RELATIONAL LIFESTYLE – THE SCRIPTURES
Focus – Hermeneutics.
Purpose – To better understand how to interpret the Scriptures, so as to be more effective, through the power of the Holy Spirit, to apply them in my and others’ lives.
– To understand ‘koine’ Greek and Hebrew words better;
– To research the development of the meanings of words down the centuries
RELATIONAL LIFESTYLE – SMALL GROUPS
Focus – Empowering Leadership.
Purpose – To learn and be trained in empowering skills so as to help others become fully developed disciples of Jesus, including identifying their ‘vocation’ and ‘ministry’ to others.
Action – To use NCD and ‘Lifekeys’ materials to help me in developing these skills. I am reading the NCD book on ‘Empowering Leadership’, then I will get people to undertake a questionnaire on my empowering skills, and finally identify what training I need to be effective in all areas of leadership.
Result – Started.
RELATIONAL LIFESTYLE – BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW
Focus – Helping Christians Develop a Biblical Worldview.
Purpose –To help Christians see that their faith should affect everything in their lives.
Action – Identify key biblical passages that can be used in developing creative, physical, relational, spiritual and practical values and skills as part of a biblical worldview. Need to also read Christian writers’ views on the subject. To also develop it as an apologetic to the current worldviews.
Result – Not yet started.
RELATIONAL LIFESTYLE – RESOURCE DIRECTORIES
Focus – The Provision of Information for Christians.
Purpose – To help Christians source information about people, resources, organisations and issues.
Action – To purchase or know where to find appropriate sources of information.
Result – I hold a number of directories and can source information from the internet and other providers.