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Initiating Spiritual Growth in the Church

Video training session #10/12

The Flow & Developing Leaders

Mtiririko Hatua ya tatu

1 John 2:13-14 - 1 yohana 2:13-14


English translated to Kiswahili (Swahili)

Initiating Spiritual Growth in the Church

Rev. Paul J. Bucknell

Seminar Index - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12

BFF Swahili Digital LibraryThis English-Kiswahili video is on The Flow Level #3, 1 John 2:13-14, Developing Leaders in the Church- Fathers - Mtiririko Hatua ya tatu, Wababa 1 yohana 2:13-14. It shows how God's design for all believers to deepen their intimacy with Him so they can join God in effectively serving others. This is session 10 of 12 from a pastor's seminar in Kenya.

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The Flow: Understanding Christian Growth

Discussion Questions on The Flow Level #3

  1. What are the three stages of Christian growth that John describes? How do these form an analogy for the physical development of a person?

  2. List the items that the elderly apostle says to the Fathers? Be specific.

  3. What characterizes this stage of Christian growth?

  4. What are the problems or challenges that those in this spiritual stage might face?

  5. Summarize what is suppose to happen at this stage of spiritual growth?

  6. What might happen if the Christian at this spiritual stage does not get the needed support? Be specific.

  7. How can the church train foster believers to carry out their 'big brother' responsibilities?

  8. What should we do with those Christians who are not growing?

  9. What specific steps can we give to a Christian take who sees his or her friend not growing?

  10. How does a Christian's growth through these stages prepare them for leadership?

  11. What specific training do developing leaders gain in the 'father' stage?


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