan. etc. Journey of the Holy Tithe DVD.New Disciple Mentorship Given resources related to financial stewardship (tithe envelope.) Discipleship Journey .

New Disciple Mentorship Adventist Church

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New Disciple Mentorship
Organization World church structure (local church, conference, union, division, General Conference) explained using book Welcome! Your Church Family Album

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Integration Experienced Sabbath lunch with five familiesAccompanied to 3 church social events

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New Disciple Mentorship History Watched video(s) on Adventist history (Keepers of the Flame. Midnight Cry. etc.) Discipleship Journey . 3 Angels DVD.

New Disciple Mentorship Ordinances / Services of the Church Discipleship Journey .

Discipleship Journey .New Disciple Mentorship Anointing of the Sick Discussed this Biblical teaching and how one would prepare for an anointing.

Discipleship Journey .New Disciple Mentorship Child Dedications Discussed the Biblical teaching and meaning of a child dedication.

New Disciple Mentorship Weddings / Funerals Discussed how Adventists conduct these services. Discipleship Journey .

Serving With Jesus My Vineyard Discipleship Journey .

My Vineyard Personal Ministry Training Discipleship Journey .

My Vineyard Attended Personal Witnessing Boot Camp to learn Cycle of Evangelism as it relates to My Vineyard Discipleship Journey .

etc. personal testimony.My Vineyard ‡ Preparing the Soil (friendship evangelism) ‡ Sowing Seed (literature distribution.) Discipleship Journey . giving a Bible study.

My Vineyard ‡ Cultivating (reading conviction. gaining decisions) ‡ Reaping the Harvest (preparing an interest for baptism) Discipleship Journey .

My Vineyard ‡ Discipling New Members (Discipleship Journey ) Discipleship Journey .

My Vineyard ‡ Attended a conference soulwinning rally ‡ Given access to resources to assist in My Vineyard ministry ‡ Personal Ministry Training Labs (monthly) ‡Giving Bible Studies Discipleship Journey .

Our Vineyard Discipleship Leadership Training Discipleship Journey .

‡ Introduced to Job Descriptions of church leaders.Our Vineyard ‡ Spiritual Gifts Identified ‡ Involved in at least one ministry within the church. Discipleship Journey .

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