5 Mga paraan Upang Pagandahin ang ang Outreach momentum sa pamamagitan ng Steve Sjogren

Momentum ay isang banal na bagay. Maaari itong maging mapalad upang taasan o maaari itong maging messed sa at bawasan kung gagawin namin ito para sa ipinagkaloob. Kapag ito ang nangyayari namin ang lahat ng ngiti, ipagdiwang namin at medyo mukhang matalino. Kung tayo ay may nalalaman kami ay matutong maglakad sa tune sa Espiritu ng Diyos anuman ang patuloy na pagbabago ng mga panlabas na kadahilanan.

Ito ay sa kalooban ng Diyos na ang kanyang iglesia ay patuloy na minarkahan ng pagkakaroon ng kanyang Espiritu, kung saan ay ang puwersa ng outreach momentum. Narito ang ilang mga hadlang sa aming momentum.

Momentum ay may kapansanan kapag pinapayagan namin ang scaredy cats na magsalita up.

Maaari mong maiwasan ito sa pamamagitan ng pagpunta out pagkatapos ng isang outreach at oras ng paggawa gumagasta ng isang oras sa pag-download.

Momentum ay may kapansanan kapag may masyadong maraming talk tungkol sa pera.

Isang espiritu ng takot ay pumatay sigasig para sa outreach. Simbahan sa pamumuno ay maaaring magsimulang mag-isip hindi nila kayang maabot out.

Momentum ay may kapansanan kapag makipag-usap o magplano walang pahinga namin.

Momentum ay may kapansanan kapag model namin outreach na may lamang ang mga tao na lubos na likas na matalino.

Ilagay sa harap mga tao na lubos na likas na matalino at ikaw ay manakot ng karamihan ng iyong mga pagtitipun-tipon ng mga tao.

Momentum ay may kapansanan kapag ginagawa namin outreach na masyadong mahal.

Kung ano ang ginagawa namin ay wala na sa abot ng aming mga tao ay pumunta kami sa pagyamanin ang isang modelong tinutulak lamang ang mga tao ang layo mula sa pagiging kapaki-pakinabang.

Switch let ng Gears ng kaunti. Paano namin ilipat patungo sa positibo at ilunsad out sa kung ano ang paghalo up momentum?

1. Ay ipakita kung ano ang nangyayari sa pamamagitan ng outreach Hayaan.

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2. Tsismis ng kung ano ang nangyayari sa pamamagitan ng outreach Hayaan.

  • Magbigay-kahulugan mga kuwento sa buong iglesia.

3. Magbigay-kahulugan ng mga maaaring gawin-Ness kabaitan outreach ng bilang malikhaing ng maaari mong hayaan.

4. Ni-play sa mga salita Hayaan.

  • Ang "E" salita intimidates marami. Isaalang-alang ang paggamit ng term na "kabaitan Outreach."

5. Magbigay ng patotoo tungkol sa dating natatakot na risked sa pamamagitan ng pakikipag-ugnayan at natagpuan outreach nakakagulat na masaya Hayaan.

  • Mga Kuwento ng mga makapangyarihang, lalo na kapag conveyed sa pamamagitan ng mga tao ng iba na alam na mahiyain.

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Mga aralin mula sa pudpod Ang Cat…nudging ng mga iba sa Kristo sa pamamagitan ng Austin Cooper

Kailangan ko bang aminin na ginamit ko upang mapoot cats. Hindi ko kailanman maintindihan kung bakit isang tao ay nais ng isang hayop na Itinatago 20 oras ng araw at hisses sa iyo ang iba pang mga 4 oras kapag ito nagpasya ang biyaya mo sa kanyang presensya. I see all the “cute” kitten pictures girls post on Facebook and all I can think is “You need a dog in your life.” Strangely enough though, my perceptions of cats have taken a complete 180 turn in the past several months due to a stray cat named Stubby that visits our house from time to time. Stubby has not only done well for his entire species, but he has highlighted a great truth that too many of us as Christians forget: Genuine small acts of love push people toward Christ no matter how far away they are from His Grace.

Stubby started coming to our doorstep early this winter and I wanted nothing to do with him. My wife and I would sometimes put out some scrap food for Stubby. He would eat it and then go his way. I liked his lack of neediness but one night it got down to 20 degrees outside so I agreed to let him in for about an hour, but no longer. While he was in our house he was playful, well behaved, clean, and actually showed his love toward us with many small gestures. After his hour was up I kicked him outside with some warm towels that he could shelter under. A week later cold weather returned and Stubby was at our door waiting for us when we got home. This time I agreed to let Stubby stay the entire night. At about 3 am I woke up to a shifting of weight at the foot of our bed. Stubby had cuddled up and was purring more than any cat I ever heard before. All of my instincts told me “KICK HIM OFF”, but I decided to let him stay. Time and time again this has happened and now when we come home Stubby is usually waiting for us doing backflips for us to come in. I have bought him play toys, I let him stay whenever he wants, he has met all of my friends, I have bought him Meow Mix, and yes I let him sleep in our bed whenever he wants. I am officially still a dog man, but little experiences over time with Stubby has me rethinking how I view cats because now I can truly say I love Stubby and look forward to seeing him every day. At first I didn’t understand what was happening, but now I see it clearly. Stubby was working a plan. Bit by bit, Stubby was nudging me toward a relationship with him.

This experience teaches a great lesson about how we as Christians need to reach out to the Lost.

There are many people in this world who are not yet ready to accept Christ. They are “Not-Yet Believers.” They are open to a gesture of kindness and love that can nudge them closer to being ready to accept Christ. Recently, I’ve heard pastors use the analogy of golfers on a golf course to represent those who are on a journey toward coming to Christ at various points of readiness to accept Christ. Some golfers are right on the green and ready to putt their ball into the hole (accept Christ), while others are so far away from the hole it wouldn’t work all that well for a putter to move them. For the person that is far away from the hole, a simple act of love can be used to get them closer to the hole where the golfer can use a putter to nudge them into the hole (to accept Christ) so that progress will take place. Progress takes place all along the golf match no matter which club is used. The lesson learned is this – use the appropriate club depending on where the ball lies, not on your affinity for a particular club. Learn to use a number of clubs!

Too many times in evangelism we focus on the end result and we want to rush people there without taking the time to show them who God is through small acts of genuine love. There are many people who are so distant from accepting Christ, that a push in His direction with a practical service may be all that God asks at that moment. I like to think that our small obedient acts of love give the lost a first impression of who God really is, and how much He loves them. If I think about my relationship with Stubby, he did not come in and demand that he sleep on my bed and eat my food right away. I would have promptly kicked him off my property. Gayunman, little genuine acts of love over time gave me a first impression of cats and brought me to the point where I was ready to dive in to whatever Stubby wanted. When we grasp the truth that God uses even our small acts of love to draw the Lost to Himself, it inspires us to live a life that is bursting out with the love and kindness God has shown us. Every small act of our life becomes meaningful simply because a small act of love shown to an Unbeliever could be all God needs to draw them to a better understanding of who He is, which in effect draws them closer to accepting Jesus’ love.

Our church has recently caught fire on giving people within our community a first impression of who God is. As we focus on giving the Lost a little nudge closer to Jesus we like to perform small acts of kindness such as passing out free water on a hot day, passing out free candy, doing free car washes, raking leafs for free, or any free service that aims just to show people that God loves them in a practical way with no strings attached. The people we are serving often say, “I have never felt so loved by a Christian” or “I have never heard of a church doing something like this just to tell me God loves me”. Over time we have seen the fruit of nudging people towards Christ through small acts of love.

If Stubby can use small genuine acts of love to bring me to a place where I admit that I love cats, how much more can God use our small, genuine acts of love overtime to bring an Unbeliever to a place where they accept Him.

Hang in there as the ball moves closer to the hole. My prayer is that the Holy Spirit will inspire you to have patience.

 

Kaharian kabaitan: Paano sa kabaitan ng Diyos Leads Upang Power ng Diyos Para sa paglunas ng Mark Wyatt

Kapag ako stumbled sa lingkod halos magbahagi ng Ebanghelyo 15 taon na ang nakalipas, ang aking buhay ay binago magpakailanman. Bilang bahagi ng isang sekta na masyadong nakatuon sa magbahagi ng Ebanghelyo, Ako ay isang pastor na kinasusuklaman magbahagi ng Ebanghelyo. Ngunit siyempre, walang sinuman ang maaaring malaman. Kaya ko natutunan ang mga diskarte, napunta sa mga kurso pagsasanay, ginawa ang mga tawag sa telepono, knocked on the doors, passed out a trillion tracts. I did all of this was to try to cover up the fact that I hated making people uncomfortable, which seemed to be unavoidably woven into the fabric of every evangelism program I had ever seen.

And then came free sodas at traffic lights. Doughnuts and milk to people having yard sales. Hot chocolate to cold customers in the wee hours of Black Friday.

And as toilets were cleaned, and windshields were washed, and hotdogs and cokes were given away at heavy metal concerts, I found that I didn’t really hate evangelism. I just hated the way I had always done it.

And so, when my wife and I followed God’s call to relocate from Dallas to our hometown of Mobile, Alabama to plant a new church, Community of Kindness by Steve Sjogren became my textbook. There was no doubt that this new work would be founded on Servant Evangelism. As our vision for the city grew, so did the church, and so did our creativity. And as good as it was, there was still something more to come, something that would take everything I knew to a new level.

In March of 2006, I stood next to my friend as the Lord completely, immediately, and irrevocably healed him of Parkinson’s Disease. The very next week, as my friend and mentor Jack Taylor was preaching at our church, he said something that tattooed itself on my spirit: “Let me tell you what has happened– you have been blown into Kingdom come.” And it was true. I realized, in that moment, that I was now an eyewitness to the truth of the what John Wimber had taught with such wisdom and influence in the 1980s: the Kingdom of God is here.

As the people of our new church, Deeper Life Fellowship, and I began to really seek this present rule and reign of God, we began to see Him demonstrate it in wonderful ways. And naturally, this seeking of the Kingdom and this serving of the people began to meld into one cohesive event. We found that now, Servant Evangelism had been endowed with power from on high. It is a wonderful, Spirit-directed, life-filled activity to show the kindness and love of God to people who are walking in darkness and may not even know it. But I believe that is only the beginning.

On December 4, 2010, we held another Gas Buydown. This is where we, in cooperation with a local gas station, buy the price of gasoline down 20 cents per gallon for two hours. During those two hours, we have the opportunity to pump gas, wash windshields, give out bottled water and soft drinks, and pray for dozens and dozens of people. On this particular day, as my wife was asking one of the customers how we could pray for her, the woman said that we could pray for her niece, who was suffering serious side effects from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The little girl had gone blind in her left eye. My wife quickly motioned me over when she realized that the niece was right there in the car, and we immediately began to pray “Kingdom Come” prayers for her. And there, in a gas station parking lot, on a Saturday afternoon, that 8-year old girl received her sight in her blind left eye!

I love the power of kindness, and I love the power of the rule and reign of God. And the good news is, they are connected at the hip. Servant Evangelism for the sake of being kind is a wonderful, anointed God-activity. But it is also the railway on which the freight train of God’s power barrels into every darkened corner of our cities, delivering its cargo of hope, healing, and the supremacy of His Kingdom into every heart that will receive it.

5.5 Bagay Upang ba Kapag Tinanggihan Sa isang Outreach sa pamamagitan ng Steve Sjogren

Hindi mahalaga kung paano mahirap subukan mong dumating sa kabuuan bilang isang "safe" na tao upang maabot ang mga out ka sa, ang ilan ay hindi makakatanggap ng iyong alok ng serbisyo. Iyon ay hindi maaaring baguhin ng isang katotohanan. Ngunit huwag mag-alaala. Mayroong ilang mga hakbang na napatunayan na nahanap ko na gawa na rin para sa pagharap sa mga malupit na tao.

1. The Forrest Gump-Andy Griffith Response.
It’s never a good idea to return fire with fire. Sa halip, put on a combination smile and blank response. You might practice this response with others on your team. You might be more of a natural arguer – that’s my natural inclination but it doesn’t work well. I’ve managed to abate other’s anger thrown my way many times and in fact I’ve been able to later return to the same place with the same personnel and find them willing to allow us to serve them!

2. Keep on keeping on.
The one thing we can’t entertain is the possibility of giving up. The end of Paul’s verse above regarding giving up is the quip, “for we shall reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Keep that promise in your heart. There is a harvest before you and your team. Remind your team that we are doing something that blesses the heart of God. When we reach out we are doing the ministry of Jesus – that is amazing!

3. Realize what is happening beneath the surface with those you serve.
Sometimes the most angry, nearly violent responses come from the very people who are being the most profoundly worked on the most by the Spirit of God. Keep that fact before you. If people are lackadaisical, ho hum regarding your outreach attempts you might be register with their souls. Remind your team that they need to proceed by faith, not sight, and serve with enthusiasm regardless of the surface of response.

4. Release the hound of heaven on them.
Francis Thompson wrote a poem with this title about the pursuit of the Holy Spirit – how he pursues people with power and faithfulness. When we serve, according to Paul in Romans 2:4, “the kindness of God leads to repentance.” Something supernatural is released upon their lives. It’s not our job to make sure everyone we reach out to is efficiently followed up on. If you read the Book of Acts it is obvious that many of those exposed to the Gospel were followed up on by the Holy Spirit in sovereign ways that only God could arrange. Sa madaling salita, don’t sweat it! Your extra efforts won’t change things in any case. It is the ministry of the Spirit to see to it that people come into the Kingdom, not yours. Do what you can, then relax, smile and continue to plant, water and harvest as the opportunity presents itself.

5. Tell your story!
Chances are some haven’t had a 100% successful day of outreach. Sometimes an encouraging conversation will un-empower the work of the Enemy that might otherwise scare the daylights out of people. A friendly sharing time will allow them to realize they didn’t fail but that it was probably just that the person they connected with who was having a bad day.

5.5 Eat a taco.
Stop at Taco Bell (or wherever) and connect with others on your team and download regarding your outreach experiences regarding what happened. Why a taco versus a burger at Wendy’s? You can eat like a king at Taco Bell for about $1.95!