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The Newborn stage is characterized by …

Section 5: First Stage – Newborn OBSERVATIONS, QUOTES AND ASSUMPTIONS: Agree or disagree? A. The Newborn stage is characterized by a need for love, nurture, relationships, fellowship, family, and by dependency. Newborns are unable to survive without help and can … Continue reading

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Only the mature fruit can reproduce. Children are not biologically ready to have children …

E. Only the mature fruit can reproduce. Children are not biologically ready to have children; they can, however, introduce other children into the family for adoption. Teenagers are able to have children biologically but emotionally unable to raise them. Parental … Continue reading

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Well managed cells can move people rapidly through the stages of spiritual development toward spiritual maturity.

D. Well managed cells can move people rapidly through the stages of spiritual development toward spiritual maturity. Cells are misunderstood as bible studies, as ministry teams, and as care groups; they are better understood as spiritual nuclear families thriving in … Continue reading

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Spiritual maturity is the ability to make and mature disciples to the point where they can make and mature their own disciples.

Section 4. Developmental Spirituality             And his gifts were that some should be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we … Continue reading

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The Great Commission is a cyclical process.

B. The Great Commission is a cyclical process. Prevenient grace makes disciples; sanctifying grace develops mature Christians from baby disciples. Mature Christians are measured by obedience to Christ. Mature Christians partner with other mature Christians in order to make baby … Continue reading

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Section Two: Self Study Journaling Questions

Section Two: Self Study Journaling Questions             This material is presented to enhance your personal understanding and spiritual growth. Each module ends with an assignment to journal using the following questions as a means to refine a better understanding of … Continue reading

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The Great Commission as a Generational Cycle.

Section 3. The Great Commission as a Generational Cycle. 2 Timothy 2:1-2: You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me before many witnesses entrust to faithful men … Continue reading

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Traditional spiritual disciplines arise from Christendom

D. Traditional spiritual disciplines arise from Christendom, a historical era where almost all persons in the local parish were considered to be Christians. Spiritual disciplines from Christendom would not logically require one to convert or mature others spiritually; evangelism and … Continue reading

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MODULE EIGHT: THE LEARNING PROCESS

MODULE EIGHT: THE LEARNING PROCESS Section 1: Communicating Spiritually OBSERVATIONS, QUOTES AND ASSUMPTIONS: Agree or disagree? A. It is important to evaluate our behavior, particularly with regard to how we communicate with each other, so that the least harm and … Continue reading

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The General Rules define a path to a personal holiness that would not directly make disciples

C. John Wesley’s General Rules are advocated as a means of spiritual discipline for the United Methodist Church. The three general rules, summarized, are: (1) Do no harm (sin), (2) do all the good you can and (3) attend upon … Continue reading

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