|The Vision, Mission & Goals of
Becoming A Christ-Centered, Disciple-Making Church...
The Vision, Mission & Goals of Becoming A Christ-Centered, Disciple-Making Church...
"Becoming A Christ-Centered, Disciple-Making Church" is an intentional plan for making disciples of Jesus in the 21st century. Successful strategic planning requires defining the vision (or scope), mission, and goals
The vision of "Becoming A Christ-Centered, Disciple-Making Church" is accomplishing God's will on earth.
"This, then, is how you should pray: 'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, our kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven . . ."
Matthew 6:9-10 NIV
The mission of "Becoming A Christ-Centered, Disciple-Making Church" is to accomplish the vision.
And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.
Matthew 28:18-20 NKJV
The goal of "Becoming A Christ-Centered, Disciple-Making Church" is to make "more and better" disciples of Jesus. Disciples are know by their love for God and love for their neighbors.
This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."
Matthew 22:28-29 NIV
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
John 13:34-35 KJV
The objectives of "Becoming A Christ-Centered, Disciple-Making Church" is summarized in our definition of a "disciple."