Jesus’ Five Priorities

JSP

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Our Programme

Sept 2015 – Mar 2016


Priority 1 People

September 2015

‘Out on the Streets’, Week 1 from 13 Sep 2015
We go to people, rather than expect them to come to us.

Bible Passages: Philippians 2. 1-4 and Mark 3. 1-12

People on the Edge’, Week 2 from 20 Sep 2015
We step outside our circle, & reach people on the margins.

 Bible Passages: James 2. 1-8 and Mark 10. 46-52

 ‘Meeting real needs’, Week 3 from 27 Sep 2015
We scratch where they itch!

 Bible Passages:  Acts 3. 1-10 and Mark 7. 24-37


Priority 2 Teaching

October 2015

‘Capturing hearts and minds’, Week 4 from 4 Oct 2015
We are here to ‘change the world’.

 Bible Passages: Colossians 1.15-26 and Mark 1.14-22

 Unlearning’, Week 5 from 11 Oct 2015
We let go of non-Christian ideas and opinions.

 Bible Passages: Acts 11. 1-18 and Mark 7.14-23

 ‘Story Telling’, Week 6 from 18 Oct 2015
We tell stories that capture truth about God and people.

 Bible Passages: Psalm 80.8-15 and Mark 4.1-12


Priority 3 Team Building

November 2015

Common Purpose’, Week 7 from 8 Nov 2015
We see the big task and make common commitment to it. 

Bible Passages: Acts 1. 6-11 and Mark 8. 27—9. 1

 ‘Relationship Building’, Week 8 from 15 Nov 2015
We tackle the things that could undermine the ‘big task’.

 Bible Passages: 2 Timothy 2. 14 26 and Mark 10. 35 45

‘Training on the Job’, Week 9 from 22 Nov 2015
We learn from doing it!

 Bible Passages:  Acts 6. 1-7 and Mark 6.6-13


Priority 4 Prayer

January 2016

‘Waiting on God’, Week 10 from 17 Jan 2016
We make space for God in daily life.

 Bible Passages: 2 Thessalonians 3.1-5 and Mark 1.35-42

‘Balanced Prayer’, Week 11 from 24 Jan 2016
Need for personal times with God – learning from the Lord’s Prayer.

 Bible Passages: Daniel 6. 1-16 and Matthew. 6.5-15

 ‘The Power of Prayer’, Week 12 from 31 Jan 2016
We see prayer as releasing God’s purpose and plan.

 Bible Passages: Ephesians 3. 14-21 and Mark 9. 14-29


Priority 5 Prophetic Challenge

February 2016

‘Spiritual Confusion’, Week 13 from 28 Feb 2016
We call for new spiritual direction in our society.

 Bible Passages: Galatians 2. 11-16 and Mark 2. 18- 3. 6

‘Social Injustice’, Week 14 from 6 Mar 2016
We show priority for the poor and powerless people in the world.

 Bible Passages: Isaiah 58. 6-12 and Matthew 25.31-46

 ‘Political Abuse’, Week 15 from 13 Mar 2016
We seek to be a prophetic voice in society.

Bible passages: Acts 5: 27-42 and Matthew 21: 1-17

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