Kindom Focused Church

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Kenneth Davie Sr


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Kenneth D. Davie
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Course Type: Pastoral leadership Textbook Summary
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Course Title: The Kingdom Focused Church
Course Number: MEC570
Date Submitted: 04/1/13

The kingdom of God is the reign of God in today’s world. This is the truth that Jesus Christ rules over all things and the evidence by God’s super-natural work in the believer and through believers in local churches. When churches focus on the kingdom of God they will and can flourish. Chapter 1: In search of the perfect church. Many may have a vision of the perfect church, but the perfect churches share a number of characteristics. Some are filled with people on fire for Christ who put selfishness, politics, and personal agendas aside for the glory of God and His purpose. They treat their pastors with respect and pay them fairly. They give generously, evangelize tirelessly, and teach truthfully. They are a joy and blessing to every member and visitor, and they serve the communities faithfully. One more thing the perfect churches have in common they do not exist. Every church is imperfect because it is made up of imperfect people, and they will produce imperfect result. Paul reminded the Ephesians that the church was the bride of Christ, and they needed to watch their thinking. They had people in the church that would not lift a finger in the services; if you look at the churches today you can find the same problem occurring.

When looking for a church you first must realize there is no perfect church they do not exist. Second is the only church you can change is the one you are serving right now. Third every successful church is a…...

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