God puts things in front of you to raise what is in you.
Matthew 28:18-20 – this is the same plan as Gen 1:28… Just a different out working.
Everything in the kingdom reproduces after its own kind
Genesis 1:29 – everything I have given you everything you need – SEED
However, you can’t take citrus seeds and grow them in Alaska. Culture/ Environment is key.
Jurgen’s passion was to create people who passionately pursue Christ and purposefully produces Christ followers. We realised we needed a process.
Connect: Connect to God, connected to people, connected to the vision of the church… In teachable is unreachable.
Grow: HS baptism, Spiritual gifts, Motivational gifts, tithing
Serve: You don’t need a gift of serving, you just serve. Genesis 14:14 (servants born in the house)
Lead: through connect grow serve.
In respect of our sin God doesn’t just concern himself with what – he knows the what but he also knows the why.
Systems create Growth.
God is an environmental God. He creates environments for growth, you can’t grow oranges in Alaska.
BUILD SYSTEMS CREATE CULTURE…