Name institutions, businesses , and organizations that have changed culture…. Can Sunday School?. Five Program Church Sunday School Discipleship Men’s Brotherhood WMU Music ministry. What’s Hot Now Music changed Methodologies Seeker services Promise keepers. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Bruce Raley Director of Leadership and Evangelism T&E
Name institutions, businesses, and organizations that have changed culture
Can Sunday School?Five Program ChurchSunday SchoolDiscipleshipMens BrotherhoodWMUMusic ministryWhats Hot NowMusic changedMethodologiesSeeker servicesPromise keepers
Customized Church EraIntentionalDiscipleshipProcess drivenSimplistic, FocusedIndividualistic
50s 70s04 80s 00sMissional ?What does it mean? Missional... Mission projects? Mission trips? Mission offerings?Missional Sunday SchoolA missional Sunday School
A reproducing community of authentic disciples being equipped as missionaries sent by God to live and proclaim His Word in their world.Missional Sunday SchoolA missional Sunday School balances with a goal of reproducing disciples equipped to live and proclaim His Word in their world. Gives a clear purpose Strategy is based upon context of the mission field and capacity of Gods people
What is purpose of Sunday School?
BalanceBiblicalRelevantCHALLENGEThe Challenge:It is not difficult to be biblical if you dont care about being relevantAnd it is not difficult to be relevant if you dont care about being biblicalThe real challenge in Bible teaching, preaching and disciple-making is to be both at the same time.Dr. Gary Bredfeldt
Ditch of IsolationDitch of AccommodationBiblical BalanceSeparatist FundamentalismBiblical, but not relevantRelevant, but not biblicalThe Evangelical Optionobscurantist, angry, and separatist fundamentalism
BalanceInternalExternalMissional Sunday SchoolInternal Focus vs. External Focus Equipping Formation Encouragement AccountabilityMissional Sunday SchoolInternal Focus vs. External Focus Formation Encouragement Equipping Accountability Ministry with neighbors Among the nations
CONNECT with God and Others FellowshipGROW in Christ Through His Word DiscipleshipSERVE Church and Community MinistryGO tell others about Jesus -EvangelismAll Sunday School groups should be involved in all four areas:CONNECTGROWSERVEGORIGHT?CONNECTSERVEGROWGORealityDepending upon the PURPOSE of the groupone is usually dominantGrowConnectServeGoGoGrowServeGoConnectConnectServeGrowServeConnectGrowGoDiscipleshipEvangelismFellowshipMinistryMissional Sunday SchoolA missional Sunday School
A reproducing community of authentic disciples being equipped as missionaries sent by God to live and proclaim His Word in their world.Missional Sunday SchoolIntegrated Components of a Missional Posture: Concept of our Collective Purpose Our Culture Our Capacity Content of the Gospel
Missional Sunday SchoolContent of the Gospel Teach the Bible Have a systematic approach to Bible study FoundationalMissional Sunday SchoolA missional Sunday School
A reproducing community of authentic disciples being equipped as missionaries sent by God to live and proclaim His Word in their world.IndividualCorporateGroup Bible StudyClass MissionsDaily Godly LifestyleThose who are most successful in the last paradigm often have the most difficulty moving ahead in the next.
11 Innovations in the Local ChurchElmer Towns Ed Stetzer Warren BirdWhat do we want to produce?
Missional Sunday SchoolMinistryMissionsSunday SchoolWorshipLOST WORLDBalance