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Success and failure

Success and failure

We need to set our grid for success and failure according to a Kingdom mindset.
Should we have better terms than success and failure – ones that also encapsulate the journey as well as the outcome – flourishing or fruitfulness?

Contending

Contending

Success and flourishing are not handed to us on a plate – contending for them is often necessary.
Faith properly positioned when persevering helps us to stand well when we’ve done everything.

Redeeming power

Redeeming power

The abuse of power leads to the diminishing of others, preventing them from fulfilling their God-given purpose
As disciples of Jesus, restored to our original created image-bearing capability, we are empowered for flourishing

Wealth and the Kingdom: discipling a poverty mindset

Wealth and the Kingdom: discipling a poverty mindset

Poverty thinking says there is never enough. It attacks us at the deepest level of our identity, value and purpose.
We are disciples before being consumers; our old nature’s desire to consume is consumed in his Presence and purpose

Creating culture

Creating culture

Key points:
We model the culture that we create in our enterprise.
As Kingdom people, it’s heaven’s culture that we want to be demonstrated and experienced.

Integrity

Integrity

Integrity reveals our value system.
Fear losing the closeness of his presence more than the fear of missing out or the displeasure of those living according to the post-Christian culture and value system.

Humble heartedness

Humble heartedness

Humility leads to a healthy self-esteem though understanding our identity in Christ and our place before Father
Knowing our identity enables us to joyfully accept the gifts, position and influences that God gives us to serve others in our communities

Listening to the right voices

Listening to the right voices

Key points:
We need to tune our hearts to listen to what God is saying to us.
Accountability to trusted people is a gift God has given us to help keep us journeying well on the road.