Acts 13:1-3 ESV
1 Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” 3 Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off.
A.Multiplication is lighting an endless fuse of discipleship.
B.Discipleship is a pay it forward thing, which is where multiplication comes into play.
C.Multiplication is the sign that you have come of age as a disciple.
II.ITS TIME TO GROW UP
A.Spiritual Peter Pans are crippling the church because they never multiply.
B.Own your lack of maturity, believe Jesus has already forgiven you, and seek to grow to full maturity in Christ.
III.A CHURCH PLANTING CHURCH PLANT
A.The church multiplies by planting new churches.
B.The church is meant to multiply as we infect others with our Jesus virus.
IV.WINNING BY LOSING AS A CHURCH
A.Soon, we will give some of you away to start a new church in our area.
B.Our targets are North Columbus and Downtown.
V.REACHING PEOPLE OVER PLANTING CHURCHES
A.Our vision is to for everyone in our county to have an opportunity to hear the Gospel, see it lived out, & respond to it.
B.Our vision to reach families of all colors and ages.
C.Our vision is to not to get people to make decisions but to make disciples.
1.Take the 90 DAY CHALLENGE!