Go In Community
- New Testament mission is never a solo affair
- Who are you on mission with?
Smash a Demon
- In Jesus we have authority to set people free
- Being unencumbered keeps us nimble and trusting God
- Building relationships helps identify people of peace and take relationships from casual to meaningful to spiritual to discovering Jesus
Don't Sweat Rejection
- We don't have to wipe our feet of people but do go where the fish are biting
- This story is sandwiched between Jesus rejection at Nazareth and John the Baptist's decapitation to
Preach the Gospel
- The disciples preached and ministered the way they'd seen Jesus do it
See the Fruit
- The disciples obeyed Jesus and had great stories to tell
- Re-read the passage in a couple of different translations
- Retell the passage in your own words
- Is there anything you don’t understand?
- What do you see in the passage?
- What does the passage tell us about God and people?
- What stops you being more missional?
- What do you think would help you become more bold in sharing your faith?
- Is there someone you could move your relational dial with? (Casual -> Meaningful -> Spiritual -> Discovery)
- What is God saying to you?
- What are you going to do as a result?
- Who are you going to tell?