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About My Father’s Business | Franklin Graham, Billy Graham

About My Father’s Business

About My Father’s Business

About My Father’s Business If you send them forward on their journey in a manner worthy of God, you will do well. — 3 John 6 I do not come as an emissary of my government or my nation, but as a citizen of the kingdom of God… as Christ’s ambassador… to preach the Gospel.

The DNA of a Disciple-Making Movement

Imagine a day when Jesus-style disciple making is the norm for the local church. Everyday Christians are engaged in relationships with people (inside and outside the church) so that they can show the love of Jesus and help people to trust and follow Him. Churches are known as disciple-making places, where Jesus-like people are created.

Apprenticed to Reach the World for Jesus

Big Idea: Missional movement begins by becoming an apprentice of Jesus. If a movement is to start with you and your friends, then it all begins with your becoming an apprentice. The core competency of any movement is apprenticeship. Apprenticeship is a fundamental principle of reproduction, yet it is so often overlooked. A gifted communicator

Mark 1:17

Jesus Calls the First Four Disciples

Matthew 4:13–22; Mark 1:16–20; Luke 4:31a (Matthew) MT — And leaving Nazareth Some time elapsed between Matthew 4:12 and Matthew 4:13. Jesus’ stay in Nazareth ended abruptly when He was violently rejected by the people of Nazareth, who tried to murder Him (see Luke 4:16–30). (Luke) LK — He went down MT — and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea,

mission statement

Create a Compelling Vision

Your Purpose What business are you in? What are you trying to accomplish? What is your mission statement? Jesus was clear about what business He and His disciples were in. He called His disciples, not just to become fishermen, but to a greater purpose—to become “fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19). An effective mission statement should

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