RESTART: A Jesus-Centered Self-Evaluation

YouthMinistry.com | 1/11/2018 | Chuck Bomar
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It may be time for you to RESTART. Before working through this self-evaluation, explore the differences between a team player and a ministry parasite here. The antidote to having a parasitic mentality as a church leader is honestly evaluating your motivations and refocusing on the One you say your life is all about.

For the people I lead at Colossae Church in Portland, here’s how I define the church: people selflessly participating in God’s mission of reconciling the world to himself through Jesus (see 2 Corinthians 5:14-21).

Restart - Button - Questions - Church - Jesus

To hit the restart button, first answer some basic questions about the church. Then honestly evaluate yourself using Jesus’ most basic teachings.

Ask these fundamental questions:

Church

What is the church?

Why does the church exist?

Person - Part - Church

How does a person become part of the church?

How are we to be the church?

Church

How do we evaluate and measure the church?

It’s important to...
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