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FIVE KINDS OF CHURCH..... View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
1)The soul winning church. (If the pastor sees his role as an evangelist then his church becomes a soul winning church mainly saving souls who are lost).-Visitations ,altercalls,baptisms,witnessing,salvation etc. Like Winners Chapel International
2)The experiencing God church.(If the pastor's gift & passion lies in the area of worship then he will lead the church to experiencing God church)- praise prayer music worship spiritual gifts revival etc. Like Action Chapel- Archbishop Duncan Williams or The Pentecostal churches View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
3)The family reunion church(The church focuses on fellowship thus family reunion church)-Fellowship caring love belonging fun potluck etc. Like First love church- Bishop Dag Mills
4)The classroom church.(When the pastor teaches(as a teacher)- bible study doctrine truth discipleship etc. An example is like Pastor Mansah Otabil (ICGC)
5)The social conscience church.(The pastor sees his role as prophet & reformer)-needs serve share minister do something.. Like the Methodist and Presbyterian churches.
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The church is called to do many things and all have to be balanced..1cor 12. A genuine worship is a powerful witness to unbelievers if it's done in a style that makes sense to them.
DEFINE YOUR TARGET...
1)Geographically (Acts 1:8- Jesus gave his disciples power and the Holy spirit and become witness in Jerusalem (jews), Judea, Samaria & to the ends of the world). Identify where the people live that you want to reach.
(People living around the church and just 20/30 mins drive from their house to the church can be your pond).( The church programs,services MUST meet the needs of the people)
2)Demographically (Knowing what type of people living in that area).*Age, Marital status, income, education, occupation* Know how to communicate the goodsnews to each of these people
3)Culturally (Understand and know the lifestyle and mindset of those who live around your church- Psychographics) Values,interest hurts feelings and fears..Try to know social and cultural differences between people. So you talk to to them personally ask of their greatest need, fear interest values
4)Spiritually (Know the spiritual background of the people in your community)know what they already know about the gospel. -Believe in God, Bible(God), life after death, spiritual purposes..To do these talk to other pastors in that area.. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The Unchurched..(Someone who has a church background but no personal relationship with God/to Christ).(people who have never been to church before).(Those who haven't been to church for sometimes/backslidden)..