Purpose 2018

Purpose 2018

  1. Purpose

    1. Matthew 28:18-20

    2. And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All AUTHORITY has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 GO therefore and MAKE DISCIPLES of ALL the NATIONS, BAPTIZING them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 TEACHING them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I AM WITH YOU always, even to the end of the age. Amen.

    3. The Lord was speaking to the believers of all the ages to come

    4. He has deputized us with His AUTHORITY

    5. He wants us to GO to the 4 corners of the earth IN 2018

    6. He wants us to MAKE DISCIPLES

    7. He wants ALL NATIONS to be saved

    8. BAPTIZING and TEACHING characterize a successful ministry

    9. Lo I AM WITH YOU

    10. Purpose is to life as the skeleton is to the body it provides both structure and attachment

 

  1. Man, Movement, Machine, Monument

    1. Man,  In our situation the Lord called Pastor Strayer to start CCWC to transform this community.  When I and others began to be caught up in the mission that the Lord gave him it became a movement! (I remember it the year was 1990)

    2. Once there is a Movement there must be structure organization and order.  If a church only focuses on structure and order and forgets the people it can become a Machine and a machine can lead to the death of the ministry = Monument

 

  1. He has called us to be a movement

    1. A movement is not a building/establishment we are a group of believers and disciples who care about people

    2. A movement is a part of the community

 

  1. A movement is fueled by the passion of individuals

  2. A movement is viral in people sharing with people

  3. Our movement is a movement of holiness

  4. Our movement is a movement of servanthood

  5. Our movement is a movement of the Holy Spirit

  6. Our movement is a movement of unity/oneness

  7. Our movement is a movement of devotion

  8. Our movement is a movement of Baptism and Teaching

  9. A movement stays focused on the purpose

  10. Jesus is the answer is a movement CCWC is a movement

 

  1. God’s purpose for the body of Christ @ CCWC

    1. Acts 4:13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John and perceived that they were uneducated and untrained men they marveled and they realized that they had been with Jesus

    2. The Lord is changing church from the celebrity individual to the ordinary team of Acts 4:13 ministers

    3. The Lord is changing church from entitlement to dying to self

    4. The Lord is changing church from staff driven to congregation driven

    5. The Lord is changing church from the spectator to the participator

    6. The Lord is changing church from program to Holy Spirit Led

    7. The Lord is changing church from the seats to the altar

    8. The Lord is changing church from the shallow to the disciple

    9. The Lord is changing church from apathy to passion

    10. The Lord is changing church from in to out

    11. The Lord is changing church from Older to Younger

    12. The Lord is changing church from division to unity

 

  1. How the believer discovers their divine purpose

    1. Matthew 6:33 Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things will be added unto you

    2. Find your purpose through serving

    3. Purpose starts small then grows

    4. Small steps of faith lead to His ultimate destiny for our lives

    5. Worship leads to intimacy and understanding

    6. God’s purpose for our lives is also practical

    7. My family is my purpose in Christ

    8. The people I work with are my mission field

    9. Enjoy the life that God Has Given you enjoy creation