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Why does the Church?

Why do Pastors ... Church Leaders ...

Small Group Directors ... Youth/Children Workers ... ?

need to reimagine discipleship?

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In your interview format there is this segment:

  • What roadblocks or resistance, barriers and boundaries, inhibit or prevent leaders from pursuing a discernment-assessment when they commence a journey to re-imagine ministry?

-Fear

-Assuming beneficial models/modes from the past are eternal; untouchable.

-Inability to wait; ask, be silent-listen-hear, then obey.

-Unwillingness to be coached by the Holy Spirit.

-Flying solo; my plan, my way.

-Relying on successful leaders/models while not making oneself accountable to a community (cohort group, leadership team, church wide prayer and deliberation).

-Better at listing (petitions) than listening (perceiving by the Spirit God’s Word and will).

The highlighted item above was Brought to my attention.  It has always been taught to me that a Christian cannot be a "Lone Ranger."  Is this a "church teaching" that must be overcome to be a Re-imaginer?  And if one becomes such a "solo-flyer," isn't God his Co-pilot?

 

Remember ...

Even the Lone Ranger had a trusted partner in Tonto ... and he often teamed up with local groups of of citizens who were 

devoted to doing good,

Phil



Richard H. Skiba, Jr. said:

  It has always been taught to me that a Christian cannot be a "Lone Ranger."  Is this a "church teaching" that must be overcome to be a Re-imaginer?  And if one becomes such a "solo-flyer," isn't God his Co-pilot?

 

Amen! to listening that if Scripture-fed and Spirit led!

Phil

Curator/Coordinator

I understand Ke-mo sah-re-imaginer.

Praise God for all the emerging re-imaginers who are devoted to doing His Good,

 

Network Creator / Coordinator said:

Remember ...

Even the Lone Ranger had a trusted partner in Tonto ... and he often teamed up with local groups of of citizens who were 

devoted to doing good,

Phil



Richard H. Skiba, Jr. said:

  It has always been taught to me that a Christian cannot be a "Lone Ranger."  Is this a "church teaching" that must be overcome to be a Re-imaginer?  And if one becomes such a "solo-flyer," isn't God his Co-pilot?

 

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