Creating a Learning Network for Community Builders!
What IS Kingdom DNA? DNA directs the growth of all living organisms. The church, the body of Christ, is a living organism. Could it be that one reason 'the church' is unhealthy is that the basic building blocks, the DNA, of the church is weak?
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Framework: a framework describes simple concepts that frame how things work. These do not create ‘doctrine’; these illustrate the Kingdom; they make visible the DNA of the Kingdom.
1. Living the Kingdom…
The 7 Devotions: The Great Commandment: 1) Love God, 2) Love our Neighbor as ourself, 3) The Great Commission, 4) Prayer, 5) Apostle’s Teaching, 6) Breaking Bread together, 7) Fellowship (and Assembling as the Church)
2. The Five Gateway Skills
Apostle. Planting new works. Helping plant. Strengthening works.
Prophet. Percieving. Understanding what God is saying. Testing with truth.
Evangelist. Proclaimer. Being a messenger of the Good News of the Kingdom
Pastor. Guide and Care Giver. Key to making disciples!
Teacher. Imparter. Equipping others regarding God’s word and work.
For more on where and how equipping happens, see the 5 x 7 Model.
3. The Four Authorities (A simplified version of the 7 Mountains of Culture). We need to handle our responsibilities in all areas of life.
Sacred – Practicing The 7 Devotions
Social – Serving each other spontaneously and deliberate
Civic – In all areas of Governance, especially understanding how to build on a a solid foundation.
Market – Working and being gainfully employed
4. The Four Pillars
It may not seem like it, but when you look at the 7 Devotions and the 5 x 7 Model, you see something both simple AND profound.Don't be frightened by the chart. :-) It just helps us see things. Here is the 5 x 7 Model:…Continue
If every Christian did these seven devotions daily...If every Christian examined him/herself daily to self-assess effectiveness within these seven devotions...If every Christian got together daily with 2-3 other Christians for accountability and…Continue