Do What Jesus Did
The Twelve Equipped for service.
Power is the ability to do something
Authority is the right to do it;
The apostles had both
Compare Apostles’ Audience in Luke’s vs. Matthew’s Matt. 10:5–6
Content of Their Message
Preach the Good News (What is the Good News so far?)
Heal the afflicted.
Not to be a vacation,
They were exhorted to “travel light”
Live by faith.
- No Rod
- No Bag
- No Bread
- No Money
- No Change of Clothes
As they went out two by two to serve Him, they had to trust Jesus to enable them to do what He told them to do
They Had enough: They lacked ‘nothing’ (Luke 22:35)
Reproduce Leaders that effectively lead, serve, and multiply
We will work using this cycle: before doing we train, after doing, we evaluate, if we intend to repeat we will plan, and then we train accordingly so that we can do it better.
Each leader, even Pastor Greg, will strive to not lead alone. It is normal and natural that we train up leaders; this is our leader-reproducing pattern:
- I do. You watch. We talk.
- I do. You help. We talk.
- You do. I help. We talk.
- You do. I watch. We talk
- You do. The other watches. You two talk.