Summary: How can we be different (more effective) in the area of missions/evangelism? Follows the Dare 2 B Different outline: Embody His Name, Embrace His Mission, Emulate His Word.
DARE 2 B DIFFERENT: In Missions/Evangelism
I. Embody His Name – Reflect His Character in Missions
A. Go with Authority: His was a Sure Character
B. Go with Purity: His was a Sinless Character
C. Go with Compassion: His was a Sacrificial Character
Shift from Self-centered Thinking to Other-centered Thinking.
II. Embrace His Mission – Make Disciples
A. Saved to Serve & Made for a Mission
B. Christ’s Mission of making disciples involves the world
1. “Ta Ethnae’” – People Groups
2. Simultaneous disciple-making efforts – Acts 1:8 Strategy
a. Jerusalem – Hometown Missions
b. Judea – State Missions
c. Samaria – North American Missions
d. World – International Missions
3. Mission Partners make it possible – “For we are God’s co-workers.” 1 Corinthians 3:9a (HCSB)
4. It’s not just about what benefits Bethel Baptist Church!
Shift from Local Thinking to Global Thinking
***Missions-Minded vs. Missions Active video
III. Emulate His Word – Radical Personal Obedience in Missions
A. Be personally involved in taking the gospel to “ta ethnae’” in an Acts 1:8 manner.
B. Shift from Thinking of Excuses to Thinking of Creative Ways to Fulfill YOUR Commission
1. Our Jerusalem
2. Our Judea
3. Our Samaria
4. Our World
5. Think OUTSIDE the box! - ***Virtual Reality video
PowerPoint is available. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Videos referenced in outline are available FREE from the International Mission Board, SBC. www.imb.org