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Nine Sounds In Prophetic Song

Nine Sounds In Prophetic Song

Am I a Church-planter?

Summarized: 20 Characteristics of a Church Planter

1.    Am I a Christian? (John 3:16)

2.    Am I passionately in love with Jesus and is He the Lord of every
area of my life? (Personal spiritual dynamics is the second most
important area)

3.    Do I believe His word and does it affect my life deeply?

4.    Am I Spirit-filled, Spirit-directed, Spirit-led and
Spirit-controlled? (Acts 1:8)

5.    Am I qualified as an Elder? (1 Timothy, Titus)

6.    Do I love the local church as the expression of a gospel
community on mission? (Matthew 28:18-20)

7.    Am I a missionary to the city? Am I sent for the advancement of
the gospel in the city (John 20:21)?

8.    Do I have a clear vision for this new work? (Nehemiah 1:3, 4; 2:11-18)

9.    Am I willing to pour myself out in obedience to the vision?
(Phil. 2; Romans 6)

10.    Am I healthy? Physically, emotionally, financially,
spiritually, relationally, maritally

11.    Am I the kind of leader many people will follow? Have I served
as a church leader successfully? (1 Tim. 5:22; 3:6)

12.    Can I preach effectively?

13.    Can I guard the doctrinal door with Biblical clarity and
tenacious confidence?

14.    Can I architect a new work with entrepreneurial skill?

15.    Am I called to plant a church at this time and in this place?
(Acts 17:26; 1 Peter 5:2)

16.    Have my church leaders commended me for this calling? (Acts
11:22-26; 13:1-4; 16:1-2)

17.    Am I a hard worker? Am I persevering? (2 Thes. 3:10; 1 Tim.
5:17-18; 2 Tim. 2:3-4; 2:5; 2:6)

18.    Am I adaptable to new people, places and concepts?

19.    Can I raise the funds needed for my family’s needs? (1 Tim. 5:8)

20.    Am I humble enough to learn from others—particularly from those
who have gone ahead of me in different areas?

Seven Sphere of Influence Acrostic Mnemonic

A = Arts. This includes the areas of painting, drama, mime, sculpture, handicrafts, cinema, writing, dance, poetry, sports, music,
B = Business and Commerce.
C = Church. This also includes the areas of social service.
D = Distribution of Media. This includes newspaper, television, journalism, internet, radio, magazines.
E = Education. Seminaries, Colleges, Universities, schools, informal training,
F = Family. Counselling, Health Care, Medicine, Pre Marital and Post Marital Counselling, Child Development
G = Government. Police, IAS, Members of Parliament, Members of Legislative Assembly, Lawyers, Judicial,

I believe that, beyond renewal, the church is on the verge of a new reformation: God is about to do – is in the process of doing – something new, something extraordinary, something unprecedented that will restore and reshape his church with the vitality, compassion, unity and relevance needed for our time.

Mike Oman

Word to YWAM (2010)

Word to YWAM (2010)

What does the LORD require of you? To
do justly,
love mercy,
& walk humbly
with your God.
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Operation Noah Declaration

Operation Noah Declaration