Mar.8th 2015-Family on Mission-Predictable Patterns

March 9, 2015

Are the habits you have today on par with the dreams you have for tomorrow?

In this message we explore how a disciplined life of predictable patterns enables us to sow into the areas that reap lasting Kingdom fruit and transformation.

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Family on Mission: Predictable Patterns

March 8th, 2014 by Kasey Crawford

Today’s Passages: 1 Corinthians 9:25-27, John 15:1-11

 

Our Mission: We are _____________ to be a family of followers of Jesus doing life together to see the Kingdom of Heaven transform earth.

 

Jesus models that we are made for a life of UP, IN and OUT relationships.

UP – Pursue relational intimacy with God.

IN – Pursue life-giving relationships with a church family.

OUT – Pursue God’s mission by serving others.

 

Jesus models UP, IN and OUT with thorough _________________.

 

How can I make this life my reality?

 

All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize. 26 So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing. 27 I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. Otherwise, I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified.

1 Corinthians 9:25–27

 

For Jesus and Paul there are ______________, _______________ patterns of UP, IN, OUT that keep them sowing into the areas that they want to reap a harvest.

 

Are the ____________ you have today, on par with the ____________ you have for tomorrow?

Are the habits and patterns you have today on par with the Kingdom dreams you have for tomorrow?

UP

What pattern of pursuing UP is sticking out to you?

 

  • Not enough UP = burnout and spiritual __________. No fresh fruit!

What is one predictable pattern of UP that you want to add for you personally?

 

What is one predictable pattern of UP that you want to add for your family?

 

What is something you could prune back or prune out to make that happen? (John 15:2)

 

IN

What pattern of pursuing IN is sticking out to you?

 

  • Not enough IN = isolation and loneliness, no ________ friendships

What is one predictable pattern of IN that you want to add for you personally?

 

What is one predictable pattern of IN that you want to add for your family?

 

What is something you could prune back or prune out to make that happen?

 

OUT

What pattern of pursuing OUT is sticking out to you?

  • Not enough OUT = not much Kingdom transformation in ________

What is one predictable pattern of OUT that you want to add for you personally?

 

What is one predictable pattern of OUT that you want to add for your family?

 

What is something you could prune back or prune out to make that happen?

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