BY BRO. T. W. MASSENGALE

  1. A Passion To Learn

a. From God’s Word
b. From Life
c. From Great Men
d. From People
e. From Books

  1. Respect & Value Spiritual Authority

a. Types of Power

  • Force
  • Manipulation
  • Persuasion
  • Authority
  • Coercive Authority
  • Induced Authority
  • Legitimate Authority
  • Competent Authority
  • Personal Authority

NOTE: Spiritual authority is a by-product, not a goal!

  1. A Dynamic Ministry Philosophy

a. Your ministry will be impacted by:

  • Bible
  • Personal Gifts
  • Life Circumstances

b. Three stages of philosophy development

  • Infant stage (absorbed)
  • Adolescent stage (tested)
  • Mature stage (proven)
  1. An Awareness Of Their Destiny

a. The awe-inspiring experience
b. The revelation experience
c. The indirect experience
d. Circumstantial experience
d. Blessing of God experience

  1. A Lifetime Perspective

a. Preparation Stage
b. Molding & Firing Stage
c. Usable Stage

  1. A Desire To Influence Others

a. You cannot give what you do not have
b. Disciple few, encourage many
c. Avoid extremes of discipleship
d. Keep the commitment standard high
e. Always see their potential
f. Follow the IDEA formula
g. Don’t just teach – relate!
h. Expose your people to resources besides yourself
i. Those around you will determine your level of success.

  1. A Commitment To The Cause

a. Commitment always costs you something
b. Commitment is more than simple involvement
c. Commitment never has conditions attached
d. Commitment is never built on a negative base

THE ABOVE MATERIAL WAS PUBLISHED BY TIM MASSENGALE AND MAY BE USED FOR STUDY & RESEARCH PURPOSES ONLY.

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