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Discover your spiritual gifts, personal style, and God-given passion for serving in the body of Christ Network, the leading course for discovering spiritual gifts and empowering people for ministry has been revised and updated. This material, developed in partnership with the Willow Creek Association, helps churches appropriately guide people to the place of ministry that best reflects who they are. Churches will see increased participation, greater effectiveness, more enthusiasm, and less burn-out in their ...
Discover your spiritual gifts, personal style, and God-given passion for serving in the body of Christ Network, the leading course for discovering spiritual gifts and empowering people for ministry has been revised and updated. This material, developed in partnership with the Willow Creek Association, helps churches appropriately guide people to the place of ministry that best reflects who they are. Churches will see increased participation, greater effectiveness, more enthusiasm, and less burn-out in their congregation. Believers in their church will discover the spiritual gifts God has given them. They will have a better understanding of God’s will for their lives because of gaining a better understanding of who God created them to be. This complete seminar in a box includes a leader’s guide; a participant’s guide; a DVD with drama vignettes; and a CD-ROM with a coach’s guide, a user’s guide, and a Power Point®. Participants will be assessed on their personal style, spiritual passion, and gifts. Network works with any size group, from small groups of 4 to 12 to large groups of 15 to 150. The six Network sessions can be presented successfully in three flexible formats: three sessions of two hours each; six sessions of forty-five minutes each; or one- two- or three-day retreats.
What's Network? KEY SCRIPTURE VERSE: Galatians 5:13
In this session you will:
1. Identify Network's Goal
2. Identify Network's Process
3. List two reasons for why we are to serve
4. Describe how we are to serve: Servant Profile
HUDDLE GROUP: IMAGINE A CHURCH
1. Introduce yourself to your group.
2. Tell why you've come to Network.
3. Discuss what observations and insights you had from the video, and why.
INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK
Network's Goal is to help believers to be __________________________________________and __________________________________________in a meaningful place of service.
You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. (Gal. 5:13)
INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK
Motion Without Movement
Making A Mark
Like a Pile of Puzzle Pieces
Network Puts the Pieces Together
Network will help you understand:
More of who God has made you to be.
How making your Unique Contribution in a meaningful place of service will make a ________________________________________for eternity.
Step One: ___________________________________________
You learn more about your God-given _____________________________________________________.
Step Two: __________________________________________
A consultant assists you in finding a meaningful place of service, your ministry _____________________________________________________.
Step Three: _________________________________________
The _______________________________________ is service.
STEP ONE: DISCOVERY
WHY WE ARE TO SERVE
The purpose for serving in the church is to
We see this in many places in scripture, but there are two key passages:
1. The Ten Commandments (Ex. 20:1-17)
The first four commandments describe how we are to
The remaining six commandments describe how we are to ________________________________________.
2. The Great Commandment
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments. (Matt. 22:37-40)
Excerpted from Network Participant's Guide by Bruce Bugbee Don Cousins Bill Hybles Willow Creek Copyright © 1994 by Zondervan. Excerpted by permission.
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